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oxisol

Saltos de línea: oxi¦sol
Pronunciación: /ˈɒksɪsɒl
 
/

Definición de oxisol en inglés:

sustantivo

Soil Science
A soil of an order comprising stable, highly weathered, tropical mineral soils with highly oxidized subsurface horizons.
Example sentences
  • Very thick root mats inside forest litter have been described in undisturbed tropical forests growing on atypical soils such as giant podzols, but less dramatic root mats can be found beneath forests on more typical oxisols and ultisols.
  • The soil of the study site is a distrophic oxisol on a flat topography.

Origen

1960s: from oxic + -sol.

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