Entisol

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Entisol

[′ent·ə‚sȯl]
(geology)
An order of soil having few or faint horizons.
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1988), the major groups of soils are Alfisols and Inceptisols in the dry thorn and dry deciduous forests; Inceptisols, Alfisols and Mollisols in the moist deciduous forest; and Alfisols, Mollisols and Entisols in the semi-evergreen forest.
Samples were drawn from 18 high silt-soils, under a no-tillage system from the state of Rio Grande do Sul and categorized as Litholic and Regolith Entisols (EMBRAPA, 2013).
Ichauway is situated within the Dougherty Plain physiographic district, which is characterized by marine and fluvial deposited parent materials that have developed into Entisols and Ultisols over highly fractured Ocala limestone with a flat to rolling karst topography (Beck and Arden, 1983; Hayes et al, 1983; Couch et al.
The soils of the experimental areas are classified as Entisols according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) taxonomy.
Platy to blocky redbeds with scattered roots and poorly developed horizons represent entisols and inceptisols.
Pedogenic factors, especially the varying climate and topography, have caused the formation of various soil orders including Alfisols, Mollisols, Aridisols, Entisols, and Inceptisols.
It is located in the Major Land Resource Area 40 of the Sonoran Desert (Natural Resources Conservation Service, 2006) and has soils that are primarily classified as Aridisols, with small areas of Entisols and Andisols.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USD A, 1999) soil taxonomy, entisols of recent origin found in floodplains are delta deposits.
Ukraine is mainly covered by three types of soil: alfisols, mollisols, and entisols.