Daily Archives: February 4, 2012

Loess: Parent Material of world’s Prime Agricultural Soils

Loess  is an aeolian sediment formed by the accumulation of wind-blown silt, typically in the 20–50 micrometre size range, twenty percent or less clay and the balance equal parts sand and silt  that are loosely cemented by calcium carbonate. It … Continue reading

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