‘Parkland’ areas of temperate grassland region; ‘Moister margin of chernozem soils; mid latitude, temperate humid climate.
Transitional between pedocals and pedalfars
1. A-horizon is darker than B, but there is no clear differentiation.
2. Calcium layer absent. Reason: high rainfall and resultant leaching (moderate).
3. Not very poor in bases.
4. Structure- Granular and nutty.
5. Reaction- neutral, fertility and productivity very high.
6. Hiah humus content.