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- noun A
soiltype, containing at all depths no more than ten percent weatherable minerals, and low cation exchange capacity. They are always red or yellowish and best known for their occurrence in tropical rain forest.
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Netera et al. (1992) showed considerable differences in growth characteristics between two lines of C. calothyrsus in a pot experiment on an infertile oxisol (pH 5 and aluminium saturation about 60%) from West Java.