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Instructions for the Analysis of Soils, Limestones, and Manures
James Finlay Weir Johnston
Sin vista previa disponible - 2018
added addition adulterated Agricultural already alumina ammonia analysis ascertain baryta become boiling bones carbonate of lime carbonate of soda carbonic acid caustic cent CHAPTER chloride clay cold collected colour common salt consists contains described determined dilute muriatic acid dissolved dried drops Edition employed equal estimated evaporated to dryness examination excess extracted Fahr falls Farm filter flask gives grains guano gypsum heated to redness humic indicate insoluble matter known less lime limestone liquid loss magnesia manure means measure method mixed muriatic acid natural nearly necessary nitrate nitric acid obtained organic matter oxalate oxide of iron peroxide phosphate phosphoric acid platinum portion potash poured powder practical precipitate prepared present proportion protoxide pure quantity rarely remains saline matter sand separated silica silver soda soil soluble solution substances sulphate sulphuric acid taken thrown till tion treated washed weighed whole
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Página 2 - Those who would learn any thing regarding them, must subsequently teach themselves through the help of the press : hence the necessity for a Popular Chemical Literature. It is with a view to meet this want of the Public, and at the same time to supply a Manual for the Schools, that the present work has been projected. It treats, In what appears to be their natural order, of THE AIR WE BREATHE and THE WATER WE DRINK, in their relations to human life and health — THE SOIL WE CULTIVATE AND THE PLANT...
Página 8 - CLASSICAL GEOGRAPHY, comprising, in Twenty Plates, Maps and Plans of all the important Countries and Localities referred to by Classical Authors ; accompanied by a pronouncing Index of Places, by T. HARVEY, MA Oxon.
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Página 2 - Manual for the Schools, that the present Work has been projected. It treats, in what appears to be their natural order, Of THE AIR WE BREATHE and THE WATER WE DRINK, in their relations to human life and health — THE SOIL WE CULTIVATE and THE PLANT WE REAR, as the sources from which the chief sustenance of all life is obtained — THE BREAD WE EAT and THE BEEF WE COOK, as the representatives of the two grand...