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Alfisol: Mollic Palexeralf

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Alfisol: Mollic Palexeralf
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

Slide 1-8. Mollic Palexeralf. Noncalcic Brown Soil (strongly developed). Location: Central California. Parent Material: Alluvial terrace deposits. Horizons and Depths: A 0-30 cm (0-12"); E 30-51 cm (12-20"); Bt1 51-96 cm (20-38"); Bt2 96-124 cm (38-49"); C 124 cm + (49"+). Note the massive A horizon. The scale is in feet (30 cm).

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

Submitted By: (SSSA) Soil Science Society of America


  • Marbut
  • Soil Order
  • Soil Horizon - General
  • Soil Profile - General
  • Udalf
  • Noncalcic Brown Soil


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