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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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.
Biochar impact on Midwestern Mollisols and maize nutrient availability.
Soybean and wheat response to lime in no-till Argentinean mollisols.
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).
Scheduling of irrigation and nitrogen application of rice in mollisols.
Whenever I offer this reaction to an audience, I notice smiles and curiosity, but when I follow up with slides that depict ebony black mollisols of Canada, titian red oxisols of Hawaii, and gorgeous soil profile paintings by such famous artists as Grant Wood of Iowa, Dubuffet of France and Schmidt- Rottluff of Germany, they hesitancy turns into applause.
One of the most important of these soil orders is the Mollisols that has a basic role in the production of agricultural products due to the fertility of the soils in this order.
Nitrogen fertilization and cropping system impacts on soil quality in Midwestern Mollisols.
ABSTRACT: Mollisols are soils enriched with organic matter and typically composed of calcareous materials like loess limestone or wind blown sands.
Ukraine is mainly covered by three types of soil: alfisols, mollisols, and entisols.