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Gley soil

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  1. in soil science is a type of hydric soil which exhibits a greenish-blue-grey soil color due to wetland conditions

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 10, 2009
  2. On exposure to the air, gley colors are transformed to a mottled pattern of reddish, yellow or orange patches

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  3. During gley soil formation (a process known as Gleying), the oxygen supply in the soil profile is restricted due to soil moisture at saturation. Anaerobic micro-organisms support cellular respiration by using alternatives to free oxygen as electron a

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  4. This is most often the case when the sesquioxide of iron, ferric oxide is reduced to ferrous oxide by the removal of oxygen

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  5. These reduced mineral compounds produce the gley soil color

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  6. A stagnohumic gley soil in a forest plantation in mid-Wales, U.K. The organic-rich topsoil is over a grey and orange mottled subsoil developed in glacial till ("boulder clay")
    A stagnohumic gley soil in a forest plantation in mid-Wales, U.K. The organic-rich topsoil is over a grey and orange mottled subsoil developed in glacial till ("boulder clay")

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 10, 2009
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