China - Heilongjiang

Site Description

Locations

Heilongjiang
Site Extent   Centroid: 48.168, 127.042
Top left: 48.286, 126.831 Bottom Right: 48.046, 127.239

Topography

  •  Plain 

Soils

  •  Soils in the study site are mainly chernozem. 

Drainage class/irrigation

  •  The soil drainage class is submersion of basins. Almost no irrigation infrast ructure can be found in this JECAM site. 

Crop calendar

  • Crops in the study area are dominated by soybean, spring corn and spring wheat.
  • The crop calendar for spring wheat is from mid-April to late July, for soybean is from mid-May to end of September and for maize is from mid-May to late October.

Field size

  • Typical field size is 5 to 20 ha.

Climate and weather

  • The climatic zone is cold temperate continental climate. Mean annual precipitation is about 555 mm, concentrated from July to September.

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©2015 Joint Experiment for Crop Assessment and Monitoring
© HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN IN RIGHT OF CANADA SA MAJESTE LA REINE DU CHEF DU CANADA (2015)