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Unformatted text preview: 1 Exam III Wednesday in Class Office hours: today 12:30 – 1:30 tomorrow 10:00 - 12:00 5:00 – 5:30 E-mail to make other arrangements Soil Taxonomy and Taxonomic Names Soil Orders in Florida Soil Orders in Florida •Entisols – little development, usually A-C horizons, ochric epipedon •Inceptisols – A little more development, Bw horizons, ochric, umbric epipedon •Alfisols – Argillic/Kandic horizon (Bt) less than 2 m, base saturation is > 35% •Ultisols – Argillic/Kandic horizon (Bt) less than 2 m, base saturation is < 35% •Mollisols – Mollic epipedon, dark, high organic matter •Spodosols – Spodic horizon (Bh), illuvial O.M., ochric, umbric epipedon •Histosols – Organic soil, histic epipedon 2 Soil Orders Soil Orders Entisols Histosols Inceptisols Andisols Gelisols Aridisols Vertisols Alfisols Mollisols Ultisols Spodosols Oxisols slight Strong Weathering and development The Florida state soil is a spodosol: Myakka fine sand Spodosols 8.4 million acres Entisols 7.5 Ultisols 6.9 Alfisols 4.6 Histisols 4.04....
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This note was uploaded on 07/31/2011 for the course SOS 3022 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '08