A Critical Evaluation Of the Placement Of the Andepts of kenya According To The proposed key For Andisols

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1984
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Kenya Soil Survey
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Kenya Soil Survey
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The bulk of the Andepts in Kenya occur within close proximity of the Rift Valley where there has been a lot of volcanic activity. They are also found around Mount Kenya, the Aberdares, Nyambeni and the Chyulu range. They are found in a wide range of altitude ranging; from 116O rooters in the chyulu range to 3300 meters in the Mount ):Kenya area.parent materials are varied but are dominated by volcanic ash. Andepts in Kenya ure found in udic and ustic moisture regimes and in soil temperature regimes ranging from cryic to isohyperthermic.
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