Mollisol


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Mollisol

[′mal·ə‚säl]
(geology)
An order of soils having dark or very dark, friable, thick A horizons high in humus and bases such as calcium and magnesium; most have lighter-colored or browner B horizons that are less friable and about as thick as the A horizons; all but a few have paler C horizons, many of which are calcareous.
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4141/S98-023 Alvarez R, Alvarez CR, Lorenzo G (2001) Carbon dioxide fluxes following tillage from a mollisol in the Argentine Rolling Pampa.
Bahmanyar (2007)conducted a study on rice paddies in Mazandaran and concluded that continuous rice cropping changes moisture regime change from xeric to aquic, soil color from brown to grey, surface layer from Mollic to Acric, soil structure from granular to massive, and soil order from Mollisol to Inceptisol [11].
increased the amino sugar N concentration in soils of mine spoils and a fertile Mollisol indicating that this assay has potential for development as a means of indexing N fertility enhancement by N-fixing trees (Wang et al.
Jarecki MK, Parkin TB, Chan ASK, Kaspar TC, Moorman TB, Singer JW, Kerr B J, Hatfield JL, Jones R (2009) Cover crop effects on nitrous oxide emission from a manure-treated Mollisol.
1) Approximately 104 million of these acres (68 percent) contained potentially productive Alfisol and Mollisol soils.
Singh NP, Sanchez RS, Pandey PC and RS Bishi Effects of Decade long fertilizer and manure application on soil fertility and productivity of rice-wheat system in a Mollisol.
At the Central Flatwoods site near Poinciana, the soil is a poorly drained, loamy mollisol.
Plants were grown in a native Patrick series Mollisol and the plants were colonized by native AMF.
Brevik EC and Fenton TE: The Relative Influence of Soil Water Content, Clay, Temperature, and Carbonate Minerals on Soil Electrical Conductivity Readings Taken With an EM-38 Along a Mollisol Catena in Central Iowa.
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.
In a Pampean Mollisol with different degrees of degradation from mouldboard plough tillage, Morras et al.
The rich mollisol of the central Illinois plantation site is more productive than the nearly-permanently flooded alluvial soil of Mermet Lake.