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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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For four of the soil orders with the largest sample sizes (Brown, Pallie, Recent and Podzols), a series of one-way analyses of variance (ANOVA) were conducted to determine differences in [Al.sub.KCl] concentrations between depths within a soil order and among soil orders for a depth zone.
Righi, D., Huber, K., Keller, C.: 1999, Clay formation and podzol development from postglacial moraines in Switzerland.
The Soil Atlas Map of Europe, shows that Albeluvisol is the most common soil in Europe (15%), whilst Podzol is a dominant soil of the northern latitude (14%).
Nevertheless, the survey samples showed that the water table levels were shallower than 50 cm in the floodplains, providing the necessary data for the hydrological soil group acquisition of the Podzols, according to (Sartori et al.
Territories of water-bearing units and their slopes: 1--Residues are formed by sandy loams, brownish-ashy podzol surface-clayed soil, under arable land; 2--Slopes of water-bearing units composed by forrest-like sandy loam soils and loamy soils, with brownish-ashy surface-clayed washed-out soils, under ploughed field and construction.
Increasing feldspar tunneling by fungi across a north Sweden podzol chronosequence.
TYLER, G., 2008.--Differences in abundance, species richness, and body size of ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) between beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) forests on Podzol and Cambisol.
Very low productivity is characteristic of natural grasslands formed on wet and peaty podzols. These natural grasslands have relatively good hay yield, when the wet/peaty podzol is transformed into (sod-)podzolic gley-soils.
[129] evaluated the effect of soil type on carbohydrate content and found that carbohydrate content was generally higher in Cambisol than Podzol. Sugars were enriched in mineral-bound fractions of organic matter, often with microbial monosaccharides.
Short- term effects of manipulated increase in acid deposition on soil, soil solution chemistry and fine roots of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) stand on a podzol. European Journal of Soil Science (submitted).
Tyler G (2004b) Ionic charge, radius, and potential control root/soil concentration ratios of fifty cationic elements in the organic horizon of a beech (Fagus sylvatica) forest podzol. Sci.