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loam

a fertile soil formed of sand and clay and having an organic or humus content.
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Effect of tillage and crop rotations on pore size distribution and soil hydraulic conductivity in sandy clay loam soil of the Indian Himalayas.
Maximum root respiration rates were found at h < 100 cm and ranged from 10.6 to 12.5 (imol [m.sup.-3] [s.sup.-1] in sandy loam soil for the canola and wheat respectively (Table 4).
Under the environmental conditions of the state of Acre, the use of mulching with biomass of spontaneous plants anticipated the harvest of yellow passion fruits in up to 74 days in sandy loam soil and in up to 100 days in clay loam soil.
Responses of soil properties and grain yields to deep ripping and gypsum application in a compacted loamy sand soil contrasted with a sandy clay loam soil in Western Australia.
The maximum value of potassium contents was found in clay loam control soil (136.88+-6.94) and minimum value was recorded in sandy loam soil type (31.97+-15.70).
The highest amount of calcium was noted in silty clay loam soils between the 1st and 2nd weeks (ATP) and clay loam soil recorded the highest values from the 3rd to the 6th weeks.
Sandy loam soil wetting patterns of drip irrigation: a comparison of point and line sources.
In another study, Ashworth and Alloway (2004) found that Zn did not leach from columns filled with sewage sludge-amended sandy loam soil indicating its retention by soil.
In figure 7 is shown graph and map of vibration spread in the loam soil. In the graph is shown that maximum modelled vibration in the road section reach 22,1 mm/[s.sup.2].
A spokesman of the agriculture department said on Saturday that growers should choose heavy loam soil which has proper water drainage system for its cultivation.
(2007) developed logistic dose-response models for InLine (61% 1,3-D and 33% chloropicrin) efficacy against soilborne pathogens and weed seeds in sandy loam soil. Now, with the recent introduction of new commercial formulations of fumigants (e.g., Pic-Clor 60, a mixture of 57% chloropicrin and 37% 1,3-D), there is a need to conduct similar dose-response evaluations of pathogen sensitivity to them.
strains were isolated in Porto Amazonas (-25[degrees]32'07", -49[degrees]54'41"), Parana State, BR, by the authors, from a loam soil of an apple orchard, and identified by genetic markers at Florida University (unpublished results).