Multimedia Gallery - Oxisol: Inceptic Hapludox
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Oxisol: Inceptic Hapludox
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 7-3. Inceptic Hapludox. Latosol. Location: Central Puerto Rico. Parent Material: Deeply weathered tuff breccia. Horizons and Depths: Ap 0-18 cm (0-7"); A 18-30 cm (7-12"); Bol 30-53 cm (12-21"); Bo2 53-76 cm (21-30"); BC 76-119 cm (30-47"); C 119 cm+ (47"+). The scale is in feet (30 cm) and three-inch (8 cm) divisions. A highly weathered, acid, low nutrient status soil with a high phosphorus fixing capacity. Soil is also permeable to water and easily tilled.
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
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