podzolization

podsolization (ˌpɒdsɒlaɪˈzeɪʃən), podzolisation or podsolisation

/ (ˌpɒdzɒlaɪˈzeɪʃən) /

noun

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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