clay soil


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clay soil

[¦klā ¦sȯil]
(geology)
A fine-grained inorganic soil which forms hard lumps when dry and becomes sticky when wet.
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I then walked slowly down the garden path, which happened to be composed of a clay soil, peculiarly suitable for taking impressions.
6 km long concrete pavement with associated revetment and the extraction, the transport and the layer-wise incorporation of clay soil with a water content of> 45%.
We have heavy clay soil, would that be anything to do with it?
Dallas Campbell (left) looks at our underground world, and hears why building The Shard on London's clay soil was such a feat.
Clay soil is clumpy, sticky when wet and nonporous.
Muck up your soil Improve drainage of clay soil by adding ordinary farmyard manure.
Matt Gibson, by email: We've got clay soil and can never have enough.
S] are well discussed by several authors [2], its applications to problematic soils such as clay soil is neither extended nor verified.
The mineral matter, as the major constituent of the soil by weight and volume, provides a soil with its name -- sandy soil or clay soil.
The most common form of pica globally is geophagia which is the ingestion of lithospheric substances, notably clay soil [4-8].
Made of hard-packed clay soil (excavated during a driveway remodel) and covered by plastic mesh, each rises from a 12-foot square in-ground concrete retaining wall.
Plant it up now in a sunny spot, forking in some grit if you have a clay soil because it needs good drainage and it should produce small, delicate light blue flowers in early summer.