Histosol


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Histosol

[′his·tə‚sȯl]
(geology)
An order of wet soils consisting mostly of organic matter, popularly called peats and mucks.
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The significance of a thin coal within the open water facies association depends on its origin: given its discontinuous nature and lack of underlying roots, it likely represents organic material (vitrain) resulting from coalification of a transported lycopsid log rather than an in-situ histosol (peat).
They use histosol to culture the products in compliance with the season and with a view to producing and providing pure ecological agricultural products.
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.
1] Human influence Very little; on the Very little; of the five five sampling dates sampling times, a foreman no-one was working in seen only twice looking the field after the cattle, just going in and out Hydrology Unchanged Unchanged Flood and soil moisture Remains flooded 9 Remains flooded 8 months, months and is 2 months saturated with saturated the rest of water, dry the rest of the year the year Permanence of livestock in the site 8-10 months 8-10 months Soil type Sapric-salic Histosol Fibric Histosol RL1 RL2 Coordinates 18[degrees]37'25.
The experiment was conducted within a fan and pad cooled greenhouse with temperature loosely maintained between 20[degrees] and 30[degrees]C from 12 Feb 2007 to 13 Apr 2007 in a histosol and spodosol.
Profile 600 consists of a hemic Oa horizon overlying a sapric C horizon and classifies as a Terric Sulfihemist (Soil Survey Staff 2003) and Protothionic Histosol (FAO 1998).
In order to calculate Histosol SOC stocks for the thickness of the EPL, 30 cm is used, and for the SC, 50 cm is used (Kolli et al.
Gesch RW, Reicosky DC, Gilbert RA, Morris DR (2007) Influence of tillage and plant residue management on respiration of a Florida Everglades Histosol.
The histosol soils of the EAA, commonly called muck soils, were formed over a 4,400 year period from partially decomposed remains of hydrophytic vegetation that accumulated under anaerobic wetland conditions resulting in highly organic soils (Rice et al.
Amador JA, Jones RD (1997) Response of carbon mineralization to combined changes in soil moisture and carbon-phosphorus ratio in a low phosphorus histosol.