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  1. Loam is a mixture of sand, silt and clay.
  2. Loam is also used for the construction of houses. (Web site)
  3. Loam is a textural class of soil.
  4. Loam is an ideal material for this purpose. (Web site)
  5. Loam - A loam breaks into crumbs but will tend to stick together.


  1. Definition of loam in the Online Dictionary.
  2. TYPICAL PEDON: San Joaquin loam - on east facing complex slope of 1 percent in a vineyard at elevation of 40 feet. (Web site)
  3. Loam soil is ideal for growing crops because it retains nutrients well and retains water while still allowing the water to flow freely. (Web site)
  4. The loam textures have the highest plant available water.
  5. Loam soils have the ideal mixture of different size soil particles. (Web site)

Silty Clay

  1. Ponded infiltration rates (single-ring infiltrometer) of clay loam soil in 1997 and 1998 under dryland and irrigation after 24 yr of manure application.
  2. Sharpsburg silty clay loam, 2-5 percent slopes.
  3. Surface soil texture ranges from silt loam to silty clay loam.
  4. The heat-pulse method was evaluated in the laboratory on three soils: a sand, a silt loam, and a silty clay loam.

Sandy Loam

  1. Very fine sandy loam, loam, silt loam, or silt. (Web site)
  2. Its preferred habitat is moist but well-drained sandy loam, loam, or silt loam soil, mixed with other hardwoods .
  3. The soil texture is predominately sandy loam.
  4. The corresponding values for the sandy loam soil were 8.0, 2.7, and 5.2 mL cm -2, for PPS, SCL, and FD, respectively. (Web site)
  5. The SCL started to collect leachate in the soils after 50 min, and ceased after 120 min in sandy loam soil and 180 min in silt loam soil.

Silt Loam

  1. The Red River in Mississippi carries sediment eroded from extensive reddish soils like Port Silt Loam in Oklahoma.
  2. Transcripts of the Antigo Silt Loam song, and other songs and comments by Francis Hole are available here.
  3. Muscatune silt loam under an average level of management was assigned a PI of 130. (Web site)
  4. Soils previously mapped as Downs silt loam in the southern region will be renamed as Downsouth silt loam. (Web site)
  5. Included with this soil in mapping are small areas of Joy silt loam, 0 to 4 % slopes, Troxel silt loam, 0 to 3 % slopes. (Web site)

Clay Loam

  1. Clay loam: Clay loam is a fine textured soil which usually breaks into clods or lumps that are hard when dry. (Web site)
  2. Another station situated on this soil series is 25 (4168-SCS). Station 14 (2516-SCS), identified as Clime silty clay loam. (Web site)
  3. Thus, results show that the effects of complete stover removal on crust strength of a glaciated clay loam may be slower than under unglaciated silt loam.

Granular Structure

  1. Ah 10 cm of black silt loam with granular structure. (Web site)
  2. Ah 20 cm of very dark brown clay loam with granular structure. (Web site)


  1. Upper subsoil upper is brown loam, lower subsoil is brown clay. (Web site)
  2. C 50 cm of grayish brown stratified silt loam. (Web site)
  3. Bm 65 cm of dark brown gravelly sandy loam, friable with blocky structure. (Web site)
  4. The site is located at the Lethbridge Research Centre on a well-drained, Dark Brown Chernozemic clay loam soil (Typic Haploboroll).

Soil Type

  1. The ratio of these sizes determines soil type: clay, loam, clay-loam, silt-loam, and so on.
  2. Gardens have one or a combination of soil types, including clay, silt, loam, sandy loam, sand, gravel, and rock.
  3. Soil types included clayey gley soil, clay loam, silt loam, silt loam over gravels, fine sandy loam, dune sand soil, pumice soil, and allophanic soil.
  4. Theprimary soil type in the area proposed for the MPL crude oil pipeline is a Cylinder loam, which formed in loamyalluvium overlying sand and gravel outwash.

Surface Layer

  1. Soil profile Surface layer is brown loam.
  2. In a representative profile the surface layer is silt loam about 13 inches thick. (Web site)


  1. Sandy Loam - A sandy loam sticks together more than a loamy sand but can be easily broken.
  2. The Xerolls had a loamy or silty loam texture, a slightly or moderately alkaline pH and a base saturation of 100%.
  3. The core of the bank is formed by limestone, which is covered by Quaternary deposits of loamy sand and sandy clay loam textures.

Sandy Clay

  1. A red clay loam layer above the hardpan was recognized. (Web site)
  2. More fertile than sandy soils, loam is not sti.
  3. SCL Sandy Clay Loam 20-35% clay, less than 28% silt, and 45% or more sand. (Web site)
  4. Sandy Clay - A sandy clay is like a clay but sand grains can be felt (and heard - see Sandy Loam).
  5. The soils are well drained Oxisols (Kaolinitic, isohyperthermic Typic Haplustox) of clay loam texture ( Table 1).


  1. The reworked loess is underlain by sandy loam glacial till.
  2. Calcareous sandy loam till is at a depth of 38 inches. (Web site)
  3. These soils formed in 40 to 60 inches of silty sediment and the underlying sandy loam till. (Web site)
  4. Plano silt loam, 6 to 12 % slopes, eroded (PnC2): This soil is on rises and the sides of ridges on the till plain. (Web site)
  5. Plano silt loam, 0 to 2 % slopes (PnA): Large, irregularly shaped areas of this soil are in broad slight depressions in the till plain. (Web site)


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