Andept

Andept

[¦an¦dept]
(geology)
A suborder of the soil order Inceptisol, formed chiefly in volcanic ash or in regoliths with high components of ash.
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The Kiwitahi silt loam is a yellow-brown loam (Typic Andept) with a brown silt loam soil texture and moderately permeable subsoil.
Their results from extraction (DCB, AOD and pyrophosphate), XRD and MS showed that the successful assignment of certain forms of Al and Fe derived from extraction differed between soil types, having studied an Alfisol, Andepts, Oxisols, Spodosols and Ultisols.
Leaf-cutter ant (Atta cephalotes) influence on the morphology of Andepts in Costa Rica.
Approximations such as Gaines and Thomas (Gaines and Thomas 1953) and Rothmund-Kornfeld (Bond 1995) have been used to gain an insight into the exchange behaviour characteristics, mainly of Andepts and other inorganic fractions of soils in Chile.
The native soils of Greece are limited in variety: largely Entisols (Fluvents, Orthents, Psamments), Inceptisols (Xerepts, Andepts, Anthrepts), Alfisols (Xeralfs), Mollisols (Xerolls), Vertisols (Xererts) and Andisols (Food and Agriculture Organization 1981).
Parfitt RL, Childs CW, Eden DN (1988) Ferrihydrite and allophane for Andepts from Hawaii and implications for their classification.