Pedogenesis

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Pedogenesis or soil evolution (formation) is the process by which soil is created. It is the major topic of the science of pedology, whose other aspects include the soil macro- and micro-morphology (description of the nature of soils), classification (taxonomy) of soils, and their distribution in nature, present and past (soil geography and paleopedology).


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