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In this study the components of cation exchange capacity (CEC) were measured in an acid spodosol to determine (1) the increase in KC1-CEC in the whole soil when limed, (2) the contribution of the organic fraction to CEC, and (3) the magnitude of CEC reduction by Al and Fe polymers.
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Life Sciences and Agriculture Experiment Station
soil chemistry, soils
Brown, D.N., and F.E. Hutchinson. 1979. The effect of acidity, organic matter, and sesquioxide polymers on the permanent charge and pH-dependent cation exchange capacity of the Caribou loam soil. Life Sciences and Agriculture Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 91.