Multimedia Gallery - Alfisol: Mollic Eutroboralf
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Alfisol: Mollic Eutroboralf
From The Marbut Memorial Slide Collection
STEM Standard addressed: LS2B - Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems
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- Soil Taxonomy and Genesis
Slide 1-4. Mollic Eutroboralf. Gray Wooded Soil. Location: Northern Michigan Parent Material: Calcareous glacial drift over noncalcareous sand. Horizons and Depths: A 0-18 cm (0-7”); E 18-28 cm (7-11”); E/B 28-43 cm (11-17”); B/E 43-56 cm (18-22”); Bt 56-84 cm (22-33”); BC 84-96 cm (33-38”); 2C 96 cm+ (38”+). The navigation vegetation on this soil consisted of sugar maple (Acer saccharaum), beech (Fagus grandifolia), and elm (Ulmus Americana) with scattered hemlock (Tsuga Canadensis) and white pine (Pinus strobus). This soil is commonly used for small grains and hay crops.
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
* Soil Science Society of America
- Soil Order
- Soil Horizon - General
- Soil Profile - General
- Gray Wooded Soil
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