Humult

Humult

[′hyü·məlt]
(geology)
A suborder of the soil order Ultisol, well drained with a moderately thick surface horizon; formed under conditions of high rainfall distributed evenly over the year; common in southeastern Brazil.
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11" W, 1 640msm), in a tropical lower montane wet forest area with ultisol humult soil; a secondary forest (or "young secondary forest" according to Clark (1996)) left to natural succession for about 15 years (9[degrees]45'29.
Los perfiles que poseen acumulacion de materia organica se clasificaron dentro del suborden Humults y los que no cumplen este requisito como Ustults.
The dominant suborders of Ultisols are Aquults, Humults, Udults, Ustults, and Xerults (Table 3-5).
La ubicacion de Ultisoles en el area de estudio, se presenta en la Figura 1, en la cual se nota la dominancia de los Humults y los Ustults.
3] del horizonte A se atribuye a la materia organica, materiales parentales de cenizas volcanicas y presencia de compuestos organo-minerales de los subgrupos Andic y del suborden Humults.