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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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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.
On arable land and on natural grassland, podzolic gley-soils have formed in > 96% of cases, instead of gley-podzols and peaty podzol.
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.
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.
8) This line is also the approximate division between two vegetation zones as well as two broad soil types: the gray brown Podzolic of the south and the Podzol of the north.
Righi D, Huber K, Keller C (1999) Clay formation and podzol development from postglacial moraines in Switzerland.
Soils are classified as Orthic Ferro-Humic Podzol (Canada Soil Survey Committee, 1998), or Typic Haplorthod (Soil Survey Staff, 1998).
For example, if the modern soil is a Podzol from a cool and wet mountain setting that is poor in highly-weathered clay minerals such as kaolinite, but the buried soil in the region has a high percentage of kaolinite, then the buried soil may have formed under at least a warmer climate and perhaps a wetter climate than the Podzol.
He might, it is only human, expect to find a podzol in Siberia, a laterite in Madagascar; but under no circumstance should this affect the neutrality, the objectivity of his sketches and comments.
48 Scientifically speaking, chernozem and podzol are two types of what?
The original Russian term for these soils was Podzol, meaning "ash beneath," because they have a distinctive, nearly white, bleached horizon (Figure 3-15).