Corpus ID: 15831758

Acid rain and its ecological consequences.

  title={Acid rain and its ecological consequences.},
  author={Anita R. J. Singh and Madhoolika Agrawal},
  journal={Journal of environmental biology},
  volume={29 1},
Acidification of rain-water is identified as one of the most serious environmental problems of transboundary nature. Acid rain is mainly a mixture of sulphuric and nitric acids depending upon the relative quantities of oxides of sulphur and nitrogen emissions. Due to the interaction of these acids with other constituents of the atmosphere, protons are released causing increase in the soil acidity Lowering of soil pH mobilizes and leaches away nutrient cations and increases availability of toxic… Expand
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