Soil Sterilant

Business / Agriculture / Soil Sterilant: A chemical that temporarily or permanently prevents the growth of all plants and animals, depending on the chemical. Soil sterilants must be registered as pesticides.

Other Words for Soil

Soil Verb Synonyms: dirty, stain, begrime, muddy, smear, spot
Soil Adjective Synonyms: earth, loam, dirt, ground, turf, humus, clay
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Soil Quality (Health)

Business / Agriculture / Soil Quality (Health): Soil quality includes consideration of measures related to both productivity for crops and environmental factors. MORE

Soil Pipe

Business / Construction / Soil Pipe: A large pipe that carries liquid and solid wastes to a sewer or septic tank. MORE

Soil Moisture Zone

Business / Agriculture / Soil Moisture Zone: Depth of soil from which plant roots extract water. MORE

Soil Loss Tolerance (T Value)

Business / Agriculture / Soil Loss Tolerance (T Value): For a specific soil, the maximum average annual soil loss expressed as tons per acre per year that will permit current production levels to be maintained economically and indefinitely. T values range MORE

Soil Series

Business / Agriculture / Soil Series: A group of soils having horizons (or layers) similar in characteristics and arrangement in the soil profile, except for the texture of the surface portion. They are given proper names from place names MORE

Soil Solarization

Business / Agriculture / Soil Solarization: Fumigating and warming soil by covering it with black plastic. This is an alternative pest control technique being investigated as an alternative to the use of methyl bromide (a chemical fumigant used MORE

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