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Indentification and use of subtypes of the argillic horizon

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Red Soils: 159-166

Indentification and use of subtypes of the argillic horizon

The definition of the argillic horizon, on the basis of clay increase and presence of coatings of oriented clay, and its use at the highest level of soil classification, has given rise to much debate.

Accession: 001615536

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