lateritic soil


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lateritic soil

[¦lad·ə¦rid·ik ′sȯil]
(geology)
Soil containing laterite.
Any reddish soil developed from weathering. Also known as latosol.
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Building construction basically with the use of earthen structure involves the modification of lateritic soils in its raw form.
Although the ferruginous soils of Kerala are considered as laterites and/or lateritic soils (Varghese and Byju 1993), the National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning (ICAR) during its soil mapping program (1:250 000 scale) of the country and the major part of Kerala on 1:50 000 scale did not report the occurrence of Oxisols (Anon.
Varajao AFDC, Gilkes RG, Hart RD (2002) Amorphous alumino-silicate materials in a Brazilian hydromorphic lateritic soil.
Aluminum oxyhydroxides, mainly gibbsite and boehmite, are common in many Western Australian lateritic soils.
Bolland MDA (1992b) The phosphorus requirement of different crop species compared with wheat on lateritic soil.
Adding phosphorus (P) to acidic lateritic soils in Western Australia (WA) decreased the capacity of the soils to sorb subsequent applications of P (Barrow 1974, 1999; Barrow et al.
An amorphous alumino-silicate occurs in ancient lateritic soils that have been more recently subjected to acid and saturated conditions.
Chairidchai P, Ritchie GSP (1990) Zinc adsorption by a lateritic soil in the presence of organic ligands.
Effect of Cement-rice Husk Ash Mixtures on Geotechnical Properties of Lateritic Soils, Soils and Foundations, 27(2), 1987, pp.
The Pinus cubensis, simply called Pino, grows in the mountains of northeastern Cuba, over higher rainy slopes covered with red lateritic soils.
1c) showed loamy sand and sandy loam A horizons over B horizons typical of lateritic soils, which texture as sandy-loam to sandy clay loam when finely ground but in their native state are cemented with sesquioxides and contain dense ironstone gravel layers (>60% v/v) at the upper margin of the B horizon.