MICHIGAN FORESTS FOREVER TEACHERS GUIDE
|SOIL TEXTURE TRIANGLE|
Soil texture is a key soil descriptor. Particle sizes can be ascertained in a laboratory to determine what proportion a particular sample is due to sand, silt, and/or clay. The chart below illustrates how various mixtures of sand, silt, and/or clay make up soil textural classifications.
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