Soil - making them available to animals and people Soil is...

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Soil: an interface in the Earth system ? Regolith is a thin layer of rock fragments, sand and clay ? Soil is the upper layer of regolith that supports plants ? All life on Earth is dependent upon soil ? Plants are responsible for assimilating elements from soil and
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Unformatted text preview: making them available to animals and people Soil is a combination of mineral and organic matter, water, and air – that portion of the regolith (rock and mineral fragments) that supports the growth of plants...
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This document was uploaded on 11/01/2011 for the course ESC 2070 at FAU.

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