Alfisol


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Alfisol

[′al·fə‚sōl]
(geology)
An order of soils with gray to brown surface horizons, a medium-to-high base supply, and horizons of clay accumulation.
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Patil S, Singh U, Singh V, Mishra V, Das R, Henao J (2001) Nitrogen dynamics and crop growth on an Alfisol and a Vertisol under a direct-seeded rainfed lowland rice-based system.
Field experiments were conducted during the early and late seasons of 2002, on an alfisol at the Teaching and Research, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Nigeria.
Acharya CL, Sharma PD (1994) Tillage and mulch effect on soil physical environment, root growth, nutrient uptake and yield of maize and wheat on an Alfisol in north-west India.
2003, "Extractible iorn and aluminum effects on phosphate sorption in a savanna alfisol," SSSA J.
A small inclusion of loamy Alfisol (udertic Paleustalf) of the Axtell series occurs on the western and southern borders.
Hartemink AE, Buresh RJ, Van Bodegom PM, Braun AR, Jama B and BH Jannssen Inorganic nitrogen dynamics in fallows and maize on an Oxisol and Alfisol in the highlands of Kenya.
1) Approximately 104 million of these acres (68 percent) contained potentially productive Alfisol and Mollisol soils.
In each case, we found a well-developed paleosol (technically known as an Alfisol, a high base status soil with argillic horizons) whose formation goes back to the end of the Pleistocene.
Field efficacy of two commercial preparations of entomopathogenic nematodes against larvae of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in alfisol type soil.
As to the soil types, the univariate logistic regression analysis showed that anthrosols, alfisol, and semihydromorphic soils, which are good for cultivation, had higher risk for HFRS prevalence.
Kayombo B and Lal R: Effects of Soil Compaction by Rolling on Soil Structure and Development of Maize in No-till and Disc Ploughing Systems on a Tropical Alfisol.
RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN IRON CONTENT, SOIL MORPHOLOGY AND WATER TABLE DEPTH FOR AN ALFISOL IN THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER ALLUVIAL FLOODPLAIN