B horizon

NOUN
  1. immediately below the A-horizon; contains deposits of organic matter leached from surface soils
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How To Use B horizon In A Sentence

  • The B horizon, commonly referred to as subsoil, accumulates material washed out of the A horizon, such as clay, salts, and iron. 5. How plants live and grow
  • The B horizon may be colored by oxides of iron and aluminum or by calcium carbonate illuviated from the A horizon. Soil
  • The B horizon is a mineral soil layer which is strongly influenced by illuviation. Soil
  • The most distinguishing characteristics of this soil type are the illuviation of clay in the B horizon, moderate to high concentrations of base cations, and light-colored surface horizons. Soil
  • Common characteristics of recognition include immature development of eluviation in the A horizon and illuviation in the B horizon, and evidence of the beginning of weathering processes on parent material sediments. Soil
  • Its main identifying traits are a poorly decomposed organic layer, an eluviated A horizon, and a B horizon with illuviated organic matter, aluminum, and iron. Soil
  • Common characteristics of recognition include immature development of eluviation in the A horizon and illuviation in the B horizon, and evidence of the beginning of weathering processes on parent material sediments. Soil
  • The results show that vertical stress is equal to overburden stress at shallow level. Maximum principal stress is sub horizontal stress in the NE direction.
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