TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION 1 BACKGROUND INFORMATION

SECTION 2 PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

SECTION 3 SOLAR RADIATION

SECTION 4 PRECIPITATION

SECTION 5 TEMPERATURE

SECTION 6 HEAT UNITS

SECTION 7 FROST

SECTION 8 POSITIVE CHILL UNITS

SECTION 9 RELATIVE HUMIDITY

SECTION 10 POTENTIAL EVAPORATION

SECTION 11 SOILS

SECTION 12 AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION POTENTIAL

SECTION 13 PASTURE YIELDS

SECTION 14 AGRICULTURAL AND HORTICULTURAL CROP YIELDS

SECTION 15 TIMBER PRODUCTION

SECTION 16 NATURAL HAZARDS

SECTION 17 IRRIGATION REQUIREMENTS

SECTION 18 WATER RESOURCES

REFERENCES


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Updated: Feb 2001