latosol


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lat·o·sol

 (lăt′ə-sôl′, -sŏl′)
n.
Soil that is rich in iron, alumina, or silica and formed in tropical woodlands with great humidity and high temperatures.

[lat(erite) + -sol, soil (from Latin solum).]

latosol

(ˈlætəˌsɒl)
n
(Geological Science) a type of deep, reddish-brown, well-drained soil found in tropical zones, for example under rainforests, containing iron oxides
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Critical moisture content and maximum dry bulk density in response to soil management systems in a dusky red latosol.
The soil where the experiment was conducted is classified as dystrophic Red Latosol (Jacomine, 2009), with clayey texture, bulk density of 1.
Castro Filho C, Lourenf o A, Guimaraes MF, Fonseca ICB (2002) Aggregate stability under different soil management systems in a red latosol in the state of Parana, Brazil.
The soil is a dystrophic Red Latosol, with clay texture, evergreen cerrado (Brazilian savannah) with a flat relief (Silva et al.
Soil has a clay texture, classified as Eutroferric Red latosol (Embrapa, 2006).
9186944[degrees]W, at 943 m, with dystrophic red yellow latosol of sandy texture); 2) pasture, formerly Cerrado vegetation (16.
The observations were conducted on plants growing on red latosol soils in a grassland area near the "Curral de Pedras" (20.
TABLE 3: Average values of height (H), collar diameter (DC), dry weight of the aerial part (MSPA), root dry weight (MSR), total dry weight (MST), relationship height/collar diameter (RHDC), relationship height/aerial part dry weight (RHMSPA), relationship aerial part dry weigh/root dry weight (RMSPAMSR) and Dickson Quality Index (IQD) for 'vinhatico' seedlings grown in Red Yellow Latosol after application of K and S at 150 days after being sown.