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Types of Soil - Clay ,Sandy , Loam -Activity & Quiz
Types of Soil - Clay ,Sandy , Loam -Activity & Quiz
Published: 2012/04/22
Channel: makemegenius
How to assess clay loam soils - brought to you by AHDB Dairy
How to assess clay loam soils - brought to you by AHDB Dairy
Published: 2014/11/17
Channel: AHDB Dairy
Compact Track Loader Spreading Loam
Compact Track Loader Spreading Loam
Published: 2013/04/26
Channel: Dirt Ninja
Blanck Mass - Loam
Blanck Mass - Loam
Published: 2015/12/17
Channel: Blanck Mass
Canada
Canada's Finest Loam? Chasing Trail Ep. 3 - Vedder Mountain
Published: 2016/06/24
Channel: SCOTT Sports
Balance and Composure - Loam [Audio]
Balance and Composure - Loam [Audio]
Published: 2016/10/07
Channel: Balance and Composure
How To Ride Loam | Mountain Bike Skills
How To Ride Loam | Mountain Bike Skills
Published: 2016/08/10
Channel: Global Mountain Bike Network
LOAM: Lidar Odometry and Mapping in Real-time
LOAM: Lidar Odometry and Mapping in Real-time
Published: 2014/05/15
Channel: Ji Zhang
Deck Tech: Dark Loam with Thomas Keating (aka: Aggro Loam, 4c Loam)
Deck Tech: Dark Loam with Thomas Keating (aka: Aggro Loam, 4c Loam)
Published: 2016/02/05
Channel: Snap Casters
Channel Mengucci - Legacy 4c Loam (Deck Tech & Matches)
Channel Mengucci - Legacy 4c Loam (Deck Tech & Matches)
Published: 2017/08/01
Channel: ChannelFireball
John Deere 2032R - DIY Screening Dirt or Loam to Remove Rocks
John Deere 2032R - DIY Screening Dirt or Loam to Remove Rocks
Published: 2014/09/22
Channel: ml1116
SCGCIN - 4-Color Loam Deck Tech with Bill Comminos
SCGCIN - 4-Color Loam Deck Tech with Bill Comminos
Published: 2015/09/06
Channel: Star City Games
Loam Meaning
Loam Meaning
Published: 2015/04/16
Channel: SDictionary
Soil for a Lawn Loam and Topsoil
Soil for a Lawn Loam and Topsoil
Published: 2012/02/11
Channel: Lawn Rage
LOAM   J
LOAM J'Vise Le Sommet Audio
Published: 2015/11/20
Channel: Muggiwara 93
FMB GOLD IN THE PRAIRIES // The Loam Ranger at FISE Edmonton
FMB GOLD IN THE PRAIRIES // The Loam Ranger at FISE Edmonton
Published: 2017/09/19
Channel: The Loam Ranger
REDIFUSION D
REDIFUSION D'UNE CHANSON SUPRIME DE LOAM LAISSEZ PASSER PARODIE MAITRE GIMS ♫
Published: 2017/02/24
Channel: slayersFIRE
Channel Mengucci - Legacy 4-Color Loam (Deck Tech & Match 1)
Channel Mengucci - Legacy 4-Color Loam (Deck Tech & Match 1)
Published: 2017/03/26
Channel: ChannelFireball
Matt Hunter and Kyle Norbraten - Sizing Up Loam
Matt Hunter and Kyle Norbraten - Sizing Up Loam
Published: 2014/04/06
Channel: Bike Magazine
Bluebird Gardens ~ The POWER of sandy loam soil!!
Bluebird Gardens ~ The POWER of sandy loam soil!!
Published: 2015/03/21
Channel: mark boen
RAP - TOUT A CHANGÉ ...  - LOAM & D4LYM0TION ♫
RAP - TOUT A CHANGÉ ... - LOAM & D4LYM0TION ♫
Published: 2015/07/05
Channel: PlayComedyClub
DJIBELLAH & LOAM - O.V.N.I (FREESTYLE)
DJIBELLAH & LOAM - O.V.N.I (FREESTYLE)
Published: 2017/01/09
Channel: Djibellah Officiel
Loam is Great
Loam is Great
Published: 2017/07/10
Channel: Kona Bikes
8/5/15 - Brad Nelson (Aggro Loam) vs Brian Braun-Duin (Miracles)
8/5/15 - Brad Nelson (Aggro Loam) vs Brian Braun-Duin (Miracles)
Published: 2015/09/04
Channel: Star City Games
Loam - Daymoxk
Loam - Daymoxk
Published: 2008/10/11
Channel: DUSTYTHOUGHT
The Lords of Loam
The Lords of Loam
Published: 2017/03/29
Channel: CamelBak
LOAM HUNTING - Eccher Trail - Mountain Biking  Crested Butte, Colorado
LOAM HUNTING - Eccher Trail - Mountain Biking Crested Butte, Colorado
Published: 2017/09/04
Channel: Trail Peek
Coach Chran
Coach Chran's Corner - Modern Loam Control (Match 1)
Published: 2016/11/11
Channel: Cardhoarder
RAP - Nos Faiblesses avec D4LYM0TI0N & LOAM
RAP - Nos Faiblesses avec D4LYM0TI0N & LOAM
Published: 2015/07/25
Channel: PlayComedyClub
Djibellah feat. Loam - Assez Donné (Clip Officiel)
Djibellah feat. Loam - Assez Donné (Clip Officiel)
Published: 2016/04/03
Channel: Djibellah Officiel
Inside The Deck #121: Legacy Loam Pox Deck Tech
Inside The Deck #121: Legacy Loam Pox Deck Tech
Published: 2014/07/02
Channel: Gathering Magic
Pablo de Loam et DJIBELLAH
Pablo de Loam et DJIBELLAH
Published: 2016/09/30
Channel: Chams Lyonnais
Khmer Historical Place- រឿង ស្រះយក្សឡោម [Yeak Loam Lake]
Khmer Historical Place- រឿង ស្រះយក្សឡោម [Yeak Loam Lake]
Published: 2015/11/30
Channel: KhmerAlbum
[MTG] Modern Zombie Loam | Match 1 VS Death
[MTG] Modern Zombie Loam | Match 1 VS Death's Shadow
Published: 2017/04/04
Channel: TCGplayer
Video 8 - THE COMPOSITION OF LOAM SOIL.mp4
Video 8 - THE COMPOSITION OF LOAM SOIL.mp4
Published: 2012/03/22
Channel: teachingbioproject
LOAM - HERON - 360°
LOAM - HERON - 360°
Published: 2017/03/09
Channel: Loam
The Loam Monster
The Loam Monster
Published: 2016/12/03
Channel: INTELLIGENT RIDERS
Modern 10/4/16: Kyle Koeppe (Jund) vs Billy Comminos (Loam Dredge)
Modern 10/4/16: Kyle Koeppe (Jund) vs Billy Comminos (Loam Dredge)
Published: 2016/10/11
Channel: Top Deck Productions
Deck Tech: Combo Loam with Jeff Blyden
Deck Tech: Combo Loam with Jeff Blyden
Published: 2013/03/24
Channel: Star City Games
Budget Magic: Rakdos Aggro vs Aggro Loam (Match 2)
Budget Magic: Rakdos Aggro vs Aggro Loam (Match 2)
Published: 2017/01/24
Channel: MTGGoldfish
(Modern) Jund Loam Assault: Deck Tech
(Modern) Jund Loam Assault: Deck Tech
Published: 2014/04/17
Channel: Gathering Magic
Coach Chran
Coach Chran's Corner - Modern Loam Control (Deck Tech)
Published: 2016/11/11
Channel: Cardhoarder
modern G/B loam pox
modern G/B loam pox
Published: 2015/10/18
Channel: crazygammer
Legacy - ELDRAZI vs 4 COLOR LOAM (CLC/E8 - Semi Final)
Legacy - ELDRAZI vs 4 COLOR LOAM (CLC/E8 - Semi Final)
Published: 2016/12/10
Channel: Guma NooB
Coastal Escape // A Loam Ranger Featurette
Coastal Escape // A Loam Ranger Featurette
Published: 2017/05/18
Channel: The Loam Ranger
4C Loam vs. Death & Taxes (Legacy)
4C Loam vs. Death & Taxes (Legacy)
Published: 2017/03/13
Channel: Railbird Gaming
Loam, Topsoil & Compost Delivery For Boston
Loam, Topsoil & Compost Delivery For Boston
Published: 2014/04/19
Channel: Boston Landscape Supply
[MTG] Modern Zombie Loam | Match 4 VS Affinity
[MTG] Modern Zombie Loam | Match 4 VS Affinity
Published: 2017/04/04
Channel: TCGplayer
Devastating Loam - Legacy - May 26th, 2017
Devastating Loam - Legacy - May 26th, 2017
Published: 2017/05/26
Channel: Jeff Hoogland
50to01 - Josh Bryceland and Sam Hockenull Loam Laps
50to01 - Josh Bryceland and Sam Hockenull Loam Laps
Published: 2016/01/14
Channel: 50to01 TV
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Three layers of subsurface loam; surface layer is dark brown fine sandy loam, subsurface layer is pale brown fine sandy loam, subsoil is red clay loam and sandy clay loam.
Soil types by clay, silt and sand composition as used by the United States Department of Agriculture

Loam is soil composed mostly of sand (particle size > 63 µm), silt (particle size > 2 µm), and a smaller amount of clay (particle size < 2 µm). By weight, its mineral composition is about 40–40–20% concentration of sand-silt-clay, respectively.[1] These proportions can vary to a degree, however, and result in different types of loam soils: sandy loam, silty loam, clay loam, sandy clay loam, silty clay loam, and loam.[1] In the USDA textural classification triangle, the only soil that is not predominantly sand, silt, or clay is called "loam". Loam soils generally contain more nutrients, moisture, and humus than sandy soils, have better drainage and infiltration of water and air than silt and clay-rich soils, and are easier to till than clay soils. The different types of loam soils each have slightly different characteristics, with some draining liquids more efficiently than others. The soil's texture, especially its ability to retain nutrients and water are crucial.[2] Loam soil is suitable for growing most plant varieties.

Bricks made of loam, mud, sand, and water, with an added binding material such as rice husks or straw, have been used in construction since ancient times.

Use in farming[edit]

Fine, loam-rich field ideal for farming vegetables in the UK

Loam is considered ideal for gardening and agricultural uses because it retains nutrients well and retains water while still allowing excess water to drain away.[3] A soil dominated by one or two of the three particle size groups can behave like loam if it has a strong granular structure, promoted by a high content of organic matter. However, a soil that meets the textural definition of loam can lose its characteristic desirable qualities when it is compacted, depleted of organic matter, or has clay dispersed throughout its fine-earth fraction.[clarification needed]

Loam is found in a majority of successful farms in regions around the world known for their fertile land.[citation needed] Loam soil feels soft and crumbly and is easy to work over a wide range of moisture conditions.

Use in house construction[edit]

Loam may be used for the construction of houses, for example in loam post and beam[disambiguation needed] construction.[4] Building crews can build a layer of loam on the inside of walls, which can help to control air humidity. Loam, combined with straw, can be used as a rough construction material to build walls. This is one of the oldest technologies for house construction in the world. Within this there are two broad methods: the use of rammed earth, or unfired bricks (adobe).[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kaufmann, Robert K.; Cutler J. Cleveland (2008). Environmental Science. McGraw-Hill. pp. 318–319. ISBN 978-0-07-298429-3. 
  2. ^ R. B. Brown (September 2007). "Soil Texture" (PDF). Agronomy Fact Sheet Series: Fact Sheet SL-29. Cornell University, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences. Retrieved May 2, 2017. 
  3. ^ B. Rosie Lerner, "What is Loam?", Purdue University Consumer Horticulture, 6 January 2000. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  4. ^ Schittich (Ed), Christian Schittich (2001). Building Simply. Birkhäuser Architecture. pp. 38–42. ISBN 3764372710. 
  5. ^ Gerhard Koch, "Loam Construction – from a niche product to an industrial building system". Tokyo: Action for Sustainability – The 2005 World Sustainable Building Conference in Tokyo, Japan, September 2005. Retrieved 17 December 2012.

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