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loam

a fertile soil formed of sand and clay and having an organic or humus content.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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The Community one is widely distributed and abundant in sand soil type, while the community two is widely distributed and abundant in loamy soil type.
Three biochars were mixed thoroughly with sandy soil and loamy soil at weight ratio of 5%, 10%, 15%, and 20%, respectively.
The suitable criteria (Arain et al., 2014) for cotton cultivation was characterized by the factors: canal command area; soil pH (6.6-8.4); soil chemical properties classes (Acid soils: slightly acid, neutral soils: non-calcareous to slight calcareous, mildly alkaline soils: non-calcareous to strongly calcareous, moderately alkaline soils: non-calcareous to strongly calcareous); mean maximum annual temperature (34 [degrees]C); soil physical properties classes (River plain and terraces: non-calcareous and calcareous loamy soils); aridity classes (Arid (Kharif, Rabi) and Arid (Kharif), Hyper-arid (Rabi); agro-ecological zones (irrigated plains-D.G.
Grasses grow wild, great for cattle to graze, but the land is austere, unlike the loamy soil needed for agriculture.
For her well-known Momentary Monument, the Swamp, shown at the 2009 Venice Biennale, Favaretto constructed a sprawling bog in the Giardini, then buried the documents in a wet, loamy soil. In "Good Luck," we find the photographs and letters again, but, as in The Swamp, they have been hidden from view: She has secreted them away in iron boxes, positioned beside, on top of, or embedded within each sculpture.
HOSTAS are one of my favourite plants to use in design, they originate from Northeast Asia, Japan, China and Korea and they prefer shade and good loamy soil.
The loamy soil textures of the stands in this study are expected to have a moderate capacity to withstand compaction, and compaction may even increase productivity due to increased water retention and hydraulic conductivity (Powers et al.
The lower couple of feet consist of rubble and the top three feet are filled with loamy soil and gravel.
While Dad spoke with some of the men, I picked up handfuls of rich, black loamy soil.
Australia's truffle cultivation efforts concentrate especially in the Southwestern region--and it's still somewhat of a mystery why the red loamy soil there nurtures so well.
cabbage heads in the loamy soil, apple trees lined up