silt soil

silt soil

[′silt ‚sȯil]
(geology)
A soil containing 80% or more of silt, and not more than 12% of clay and 20% of sand.
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For using it as foundation, soft silt soil has to be treated due to its low bearing capacity and large settlement.
In case of silt soil, the comparison showed that the wetted patterns, increasing rapidly for the first 30 minutes irrigation and for further irrigation the increase in wetted depth and wetted width was much slower.
He added, "They can be a silt soil, but because of glaciation we do have gravelly spots, and the soil can dry out." In drier years, like 2010 and 2012, such sites produced excellent Cabernet Franc wines.
Slightly different results were obtained for the silt soil (Figure 2(i)), loam (Figure 2(l)), sandy clay loam (Figure 2(m)), and silty clay soil (Figure 2(u)); all models exhibit deviations in matching data in the transition point.
'SILT soil. Hardly the sexiest thing you'll see coming from the land of Catherine Zeta Jones."
Beach and McCray (2003) reported that 2-dimensional flow through biomat sidewalls was greater in sandy soils than in a silt soil. In their study, water content distribution in sandy soils was uneven across the modelled domain, with a preferential flow through the sidewall biomat (sidewall infiltration above the biomat was not included in the modelling).
However, for silt soils, this equation poses difficulties as it over estimates the Dsmax in such soils; this occurs because the silt content is excluded from the calculation, which fraction is evident in greater amounts in silt soils.
Although the fertile silt soils of south Lincolnshire remain their heartland, the company has also developed production capabilities in Cornwall, other regions in the UK and other counties.
For example in the fine textured silt soils the apparent N utilization of Maltaflor(R)-spezial was both superior (silt loam 4.8 loam 8.4) or equal (silt loam 1.3 silty clay loam 6.6) to that of faba bean.
Based on studies conducted on clay - silt soils and average electric conductivity of saturated extraction with more than 40 dS/m, he obtained following experimental formula for estimating the water needed for leaching.