podsolization (ˌpɒdsɒlaɪˈzeɪʃən), podzolisation or podsolisation
/ (ˌpɒdzɒlaɪˈzeɪʃən) /
the process by which the upper layer of a soil becomes acidic through the leaching of bases which are deposited in the lower horizons
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