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Ultisol: Plinthustult




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Ultisol: Plinthustult
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 9-7. Plinthustult. Red-Yellow Podzolic Soil. Location: Lajas Valley, Puerto Rico. Parent Material: Sandy marine deposits on old marine terraces. Horizons and Depths: Ap 0-13 cm (0-5"); E 13-25 cm (5-10"); Bv 25-51 cm (10-20"); Bt 51-63 cm (20-25"); 2C 63-89 cm+ (25-35"). The mottling of the 2C horizon is characteristic of plinthite. At this site, this horizon is soft but it is indurated in a nearby old roadcut. The Bv horizon contains some 75 percent partly indurated plinthite nodules (perdigons).

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
  • Ustult
  • Red-Yellow Podzolic Soil

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