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  1. Vol. 44 No. 6, p. 1279-1281
    Received: Feb 5, 1980
    Accepted: June 23, 1980

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Description of Soils Having Disturbed or Discontinuous Horizons1

  1. R. F. Fisher and
  2. R. J. Miller2



The highly disturbed and discontinuous horizons of many podzolic soils make them difficult to describe, classify, and identify in the field. A method of differentiating such soils was used on three map units in Southern Ontario. The method required some modification because it failed to use discontinuity as a variable. The use of a disturbance index and a discontinuity index in describing soil series and map units with highly disturbed and/or discontinuous horizons is suggested.

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