Inceptisols

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Inceptisols An order of mineral soils that have one or more horizons in which mineral materials have been weathered or removed. Inceptisols are in the early stages of forming visible horizons, and are only beginning the development of a distinctive soil profile. The term embraces brown earths.

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Inceptisols An order of mineral soils that have one or more horizons in which mineral materials have been weathered or removed. Inceptisols are in the early stages of forming visible horizons, and are only beginning the development of a distinctive soil profile. The term embraces brown earths.

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Inceptisols An order of mineral soils that have one or more soil horizons in which mineral materials have been weathered or removed. Inceptisols are in the early stages of forming visible horizons, and are only beginning the development of a distinctive soil profile. The term embraces brown earths.