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a forest soil characterized by a surface accumulation of humus, a strongly leached profile, one or more enriched layers in the SUBSOIL, and vegetation consisting predominantly of conifers.
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Dahlgren R, Walker W (1993) Aluminum release rates from selected Spodosol Bs horizons--effect of pH and solid-phase aluminum pools.
4, 65% organic matter) and the spodosol used was Immokalee Fine Sand (Sandy, siliceous, hyperthermic Arenic Alaquods, pH 7.
Pedogenic imogolite and soil environments: Case study of Spodosols in Quebec Canada.
Aquods are wet Spodosols characterized by a shallow, fluctuating water table, particularly in Florida and along the Atlantic coast.
In Wisconsin and northern Illinois, 8 of 12 soil orders are represented: mollisols (present under prairie), alfisols (deciduous forests), spodosols (coniferous forests), entisols and inceptisols (both of which are associated with poorly developed soils), histosols (peat and muck), and vertisols and paleosols (which represented <1% of the area).
Spodosols are soils commonly located in the northern Great Lake States and having a spodic horizon.
However, in the Amazon region, the trees on both spodosols and exceedingly leached oxisols almost all have vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhiza (Moyersoen 1993).
The different primary forests occur on Spodosols, Ultisols and Oxisols (Reich et al.
The other orders are: Alfisols, Andisols, Aridisols, Entisols, Gelisols, Histosols, Inceptisols, Oxisols, Spodosols, Ultisols and Vertisols.
In Barreiras and Restinga Spodosols in the South of Bahia, Brazil, this soil is reported as dystrophic and alic, with the SOM predominantly represented by [H.
The soils found in most of the prairies and savanna (>65%) consisted of spodosols and alfisols, which are normally found in forested sites (Soil Survey Staff, 2008).