Influence of Parent Materials on the Soils

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1983
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Akamigbo, F.O.R.
Asadu, C.I.A.
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Ahn (1970) and Young (1976) defined parent materials as any material in which a soil develops and a soil profile begins to form. Clarke (1961) defined it as the unconsolidated mineral mass from which the soil itself has been made and referred to as the C-horizon.
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East African Agricultural And Forestry Journal, 48 (1-4), p. 81-91