Soil Classification and Uses

As per record verified from the Bureau of Soils and Water Management, the soil of municipality of Katipunan has been classified into five types. These are Dohinob clay, San Manuel sandy loam, Mandawe clay, Mountain soils and Beach sand (Map 7).

 

Table 2

 Classified Soil Types, Location & Suitability of Crops for Cultivation 

SOIL TYPE LOCATION BY  BARANGAY KINDS OF CROPS
1. Dohinob Clay Nanginan, Biniray, Dr. Jose Rizal, part of Basagan, Singatong, Sinuyak, Matam, Seres, Sitog, Bulawan, Malasay, Balok, Seroan, and a part of Dabiak Upland Rice, corn, root crops, permanent/perennial crops.
2. San  Manuel Sandy Loam Poblacion Uno & Dos, part of Tuburan, Northern part of Dr. Jose Rizal, San Antonio,

Daanglungsod, and a part of Basagan.

Lowland rice, corn, vegetables and

Root crops.

3. Mandawe Clay Part of Tuburan, part of Malugas Lowland rice,  corn, and vegetables
4. Mountain Soils Fimagas, part of Dabiak, part

ofSeroan.

Forest trees
5. Beach Sand All along the beach