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|Title:||The Brazilian classification of latosols.|
|Authors:||CAMARGO, M. N.|
JACOMINE, P. K. T.
CARVALHO, A. P. de
LARACH, J. O. I.
|Affiliation:||MARCELO NUNES CAMARGO, CNPS; PAULO KLINGER TITO JACOMINE, CNPS; AMERICO PEREIRA DE CARVALHO, CNPS; JORGE OLMOS ITURRI LARACH, CNPS.|
|Citation:||In: INTERNATIONAL SOIL CLASSIFICATION WORKSHOP, 8., 1986, Rio de Janeiro. Classification, characterization and utilization of oxisols: proceedings. Rio de Janeiro: EMBRAPA-SNLCS: USDA-SMSS: University of Puerto Rico, 1988. pt. 1, p. 190-199.|
|Description:||Effective soil surveys in Brazil started in the 1950s. The extensive territory, the scarcity of soil scientists, and the urgent need for soil resources information directed at agricultural development led to opting for small scale, low intensity reconnaissance surveys. The need then arose for soil classification at relatively high categorical levels. The reference base adopted, and later adapted, was the great group and suborder levels of the then official Soil COnservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (SCS/USDA) system (Baldwin, Kellogg, and Thorp 1938) and added modifications (Thorp and Smith 1949). The noun latosols, applied to a grouping of tropical soils, has been inherited from a subsequent attempt toward modification of the SCS system ...|
|Thesagro:||Classificação do Solo|
|NAL Thesaurus:||Soil classification|
|Type of Material:||Anais e Proceedings de eventos|
|Appears in Collections:||Artigo em anais de congresso (CNPS)|
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