[hyoo-muh-fi-key-shuhn, or, often, yoo-]
the formation of humus.

1895–1900; hum(us) + -i- + -fication Unabridged
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humify (ˈhjuːmɪˌfaɪ)
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
to convert or be converted into humus

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Example sentences
Humification indices are calculated by dividing fluorescence intensity at longer wavelengths by intensity at shorter wavelengths.
Nitrogen mineralization from humic acid fractions in rice soils depends on degree of humification.
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