Dealing with acid soils at deeper depths

May 11th, 2021

The Land Australia, Other, 10/05/2021, Bob Freebairn
Jason Condon and Helen Burns check pH after lime application in a soil profile. Insufficient mixing of lime into the soil profile is seeing an elevated pH on the top 0-5cm layer but a continuation of acidic problems in the 5 to 15cm soil band. […] These views are emphasised in a recent paper published in CSIRO journal Soil Research titled “The extent, significance and amelioration of subsurface acidity in southern NSW” (, by Wagga Wagga NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) researchers and soils experts Jason Condon, Helen Burns, and Guangdi Li.

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