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10:40 May 22, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: franca a franco-arenosa
viniviticultura - tipo de suelo

"Los suelos son de origen aluvional, con afloramientos de piedras (cantos rodados) en sectores aislados. La textura es franca a franco-arenosa en todo el perfil."

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na +1loam to sandy loamFJPN
na"sandy loam" or "sandy clay loam"Gabriela Tenenbaum
Berni Armstrong



1 hr

This appears to relate to soils where clay covers or lays on top of sand. and the latter of mixed sand and clay.

See the reference I added.


    Reference: http://edafologia.ugr.es/Iluviacion/HorArgillicos.html
Berni Armstrong
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"sandy loam" or "sandy clay loam"


sandy loam: franco arenoso.

Please see this page:

You can also check it at ProZ Glossary!

Hope it helps!

Saludos #:)

Gabriela Tenenbaum
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1 day 16 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
loam to sandy loam

a soil consisting of a friable mixture of varying proportions of clay, silt and sand, so the structure of the soil involved ranges from loamy to sandy loam which indicates the proportion of sand in the mixture may increase in certain areas. Hope this helps. Good luck!

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