Mollisol


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Mollisol

[′mal·ə‚säl]
(geology)
An order of soils having dark or very dark, friable, thick A horizons high in humus and bases such as calcium and magnesium; most have lighter-colored or browner B horizons that are less friable and about as thick as the A horizons; all but a few have paler C horizons, many of which are calcareous.
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Puget P, Lai R (2005) Soil organic carbon and nitrogen in a Mollisol in central Ohio as affected by tillage and land use.
Soil belong to Culenco soils series, which is a member of the mixed thermal family of Typic Argixerolls (Mollisol) (CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION DE RECURSOS NATURALES, 1999).
Caracterizacion de acidos humicos y fulvicos de un mollisol bajo dos coberturas diferentes.
Organic matter distribution in aggregate sizes of a mollisol under contrasting managements.
Efecto de la porqueraza sobre la disponibilidad de N y P en un Andisol y Mollisol. Tesis de Maestria en Ciencias.
The area was in the Edwards Plateau Woodland ecoregion, and was characterized by a karst topography, predominately Mollisol soils, and a tire-adapted community (Griffith et al.
Classifying mollisol soils using hyperspectral remote sensing data.
A greenhouse experiment was carried out with topsoil samples (0-20 cm) taken from two 40 year old vineyard soils (Inceptisol and Mollisol) at Brazilian Agriculture Research Corporation research (EMBRAPA) farm located in Bento Goncalves, RS, Southern Brazil.
Evaluation of maize growth and N uptake at various levels of N availability in a mollisol of Venezuela.
Soils on the area are predominately of the Trinity series which are fine, montmorillonitic, thermic, very haplaquolls, and mollisol soils (NRCS, 2002).
Bahmanyar (2007)conducted a study on rice paddies in Mazandaran and concluded that continuous rice cropping changes moisture regime change from xeric to aquic, soil color from brown to grey, surface layer from Mollic to Acric, soil structure from granular to massive, and soil order from Mollisol to Inceptisol [11].
Segun el Mapa de Suelos por Regionalizacion, editado por el PRONAREG (Programa Nacional de Regionalizacion Agraria, 1998), el area de la Cascada de Peguche, se encuentra dentro de los suelos H, que corresponde al Mollisol y Umbreot, con las siguientes caracteristicas: suelos negros, profundos, franco a arenosos, derivados de materiales piroclasticos con menos de 30% de arcilla en el primer metro, saturacion de bases mayor al 50%; en areas humedas contiene mas del 30% de materia organica, pH ligeramente acido de 5,5 a 6,5, pH de acido Clorhidrico menos de 6,0; regimen de humedad unico; clasificacion Hapludolls, Sigla H3.