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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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.
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).
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.
No Brown Soil Yellow Soil Brown Soil 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 8 45 0 0 9 0 45 0 10 2 2 2 Table 2: Experiments Results When Soil is in Compacted OMC Condition (Abdoullah et al.
Armed with ceremonial shovels, they hoisted rich brown soil into the air to symbolize the breaking of ground for construction to begin.
THE once lush green pitch has been dug up, a digger's tracks carved in the brown soil and gravel that was the foundation of the hallowed turf.
Scarlet red, pure white, sunshine yellow, salmon pink and bright orange begonias are pressed into the intricate pattern of a 17th-century French carpet, balanced by the darker shades of purple dahlias, green grass and brown soil.
All the conditions seem to be right for it," said Devine, plucking a few of the plants from the rich brown soil.
There are expanses of brown soil and the lawn looks a little sorry for itself - although removing all the fallen leaves and not walking on it too much while it is wet, can keep it in pretty good condition.