Entisol


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Entisol

[′ent·ə‚sȯl]
(geology)
An order of soil having few or faint horizons.
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Late Remobilization This period of renewed dune mobility in the massive parabolic dunes is indicated by the burial of the paleo-Inceptisol and the formation of the soils of the Upper Entisol Series.
The soils between the basal peat and the Inceptisol comprise the lower Entisol sequence.
Panayiotopoulos KP, Papadopoulou CP, Hatjiioannidou A (1994) Compaction and penetration resistance of an Alfisol and Entisol and their influence on root growth of maize seedlings Soil & Tillage Research 31, 323-337.
However, virulence and persistence of Steinernema riobrave (Cabanillas, Poinar & Raulston) and Heterorhabditis bacteriophora Poinar appeared to improve in a higher clay-content Entisol when compared to a sandy Spodosol and a sandy Entisol (Shapiro et al.
has not been reworked, then it records burial of an Entisol at that time.
Environmental conditions that limit the amount of water and thermal energy available for chemical weathering, such as in the subarctic, may limit soil profile development and lead to widespread Entisol expression.
Soil type is a deep, well-drained entisol (Astatula sand) typical of the Central Ridge.
Ogunwole JO, Chaudhary DR, Gosh A, Daudu CK, Chikara J, Patolia JS (2008) Contribution of Jatropha curcas to soil quality improvement in a degraded Indian entisol.
These orders were classified into ordinal categories based on increased fertility and decreased acidity: 0 = histosol and spodosol, 1 = entisol, 2 = inceptisol, 3 = mollisol, and 4 = alfisol.
Soil at the station is classified as Alfisol, Ultisol, Inceptisol, and Entisol orders with deep red color, high in silt to silt loam.