brown soil

brown soil

[¦brau̇n ¦sȯil]
(geology)
Any of a zonal group of soils, with a brown surface horizon which grades into a lighter-colored soil and then into a layer of carbonate accumulation.
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When she was out in the fields she used to spend whole hours in looking at a flower, in watching the water flow, in gazing at the wonders in the depths of the clear, still river pools, at the picturesque mosaic made up of pebbles and earth and sand, of water plants and green moss, and the brown soil washed down by the stream, a deposit full of soft shades of color, and of hues that contrast strangely with each other.
There it was, spread largely on both banks, the Oriental capital which had as yet suffered no white conqueror; an expanse of brown houses of bamboo, of mats, of leaves, of a vegetable-matter style of architecture, sprung out of the brown soil on the banks of the muddy river.
Tenders are invited for conducting environmental monitoring in accordance with the guidelines of the plans for the protection or protection tasks at nature reserves: mugwort, from WFOSiGW in Szczecin, as well as the nature reserve of Brown Soil from NFOSiGW in Warsaw, the project Fri.
NICKEL RICH -- Nickel-rich reddish brown soil is seen in the background as heavy machinery works at this mining site in Sta.
According to AP, state media photos showed at least one five-story building leaning over and partially destroyed in the industrial park, and brown soil covering a vast area around it.
Maali explained that Jewish settlers are gathering the best red and brown soil, adding that the stolen soil is to be used for paving roads, which are being opened in Leshem settlement at the expense of the lands of four Palestinian towns in Salfit.
Brown soil associations found in group 2 have a cambi-argic profile formed by argillization in situ or by argi-eluviation in rich non-siliceous sesquioxides and biologically active conditions (Reintam 1998).
plays it day and night, while he plants his seed in brown soil.
WINTER gardens often lack colour and bare brown soil makes them look exceptionally dull and boring.
The tread + dung treatment accounted for ~50% of TP losses for the Brown soil, followed by 45, 65, and 45% of TP losses for the Melanic, Pallic, and Recent Gley soils, respectively.
Profile distribution and storage of soil organic carbon in an aquic brown soil as affected by land use.