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1. A soil having an acid reaction or [[pH]] below the neutral point which is pH 7.0. A soil having an excess of hydrogen [[ions]]. [[Turfgrass]]es generally prefer slightly acid soils, in the range 6.0 - 6.5.<br><br>
 
1. A soil having an acid reaction or [[pH]] below the neutral point which is pH 7.0. A soil having an excess of hydrogen [[ions]]. [[Turfgrass]]es generally prefer slightly acid soils, in the range 6.0 - 6.5.<br><br>
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http://www2.luresext.edu/photos/soilpHnutavlg.jpg<br><br>
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While some plants prefer slightly acidic soil, notice that nutrient availability is affected as [[acidity]] increases.<br>
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Source: http://www2.luresext.edu/goats/training/nutrition.html#mincon<br><br>

Latest revision as of 18:51, 28 June 2006


1. A soil having an acid reaction or pH below the neutral point which is pH 7.0. A soil having an excess of hydrogen ions. Turfgrasses generally prefer slightly acid soils, in the range 6.0 - 6.5.

soilpHnutavlg.jpg

While some plants prefer slightly acidic soil, notice that nutrient availability is affected as acidity increases.
Source: http://www2.luresext.edu/goats/training/nutrition.html#mincon