solonetz

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EtymologyEdit

Russian солонец (solonec, salt marsh).

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solonetz (plural solonetzes)

 
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  1. (FAO soil classification) A type of soil with a so-called "natric horizon" within the upper metre of the soil profile and a subsoil with higher clay content than the upper horizon, the latter having more than 15% exchangeable sodium.

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Solonetz corresponds to sodium-rich aridisols and mollisols in US soil taxonomy.

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