Mineralization (soil science)

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Mineralization in soil science is decomposition or oxidation of the chemical compounds in organic matter into plant-accessible forms.[1] Mineralization is the opposite of immobilization.

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  1. ^ Robert E. White Principles and Practices of Soil Science, the soil as a natural resource (4th edition), Blackwell Science,(2005) ISBN 0-632-06455-2