Soil

Soil

Question Answer
Soil A mixture of rock fragments organic material water and air that can support vegetation
Parent rock Is the source of the mineral fragments
Bedrock The layer of unweathered rock beneath the soil
Residual soil
Transported soil
Soil that remains above its parent rocks
Soil cancan be blown or washed away from its parent rock
Soil texture Is the quality that is based on the proportions of soil particles
Soil structure Is the arrangement of soil particles
Humus Which is a organic material formed in soil from the decayed remains of plants and animals
Horizon A This horizon consists of the topsoil
Horizon B This horizon experiences intense leaching of nutrients
Horizon C This horizon is made of partially weathered bedrock
Leaching The removal of substance that can be dissolved from rock ore
Litter

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