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Definition of Calcareous soil

Calcareous soil Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Soil Glossary - Mani
A soil that contains enough calcium carbonate so that it effervesces when treated with hydrochloric acid.
Agricultural Glossary/yigini2004
: A soil that contains enough calcium carbonate so that it effervesces when treated with hydrochloric acid.
Soil containing sufficient free CaCO3 and other carbonates to effervesce visibly or audibly when treated with cold 0.1M HCl.
Calcareous soil Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Calcareous is an adjective meaning mostly or partly composed of calcium carbonate, in other words, containing lime or being chalky. The term is used in a wide variety of scientific disciplines.

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