Humusica 1, article 4: Terrestrial humus systems and forms ‒ Specific terms and diagnostic horizons

Augusto Zanella 1, * Jean-François Ponge 2 Bernard Jabiol 3 Giacomo Sartori 4 Eckart Kolb 5 Jean-Michel Gobat 6 Renée-Claire Le Bayon 7 Michaël Aubert 8 Rein De Waal 9 Bas Van Delft 9 Andrea Vacca 10 Gianluca Serra Silvia Chersich 11 Anna Andreetta 12 Nathalie Cools 13 Michael Englisch 14 Herbert Hager 15 Klaus Katzensteiner 15 Alain Brêthes 16 Cristina De Nicola 17 Anna Testi 17 Nicolas Bernier 18 Ulfert Graefe 19 Jérôme Juilleret 20 Damien Banas 21 Adriano Garlato 22 Silvia Obber 22 Paola Galvan 11 Roberto Zampedri 23 Lorenzo Frizzera 24 Mauro Tomasi Roberto Menardi 25 Fausto Fontanella 25 Carmen Filoso 25 Raffaella Dibona 25 Cristian Bolzonella 25 Diego Pizzeghello 25 Paolo Carletti 25 Roger Langohr 13 Dina Cattaneo 25 Serenella Nardi 25 Gianni Nicolini Franco Viola 1
Abstract : Knowledge of a little number of specific terms is necessary to investigate and describe humipedons. This “new vocabulary” allows individuating and circumscribing particular diagnostic horizons, which are the fundamental bricks of the humipedon. Few “components” defined by specific terms characterize a specific “humipedon horizon”; few “humipedon horizons” compose a given “humus form” and some similar “humus forms” are grouped in a functional “humus system”. In this article, specific terms and humus horizons are listed and explained one by one. Field difficulties are illustrated and resolved. The aim of the article is to present in a manner as simple as possible how to distinguish in the field the soil structures allowing a morpho-functional classification of terrestrial (aerated, not submerged) humipedons.
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Augusto Zanella, Jean-François Ponge, Bernard Jabiol, Giacomo Sartori, Eckart Kolb, et al.. Humusica 1, article 4: Terrestrial humus systems and forms ‒ Specific terms and diagnostic horizons. Applied Soil Ecology, Elsevier, 2018, 122 (Part 1), pp.56-74. 〈10.1016/j.apsoil.2017.07.005〉. 〈hal-01658651〉



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