Aquods

What is Aquods?

Aquods meaning in Soil Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
Spodosols that are saturated with water for periods long enough to limit their use for most crops other than pasture or woodland unless they are artificially drained. Aquods may have a histic epipedon, an albic horizon that is mottled or contains a duripan, or mottling or gray colors within or immediately below the spodic horizon. (A suborder in the U.S. system of soil taxonomy.)

 

reference: Soil Science Society of America

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