b-horizon definition

  • noun:
    • that layer of earth in a well-developed soil lying immediately below the A-horizon, and which contains build up of natural matter leached from area grounds.
    • instantly underneath the A-horizon; contains build up of natural matter leached from area soils
    • that level of earth in a well-developed earth lying straight away below the A-horizon, and containing build up of organic matter leached from surface soils.
    • instantly underneath the A-horizon; contains build up of organic matter leached from surface grounds

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