Oxisols

Authored by: Friedrich H. Beinroth , Hari Eswaran , Goro Uehara , Christopher W. Smith , Paul F. Reich

Handbook of Soil Sciences Properties and Processes

Print publication date:  November  2011
Online publication date:  November  2011

Print ISBN: 9781439803059
eBook ISBN: 9781439803066
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b11267-68

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Abstract

The deep, red and highly weathered soils of the tropics have long fascinated pedologists, particularly those from the temperate region. The uniqueness of these soils lies not only in their properties, but also in their geographic distribution being confined almost exclusively to the tropics. As this account is intentionally concise, ample references are provided for those seeking additional or more detailed information.

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