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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 example, the main part of the soil mantle of the Koloksha River basin consists of grey forest soil (with the highest fertility in this area), and the soil mantle of the adjacent basins is represented by soddy podzolic soil typical of this region.
The predominant soil types were dystrophic and eutrophic podzolic soil and dystrophic cambissoil with basalt outcrops with micaxist and biotite gneiss (Baccaro, Medeiros, & Ferreira, 2004; Baruqui & Motta, 1983; Nishiyama, 1989).
Total C and N storage and organic C pools of a Red-Yellow Podzolic under conventional and no tillage at the Atlantic Forest Zone, south-eastern Brazil.
With regard to the changes noted in the illite and chlorite components of the <1[micro]m fractions, similar changes have been noted too in Podzolic and Brown forest soils in Europe and North America.
Quantification of hydroxamate siderophores in soil solutions of podzolic soil profiles in Sweden.
Classification and some physical and chemical properties of mineral (1,2) and mineral-organic (3, 4) soils in 2008 Sam- Classification of soils pling site 1 D--autogenic soil 0--brown forest soil T--grey-brown podzolic soil S--glossic soil 2 D--autogenic soil 0--brown forest soil T--grey-brown podzolic soil S--gleyed soil 3 D--hydrogenic soil 0--post-bog soil T--mucky soil S--muckous soil 4 D--hydrogenic soil 0--post-bog soil T--mucky soil S--muckous soil Sam- Percentage of mechanical fractions (diameters in mm) pling site 2-0.
These have a sophisticated soil-plant relationship, or the typical podzols and podzolic soils formed on well-drained acid sands, all of which are widely distributed in Estonia.
The relative abundance of bacteria in the black earth soils is greater than in dark brown and podzolic soils.
Under the coniferous forests there are acid podzolic and brown soils, the thin litter and the slopes which are sometimes accentuated by the paths of animals, facilitate the processes of degradation.
What we find is that lake water quality is generally higher in lake catchments with higher levels of rendzinas, lithosols and podzolic soils as well as sedimentary, metamorphic, and ignesis rock.
The plateau from Tenterfield in the north to Armidale and Walcha in the south is characterised by a height of approximately 1000 metres, rainfall of 800-900 millilitres per annum and yellow Podzolic soils.