Origin of humic
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Humic, hū′mik, adj. denoting an acid formed by the action of alkalies on humus or mould.
A small portion of nitrogen unites with hydrogen, forming ammonia, which remains combined with the humic and other acids.
We are well aware that the nitrogen present in the humic matter of the soil is readily nitrifiable.
This solvent separates the humic and ulmic acids from the undecomposed vegetable fibers.
The second class of substances formed are soluble organic acids, such as humic and ulmic acids.