Hemist

Hemist

[′he·mist]
(geology)
A suborder of the soil order Histosol, consisting of partially decayed plant residues and saturated with water most of the time.
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New Zealand US Soil Parent Soil Class (A) Taxonomy (B) material 1 Allophanic Soil Udand Volcanic ash 2 Brown Soil Dystrochrept Greywacke loess 3 Gley Soil Aquent Greywacke alluvium 4 Organic Soil Hemist Sedge and rush peat 5 Organic Soil Hemist Sedge and rush peat 6 Organic Soil Hemist Sedge and rush peat No.
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The EPL SOC mean stocks of our Sapric Histosols (Table 2) closely matches the average superficial 30 cm layer SOC stocks of Canadian Hemists and Saprists (respectively 182 and 217 Mg [ha.
The dominant suborders of Histosols reflect the extent of organic matter decomposition that has occurred within them and consist of Fibrists, Folists, Hemists, and Saprists (Table 3-5).