Meaning of LOAM in English

LOAM

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

sandy

Depending on the proportions, clayey loams and sandy loams can be identified.

Though not difficult to grow, they are greedy and prefer a rich, well-drained sandy loam .

Till-covered plain Derived from gneisses, sandstones and conglomerates the extensive glacial tills in Lewis have sandy loam textures.

One example of a grower who has one is Paul Steer, farming 350ha of sandy / clay loam in North Lincs.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Coarse sand or gravel with peat or loam is suitable.

Cultivation: A layer of peat and gravel, or leaf-mould and coarse sand or loam should provide a good medium.

In the damaged quadrant three men raked stones from the freshly rolled loam .

It thrives on a muddy bottom, and therefore a base consisting of sand or loam should be provided.

Propagation is done by either dividing the rootstock with shoots or by planting seeds in a container of damp sand or loam .

The creek trickles pleasantly, carving away at the pale loam .

Therefore a mixture of clay or loam and coarse river sand is needed.

Though not difficult to grow, they are greedy and prefer a rich, well-drained sandy loam .

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