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red earth

noun
1.
a clayey zonal soil of tropical savanna lands, formed by extensive chemical weathering, coloured by iron compounds, and less strongly leached than laterite
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noun

a type of leached and claylike red soil containing oxidized iron and found in tropical areas

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Further research to compare effects of conventional and zero tillage on red earth soil is planned at the Mulga View trial site.

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