Rendzina


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Rendzina

[rent′sin·ə]
(geology)
One of an intrazonal, calcimorphic group of soils characterized by a brown to black, friable surface horizon and a light-gray or yellow, soft underlying horizon; found under grasses or forests in humid to semiarid climates.
References in periodicals archive ?
These conditions lead to formation of chernozem-like soils and calcareous chernozem-like rendzinas, characterised by the high levels of soil humus (6-20%; DRAGAN, 2004).
1960, Clay mineral distribution in some rendzinas, red-brown soils, and terra rossas on limestones of different geological ages, Soil Science, 90, No.
For this purpose the four-link cross section or discrete pedo-ecological sequence (PES) of soils, which is composed of key regional soils and characterizes Estonian normal (or postlithogenic) mineral soils (from drought-prone skeletal calcareous rendzinas to wet acid sandy gley-podzols), is used (Kolli et al.
Comparative analysis of the normally developed mineral soil cover lithogenetic sequence rendzina [right arrow] brown soils [right arrow] podzolic soils [right arrow] podzols and the HC sequence mull [right arrow] moder [right arrow] mor, which is presented in Fig.
Estavel Vermelho- Amarelado Luvissolos 140,27 6 Vulneravel Glei Pouco Gleissolos 124,70 5 Vulneravel Humico Vertissolos Vertissolos 245,46 11 Vulneravel Rendzina Chernossolos 1092,84 47 Vulneravel Rendzicos Litolicos Neossolos 49,788 2 Vulneravel Litolicos Regossolo Neossolos 69,203 3 Vulneravel Regoliticos Tabela 4--Classes de uso da terra e cobertura vegetal na bacia hidrografica do rio Salobra em 2009 (Fonte: elaborado pelo autor).
The Rendzina type soil (dark, grayish-brown, humus-rich, shallow soil over limestone that has calcareous topsoil) supports a semi-deciduous tropical rain forest characterized by the presence of Cecropia peltata L.
The dominant soil types are purple, rendzina and yellow alluvial soil.
Beech trees prefer karst, with the soil types rendzina and cambisol, which is mostly found on the Swabian Alb, where most NE cases occurred.
Los suelos que se formaron sobre las rocas calizas se denominan suelos rendzina y se caracterizan por ser poco evolucionados.
judaicum sites, the soil is defined as Red Mediterranean, which consists of Terra Rossa and brown rendzina soils (21 and 20 of the population sites, respectively).
Ademas aparece en la Isla de la Juventud en bosque semideciduo sobre suelo ferralitico rojo rendzina roja y negra y afloramiento de roca.
The effects of longterm cultivation on some physical and chemical properties of two rendzina soils.