Latosols-Typical Soil

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A soil profile is a vertical section from the ground surface to the parent rock. 10 Points about Latosols or Lateritic Soils Latosols are soils rich in iron, alumina, or silica and are formed generally in wet woodlands under very humid climate and high temperatures.

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LatosolsWhat is a soil profile?-A soil profile is a vertical section from the ground surface to the parent rock.Diagram of Typical Soil Profile10 Points about Latosols or Lateritic SoilsLatosols are soils rich in iron, alumina, or silica and are formed generally in wet woodlands under very humid climate and high temperatures.Characteristics: Low Humus, Heavy Leaching, Short Nutrient Cycle, Red Colour, Can support very Rich Vegetation, May have A Brick -Like Surface Sometimes.Leaching is intense in this soil because of the very hot and wet climate hence only iron and aluminium com

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