Gleying and pH

B. J. Nodello v7re at unb.ca
Thu Nov 13 21:02:33 EST 1997


I am confused, as I thought poor aeration in soil usually resulted in an
increased pH.

Brett

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On Thu, 13 Nov 1997, Ben Wilson wrote:

> 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,
> b
> 
> On Tue, 11 Nov 1997 19:39:14 -0400, Brett Nodello <v7re at unb.ca> wrote:
> 
> >Can someone please explain how gleying influences soil pH.  Thanks.
> >
> >Brett
> >http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/Trails/1039/
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> School of Environmental and Information Science
> Charles Sturt University
> Albury, NSW, Australia
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