Solonchak soil

Solonchak soil

[¦säl·ən¦chäk ‚sȯil]
(geology)
One of an intrazonal, balamorphic group of light-colored soils rich in soluble salts.
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following experimental formula for calculating the leaching water required for Solonchak soils is presented [9][12].
There is also a wide variety of sandy desert solonchak soils. These differ from the other desert sandy soils in that they have a saline surface crust, the salts of which are derived from the leaf litter of halophytic Haloxylon spp.
Rozoph presented following experimental formula for calculating the leaching water required for Solonchak soils [9]: