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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The relief is flat or slightly rolling with Mollisols, formed on loess-like materials, the predominant soils (Alvarez and Lavado 1998).
It is found in open prairies alfisols, and occasionally in mollisols, vertisols, and histosols throughout north-central Texas (Diggs et al.
Aromatic compound content is higher than in tundra or taiga soils, but lower than in Mollisols [3, 8, 38, 46].
Mollisols, Fluvisols, and Podzols are strongly under-represented.
Its major climate type is hot summer continental climate [29]; and its land cover is predominantly cropland [30, 31] on Mollisols soil [32].
Biochar impact on Midwestern Mollisols and maize nutrient availability.
Soybean and wheat response to lime in no-till Argentinean mollisols. Soil & Tillage Research 152:29-38.
The predominant soil order is alluvial clay, and predominant taxonomic orders are inceptisols, vertisols and mollisols. Natural drainage ranges between slow and moderate, given the heavy texture of the soils [14].
The zonal soils are undoubtedly dominant in the winegrowing areas and are represented by steppe mollisols (kastanozems and chernozems) and silvosteppe mollisols (cambic and, more rarely, illuvial clay chernozems, rendsina and brown soils).
and Mishra, B., Scheduling of irrigation and nitrogen application of rice in mollisols. Oryza, 1994; 31: 202-205.