clay loam

clay loam

[¦klā ′lōm]
(geology)
Soil containing 27-40% clay, 20-45% sand, and the remaining portion silt.
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The initial silt loam layers have higher permeability than clay loam layers and this difference in permeability is enhanced over time.
They were classified as clay loam and clay, respectively, through mechanical analysis (Table 1).
0 in) in 24 hr], slope (two percent and 16 percent), and soil (clay, silt loam, sandy loam, sand, clay loam, and sandy clay loam).
The soil types are a Kenyon silty clay loam (fine-loamy, mixed, mesic Typic Hapludoll) at Greene, a Primghar silty clay loam (fine-silty, mixed, mesic Aquic Hapludoll) at Sioux Rapids, a Webster silty clay loam (fine-loamy, mixed, mesic Typic Haplaquoll) at Kanawha, a Nicollet loam (fine-loamy, mixed, mesic Aquic Hapludoll) at Grand Junction and Hubbard, a Winterset silty clay loam (fine, montmorillonitic, mesic Typic Argiudoll) at Winterset, a Marshall silty clay loam (fine-silty, mixed, mesic Typic Hapludoll) at Griswold, and a Mahaska silty clay loam (fine, montmorillonitic, mesic Aquic Argiudoll) at Crawfordsville.
Fractures have been identified in unconsolidated soil parent materials with textures of loam, silt loam, clay loam, silty clay loam, silty clay and clay.
The engineer, concerned with erosion on the newly excavated clay loam slope faces and subsequent sediment damage to the gravel rail beds below, recommended immediate slope stabilization.
Samples were taken from Matamoros silty clay, Rio Grande silt loam, Conmargo silt loam, Rio Grande silty clay loam, and Reynosa clay loam soils in the flood plain, and from Hargill fine sandy loam, Hidalgo fine sandy loam, Willacy fine sandy loam, and Yturria fine sandy loam soils in upland areas (Table 1).
The Bale clay loam soil there has a high percentage of gravel, providing excellent drainage and root development.
A pot experiment was carried out using two different textured: silt loam and clay loam soil to- assess the effect of sulfur and urease inhibitor (agrotain) on dry matter yield, N uptake and grain quality at the green house of the Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China during 2011-12.
In this study based on the USDA soil classification scheme (soil texture triangle method) five groups of soil texture such as loam, silt loam, silt clay loam, clay loam and clay in gully deeper and four groups including loam, silt loam, silt clay loam and clay loam in gully surface layer were determined.
As shown in Table 2, herbicide application rate increases as soil OMC increases and soil texture varies from sand and sandy loam to clay loam and clay.