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residual soil


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n residual soil the soil that is remaining after the soluble elements have been dissolved
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In literature:

The soil generally was a residual red or brownish clay.
"In Indian Mexico (1908)" by Frederick Starr
It is not supported by river analyses, or by the chemical character of residual soils from sedimentary rocks.
"The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays" by J. (John) Joly
The organic matters which come from manures, or from the roots and other residues of crops, are the source of the carbonic acid of the soil.
"Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel" by Samuel William Johnson
The soil-nitrogen is only increased by means of the residue of crops.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
The weathering of a highly acid igneous rock with much quartz produces a residual soil with much quartz.
"The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith

In news:

Vyn said agronomists favor strip tillage because it allows for minimal soil mixing and residue incorporation while preparing fields for earlier seeding of spring crops, and it can be combined with fertilizer application.
Dry soil conditions are leading to increased herbicide persistence in soils, a condition growers should be aware of as they apply residual herbicides this fall.
In most fields, corn stalk residue remaining after grain harvest is incorporated into the soil with tillage or is left on the soil surface.
I always keep a can of Goof Off in my classroom to remove sticky tape residue and soil from laminated posters, banners, and such.
B├╝rstenhaus Redecker Pot Brushes are terrific for ridding your pots of any residual soil.
As a cover crop, it will take up 150-200 lbs residual N from the soil, adds White.
With soybean planting proceeding at a rapid pace, University of Illinois Extension weed specialist Aaron Hager said there's a great likelihood that fields were planted before soil- residual herbicides could be applied.
With soybean planting proceeding at a rapid pace, University of Illinois Extension Weed Specialist Aaron Hager says there's a great likelihood that fields were planted before soil- residual herbicides could be applied.
The primary purpose of the rinse process is to remove soils introduced during cleaning, primarily residual cleaning agent.
Formulated to improve the performance of pre-spray and rinse away soil and detergents, it then encapsulates remaining residue into a brittle crystal that subsequently fractures away to leave a clean fiber, according to the company.
A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service soil fertility expert advised beef producers to get a soil test as residual nutrients from previous fertilizer applications may still be in reserve.
The most recent soil data from Emmetsburg, Iowa continues to demonstrate that harvesting crop residue can be a responsible part of good farm management.
The drought not only reduced the effectiveness of soil-residual herbicides, but the lack of rainfall also slowed the rate of herbicide degradation.
Cut, size, and bury residue, penetrate the soil, and level the field, all in one pass with the new John Deere 2720 Disk Ripper.
The soil under the residue is saturated.