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Ultisol: Plinthic Kandiudult




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Ultisol: Plinthic Kandiudult
From The Marbut Memorial Slide Collection

STEM Standard addressed: LS2B - Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems


Appropriate Grade Level(s)
  • 9-12
  • College-level
Materials are best used for
  • Classroom Lectures
  • Distance Education Classes
  • Extension Presentations
General Course Areas
  • Soil Taxonomy and Genesis

Category: Ultisols


Description
Slide 9-5. Plinthic Kandiudult. Red-Yellow Podzolic Soil. Location: Upper Coastal Plain of central North Carolina. Parent Material: Coastal Plain sediments. Horizons and Depths: Ap 0-20 cm (0-8"); E 20-30 cm (8-12"); Bt1 30-67 cm (12-26"); Bt2 67-125 cm (27-49"); Btv 125-160 cm+ (49-63"+). The scale is marked in cm on right and 30 cm (1 foot) units on left. These old, nearly level soils are very strongly acid and quite thick.

References
Soil Science Society of America. 1993. The Marbut Memorial Slides. SSSA, Madison, WI.

Peer Review: Yes

Credit this item to: SSSA
Media Date: 1993-07-01
Provided By: (SSSA) Soil Science Society of America


Author(s)/Creator(s)

  • * Soil Science Society of America
    SSSA

Submitted By: (SSSA) Soil Science Society of America


Keywords

  • Marbut
  • Soil Order
  • Soil Horizon - General
  • Soil Profile - General
  • Udult
  • Red-Yellow Podzolic Soil

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