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Author(s):McLean, E. O.
Author Affiliation:Ohio State University, Columbus and Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, Ohio
Title:Chemistry of soil aluminum
Source:Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. Vol. 7, No. 7, 1976, p. 619-636.
# of Pages:18
Publishing Information:New York, NY: Marcel Dekker Journals
Related Web URL:http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00103627609366672
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    Notes: Abstract only
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Soils; Aluminum; Acidity; Lime; Phosphorus; Cation exchange capacity; Exchangeable cations
Abstract/Contents:"Better understanding of soil aluminum has had dramatic effects on the interpretation of many aspects of soil chemistry. Aluminum is a Group III element, metallic in nature, and exhibits both ionic and cuvaient bonding. It is the most plentiful of all metallic cations of the earth's crust. It is released from octahedral coordination with oxygen in minerals by weathering processes. Once released, the trivalent Al ion assumes octahedral coordination with six OH2 groups each of which dissociates a H ion in sequence as pH increases. The resulting hydroxy?Al ions are absorbed to the cation exchange capacity of the soil. Here they polymerize on charged surfaces and in the interlayers of the clay minerals obstructing both the contraction of the clay lattice and the exchange of cations. Soluble Al is toxic to most plants, and reacts readily with soluble phosphates converting them to relatively insoluble and plant?unavailable forms. Adsorbed and polymerized aluminum affects actual lime requirements of soils by its acidic nature and indicated lime requirements by its effect on the buffers of the lime requirement test. The level of exchangeable Al has been suggested as an Index of lime requirement of acid soils, but this may be an adequate Index for liming only on highly weathered soils."
Note:Chemical structures
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
McLean, E. O. 1976. Chemistry of soil aluminum. Commun. Soil. Sci. Plant Anal. 7(7):p. 619-636.
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