a process of soil formation, esp. in cool, humid regions, in which the upper layers are leached of iron, lime, and alumina, which are then concentrated in underlying layers
Origin of podzolizationsee podzol
- The process by which soils are depleted of bases and become acidic.
- The development of a podzol.
(usually uncountable, plural podzolizations)
- The process of podzolizing.