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Descriptor English: Oxisols
Descriptor Spanish: Oxisoles
Descriptor Portuguese: Latossolos
Descriptor French: Without translation
Tree number(s): SP4.036.084
Scope note: Soils of the tropical and subtropical regions. They have gentle slopes on surfaces of great age. They are mixtures of quartz, kaolin, free oxides, and organic matter. (http://soils.usda.gov/technical/classification/orders/oxisols.html)
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
EC economics
ST standards
DeCS ID: 59306
Unique ID: DDCS059306
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Date of Entry: 2020/05/13
Oxisols - Preferred
Concept UI FD00064903
Scope note Soils of the tropical and subtropical regions. They have gentle slopes on surfaces of great age. They are mixtures of quartz, kaolin, free oxides, and organic matter. (http://soils.usda.gov/technical/classification/orders/oxisols.html)
Preferred term Oxisols



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