planosol


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planosol

(ˈpleɪnəˌsɒl)
n
(Physical Geography) a type of intrazonal soil of humid or subhumid uplands having a strongly leached upper layer overlying a clay hardpan
[C20: from Latin plano- + solum soil]
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There are 27 soil types, among them are different classes of cambisols, fluvisols, and solonchaks, as well as eutric planosol, calcareous phaeozem, calcareous vertisol, calcareous regosol and humic gleisol (INEGI 2012).
The vases were filled with sieved soil that was collected from the A1 horizon of a Haplic Eutrophic Planosol Solodi soil (EMBRAPA, 2006) in Pelotas.
Field trials were established oil mesotropic mottled subnatric brown Sodosols (Isbell 2002) (Hyposodic Planosol (IUSS Working Group 2007)) at two sites in Tasmania over two growing seasons.