soils lab report

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The coarse texture of backyard soil drained water faster. potting soil was the slowest water drainer because instead of draining it absorbs. Soil texture and structure greatly influence water infiltration, permeability, and water holding capacity.

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soils lab reportLab: Investigating SoilsObservations/DataRecord the observations and/or data you collected here.Describe the color, feel, and appearance of each soil sample. Sample 1: Play ground sand: khaki colored, feels rough, has more sand than rocks.Sample 2: Potting soil: black/brown-ish colored, feels some what soft, has little pieces of bark (woody stem, branches, and roots of plants.)Sample 3: Backyard soil: Orange-red, feels lumpy, muddy look alike.What is the texture of each soil sample?Sample 1: coarse texture because the aggregates are larger hence drains fetterSamp

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