muck soil

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1. An organic soil of very soft consistency; also called muck soil.
2. Material to be excavated; clay, dirt, loam, stone, etc.
3. The material so excavated.
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Moist muck soil (80% organic matter) was collected from sugarcane fields and insects and debris removed to insure homogeneity.
Collected larvae were maintained in buckets of muck soil on a carrot diet within an insectory room at 27[degrees]C and 14:10 L:D h photoperiod until used.
A commercial 2-year-old sugarcane field on muck soil in southern Florida was sampled for wireworms.
The work is predominantly located in remote and isolated locations with limited access; areas with high groundwater levels; frequently flooded areas; including work in clay and muck soils.