Sulfate Reduction in Soil: Effects of Redox Potential and pH

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Science  05 Jan 1968:
Vol. 159, Issue 3810, pp. 86-87
DOI: 10.1126/science.159.3810.86


Reduction of sulfate to sulfide in waterlogged soils was dependent on soil redox potential and pH. Little or no sulfide accumulated with a redox potential above -150 millivolts, or with a pH outside the range 6.5 to 8.5.