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peat podzol

peat podzol A podzol soil profile distinguished by having a surface mor (peaty) humus up to a maximum thickness of 30 cm, and usually with an iron pan at the top of the B horizons. The term occurs in most of the classification systems derived originally from the work of V. V. Dokuchaev, published in 1886. It has been superseded by the USDA Soil Taxonomy, where podzols fall within the order Spodosols.

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peat podzol

peat podzol A podzol soil profile distinguished by having a surface mor (peaty) humus up to a maximum thickness of 30 cm, and usually with an iron pan at the top of the B horizons. The term occurs in most of the classification systems derived originally from the work of V. V.Dokuchaev, published in 1886. It has been superseded by the USDA Soil Taxonomy, where podzols fall within the order Spodosols.

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peat podzol

peat podzol Podzol soil profile distinguished by having a surface mor (peaty) humus up to a maximum thickness of 30 cm, and usually with an iron pan at the top of the B soil horizons. The term occurs in most of the classification systems derived originally from the work of V. V. Dokuchaev, published in 1886. It has been superseded and podzols now fall within the order Spodosols.

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