Encyclopedia of Soil Science

2008 Edition
| Editors: Ward Chesworth

Bog

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-3995-9_75

Bogs are sphagnum‐dominated wetlands (q.v.). They are of low pH by virtue of the production of humic acids during the decomposition of organic matter.

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