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Soil types

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In terms of soil texture, soil type usually refers to the different sizes of mineral particles in a particular sample. Soil is made up in part of finely ground rock particles, grouped according to size as sand and silt in addition to clay and humus, organic material such as decomposed plant matter. (Wikipedia)

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Anthropogenic soils
Chemical soil types
Climatic soil types
Cultural soil types
Ecological soil types
Genetic soil types
Layered soils
Lithological soil types
Mineralogical soil types
Palaeosolic soil types
Physiographic soil types
Textural soil types
Soil chemistry

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