eluviation


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eluviation

[ē‚lü·ve′ā·shən]
(hydrology)
The process of transporting dissolved or suspended materials in the soil by lateral or downward water flow when rainfall exceeds evaporation.
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Colluvio-alluviation and lateral eluviation appear as active processes in the composition of the clay mineral suite for the studied soils.
Intrapedon processes such as gleysation, sulfidisation and sulfurisation, as well as interpedon processes such as salinisation, colluvio-alluviation and lateral eluviation are identified and discussed.
In addition, bagasse charcoal use increased N absorption for sugarcane and N accumulation in the soil, along with decreased N eluviation.
In addition, N absorption by sugarcane as well as decreased N eluviation and accumulation in the soil can be achieved with bagasse charcoal use.
In the topsoil moder changes into raw humus (Orm) and in the sour A-horizon As eluviation begins by podzolization: AsEp (not so clearly visible in the photo).