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  • noun Plural form of oxisol.


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  • Triticales show high yields in acid soils (with high soluble aluminum) such as oxisols and ultisols and on phosphorus-binding soils such as andosols.

    3 Triticale Today

  • The soils are generally nutrient-poor oxisols and ultisols and have high aluminum and iron content.

    Solimões-Japurá moist forest

  • Ultisols and oxisols, found widely in the states of Lara and Falcón, are soils of low fertility, although the quality of the soils has not deterred agriculture in the area.

    Lara-Falcón dry forests

  • Some oxisols and vertisols are also found in the east.

    East Sudanian savanna

  • Many oxisols contain laterite layers because of a seasonally fluctuating water table.


  • The profiles of oxisols contain mixtures of quartz, kaolin clay, iron and aluminum oxides, and organic matter.


  • The majority of the soils in the central part and eastern patches are ultisols, the western arms of the ecoregion consist of entisols and oxisols in the Serras.

    Mato Grosso tropical dry forests

  • The soils are either highly weathered lateritic clays (oxisols or ultisols) or very young inceptisols.

    Marianas tropical dry forests

  • In most places a thick layer of heavily leached red oxisols overlies the bedrock.

    Northwestern Congolian lowland forests

  • Alluvial deposits sometimes overlay and mix with these oxisols on the surface layer.

    Northwestern Congolian lowland forests


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