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TEXTURAL TRIANGLE [1 record]

Record 1 2015-02-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Soil Science
CONT

Commonly used soil texture triangles which may be used to locate the texture class of a given soil sample, if its proportions of sand, silt, and clay are known .... The upper triangle is divided into texture classes to suit mechanical analysis by the American (USDA) system, and the lower one is for the international particle size range.

OBS

With this texture triangle one can determine the textural class of a soil from its percentages of sand, silt, and clay.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Science du sol
DEF

Graphique triangulaire permettant de déterminer la classe texturale d'un sol par report des valeurs des différentes fractions de la terre fine sur les côtés du triangle.

Spanish

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