Potassium Fixation in Beidellite Through Wetting and Drying

  • Hachemi Zaidi
  • Abdellah BakhtiEmail author
  • Mohamed Larid
Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)


The present study is conducted in a bid to highlight the variation noticeable in the potassium (K) exchange capacity for a K-beidellite, as a function of the number of wetting and drying (WD) cycles. The reached findings proved to reveal that the amount of fixed K+ appears to be noticeably related to both of the number of WD cycles and the negative charges arising from the substitution occurring in the octahedral sheets.


Potassium Exchange Beidellite Wetting-drying 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Biodiversity and Conservation of Water and SoilUniversity of MostaganemMostaganemAlgeria

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