Acrisol


Acrisol

An acrisol is a type of soil as classified by the Food and Agriculture Organization. It is clay-rich, and is associated with humid, tropical climates, such as those found in Brazil, and often supports forested areas. [citebook|title=Chemistry of Variable Charge Soils |author=T. R. Yu|year= 1997|publisher=Oxford University Press|id=ISBN 0195097459|pages=36|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=70yqVLEn95QC&pg=PA36&ots=iDgjL3QwLT&dq=Acrisol&ie=ISO-8859-1&output=html&sig=jHEUUPtOyK4Z8Dvj5-lm9UZO61U]

The types of acrisol are:
*ACf Ferric Acrisols
*ACg Gleyic Acrisols
*ACh Haplic Acrisols
*ACp Plinthic Acrisols
*ACu Humic Acrisols

See also

*soil type

References

* [http://eco.wiz.uni-kassel.de/ecobas/help_docs/acrisols.html Acrisols]


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