saprolith

saprolith

[′sap·rə‚lith]
(geology)
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Because of high data variability among the replicates and treatments, no significant differences were observed for the 0-100 cm depth, probably because of the effect of saprolith occurring within 1-m depth in both summit soils (Fig.
On the other hand, mixed landslide-redistributed soil materials might involve soils and saprolith. The mixed landslide-redistributed soil materials were proper for the cultivation of wood plants such as teak wood (Tectona grandis) and sengon (Albasia marina) (Figure 3(b)).
Physico-mechanical characteristics of saprolith and mudflow deposits derived from igneous and metamorphic rocks in the Central Cordillera, Colombia; genetic aspects, Bulletin of the International Association of Engineering Geology.