Encyclopedia of Soil Science

2008 Edition
| Editors: Ward Chesworth


Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-3995-9_113

A sequence of soils in which the dominant factor accounting for any physical, chemical and biological differences have been the local variation of climate under which the sequence has developed.


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