silt loam

silt loam

[′silt ‚lōm]
(geology)
A soil containing 50-88% silt, 0-27% clay, and 0-50% sand.
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The measurements of depth-dependent solute breakthrough data were conducted on the Mymensingh silt loam soil used for the 10 solutes under investigation (Tables 1 and 2).
Texture of Gojra site soil is predominantly silt loam and varies from loam to silt loam throughout the soil profile of 0-75 cm.
All soils samples were categorized as silt clay, silt loam, loam and silt clay loam.
The project will engage local partners to ensure sustainability in the adoption of technology and will be tested on sites representing three representative soil series namely; Bolinao Clay (Alubijid and Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental) Adtuyon Clay Loam (Malaybalay, Bukidnon) Quingua Silt Loam (Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental) and Adtuyon Clay Loam (Plaridel, Misamis Occidental).
Much of the vineyard soil in the region is composed of deep, rich silt loam, which works well for Riesling and Chardonnay but promotes very vigorous growth with Cabernet Franc.
In Kansas, even dirt is official: Harney silt loam is the state soil.
The soil used in this research was silt loam and in regards to salinity and copper content had no restriction for growing sunflower.
Situated along the Nepewassi River flood plain, the farm is the only one in the area with silt loam on it.
These areas have highly erodible soil consisting of loam, silt loam and sandy loam.
Particle size analysis indicated the overall texture of the soil was a silt loam to silty-clay loam, which is consistent with Soil Survey of Staff et al.
The biochar application can increase soil water-stable aggregate content of both Dark Loessial soil and Lou soil which were classified as silt loam soils, while only improved aggregate formation of Dark Loessial soil.
The region's powdery silt loam soils don't contain much stabilizing organic matter, and existing soil aggregates that facilitate water infiltration can be broken up during irrigation.