podzolization

noun pod·zol·i·za·tion \ ˌpäd-ˌzȯ-lə-ˈzā-shən \
variants: or less commonly podsolization

Definition of podzolization

:a process of soil formation especially in humid regions involving principally leaching of the upper layers with accumulation of material in lower layers and development of characteristic horizons; specifically :the development of a podzol

podzolize

play \ˈpäd-ˌzȯ-ˌlīz\ verb

First Known Use of podzolization

1912


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