silt loam

silt loam

[′silt ‚lōm]
(geology)
A soil containing 50-88% silt, 0-27% clay, and 0-50% sand.
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The project will engage local partners to ensure sustainability in the adoption of technology and will be tested on sites representing three representative soil series namely; Bolinao Clay (Alubijid and Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental) Adtuyon Clay Loam (Malaybalay, Bukidnon) Quingua Silt Loam (Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental) and Adtuyon Clay Loam (Plaridel, Misamis Occidental).
4 Sites Texture Management intensity 1 Loam 5 2 Loam 5 3 Sandy loam 1 4 Sandy loam 4 5 Sandy loam 5 6 Loam 4 7 Sandy clay 2 8 Loam 5 9 Loam 5 10 Clay loam 5 11 Clay loam 3 12 Clay loam 5 13 Loam 1 14 loam 2 15 Silt loam 1 16 Loam 4 17 Loam 3 18 Clay loam 2 19 Clay loam 2 20 Clay loam 4 Table 2.
The soils in these tracts are mainly Ipava silt loam, Sable silty clay loam and Osco silt loam.
In Kansas, even dirt is official: Harney silt loam is the state soil.
The soil used in this research was silt loam and in regards to salinity and copper content had no restriction for growing sunflower.
Situated along the Nepewassi River flood plain, the farm is the only one in the area with silt loam on it.
Particle size analysis indicated the overall texture of the soil was a silt loam to silty-clay loam, which is consistent with Soil Survey of Staff et al.
The region's powdery silt loam soils don't contain much stabilizing organic matter, and existing soil aggregates that facilitate water infiltration can be broken up during irrigation.
To test the wetting-front sensing system and related water advance model that we developed (see box), we conducted experiments in a conventional flood-irrigated alfalfa field of Yolo silt loam soil on the UC Davis campus.
5 Available Water 4 3 Capacity (cm) 0-100 cm depth Available Water -- -- Capacity (cm) 100-150 cm depth Available Water -- -- Capacity (cm) 150-250 cm depth Musquiz-- Puerta-- Predominant Boracho-- Madrone-- Soil Santo Rock Associations Tomas outcrop Area (hectares) 11 454 9431 Depth to bedrock 144 45 (cm) Texture Class loam (20) silt loam (20) --upper (b) (depth, cm) Texture Classes clay, clay clay --lower (c) loam Permeability 4.
Whether it's the ragged slopes of the Rockies, or the highly erosive, silt loam soil in Mississippi, Profile Products LLC says it offers effective solutions for pipeline construction and restoration projects.
An investigation was conducted in the field at the Illinois State University Horticulture Center on a Saybrook silt loam soil (Table 1).