Kōrero: Soils

A Recent soil

A Recent soil

This soil has been undisturbed long enough to develop a clear topsoil horizon, but not long enough for any differentiation of the subsoil to occur. However, narrow bands of alluvium left by flooding at different times can be seen, especially in the lower depths. Recent soils are usually very fertile and can be used for a wide range of purposes, especially if they are deep and free-draining.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Hewitt, 'Soils - Young soils', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12315/a-recent-soil (accessed 24 January 2021)

He kōrero nā Allan Hewitt, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007