sombric horizon

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A subsurface soil horizon of well drained, mineral, tropical and subtropical soils into which humus has leached downwards. Base saturation is less than 50 per cent. It is a diagnostic horizon.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

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