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- n. Plural form of spodosol.
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The principal soil types on which this ecoregion develops are quartziferous sands, pseudo-spodosols in the west and lateritic soils.
Most spodosols have little silicate clay and only small quantities of humus in their A horizon.
Moreover, it is reportedly showing remarkable promise in trial plots on the infertile white sands (spodosols) of Guyana, reaching an average height of around 12 m in 3 years.
(stabilized sand dunes, for instance), ultisols, spodosols, and hard and gravelly clays, as well as in humus loams of good quality.