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a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials

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Ecotopes are represented by the NTC of interfluvial high plains composed of eluvial-diluvial loams on sod-podzolic loamy soils.
The figure shows ratios of this group of communities in the NTC of interfluvial high plains composed of eluvial-diluvial loams on sod-podzolic loamy soils, which have been attributed to the succession system of lime-oak nemoral forests.
BD was observed to be highest in sand, followed by silty clay, sandy clay loam, loam, sandy loam, loamy sand, clay loam, clay, and silty clay loam.
RMSD for NTh5 was, however, >6% vol for sand and sandy clay loam soil texture classes.
Vineyards are predominantly planted on loamy fine sands and fine sandy loams in the Texas High Plains AVA, whereas loams and clay loams predominate in the other AVAs.
2003), a bouldery clay loam with some allophane content, derived from basalt, in Northland, and a coastal sandy soil in Manawatu (Close et al.
Effect of irrigation on soil chemical properties in the Te Puninga and Waitoa silt loams at three selected depths Values are means, with ranges in parentheses Soil Na(A) Ca(A) Mg(A) K(A) ([cmol.
Field studies have also shown that P is very mobile in throughflow in loams with low extractable P levels (e.
In contrast, Wakanui silt loams are formed from greywacke-derived loess and have moderate (about 20%) clay contents with either mixed or illite-dominated mineralogy and low CEC.
In soils other than loams, soil texture may limit denitrification because the soil is well aerated (sands) (Groffman and Tiedje 1991; Barton et al.
The soils sampled included 2 Gley Soils, 2 Organic Soils, a Podzol, and an Ultic Soil (Hewitt 1993) and had textures ranging from silt loams through to a silty clay (Table 1).