One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
attributive Relating to or consisting of humus.‘humic acids’
- ‘We've learned that the sodium hydroxide used to separate out humic acid in soil misses most of the glomalin.’
- ‘Organic carbon mineralization was studied in a large humic lake in northern Sweden during a well-defined summer stratification period following high water flow during snowmelt.’
- ‘Organic matter and humic substances are constantly being released by the vegetation mats into the surrounding water.’
- ‘There is some additional damage that may have been caused by plant roots and humic acids.’
- ‘Plants with roots in the remains have access to more moisture because the remains are more organic and humic.’
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