Multimedia Gallery - Mollisol: Typic Paleustoll
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Mollisol: Typic Paleustoll
From The Marbut Memorial Slide Collection
STEM Standard addressed: LS2B - Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems
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- Classroom Lectures
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- Soil Taxonomy and Genesis
Slide 6-16. Typic Paleustoll. Brown Soil. Location: Eastern Colorado. Parent Material: Loess. Horizons and Depths: A 0-13 cm (0-5"); BA 13-18 cm (5-7"); Bt 18-36 cm (7-14"); Bk1 36-51 cm (14-20"); Bk2 51-91 cm (20-36"); C 91-127 cm (36-50"). The soil is used mainly for production of small grains in a dryland system of farming. the tape is marked in one-foot (30 cm) intervals. Ref. Guide for Tour III, 7th Int. Cong. Soil Sci., p. 29-30, 1960.
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
- Brown Soil
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