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soil texture
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The relative proportions of the three individual particle size classes (i.e., sand, silt and clay) in a soil.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/26740.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/26740
Broader Term
soil physical properties
Related Term
clay fraction
sand fraction
sediment texture
silt fraction
soil structure
textural soil types
Spanish
textura del suelo
Term Number
26740