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Parent material - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Parent material is the underlying geological material (generally bedrock or a superficial or drift deposit) in which soil horizons form. Soils typically inherit a ...

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The term "parent material" is generic and it refers to any type of substance or material which undergoes some process to produce another material.

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Soils - Soil Forming Factors: Parent Material, Climate and ...

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Soil Systems. Factors Affecting Soil Development. Soil research has shown that soil profiles are influenced by five separate, yet interacting, factors: parent ...

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The soil-forming factors of parent material and topography are largely site-related (attributes of the terrain), whereas those of climate and organisms are largely ...

Indiana Soils - Parent Material - Purdue Agriculture

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Definition. Parent material is the geologic material from which soil horizons form. There are seven variations of parent material. Weathered Bedrock, Till, Outwash ...

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Parent material, from which soil develops, comes from many different sources. This is due to the fact that parent material is not static. Soils form in parent ...

PARENT MATERIAL - Information Technology Services

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A. Morphology . Horizonation. soil horizon - A layer of soil or soil material approximately parallel to the land surface and differing from adjacent genetically ...

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parent material. The original material from which the soil profile has developed through pedogenesis, usually to be found at the base of the profile as weathered but ...