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Soils

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Partielle Erd-Sterilisation [Partial Soil-Sterilisation], 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1433
Scope and Contents Photograph of three plants that have had their soil partially sterilised by E J Russell and Petherbridge in the mid-20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Plant Food in Soil, Broadback Field, Rothamsted, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2956
Scope and Contents Informational graph on the total available plant food in soil compared with that removed in wheat crop at Broadback Field, Rothamsted, [England] in the early/mid 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Story about Naomh Blianain blessing the graveyards of the Long Isle [Western Isles], 28 May 1869

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/60
Scope and Contents Story collected from Duncan MacLellan, mason and crofter, Carnan [Càrnan, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The story tells how Rìgh Lochlann's two children Mor and Aula Dearg were playing outside one day when they found a 'coit an dà ramh' [small boat]. They got into it and although the day had started pleasantly a wind soon got up and carried them away. They landed at Amhuinn Hough [Abhainn Thobha Mòr/Howmore River]. They grew up and Mòr died and was buried at Hough [Tobha Mòr/Howmore]. When her...
Dates: 28 May 1869

Table XII - Mechanical Analysis of Rothamsted Soils, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1397
Scope and Contents Table of the mechanical analysis of the soil at Rothamsted showing that it is fairly uniform across the different fields consisting of a heavy loam containgin little coarse sand.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

The Composition of the Rothamsted Soil, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1383
Scope and Contents Text on the composition of the Rothamsted soil with a description by Lawes in 'his first paper that he contributed to the Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society in 1847. It continues to discuss the geological characteristics of the land over the years.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Trench or Soil Experiment, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1411
Scope and Contents Photograph of a trench or some type of agricultural experiment with soils.
Dates: 1870s-1930s