FARMING WITH ACIDITY

@article{Sumner2002FARMINGWA,
  title={FARMING WITH ACIDITY},
  author={Malcolm E. Sumner and Tsuioshi Yamada},
  journal={Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis},
  year={2002},
  volume={33},
  pages={2467 - 2496}
}
In many parts of the world notably the US Midwest and Europe, soils have been limed to a particular target pH (pHH2O 6.5–7.0) according to the crop. Because plants do not directly respond to the activity of H+, it is pertinent to enquire why this approach to liming has enjoyed such widespread popularity. Among the reasons, the original near-neutral pH of many of the soils was no doubt a consideration and the use of acid-sensitive legumes to supply N in rotations in the early stages of… 
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