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Unformatted text preview: 2. Major problems of sandy soils a. Poor water retention b. Low fertility c. Tendency to be droughty (lack of H20) 3. Physical Properties a. Texture- size distribution of inorganic primary particles b. Structure- arrangement of primary particles into aggregates c. Consistence- behavior in response to manipulation of stress at a specified moisture content d. Color- organic matter, drainage, mineralogy e. Water Relations- infiltration, permeability, retention, percolation...
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course AGRO 301 taught by Professor Dr.tomhallmark during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '08