Two Lowland Tropical Spodosols from the Fiji Islands: First Report from Small Islands1

@inproceedings{Leslie2015TwoLT,
  title={Two Lowland Tropical Spodosols from the Fiji Islands: First Report from Small Islands1},
  author={David M. Leslie and Philomena Gangaiya and Robert John Morrison},
  year={2015}
}
Abstract: Spodosols, one of the major orders of soils in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Taxonomy, are believed to be formed by down-profile movement of colloidal humic materials complexed with aluminum and iron. Conditions favoring formation of these soils are normally cool and humid climates, but some tropical Spodosols have been observed in continental and island situations, mainly at higher elevations. Here we report on observation of two Spodosols at low elevations in Fiji, the… CONTINUE READING

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