Jusop, Shamsuddin and Tessens, Eddy (1985) Some T 2 Terrace Soils of Peninsular Malaysia: II. Mineralogy and Physico-chemical Characteristics*. Pertanika, 8 (2). pp. 159-158.
The amount of gibbsite in the clay fraction of T 2 terrace so£ls appears to increase with the increase of sand content and with the improvement of drainage conditions. Kaolinite is the main mineral £n the clay fraction of so£ls. The imperfectly and poorly drained ones may also contain some mica, chlorite, mixed layers and feldspar. Anatase accumulates in the silt fraction of the well rjrained soils. The dominance of 1:1 clay minerals and/or sesquioxides is reflected £n the£r physico-chemical properties. Apparent CEC decreases with a decrease £n silt/clay ration. WDC/clay % appears to decrease with an increase in A l and/or organic matter. The ratio also decreases as the pH approaches pHo'
|Keyword:||Mineralogy, gibbsite, water dispersible clay, water retention|
|Faculty or Institute:||Faculty of Agriculture|
|Deposited By:||Nur Izzati Mohd Zaki|
|Deposited On:||16 Nov 2009 01:42|
|Last Modified:||27 May 2013 07:01|
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