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characteristics of silt loam soil - question

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characteristics of silt loam soil - question

Postby khai » Wed Feb 23, 2005 4:13 am

what are the general characteristics of silt loam soil?
does water holding capacity describe a particular soil type?

plz help me..

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Postby mith » Wed Feb 23, 2005 8:35 pm

I don't think the water holding ability defines it but rather the concentration of substances such as clay or organic material.
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Postby thank.darwin » Wed Feb 23, 2005 8:58 pm

Well it could? Does anyone else know...?
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Postby mith » Fri Feb 25, 2005 3:47 am

As I suspected, it depends on composition. The link below says that soil aggregation also is a factor to be considered.

http://cals.arizona.edu/pubs/garden/mg/ ... cipal.html
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