Eurasian Soil Science

, Volume 39, Issue 9, pp 931–937 | Cite as

The influence of relief on the humus content in chernozems

  • A. B. Achasov
Genesis and Geography of Soils


Data on the influence of relief on the humus formation in chemozems are given. The insolation coefficient is proposed for the assessment of the solar energy distribution over the ground surface depending on the slope gradient and aspect. Specific features of the humus accumulation in soils on parent rocks different in texture are estimated using the proposed calculated coefficients.


EURASIAN Soil Science Slope Gradient Parent Rock Humus Content Slope Aspect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. B. Achasov
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  1. 1.National Agrarian UniversityKievUkraine

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