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Alluvial Soil

Definition of the noun alluvial soil

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  1. a fine-grained fertile soil deposited by water flowing over flood plains or in river beds

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Google previewDictionary of Natural Resource Management (2011)

by Katherine Dunster

alluvial soil Soil formed in alluvial deposits. alluvial stream Named after the silts , ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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 soil) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (2013)

by Chris Park, Michael Allaby

alluvial soil Soil ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Engineering and Wastewater Treatment (2016)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewDictionary 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 ...

Google previewNew Zealand Māori Word Encyclopedia (2007)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Environment and Ecology (2009)

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 ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

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.

Google previewDictionary of Earth Science (2002)

by McGraw-Hill Education

alluvial soil [GEOL] A soil deposit developed on floodplain and delta deposits. { a'liive-ol 'soil } alluvial terrace [GEOL] A terraced embankment of loose material adjacent to the sides of a river valley. Also known as built terrace; drift terrace; ...

Google previewDictionary of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences (2011)

See alluvial soil. Soil, Heavy a soil which offers resistance or difficulty while tilling it. A fine-textured soil, viz., ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cultivated Plants (2013)

From Acacia to Zinnia by Christopher Cumo

Bamboo prefers alluvial soil or loam. It tolerates sand and clay, though these are not ideal. The soil should be fertile, well drained, and contain gravel. Bamboo benefits from the addition of compost or fertilizer to the soil. The gardener may add ...

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