Gleying and pH

Ben Wilson bwilson at
Thu Nov 13 01:55:06 EST 1997

Gleying doesn't affect pH.  A waterlogged condition will cause a gley
colour and generally a high pH by reducing Fe compunds which can
release hydroxide. So they can often occur together,

On Tue, 11 Nov 1997 19:39:14 -0400, Brett Nodello <v7re at> wrote:

>Can someone please explain how gleying influences soil pH.  Thanks.

Dr Ben Wilson
School of Environmental and Information Science
Charles Sturt University
Albury, NSW, Australia

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