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Origin, Evolution, and Classification of Paddy Soils in China

  • Gong Zitong
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Soil Science book series (SOIL, volume 5)

Abstract

China has 25 million hectares of paddy soils, accounting for 25% of the total cultivated land in the country. Paddy (Oryza sativa) output amounts to 44% of the total grain output. These soils are characterized by a long history, varying types, and great productive potential.

Keywords

Paddy Soil Meadow Soil Exchangeable Basis Tilth Type Illuvial Horizon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gong Zitong
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  1. 1.Institute of Soil ScienceAcademia SinicaNanjingPeoples Republic of China

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