eluviation


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eluviation

The movement of soil caused by excessive water within the soil.

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The influence of the lateral eluviation on element transport is demonstrated in the present study.
The SOC accumulation in the SSL of mineral soils depends primarily on the presence of illuviation, eluviation, and/or podzolization processes; 22-25 Mg [ha.
Morphological features of clay eluviation, formation of evident clayskins, and presence of argillic properties are still lacking.
The fact that the subsoil matrix under pine was little different in composition from the concretions suggests that these have formed by clay eluviation, leaving small islands of clayey material that have become hardened somewhat by Fe and Al oxides.
With increasing soil acidity and stages of eluviation and gleyification, the accumulation of non-decomposed organic matter constituting the forest floor (exogenous organic carbon) increases considerably.