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podzol

a forest soil characterized by a surface accumulation of humus, a strongly leached profile, one or more enriched layers in the SUBSOIL, and vegetation consisting predominantly of conifers.
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Further acidification, particularly under coniferous forest, may lead to podzolisation at shallow depth within the former E horizon.
Sommer M, Halm D, Weller U, Zarei M, Stahr K (2000) Lateral podzolisation in a granite landscape.
Rate and nature of podzolisation in aeolian sands in the Falkland Islands, South Atlantic.
2) suggests that chlorophyll is translocated with the organic matter within the podzolisation process or that the much higher current water content (Table 4) has a direct positive impact on chlorophyll-producing organisms.
mosses) microclimate as well as soil microbial decomposition and secondary products are also responsible for the occurrence and intensity of podzolisation and organic matter transformation.
The Nardoo profile, and the Glendhu profile (B) on the opposing aspect, have oxalate-extractable aluminium increasing in lower subsoil horizons, indicative of incipient podzolisation.
The Fe and Al composition of the oxalate extract from concretionary material at 10-30 cm under oak is consistent with a process similar to podzolisation.
The accumulation of soil organic matter and podzolisation are important soil-forming processes up to the antarctic polar desert.