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loam

a fertile soil formed of sand and clay and having an organic or humus content.
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"With changes coming under a domestic agricultural policy, Loam Farm, and many businesses like it, will have to reassess their operations.
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).
The maximum value of soil water saturation % was found in mound soil of clay loam (39.63+-1.21) while minimum value was found in soil type (sand) (29.44+-0.50).The maximum value of saturation (%) found in control soil was clay loam (34.46+-1.0) and minimum value was found in sand (20.31+-1.3).
The lowest lipid values 3.57 and 3.46% were recorded in plant samples from clay loam soils in first and second trials, respectively.
In this research were chosen four soils that is typical in Lithuania which are clay, loam, sandy loam and peat.
Soil of NIAB-I site is predominantly clay loam; loam followed by silt clay and sandy loam at increasing depths, i.e., 0-15, 15-30, 30-45, 45-60 and 60-75 cm (Table 3).
In the soil with sandy loam texture, the position of Rep varied from 12.3 pm for the DC of 75% to 17.4 pm for DC = 95% (Figure 1A).
Soil texture in research site is sandy loam, silty loam, sandy clay loam, to bulk density 0.97 g/cc to 1.29 g/cc, Soil water content 3.4% to 50.9 %, Porosity 43.4% to 58.7%.
shoveling the loam from the pasts scattering it all over the beehives
Soil types were defined on the basis of physiographic units homogenous in terms of geomorphology, topography and land use/cover, which ultimately resulted for eight different soil types such as coarse loamy typic dystropepts, coarse loamy typic humitropepts, fine loamy lithic troporthents, fine loamy typic dystropepts, sandy loam, typic tropudalf, ultic dystropepts, ultic tropudalf.
The Werribee-Keilor plains consist predominantly of four soil types: three soils with uniform texture: Corangamite stony loam, Grenville and Mooleric clays and a fourth with (alkaline) duplex texture: red-brown clay loam of the Werribee plains (Leeper 1982; Cochrane et al.