Andept

Andept

[¦an¦dept]
(geology)
A suborder of the soil order Inceptisol, formed chiefly in volcanic ash or in regoliths with high components of ash.
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Approximations such as Gaines and Thomas (Gaines and Thomas 1953) and Rothmund-Kornfeld (Bond 1995) have been used to gain an insight into the exchange behaviour characteristics, mainly of Andepts and other inorganic fractions of soils in Chile.
Escudey M, Galindo G (1988) Potassium-calcium exchange on inorganic clay fractions of Chilean Andepts.
The native soils of Greece are limited in variety: largely Entisols (Fluvents, Orthents, Psamments), Inceptisols (Xerepts, Andepts, Anthrepts), Alfisols (Xeralfs), Mollisols (Xerolls), Vertisols (Xererts) and Andisols (Food and Agriculture Organization 1981).
Munevar F, Wollum AG (1977) Effects of the addition of phosphorus and inorganic nitrogen on carbon and nitrogen mineralization in Andepts from Colombia.
Alvarado A, Buol SW (1985) Field estimation of phosphate retention by Andepts.
Moody PW, Radcliffe DJ (1986) Phosphorus sorption by Andepts from the southern highlands of Papua New Guinea.
Espinoza W, Gast RG, Adams RS Jr (1975) Charge characteristics and nitrate retention by two Andepts from South-Central Chile.