Immobilization (soil science)

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Immobilization (or demineralisation) in soil science is the conversion of inorganic compounds to organic compounds by micro-organisms or plants, by which it is prevented from being accessible to plants.[1] Immobilization is the opposite of mineralization.


  1. ^ Principles and Practices of Soil Science, the soil as a natural resource (4th edition), R.E. White

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