Soloth soil

Soloth soil

[′sō·lət ‚sȯil]
(geology)
One of an intrazonal halomorphic group of soils formed from saline material; the surface layer is soft and friable, and overlies a light-colored leached horizon which, in turn, overlies a dark horizon. Also known as Solod soil.
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A Soloth soil from Mackay, Queensland, was collected from an area which has been under [C.sub.4] vegetation (sugarcane) for more than 50 years.
Selected soil characteristics of the Soloth soil used in the experiment Soil characteristics Value Carbon (%) 1.09 Nitrogen (%) 0.07 [Delta][sup.13]C ([salinity]) -14.35 [sup.15]N (atom%) 0.3680 Labile C (mg/g)(A) 1.04 Non-labile C (mg/g) 9.83 Extractable S KCl-40 ([micro]g/g) 6.1 Total Soil S ([micro]g/g) 93.7 Colwell P ([micro]g/g) 38.6