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Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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
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.
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.