The Classification of “Paddy Soils” as Related to Soil Taxonomy

  • F. R. Moormann

Abstract

Paddy soils connotes a class of soils, occurring in land that is used for the growing of rice and of which the surface is submerged during all or part of the growing season. As has been pointed out by various authors, the term “paddy soil” is a generic name used in connection with a specific land utilization type. The common pedological denominator among the various paddy soils resides in their soil moisture regime: paddy soil are hydromorphic either naturally, or artificially or both.

Keywords

Clay Permeability Migration Manganese Acid Sulphate 

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© Science Press, Beijing and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. R. Moormann
    • 1
  1. 1.Soil Science Dept.State University of UtrechtNetherlands

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