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Alfisol: Mollic Albaqualf




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Alfisol: Mollic Albaqualf
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: Alfisols


Description
Slide 1-1. Mollic Albaqualf. Planosol. Location: Central Missouri. Parent Material: Loess. Horizons and depths: Ap 0-13 cm (0-5"); A 13-23 cm (5-9"); E 23-38 cm (9-15"); Bt 38-˜ 100 cm (15-˜39"). The clay content in this pedon ranges from 16 percent in the Ap to 59 percent in the Bt horizon. The scale is in inches (2.5 cm).

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
  • Aqualf
  • Planosol

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