What is soil chemistry?

Soil Chemistry

Soil chemistry is the study of the chemical characteristics of soil. Soil chemistry is affected by mineral composition, organic matter and environmental factors.

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Some articles on soil chemistry:

Soil Chemistry - Concepts
... Anion and cation exchange capacity Soil pH Mineral formation and transformation processes Clay mineralogy Sorption and precipitation reactions in soil Oxidation-reduction reactions ...
Pachypodium Habitats - Soil Chemistry - Soil PH
... measured the pH levels for the soil in half the sites of Pachypodium endemic to Madagascar ... Strictly acid soils that had a pH level of 3.5 to 5 were preferred by Pachypodium brevicaule, P ... The next level, acid to basic soils, with a pH between 4.5 and 7 were suitable for P ...

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