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laterite

a red soil found in the tropics, from which silica has been leached because of the hot, wet climatic conditions, but which retains the oxides of iron and aluminium.
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Effect of Replacement of Lateritic Soils with Granite Fines on the Compressive and Tensile Strengths of Laterized Concrete, Building and Environment, 37(1), 2002, pp.
From the particle size distribution curve (Figure 2) of the laterite, it was interpreted that the finess modules of lateritic soil was 6.
5%, the lateritic soil sample used in this research work can be said to have intermediate plasticity and as a result very clayey.
de Brito Galvao TC, Schulze DG (1996) Mineralogical properties of collapsible lateritic soil from Minas Gerais, Brazil.
2002) for a Brazilian hydromorphic lateritic soil, that the small amounts of noncrystalline aluminosilicates present in the Silo Paulo State soils are derived from kaolinite and/or gibbsite destabilisation.
Humic acid (HA) was extracted from lateritic soil (0-5 cm) collected from the Jarrahdale area, Western Australia.
The Jarrahdale sample is a relatively organic-rich topsoil of a bauxitic lateritic soil.
Bolland MDA (1985) Residual value for wheat of phosphorus from Calciphos, Duchess rock phosphate and triple superphosphate on a lateritic soil in south-western Australia.
1998) studies in showing that previous additions of P to lateritic soil decreased the capacity of the soil to sorb subsequent additions of P.
This pallid zone is the `pallid' subsystem (showing fossil iron depletion) of the lateritic soil domain in Brouwer and Fitzpatrick (2002 this issue).
2000) of catenary sequences of soil profiles describe upper slopes with typical lateritic soil profiles (Oxisols or Ferralsols) that have originated from the alteration of lateritic duricrusts developed from underlying sedimentary rocks (sandstones, mudstones, and siltstones from the Mesozoic Upper Bauru Group).
Chairidchai and Ritchie (1990) found that 6 organic ligands all decreased sorption of Zn by lateritic soil.