Perry's Perennial Pages, Perennial Arcade Quiz
Soil Terms, Word Search


A Word Search quiz probably easier solved when printed!

Figure out what words the clues represent. Then find the words in the grid. Words can go horizontally, vertically and diagonally in all eight directions. When done, click here for answers.


 

S R L S N T M P O R O S I T Y W N J T J F
T T G U O M Q V E L I F O R P V L B T D
N Y A O I Z E L T L R M D N F M J K U Q
E J L E T K Y R N H I K R O T K T R F L N
I J K R A J F U J I R M I T X B R F Z T R
R K A A Z J I T D T M T O L A D S O R B
T F L C I C D X Y E A P E L N F L G T W
U C I L L H I E G R L A E O O N M T O G J
N L N A O G C T E C D I R O D D K T A N
O V E C Z J A A Y H Q T D Z V J V R L Q M
R L J D T L R I J C Q I U R I P T R T J
C T L M O F A N X A R R E Y P A O K D D N
I B J P L G L E Y O J Z L N T N U W I N
M Y N R L T R L H C K L H B S G V S N P
D N A I B X P F L U K L Y B Z A K C T O T
Y R P T H U M U S V D A D Z N I G Q R M
L A D K T N G B J M R I K Y R D T R K G K
C M R C P S U B S O I L A M N V N F A N
L A N O Z A T U P F K M L L B L T K N B
W X H P R D M S N R H R R D R Y Y L I H
N N B T M P E T A L U C C O L F Y R C B





Clues

to till below normal plow depth, generally below 6 inches mellow soil, rich in organic matter, intermediate in texture
acidity or alkalinity, espressed as pH class of soil based on proportion of sand, silt, clay
vertical section of soil through all layers dense soil, artificially compacted when wet
nutrients plants need in small amounts process of soils becoming more acidic
compound other than animal or plant matter loss of nutrients through downward drainage
well-decomposed, stable organic matter in soils soil hard to penetrate by roots, water, air
cement-like soil layer soil layer
tiny individual soil particles clumping easy-to-work, rich loamy soils
soil particles 0.1-1.0mm in diameter partly decomposed organic surface layer in forests
soil particles less than 0.002mm in diameter degree that soil has air space or cavities
alkaline soil water held in soil from surface tension
young soil, layers not formed lime also containing magnesium
soil high in pH dry, lacking water
to accumulate on soil surface soil recently deposited, as by floodwaters
lower soil pH exchange of air in soil, as by turning


The words if you need them--try without first!
acidify dolomite loam
adsorb duff micronutrients
aeration flocculate podzolization
alkaline friable porosity
alluvial hardpan profile
anhydrous horizon puddled
azonal humus reaction
calcareous impervious sand
capillary inorganic subsoil
clay leaching texture

www.WordSearchMaker.com


Return to Perry's Perennial Pages | Perennial Arcade