grey-brown podzolic

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A soil-*profile term describing eluviated (see eluviation), freely draining soils that have a distinctive clay-enriched B horizon. The soil develops under temperate woodlands which have a moderate rainfall, and forms good pasture-land after deforestation. The term is obsolete under the USDA Soil Taxonomy. See also Alfisols.

Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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