Name 5 elements which are formed from the chemical weathering process from parent rock to parent material which are made available to plants...Why are they available? What is the danger of these elements in the tropics?
Chemical weathering produces Si, Na, K, Ca,Mn, Fe, Al and Mg. They are available because the chemical weathering process makes these elements soluable. Under certain conditions in the tropics these elements can become toxic ie Al toxicity