Definition of Humus. Meaning of Humus. Synonyms of Humus

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Definition of Humus

Humus
Humus Hu"mus, n. [L., the earth, ground, soil.] That portion of the soil formed by the decomposition of animal or vegetable matter. It is a valuable constituent of soils. --Graham.

Meaning of Humus from wikipedia

- In soil science, humus (derived in 1790–1800 from the Latin humus for earth, ground) denominates the fraction of soil organic matter that is amorphous...
- ways, including as a soil conditioner, a fertilizer, addition of vital humus or humic acids, and as a natural pesticide for soil. In ecosystems, compost...
- Humus Sapien (Sonny Baredo) is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He first appeared as Humus Sapiens...
- Humus is a psychedelic band from Mexico that has been active since the late 1980s. Humus was founded in 1987 by Jorge Beltran as a one man band, where...
- Humic substances are organic compounds that are important components of humus, the major organic fraction of soil, peat, and coal (and also a constituent...
- and phosphorus. On a dry weight basis, the CEC of humus is many times greater than that of clay. Humus plays a major role in the regulation of atmospheric...
- Moraine or till is the most common type of soil, covered by a thin layer of humus of biological origin. Podzol profile development is seen in most forest...
- India and the Canadian prairies Muck (soil), a soil made up primarily of humus from drained swampland Vertisol, dark cracking soils with a high clay content...
- the pampa are a deep black color, primarily mollisols, known commonly as humus. This makes the region one of the most agriculturally productive on Earth;...
- matter and humus. Below the subsoil is the substratum, which can be residual bedrock, sediments, or aeolian deposits. As it is lacking in dark humus, subsoil...
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