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consistence (consistency) The resistance of soil to physical impact such as ploughing, digging, or handling. It is controlled by the degree of adhesion between soil particles. It is described when dry as loose, soft, or hard, when moist as loose, friable, or firm, and when wet as sticky, or plastic.

consistence

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consistence (consistency) The resistance of soil to physical impact such as ploughing, digging, or handling. It is controlled by the degree of adhesion between soil particles. It is described when dry as loose, soft, or hard, when moist as loose, friable, or firm, and when wet as sticky, or plastic.

consistence

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consistence(consistency) The resistance of soil to physical impact such as ploughing, digging, or handling. It is controlled by the degree of adhesion between soil particles. It is described when dry as loose, soft, or hard, when moist as loose, friable, or firm, and when wet as sticky or plastic.

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