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Factors in Soil Genesis

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Of the 5 factors, which do you find to be the most important in soil genesis? What is your reasoning for your choice?

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Most important of the five factors in soil genesis.

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There are five generally accepted factors involved in soil formation: 1) parent material, 2) climate, 3) biota (especially vegetation), 4) topography and 5) time.

To envision this process, imagine that a parent rock, such as limestone, is broken down over time. These fragments then may be deposited ...

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