Origin and classification of Kainui silt loam: update on the leopard that changed its spots
Lowe, D. J. (2019). Origin and classification of Kainui silt loam: update on the leopard that changed its spots. New Zealand Soil News, 61(1), 75–85.
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Key points about the Kainui silt loam are many, perhaps the critical one being the need to appreciate that soil stratigraphy – the interplay between geological deposition, soil formation, buried soils, and their chronological relationships, sometimes called pedostratigraphy ‒ is central to understanding the soil’s genesis, character, and classification
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