Psamment

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Psamment

[′sa‚ment]
(geology)
A suborder of the soil order Entisol, characterized by a texture of loamy fine sand or coarser sand, and by a coarse fragment content of less than 35.
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The arenosol type of soil dominates the study area, one of the 30 soil groups in the classification system of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
VALLADOLID: Castronuno, Dehesa de Cubillar, 30TUL1291, 662 m, dehesa de encinas sobre arenosol, 29-VI-2007, L.
En Gleysol, Arenosol y Gleysol-Vertisol se muestrearon cinco puntos; en Acrisol seis puntos y en Histosol tres puntos.
The current research work attempts to investigate perspectives for use of rock phosphate (RP) fertilizers in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) var Moneymaker cultured in Minirhitrons in greenhouse with Arenosol from West Africa and CHorizon of a Luvisol as well as two contrasting soils (acidic Ferralsol with pH(Ca[Cl.
5) compiled in 1987-1988, it is possible to conclude that a Eutri-Gleyic Arenosol profile formed on fine Litorina Sea sand and is only about 24 years old as it tends to be developed during the time after the retreat of the Litorina Sea.
One soil is a loamy sand from a pineapple farm at Goomboorian near Gympie (South East Queensland), classified as an Albic Arenosol in the FAO system of soil classification, or a Static Rudosol by Isbell (1996).
Categories included: (1) laterite (Food and Agriculture Organization [FAO]: distric Leptosols), (2) white sand (albic Arenosol, cambic Podzol), (3) brown sand (ferralic Arenosol, Ferralsol), (4) swamp pegasse (Histosol), and (5) alluvium (gleyic Cambisol) (ter Steege et al.
Tipos de suelos Clave ha % Arenosol Endogleyico (Eutrico) ARnd(eu) 29064.
The Abdeh soil was a Vertic Cambisol, that in Lebaa a Haplic Calcisol and in Sour a Calcaric Arenosol.
Characteristics of each of the sites examined in this study Field texture and chemical attributes are for the 0-10 cm depth range (mean of 3 land uses) Site name Field texture Soil Annual rainfall classification (A) (mm) Andrews Fine sandy loam Ferric Acrisol 865 Anning Sandy loam Ferric Acrisol 1291 Ayers Sandy loam Xanthic Ferralsol 983 Gibbs Sand Haplic Arenosol 721 Hall Loamy sand Haplic Arenosol 661 Hartridge Loamy sand Gleyic Arenosol 1087 Jefferies Sand Haplic Arenosol 655 Moltoni Sandy loam Ferric Acrisol 1358 Patmore Sandy loam Haplic Arenosol 833 Robinson Sandy loam Ferric Acrisol 1226 Site name Years since Plantation age Plantation clearing (years) productivity ([m.