Within a soil profile, a set of related soil horizons that share the same cycle of pedogenic processes.

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  • Solum — and soils are not synonymous. Some soils include layers that are not affected by soil formation. These layers are not part of the solum. The number of genetic horizons ranges from one to many. A surface layer that is 10 cm thick overlying bedrock …   Wikipedia

  • şolum — şolúm, şolúmi, s.m. (reg.) persoană şchioapă; şchiop. Trimis de blaurb, 14.02.2007. Sursa: DAR …   Dicționar Român

  • solum — Latin, “ground, soil,” of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • solum — [sō′ləm] n. pl. solums or sola [sō′lə] [ModL < L, base, soil] the altered soil or material overlying the parent material, often including the A horizon and the B horizon …   English World dictionary

  • Solum — Profil de sol Les différents horizons d un profil de sol Le profil de sol est l ensemble des horizons d un sol donné ; chaque horizon étant une couche repérable et distincte de ce sol. On parle aussi de solum ou des horizons du sol. Ces… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Solum — Das Solum (lat. Boden) ist ein Begriff aus der Bodenkunde und bezeichnet einen Bodenkörper ohne die Streuschicht (L) und das Ausgangsgestein (C) mit einzubeziehen. Werden diese mit einbezogen, spricht man vom Pedon. Literatur Blum, Winfried E.H.; …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • solum — so̱lum [lat.]: Adverb mit der Bedeutung „nur, ausschließlich“; z. B. in der Fügung ↑Albinismus solum bulbi …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • solum — /ˈsoʊləm/ (say sohluhm) noun (plural solums or sola / la/) the upper layers of a soil profile in which topsoil formation occurs in response to climate and vegetation. {New Latin, from Latin solum ground} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • solum — noun (plural sola or solums) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, ground, soil Date: 1928 the altered layer of soil above the parent material that includes the A and B horizons …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • solum — /soh leuhm/, n., pl. sola / leuh/, solums. the upper part of the soil profile, which is influenced by plant roots; the A horizon and the B horizon. [1820 30; < L: base, bottom; see SOLE2] * * * …   Universalium

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