lithosol


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lithosol

[′lith·ə‚sȯl]
(geology)
A group of shallow soils lacking well-defined horizons and composed of imperfectly weathered fragments of rock.
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Soil types Area ([km.sup.2]) Area (%) K factor (t h M[J.sup.-1] [mm.sup.-1]) Luvisol 725.37 73.23 0.108031 Lithosol 137.29 13.86 0.001800 Fluvisol 91.53 9.24 0.184743 Acrisol red 34.65 3.50 0.116694 yellow Regosol 1.63 0.16 0.127641 Table 2.
Four dominant soil orders, out of a total of 15 orders, form a spatial mosaic covering 66% of the area (Latosols, 19%; Lithosols, 19%; Argisols, 15%; Luvisols, 13%).
Crop-only rainfed farms earn lower incomes if they have Lithosol soils.
Lizards showed no differences in diet composition among the lithosol, loamy or ecotone terrains.
In each location seven quadrates or circles 100 [m.sup.2] each on smooth-faced bare limestone or dolomite rocks and seven quadrates or circles on Brown Lithosol (Dan & Raz, 1970) in their vicinity were selected.
Geomorphology in the region corresponds to a young Karst tectonic system, classified as an undulating structural plain with dissolution and denudation, where characteristic soils are Lithosol, Rendzine and Cambisol, at an approximated altitude of 20 masl (Bautista-Zuniga, Batllori, Palacio, Ortiz, & Castillo, 2005).
Its geological history belongs to Mesozoic era and the main soil type is Lithosol and Rendzina.
Soil (FAO: Lithosol) samples (0-10 cm) were collected in April 1998 from the 2 residue management areas: 1 year between windrows--areas with the first-rotation hoop pine residues removed between the windrows (15 m apart) about 1 year after their establishment; and 1 year under windrows--areas just under the windrows.
Latrille C, Elsass F, van Oort F, Denaix L (2001) Physical speciation of trace metals in Fe-Mn concretions from a rendzic lithosol developed on Sinemurian limestones (France).
recharge 6 6 6 1 Rendzina PAWC 71 71 71 1 Max recharge 66 66 66 1 Lithosol PAWC 20 60 40 2 Max.
Geomorphology was predominantly a young karso-tectonic system and was classified as an undulating structural plain with dissolution and denudation, and soils dominated by lithosols, rendzinas and cambisols (Bautista, Batllori, Palacio, Ortiz, & Castillo, 2005).
1968) equivalents are Leptic Rudosols (Lithosols) on crests and steeper slopes, Chromosols (Red and Yellow Podzolic Soils) with some Kandosols (Red and Yellow Earths) on hillslopes and Sodic Chromosols (Sodosols), Kurosols (Soloths), Sodosols (Solodised Solonetz) and Stratic Rudosols (Alluvial Soils) in drainage lines and flood plains (Jenkins 1996).