Oil Palm Plantations on Peat (image) University of Leicester Share Print E-Mail Caption Oil palm plantations on peat: note the leaning trunks owing to low load-bearing capacity of peat soils. Credit Image: J. Jauhiainen Usage Restrictions Use only with credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.