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Soil Science 100 Name_________________ ID ___________________ Fall 2009 Lab___________________ Homework 2 Value 10 points Due Wednesday, October 7 Answer questions 1, 2 and 3 in the text (page 44 and reproduced below), and questions 4 and 5 below. 1. (2 points) What is clay? 2. (2 points) Why are clay minerals important to soils and to us? 3. (2 points) What is isomorphous substitution?
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Unformatted text preview: 4. (2 points) What properties define/characterize each horizon from your adopted soil? 5. (2 points) Using the texture triangle on page 19 of the text determine the texture class names for the following particle size data. Soil Sand Silt Clay Texture Class Name ID (%) a 65 25 10 b 38 40 22 c 26 41 33 d 15 65 20 e 31 21 48 f 57 12 31...
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