Definition of Spodosol

1. Noun. (geology) A type of soil that has a spodic horizon; includes most podsols ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spodosol

1. an acidic forest soil [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spodosol

spod
spoddy
spodes
spodic
spodic horizon
spodiosite
spodium
spodiums
spodogenous
spodogram
spodography
spodomancy
spodomantic
spodophorous
spodoptera
spodosol (current term)
spodosols
spods
spodumene
spodumenes
spoffish
spoffy
spoil
spoil-sport
spoil-sports
spoil five
spoil heap
spoil the ship for a hap'orth of tar
spoilable
spoilables

Literary usage of Spodosol

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1. Organic Matter and Rice by Stephen Banta, Corazon V. Mendoza, International Rice Research Institute (1984)
"From CPMAS 13C-NMR data, Hatcher et al (1981) estimated the aromaticity in the Armadale spodosol (Prince Edward Island) to be 25%, whereas that for a North ..."

2. Phosphorus Requirements for Sustainable Agriculture in Asia and Oceania by International Rice Research Institute (1990)
"Haynes RJ (1983) Effect of lime and phosphate applications on the adsorption of phosphate, sulphate and molybdate by a spodosol. Soil Sci. 135:221-227. ..."

3. Air Quality Criteria for Oxides of Nitrogenby Dennis J. Kotchmar by Dennis J. Kotchmar (1996)
"Pastor, J.; Bockheim, JG (1984) Distribution and cycling of nutrients in an aspen-mixed-hardwood-spodosol . ecosystem in northern Wisconsin. ..."

4. Wetland Soils: Characterization, Classification, and Utilization by International Rice Research Institute, Philippines Bureau of Soils (1985)
"Probably the groundwater flow in the spodosol area is high enough to cause removal of the leachates. Some enrichment of the subsoil with organic matter is ..."

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