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lixiviate

[lik′siv·ē‚āt]
(chemical engineering)
To extract a soluble component from a solid mixture by washing or percolation processes.
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The percentage of arsenic that may be lixiviated and mobilized is <in agricultural compost (3%) than urban compost USRC3 and USRC6 (20-30%).
The liberated compounds are lixiviated and deposited and then, they act as cementing substance (free silica, calcium carbonate) in the soil.
So politics, class, and religion were lixiviated with fears of vulgar sentiment.
The experiments were conducted at the National Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Cuba, on a lixiviated Red Ferralitic soil (Udic Rhodustalfs); treatments consisted in inoculation and/or coinoculacion with micorrhyza and rhyzobacteria, under different nitrogen fertilization dosages.
Powdery mildew in roses by applying lixiviated plantain raquis compost.
Between these two horizons, an illuvial horizon is formed, called albic, generally shallow and highly lixiviated or leached (see also vol.
In this context, the biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) assumes great importance, for it represents a viable alternative for nitrogen supply to the crop, due to low costs for the grower and both the prevention of contamination of water resources by the lixiviated nitrate and the reduction of emission of greenhouse effect gases (GRANGE et al., 2007; PELEGRIN et al., 2009).
The increase in Ca and Mg concentrations during the aging process may be due to these elements not being easily lixiviated. Nevertheless, different limestone effects on Ca concentrations were observed between the two areas.