Meaning of ALFISOL in English


/al"feuh sawl', -sol'/ , n.

a fertile soil of humid regions that occurs worldwide, esp. where native broadleaf forests were established, and is highly productive for agriculture.

[ 1970-75; alf- (according to the U.S. Soil Conservation Service, initiator of the term, a "meaningless syllable") + -I- + -SOL ]

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