brown earth soil

brown earth soil

any mull soil typically found on loams or clays under deciduous forest. Most British agricultural soils fall into this group.
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Red Brown Earth soils in this area commonly rest on this Precambrian bedrock.
This strong texture contrast is a typical feature of many Red Brown Earth soils in southern Australia, which has been noted for some time (Prescott 1931; Piper 1938; Stace et al.
Red Brown Earth soils of the south-east district situated on stable, low-gradient geomorphic surfaces and with significant atmospheric input (Murray River mud) have developed a geochemistry resulting from clay formation and neoformation that occurred under the influence of a biologically fractionated soil exchange pool.
Nott (1992) used the SWIM model (Ross 1990) to examine the water balance of red brown earth soils found within the 2000 ha `Watermark' catchment, 3 km north-west of the town of Breeza.