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By P. M. Huang (auth.), B. A. Stewart (eds.)

Advances in Soil technological know-how is a overview sequence proper to all parts of soil technology. those reports, meant essentially for scientists, lecturers, and scholars of soil technological know-how, additionally supply technical historical past info for lots of extra employees and teams drawn to our typical assets and man's effect on them. this can be the 8th quantity within the sequence with a global record of members from the us, India, Canada and New Zealand. It includes 4 evaluation chapters at the following topics: components affecting aluminum differences in soil; soil productiveness in dryland areas of constructing international locations; adjustments in soil constitution less than diverse cropping platforms; homes and administration of the depleted soils of India. those contributions current necessary details on a variety of themes and function a superb resource of references.

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Soils such as volcanic ash soils that have positive sites on allophane retain nitrate more strongly than other soils and are thus able to prevent rapid leaching of nitrate. b. Ammonium Ammonium ions can be adsorbed on the negatively charged surfaces of Al components of soils and sediments. Furthermore, the adsorption of NH4 + ions by expansible phyllosilicates could also be affected by the deposition of hydroxy Al polymers on the interlamellar surfaces of the minerals (Huang, 1980). M. Huang c.

Figure 18. Relationship between Si0 2 /AI 20 3 molar ratios and organic carbon content of precipitates formed from solutions containing hydroxy Al ions, orthosilicic acid, and humic substances (Inoue and Huang, 1987; reprinted with permission of Clay Minerals Society). 01 /-Lm) products (Inoue and Huang, 1986). Chemical composition, size, number, and nature of the functional groups and concentration of organic ligands have a bearing on the perturbation of the formation of short-range ordered aluminosilicates.

0 x 10- 4 M tannic acid. ). small amounts of the flavone quercetin (Lind and Hem, 1975). Through these functional groups, fulvic acid can form stable complexes with Al and prevent the crystallization of AI(OHh (Kodama and Schnitzer, 1980). The influence of fulvic acid on the crystallization of Al hydroxides also resembles that of salts (Hsu, 1967) in that fulvic acid appears to favor the formation of AI-O-AI (oxo) over that of /OH~ Al Al ....... OH/ (01) linkages. , 1977). However, certain organic and inorganic ligands not only promote the formation of pseudo boehmite over Al hydroxides, but also stabilize it (Hsu, 1967; Kwong and Huang, 1979b; Violante and Jackson, 1979, 1981; Kodama and Schnitzer, 1980; Violante and Violante, 1980; Kwong and Huang, 1981).

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