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Definition of the noun alluvial soil
What does alluvial soil mean as a name of something?
- a fine-grained fertile soil deposited by water flowing over flood plains or in river beds
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- more generic words: dirt / soil = the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
- substance of: alluvial deposit / alluvial sediment / alluvion / alluvium = clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down
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by Katherine Dunster
alluvial soil Soil formed in alluvial deposits. alluvial stream Named after the silts , ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
See also soil (alluvial soil). alluvial community. a community that develops and is sustained by periodic inundation and deposition of alluvial deposits (e.g., flood plain communities, river deltas). alluvial cone. a delta shaped feature of a ...
Encyclopedia of Soil Science (2006)
by R. Lal
Distinguished soils are: Nonsodic-hydro-epigenic soil (alluvial soil); Soil with subamphigenic or subbalanced regime (prairie soil); Soil with amphigenic or balanced regime (chernosium soil); Soil with hydro-hypogenic regime (clayey- gley ...
by Michael Allaby, Chris Park
alluvial soil Soil that has developed on alluvium that has recently been deposited, with as yet little or no modification of the original material ...
by Alireza Bahadori, Scott T. Smith
Alluvial Soil A soil developed from recently deposited alluvium, normally characterised by little or no modification of the deposited material by soil-forming processes, particularly with respect to soil horizon development. (1) Soil 20 Letter A ...
A Botanical Lexicon, or exposition of the terms, facts and doctrines of the vegetable physiology, brought down to the present time (1837)
by Patrick KEITH
An alluvial soil consists of the sediment of streams or of estuaries mixed with decayed or decomposed vegetable substances. The fine and rich meadows that are found by the sides of rivers—the Carses of Scotland and the Salt Marshes of ...
The Fertilizer Encyclopedia (2009)
by Vasant Gowariker, V. N. Krishnamurthy, Sudha Gowariker, Manik Dhanorkar, Kalyani Paranjape
27: Alluvial soil, which is the most fertile soil, is largely deposited along river banks due to floods or the flow of water. (Source:...
Alluvial soil Alternate farming ambient pH, by the association of protons at the surface OH groups. Thus ...
Dictionary of Ecodesign (2010)
An Illustrated Reference by Ken Yeang, Lillian Woo
Alluvial soil is generally composed of clay, silt, sand, gravel, or similar detrital material carried in the water flow until being finally deposited at the mouth of a stream or river. Alluvial soil has little or no change from the original materials of which ...
by Sally-Anne Lambert
tutfi Gravelly soil onehanahana / onekékopu / onepékirikiri Mossy soil, as in a forest pukohu Fresh alluvial deposit kenepuru/parahua Alluvial soil onehunga / onetai / k6tae / kétai Alluvial soil / Silt kotao Silt parahuhu Silt / Sediment from a flood ...
Over 7,000 Terms Clearly Defined by Peter Collin
Also called alluvial soil alluvialfanalluvial fan noun a fan-shaped deposit of sediment built up by a river where the slope of the bed becomes less steep alluvialflatalluvial flat noun a flat area along a river where silt is deposited when the river ...
by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli
See also alluvial soil. alluvium Loose materials (clay, silt, sand, gravel, and larger rocks) washed down from hills and mountains and deposited in low areas. alnot See alert notice. aloe Medicinal plant that yields a purgative drug, aloin.
See alluvial soil. Soil, Heavy a soil which offers resistance or ...
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