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Soil Chemical Processes

Abstract

This chapter deals with a number of chemical concepts relevant to soil forming processes. After studying this chapter you will be familiar with chemical aspects of weathering of primary minerals, the nature of important crystalline and amorphous weathering products, cation exchange processes in relation to colloidal properties of clay, complexation of metals by organic ligands, and redox processes in soils.

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Clay Mineral Soil Solution Rice Straw Primary Mineral Secondary Mineral 
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3.5. References

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General and further reading

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