Entisol

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Entisol

[′ent·ə‚sȯl]
(geology)
An order of soil having few or faint horizons.
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These arc equivalent to the Aridosols and Entisols in the USDA Soil Taxonomy classification (Group of Chinese Soil Taxonomy 2001).
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.
More local soils include entisols (especially on more recent colluvium/alluvium), inceptisols (especially on deep/damp colluvium/alluvium), mollisols (presumably with more stable grass, cane or cedar cover), and alfisols (on more weathered loamy uplands with more woodland history just above the chalk).
Hamblin AP, Hamblin J (1985) Root characteristics of some temperate legume species and varieties on deep, free-draining Entisols.
Most (75%) sugarcane in Florida is grown on histosols (referred to as muck soils), while the remainder is grown in a mixture of spodosols, alfisols, and entisols (referred to as sandy soils) that are typical of the flatwoods of central and southern Florida.
According to the US Soil Taxonomy (Soil Survey Staff, 2003) they correspond to Mollisols and Entisols (Endoaquolls, Hapludolls, Endoaquents) (Godagnone et al.
Ancient Greek writers also had technical understanding of soils, classifying them according to colour-texture (Xenophon and Theophrastus), fertility (Plato and Strabo) and medical considerations (Hippocrates and Theophrastus), and into categories corresponding to modern Andisols, Mollisols, Vertisols, Aridisols, Spodosols, Alfisols, Entisols and Inceptisols, as well as aquic and salic conditions (Bech Borras 1999; Soil Survey Staff 2000).