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crumb structure


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A type of soil structure in which the structural units or peds have a spheroidal or crumb shape. Crumb structure is often found in more porous than granular organo-mineral surface soil horizons, and provides optimal pore space for soil fertility.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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