podsol


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pod·zol

 (pŏd′zôl′) also pod·sol (-sôl′)
n.
A leached soil formed mainly in cool, humid climates.

[Russian : pod, under; see ped- in Indo-European roots + zola, ashes; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

pod·zol′ic adj.
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Noun1.podsol - a soil that develops in temperate to cold moist climates under coniferous or heath vegetationpodsol - a soil that develops in temperate to cold moist climates under coniferous or heath vegetation; an organic mat over a grey leached layer
dirt, soil - the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
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Stickel, "Physical Characteristics and Silvicultural Importance of Podsol Soil," Ecology 2 (1928): 176-87; Ralph de Soo, "Die Vegetation und die Entstehung der Ungarischen Puszta," Journal of Ecology 17, 2 (1929): 348; Louis A.
These forests are scattered throughout the central and eastern Amazon basin, where podsol or spodosol soils are found.
Andersson S, Valeur I, Nilsson I (1994) Influence of lime on soil respiration, leaching of DOC, and C/S relationships in the mor humus of a haplic podsol.
La formacion de un podsol entre esta y la segunda obra defensiva parece indicar un lapso de tiempo no inferior a un siglo para su ereccion (Arias et al.