Laterite - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics
Alka Dwevedi, ... Arvind M. Kayastha, in New Pesticides and Soil Sensors, 2017. 2.4 Laterite Soil. Laterite soil is reddish to yellow in color with a lower content of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, lime, and magnesia with 90– of iron, aluminum, titanium, and manganese oxides. The word laterite has been derived from the Latin word that means brick.