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Alisols


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A reference soil group in the soil classification scheme used by the FAO. Alisols have an argic B horizon (see argic horizon) with a cation-exchange capacity of more than 24 cmolc/kg clay and a base saturation of less than 50% within 100cm of the soil surface. Alisols have a high concentration of aluminium.

Subjects: Biological Sciences — Earth Sciences and Geography.


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