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A black or dark brown soil formed from volcanic material, with an A horizon rich in organic material.
- ‘The analysis of metal fluxes in the soil, using in situ zero-tension lysimeters, showed that this andosol currently accumulates metal elements.’
- ‘Pots were filled with soil (Humic haplic andosol) of high P-fixing capacity that had been collected from two fields.’
- ‘However, a strong relation between AEM-P and the organic matter content of the andosols emerged.’
- ‘The shallow soils (andisol) are derived from fluvial gravel overlain by multiple Holocene volcanic ash deposits and aeolian dust.’
- ‘A Santa Bárbara andisol that has been under different conservation noninversion systems for several years was evaluated to assess the effect of various soil uses on soil organic matter composition and stability.’
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