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Soil and Pollen

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chichi's version from 2016-12-05 16:14

Section 1

Question Answer
mixture of decaying vegetable matter, minerals, and rocksoil
quartzsand
smooth sand surface texturechemical affect
frosted sand surface texturewind affect
measure of lightness/darknessvalue (row)
saturation of the colorchroma (column)
contaminant analysisstereomicroscope
0.05-2.0mmsand
0.002-.05mmsilt
less than 0.002 mmclay
sampling soilseveral handfuls near source; package separately
huebase color
5 primary colors for soilblue, green, purple, yellow, and red
Value (row)measure of lightness/darkness of Munsell Soil color chart
Chroma (column)saturation of the color of Munsell Soil color chart
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Section 2 (Pollen)

Question Answer
Pollen in water currentsoxidize rapidly out of water
Pollen in wind currents (anemophilous)most common distribution of pollen
Insects (entomophilous/zoogamous)durable outer wall small amounts produced not contaminant
Self-pollination (autogamous)does not spread to the environment; small amounts of pollen produced
Sinking speedheavier pollen won't spread as far
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