Spodosol


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Spodosol

[′späd·ə‚sȯl]
(geology)
A soil order characterized by accumulations of amorphous materials in subsurface horizons.
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Most (75%) sugarcane in Florida is grown on histosols (referred to as muck soils), while the remainder is grown in a mixture of spodosols, alfisols, and entisols (referred to as sandy soils) that are typical of the flatwoods of central and southern Florida.
Typical profile: A- Bo (or Bv)- C Spodosol Light colored, acid coarse soils, typically Forest, under coniferous forest.
There was a negative association with grasslands and conifer forests (Figure 3a), wet and wet/mesic forests (Figure 3b), acidic soils such as spodosols (Figure 3c), clay soil texture (Figure 3d), and Precambrian bedrock (Figure 3e).
Biomass (Mg/ha) Below- Above- Forest type Total ground ground "Guaco" forest on grey ultisol 465 42 423 Mixed forest on oxisol (K-, Ca-, and Mg- 310 (a) 49 261 starved) [+] 292 (b) 57 234 Tall caatinga on spodosol 356 119 237 (N-starved) [+],[++] Short caatinga [ss] 310 128 182 Root mass Forest type fraction "Guaco" forest on grey ultisol 0.
Ingvar Nilsson S, Andersson S, Valeur I, Persson T, Bergholm J, Wiren A (2001) Influence of dolomite lime on leaching and storage of C, N and S in a Spodosol under Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.
BISEQUAL SPODOSOL PROFILE ON TRAIL RIDGE IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA, Donald M.
However, virulence and persistence of Steinernema riobrave (Cabanillas, Poinar & Raulston) and Heterorhabditis bacteriophora Poinar appeared to improve in a higher clay-content Entisol when compared to a sandy Spodosol and a sandy Entisol (Shapiro et al.
Interaction of the earthworm Diptocardia mississippiensis with microbial and nutrient dynamics in a subtropical spodosol.
Forage production and N contents, and soil changes during 25 years of continuous white clover-Pensacola bahiagrass growth on a Florida spodosol.
According to US Soil Taxonomy (Soil Survey Staff 1999) the soils are classified as Sulfaquent (mangrove), Spodosol (restinga) and Inceptisol (Atlantic forest).
Dahlgren R, Walker W (1993) Aluminum release rates from selected Spodosol Bs horizons--effect of pH and solid-phase aluminum pools.
With regard to development, the soil ranges from an A-C profile (Entisol) to a weakly developed Spodosol.