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A dark soil that develops under grass on limestone and chalk.

[Polish rędzina, of unknown origin.]


(Geological Science) a dark interzonal type of soil found in grassy or formerly grassy areas of moderate rainfall, esp on chalklands
[C20: from Polish]
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363 flooded the Talpiot Tomb with a slurry of rendzina soil and mud that left the space "chemically frozen in time.
Name AES FES AES GES 1 Rendzina 29-33a2) IV-V VI-VIII IX 2 Brown soils 57-58d I-II V VIII 3 Pseudopodzolic 50-51/53c/c I V VIII-IX soils 4 Gley-podzols 18-20/29a/b V IX-X X Soil group Environment protection ability No.
Its geological history belongs to Mesozoic era and the main soil type is Lithosol and Rendzina.
Besides that, in order to completely copy the Estonian soil classification's lithologo-genetical scalar (from rendzina to podzols) into the HC forming scalar (from mull to mor), transitional HC types were used.
Soils in the study area are dominated by Rendzina, Eutric Cambisol, Orthic Luvisols, and Eutric Regosols (Sarmadian and Jafari 2001).
The Rendzina type soil (dark, grayish-brown, humus-rich, shallow soil over limestone that has calcareous topsoil) supports a semi-deciduous tropical rain forest characterized by the presence of Cecropia peltata L.
The dominant soil types are purple, rendzina and yellow alluvial soil.
Beech trees prefer karst, with the soil types rendzina and cambisol, which is mostly found on the Swabian Alb, where most NE cases occurred.
Marly chalk is a common rock type; it has a high moisture-holding capacity and is covered with Light Rendzina soil.
recharge 6 6 6 1 Rendzina PAWC 71 71 71 1 Max recharge 66 66 66 1 Lithosol PAWC 20 60 40 2 Max.
caerulea communities occurred on shallow mineral soils, less frequently on peaty soils, rarely on rendzina soils with gravelly dolomite admixture.