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Meaning of pedocal



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Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez

pedocal
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It is a term that is deprecated in the classification of soils. In geology is a kind of soils rich in calcium carbonate (lime), hence its name Pedon or edafos means soil, ground, stratum, and lime is calcium. It has very little organic layer, so the horizon is very thin.

  



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Pedocal: Subdivision of the zonal soil order.

  











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