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PH (6,320 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

Conservation Service, formerly Soil Conservation Service classifies soil pH ranges as follows: In Europe, topsoil pH is influenced by soil parent material, erosional
Tundra (2,329 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
known as the tree line or timberline. The tundra soil is rich in nitrogen and phosphorus. The soil also contains large amounts of biomass and decomposed
Alluvium (657 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cambridge University Press. Ames, Dan (1998), "Formation of the Soils" (PDF), Soil Survey of Jerome County and Part of Twin Falls County, Idaho, Natural
System of a Down (7,261 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
joined Soil as a bassist. In 1994, after only one live show at the Roxy and one jam session recording, Hakopyan and Laranio left the band. After Soil split
Natural Resources Conservation Service (3,253 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), formerly known as the Soil Conservation Service (SCS), is an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture
Ecosystem (6,707 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
factors. External factors such as climate, parent material which forms the soil and topography, control the overall structure of an ecosystem but are not
Plough (8,499 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
plough or plow (US; both /plaʊ/) is a farm tool for loosening or turning the soil before sowing seed or planting. Ploughs were traditionally drawn by oxen
Protected area (4,402 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Protected areas or conservation areas are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological or cultural values. There
Free Soil Party (5,933 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Free Soil Party was a short-lived coalition political party in the United States active from 1848 to 1854, when it merged into the Republican Party
TNT (4,154 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
use can pollute water, soil, atmosphere, and biosphere. The concentration of TNT in contaminated soil can reach 50 g/kg of soil, where the highest concentrations
Nematode (6,208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
soil. Soil steaming is an efficient method to kill nematodes before planting a crop, but indiscriminately eliminates both harmful and beneficial soil
Dust Bowl (6,358 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
this had displaced the native, deep-rooted grasses that normally trapped soil and moisture even during periods of drought and high winds. The rapid mechanization
Centipede (4,520 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Scutigeromorpha lay their eggs singly in holes in the soil, and the female fills the holes with soil and leaves them. The number of eggs laid ranges from
Organic farming (16,792 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
short-term, had serious longer-term side-effects such as soil compaction, erosion, and declines in overall soil fertility, along with health concerns about toxic
Acid rain (6,907 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rain has been shown to have adverse impacts on forests, freshwaters, and soils, killing insect and aquatic life-forms, causing paint to peel, corrosion
Hoe (tool) (2,057 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
horticultural hand tool used to shape soil, remove weeds, clear soil, and harvest root crops. Shaping the soil includes piling soil around the base of plants (hilling)
Legume (3,041 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
primarily for human consumption, for livestock forage and silage, and as soil-enhancing green manure. Well-known legumes include beans, soybeans, peas
Biochar (7,415 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
may increase the soil fertility of acidic soils, increase agricultural productivity, and provide protection against some foliar and soil-borne diseases
Herbicide (9,119 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
applied to soils of above neutral pH. Under alkaline soil conditions, atrazine may be carried into the soil profile as far as the water table by soil water
Agriculture (13,777 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to environmental degradation, such as biodiversity loss, desertification, soil degradation and global warming, all of which can cause decreases in crop
Quicksand (808 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the displaced soil/water mix and the submerged object floats due to its buoyancy. Soil liquefaction occurs in (partially) saturated soil when it is shaken
American Society of Civil Engineers (5,934 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is a tax-exempt professional body founded in 1852 to represent members of the civil engineering profession
Environmental science (1,293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
chemistry, plant science, zoology, mineralogy, oceanography, limnology, soil science, geology and physical geography, and atmospheric science) to the
Mole (animal) (2,597 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in the soil. While moles may be viewed as pests, they do provide many positive contributions to the soil, gardens, and ecosystem, including soil aeration
Blood and soil (3,118 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Blood and soil (German: Blut und Boden) is a nationalist slogan expressing Nazi Germany's ideal of a racially defined national body ("blood") united with
Physical geography (3,477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
soil science. Hydrology is predominantly concerned with the amounts and quality of water moving and accumulating on the land surface and in the soils
Agricultural science (992 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
products) Prevention and correction of adverse environmental effects (e.g., soil degradation, waste management, bioremediation) Theoretical production ecology
Erosion control (630 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
surface runoff and are important techniques in preventing water pollution, soil loss, wildlife habitat loss and human property loss. Erosion controls are
Fire (4,387 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
quickly recycled into the soil. This loss of nitrogen caused by a fire produces a long-term reduction in the fertility of the soil, but this fecundity can
Bioremediation (4,302 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bioremediation is a process used to treat contaminated media, including water, soil and subsurface material, by altering environmental conditions to stimulate
Eucalyptus (10,879 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and quality of soil organic matter. Such changes may also influence soil fertility and soil physical and chemical properties. The soil quality effects
Plant litter (3,208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Litterfall, plant litter, leaf litter, tree litter, soil litter, or duff, is dead plant material (such as leaves, bark, needles, twigs, and cladodes) that
Water cycle (4,514 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Evapotranspiration is water transpired from plants and evaporated from the soil. The water molecule H 2O has smaller molecular mass than the major components
Nitrogen cycle (6,055 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nitrogenous wastes in animal urine are broken down by nitrifying bacteria in the soil to be used by plants. The diagram alongside shows how these processes fit
Arid (281 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
land. In addition, changes in land use can result in greater demands on soil water and induce a higher degree of aridity.[citation needed] Aridity index
1848 United States presidential election (3,022 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Michigan. Van Buren broke from his party to lead the ticket of the Free Soil Party, which opposed the extension of slavery into the territories. The Whig
Epiphyte (1,307 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
bromeliads). Epiphyte species make good houseplants due to their minimal water and soil requirements. Epiphytes provide a rich and diverse habitat for other organisms
Alkali (789 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dissociation of its ions) Soils with pH values that are higher than 7.3 are usually defined as being alkaline. These soils can occur naturally, due to
Kerala Soil Museum (446 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kerala Soil Museum is a museum on the premises of Central Soil Analytical Laboratory at Parottukonam, Thiruvananthapuram District, in the Indian state
Truffle (7,318 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
produced truffles, and sowing them in chalky soil. His experiment was successful, with truffles being found in the soil around the newly grown oak trees years
Riparian zone (1,921 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
environmental resource management, and civil engineering because of their role in soil conservation, their habitat biodiversity, and the influence they have on
Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (1,074 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) is a satellite which forms part of ESA's Living Planet Programme. It is intended to provide new insights into Earth's
Ultramafic rock (1,062 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and above subduction zones. Serpentine soil is a magnesium rich, calcium, potassium and phosphorus poor soil that develops on the regolith derived from
Biodynamic agriculture (5,148 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in 1924, it was the first of the organic agriculture movements. It treats soil fertility, plant growth, and livestock care as ecologically interrelated
Sinkhole (5,604 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
600 m (3.3 to 2,000 ft) both in diameter and depth, and vary in form from soil-lined bowls to bedrock-edged chasms. Sinkholes may form gradually or suddenly
Hydrangea (2,122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the soil pH. For H. macrophylla and H. serrata cultivars, the flower color can be determined by the relative acidity of the soil: an acidic soil (pH below
Detritivore (926 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
are an important aspect of many ecosystems. They can live on any type of soil with an organic component, including marine ecosystems, where they are termed
Serpentine soil (2,351 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Serpentine soil is an uncommon soil type produced by weathered ultramafic rock such as peridotite and its metamorphic derivatives such as serpentinite
Bonsai (6,626 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
maintaining bonsai. Soil composition and fertilization must be specialized to the needs of each bonsai tree, although bonsai soil is almost always a loose
Slash-and-burn (2,231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
biomass is burned, resulting in a nutrient-rich layer of ash which makes the soil fertile, as well as temporarily eliminating weed and pest species. After
Overgrazing (1,879 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
increases soil erosion. Reduction in soil depth, soil organic matter and soil fertility impair the land's future natural and agricultural productivity. Soil fertility
Perennial plant (2,183 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rigours of local climate (temperature, moisture, organic content in the soil, microorganisms), a plant that is a perennial in its native habitat, or in
Rainforest (3,545 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
soil is highly acidic. The roots of plants rely on an acidity difference between the roots and the soil in order to absorb nutrients. When the soil is
Transpiration (2,029 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
water flow from the soil to the roots: the hydraulic conductivity of the soil and the magnitude of the pressure gradient through the soil. Both of these factors
Jus soli (6,437 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
SOH-ly, /juːs ˈsoʊli/ yoos SOH-lee, Latin: [juːs ˈsɔliː]; meaning "right of soil"), commonly referred to as birthright citizenship, is the right of anyone
Chinampa (2,809 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
underwater fences. A buildup of soil and aquatic vegetation would be piled into these "fences" until the top layer of soil was visible on the water's surface
Wattle and daub (1,583 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is daubed with a sticky material usually made of some combination of wet soil, clay, sand, animal dung and straw. Wattle and daub has been used for at
Sherry (3,624 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
brown soil, 10 percent chalk with a high clay content. Arenas: a yellowish soil, also 10 percent chalk but with a high sand content. The albariza soil is
Soil Moisture Active Passive (1,554 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) is a NASA environmental monitoring satellite launched on 31 January 2015. It was one of the first Earth observation
Rocknest (Mars) (1,041 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and olivine, and suggested that the Martian soil in the sample was similar to the weathered basaltic soils of Hawaiian volcanoes. On September 26, 2013
Saprotrophic nutrition (753 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
saprotrophs, and is most often associated with fungi (for example Mucor) and soil bacteria. Saprotrophic microscopic fungi are sometimes called saprobes; saprotrophic
Ecological succession (4,267 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Interactions between soil development, vegetation and soil fauna during spontaneous succession in post mining sites. European Journal of Soil Biology. 44: 109-121
Geophagia (2,919 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
geophagy (/dʒiˈɒfədʒi/), is the intentional practice of eating earth or soil-like substances such as clay, chalk, or termite mounds. It occurs in many
Night soil (1,599 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Night soil is a historically used euphemism for human excreta collected from cesspools, privies, pail closets, pit latrines, privy middens, septic tanks
Hydrology (3,926 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the soil provides the driving force (hydraulic head). Dry soil can allow rapid infiltration by capillary action; this force diminishes as the soil becomes
Environmental effects of mining (6,782 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
result in erosion, sinkholes, loss of biodiversity, or the contamination of soil, groundwater, and surface water by the chemicals emitted from mining processes
Lichen (13,916 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rock, walls, gravestones, roofs, exposed soil surfaces, rubber, bones, and in the soil as part of biological soil crusts. Different kinds of lichens have
Lentil (3,633 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lentils can grow on various soil types, from sand to clay loam, growing best in deep sandy loam soils with moderate fertility. A soil pH around 7 would be the
Evergreen (1,278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
highly acidic soil where the nutrients are less available to plants. In taiga or boreal forests, it is too cold for the organic matter in the soil to decay
Oligotroph (1,967 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sediments, caves, glacial and polar ice, deep subsurface soil, aquifers, ocean waters, and leached soils. Examples of oligotrophic organisms are the cave-dwelling
Mudbrick (1,327 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Building material made of soil and fiber Earth structure – Building or other structure made largely from soil Loam – Soil composed of similar proportions
Vermicompost (4,359 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
water-soluble nutrients and is an excellent, nutrient-rich organic fertilizer and soil conditioner. It is used in farming and small scale sustainable, organic farming
Alluvial plain (480 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by one or more rivers coming from highland regions, from which alluvial soil forms. A floodplain is part of the process, being the smaller area over which
Dust storm (2,012 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
particles are transported by saltation and suspension, a process that moves soil from one place and deposits it in another. Drylands around North Africa and
Black-tailed prairie dog (5,740 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
soil type, but by indirect effects of soil texture on moisture and vegetation. Colonies occur in many types of soil, including deep, alluvial soils with
Prairie dog (5,270 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of topsoil, with rich mineral, and nutrient renewal in the soil which can be crucial for soil quality and agriculture. They are extremely important in the
List of environmental issues (978 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pollution Soil pollution — Alkali soil • Brownfield • Residual Sodium Carbonate Index • Soil conservation • Soil erosion • Soil contamination • Soil salination
Aeolian processes (2,907 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
materials and are effective agents in regions with sparse vegetation, a lack of soil moisture and a large supply of unconsolidated sediments. Although water is
Moorland (1,663 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and shrublands biomes, characterised by low-growing vegetation on acidic soils. Moorland, nowadays, generally means uncultivated hill land (such as Dartmoor
Mire (6,019 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
located on a slope, flat, or in a depression and gets most of its water from soil or groundwater (minerotrophic). Thus, while a bog is always acidic and nutrient-poor
Ryder Cup (8,260 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
four times away on foreign soil (in 1987, 1995, 2004 and 2012), whilst the United States has won twice away on foreign soil (in 1981 and 1993). From 1995
Tussock (grass) (673 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
reach 2 meters (6.6 ft) or more into the soil, which can aid slope stabilization, erosion control, and soil porosity for precipitation absorption. Also
London Grammar (2,314 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
peaking at number one on the UK Albums Chart. The latest album, Californian Soil was released on 16 April 2021 and became their second consecutive number
Centennial Exposition (6,211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the International Exhibition of Arts, Manufactures, and Products of the Soil and Mine, it was held in Fairmount Park along the Schuylkill River on fairgrounds
Kudzu (3,108 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as a form of erosion control and to enhance the soil. As a legume, it increases the nitrogen in the soil by a symbiotic relationship with nitrogen-fixing
Hyphomicrobiales (1,122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sp. nov., a novel member of the order Rhizobiales isolated from a desert soil". Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 112 (6): 947–954. doi:10.1007/s10482-019-01228-0
Pioneer species (846 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Some lichens grow on rocks without soil, so may be among the first of life forms, and break down the rocks into soil for plants. Since some uncolonized
Lignite (3,150 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
value as an environmentally benign soil amendment, improving cation exchange and phosphorus availability in soils while reducing availability of heavy
Ultisol (1,463 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ultisols, commonly known as red clay soils, are one of twelve soil orders in the United States Department of Agriculture soil taxonomy. The word "Ultisol" is
Plant community (1,036 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
plant community are influenced by soil type, topography, climate and human disturbance. In many cases there are several soil types present within a given plant
Meadow (4,526 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
carbon sinks; deep-rooted grasses store a substantial amount of carbon in soil. In agriculture, a meadow is grassland which is not regularly grazed by domestic
1851 United States Senate election in Massachusetts (823 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Massachusetts was held during January 1851. Free Soil Party candidate Charles Sumner was elected by a coalition of Free-Soil and Democratic legislators over Whig
Helminthiasis (5,037 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
may also burrow into other organs, where they induce physiological damage. Soil-transmitted helminthiasis and schistosomiasis are the most important helminthiases
Three Sisters (agriculture) (1,823 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
not tilled, enhancing soil fertility and the sustainability of the cropping system by limiting soil erosion and oxidation of soil organic matter. The three
Fecal–oral route (1,355 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hygiene practices. If soil or water bodies are polluted with fecal material, humans can be infected with waterborne diseases or soil-transmitted diseases
Green waste (897 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
increase the efficiency of many composting operations and can be added to soil to sustain local nutrient cycling. Green waste can be collected via municipal
Salmon P. Chase (4,743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the leader of Ohio's Liberty Party. In 1848, he helped establish the Free Soil Party and recruited former President Martin Van Buren to serve as the party's
Ard (plough) (1,542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
a symmetrical share that traces a shallow furrow but does not invert the soil. It began to be replaced in China by the heavy carruca turnplough in the
Caliche (1,584 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gravel, sand, clay, and silt. It occurs worldwide, in aridisol and mollisol soil orders—generally in arid or semiarid regions, including in central and western
Green manure (1,434 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
green manure is a crop specifically produced to be incorporated into the soil while still green. Typically, the green manure's biomass is incorporated
Lunae Palus quadrangle (3,001 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
up through soil and evaporating at the surface. The soil resembled those produced from the weathering of basaltic lavas. The tested soil contained abundant
Ancient Maya cuisine (3,118 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fertilized the area. For example, the introduction of ash into the soil raises the soil's pH. This in turn temporarily raises the content of a variety of
Parable of the Sower (1,806 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Parable of the Sower (sometimes called the Parable of the Soils) is a parable of Jesus found in Matthew 13:1–23, Mark 4:1–20, Luke 8:4–15 and the
Kapurthala district (574 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
area. This area is prone to floods. Water logging and alkalinity in the soil is the major problem of the area. A flood protection bundh called ‘Dhussi
Turbah (895 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Arabic: تربة‎, lit. 'soil'), or mohr (Persian: مهر‎, lit. 'seal'), also known as khâk-e shifâ (Urdu: خاک شفاء‎, lit. 'medicinal soil') and sejdeh gâh (Persian:
Geography of Karnataka (1,950 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Red clay soil Black soil: gravelly soil, loose, black soil , basalt deposits Lateritic soils: Lateritic gravelly soil, Lateritic soil Black soils: Deep black
Rain garden (6,096 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compacted lawn areas. Rain gardens rely on plants and natural or engineered soil medium to retain stormwater and increase the lag time of infiltration, while
Bioavailability (3,029 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and aluminum phosphates at low soil pH and precipitation with calcium phosphates at high soil pH. Toxic materials in soil, such as lead from paint may be
Redox (4,080 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to flooded soils and paddy rice production was seminal for subsequent work on thermodynamic aspects of redox and plant root growth in soils. Later work
Raised-bed gardening (944 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Raised-bed gardening is a form of gardening in which the soil is enclosed in three-to-four-foot-wide (1.0–1.2 m) containment units ("beds"), which are
Links (golf) (776 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
sandy soil unsuitable for arable farming but which readily supports various indigenous browntop bent and red fescue grasses. Together, the soil and grasses
Cultivator (2,128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the name refers to frames with teeth (also called shanks) that pierce the soil as they are dragged through it linearly. Another sense refers to machines
Coat of arms of Nigeria (274 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Benue Rivers at Lokoja. The black shield represents Nigeria's fertile soil, while the two supporting horses or chargers on each side represent dignity
Digging stick (954 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cultures to dig out underground food such as roots and tubers, tilling the soil, or burrowing animals and anthills. It is a term used in archaeology and
Clostridium tetani (1,354 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Clostridium tetani is a common soil bacterium and the causative agent of tetanus. Vegetative cells of C. tetani are usually rod-shaped and up to 2.5 μm
List of third party performances in United States House elections (4,762 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Party and Barnburner Democrats (who had defected in 1848 to support the Free Soil Party). Faction of the New York Democratic Party which favored reconciliation
Mite (3,576 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
size makes them easily overlooked; some species live in water, many live in soil as decomposers, others live on plants, sometimes creating galls, while others
Terra rossa (soil) (867 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Terra rossa (Italian for "red soil") is a well-drained, reddish, clayey to silty clayey soil with neutral pH conditions and is typical of the Mediterranean
List of third party performances in United States House elections (4,762 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Party and Barnburner Democrats (who had defected in 1848 to support the Free Soil Party). Faction of the New York Democratic Party which favored reconciliation
Culvert (2,486 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
channel a subterranean Waterway. Typically embedded so as to be surrounded by soil, a culvert may be made from a pipe, reinforced concrete or other material
1848 United States elections (778 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(and its extension into western territories) dividing the nation, the Free Soil Party established itself as the third most powerful party in Congress. California
Pothole (2,510 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of water in the underlying soil structure and traffic passing over the affected area. Water first weakens the underlying soil; traffic then fatigues and
Biodynamic wine (1,188 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compost as fertilizer and avoiding most pesticides) while also employing soil supplements prepared according to Rudolf Steiner's formulas, following a
Grazing (3,092 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
can also be negative effects to the environment with overgrazing, such as soil degradation, ecological disturbance and desertification. Sheep, goats cattle
Coat of arms of Nigeria (274 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Benue Rivers at Lokoja. The black shield represents Nigeria's fertile soil, while the two supporting horses or chargers on each side represent dignity
Agricultural pollution (5,742 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pests that disrupt crop production. Soil contamination can occur when pesticides persist and accumulate in soils, which can alter microbial processes
Rubble (482 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
texture; undressed especially as a filling-in. Rubble naturally found in the soil is known also as 'brash' (compare cornbrash). Where present, it becomes more
Brownfield land (3,739 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
industrial or commercial purposes with known or suspected pollution including soil contamination due to hazardous waste. Environment and Climate Change Canada
Texas Blackland Prairies (3,092 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to San Antonio in the south. The prairie was named after its rich, dark soil. The Texas Blackland Prairies ecoregion covers an area of 50,300 km2 (19
Peanut (6,890 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nitrogen means peanuts require less nitrogen-containing fertilizer and improve soil fertility, making them valuable in crop rotations. Peanuts are similar in
Cadmium (6,915 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the soil from fertilizers (rock phosphates or organic fertilizers) become bio-available and toxic only if the soil pH is low (i.e., acidic soils). Zn
Missouri Rhineland (933 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the two regions' soil and topography. The soils of the Missouri River Valley and surrounding areas are mainly rocky residual soils left after the carbonate
Vinnie Paz (3,046 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
It was released through Babygrande Records and through Paz's own Enemy Soil. It was during this time Paz released his debut solo album, Season of the
Agrology (575 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ἀγρός, agros, "field, tilled land"; and -λογία, -logia) is the branch of soil science dealing with the production of crops. The use of the term is most
Soil Health Card Scheme (443 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Soil Health Card Scheme is a scheme launched by the Government of India on 19 February 2015. Under the scheme, the government plans to issue soil cards
Songs of Our Soil (287 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Songs of Our Soil is the sixth album by singer Johnny Cash. It was originally released on July 6, 1959 (see 1959 in music), and later re-issued on August
Halophyte (1,097 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A halophyte is a salt-tolerant plant that grows in soil or waters of high salinity, coming into contact with saline water through its roots or by salt
John P. Hale (1,782 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Congressional career as a Democrat, but helped establish the anti-slavery Free Soil Party and eventually joined the Republican Party. Born in Rochester, New
Hügelkultur (2,178 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
advocates, it is suggested the technique helps to improve soil fertility, water retention, and soil warming, thus benefiting plants grown on or near such
Landfill (3,010 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
recycling. Unless they are stabilized, landfills may undergo severe shaking or soil liquefaction of the ground during an earthquake. Once full the area over
Bay mud (2,113 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of soft, unconsolidated silty clay, which is saturated with water; these soil layers are situated at the bottom of certain estuaries, which are normally
Radon (12,319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
radon and its descendants 210Bi and 210Po. Radon emanation from the soil varies with soil type and with surface uranium content, so outdoor radon concentrations
Endemism (3,372 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
stenoendemics. Serpentine soils act as 'edaphic islands' of low fertility and these soils lead to high rates of endemism. These soils are found in the Balkan
Anthelmintic (1,074 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
school-aged children in many developing countries. The drugs of choice for soil-transmitted helminths are mebendazole and albendazole; for schistosomiasis
Monoculture (2,341 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sugarcane, tea and pines, can lead to soil and environmental problems such as soil acidification, degradation, and soil-borne diseases, which ultimately have
Baramati taluka (519 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The soil of the study area is mainly derived from the Deccan basalts. They are generally fertile except in hilly region. The main types of soil found
Xeriscaping (3,122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
soils instead of well-amended soils. Plants can either fit the soil or the soil should be amended to fit the plants. Soil is essential to most plant growth
Fobos-Grunt (5,892 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
have returned to Earth in August 2014, carrying up to 200 g (7.1 oz) of soil from Phobos. Funded by the Russian Federal Space Agency and developed by
1852 United States presidential election (3,482 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Free Soil Party, a third party opposed to the extension of slavery in the United States and into the territories, as in their name free-soil meaning
Tetanus (4,955 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
infection with the bacterium Clostridium tetani, which is commonly found in soil, saliva, dust, and manure. The bacteria generally enter through a break in
Trichuriasis (2,985 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
vegetables are not fully cleaned or cooked. Often these eggs are in the soil in areas where people defecate outside and where untreated human feces is
Safflower (2,699 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fertile and deep soils. It can adapt well to soil pH (pH 5-8) and tolerates salinity. Safflower can be well grown on different soil types, with water
Cover crop (4,268 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
planted to cover the soil rather than for the purpose of being harvested. Cover crops manage soil erosion, soil fertility, soil quality, water, weeds
Sowing (923 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
intervals. In sowing, little if any soil is placed over the seeds, as seeds can be generally sown into the soil by maintaining a planting depth of about
Soil (American band) (1,101 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Soil (often stylized as SOiL) is an American rock band that was formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1997. After some independent releases, the band was the
Water stagnation (454 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
susceptible to ground water stagnation due to the lower availability of natural soil drainage. Some plants prefer flowing water, while others, such as lotuses
Rattan Lal (418 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rattan Lal (born 5 September 1944) is a soil scientist. His work focuses on regenerative agriculture through which soil can help resolve global issues such
Alexander De Witt (255 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
needed] An anti-slavery activist, De Witt later joined the Free Soil Party. As a Free Soiler he was elected to the United States Congress in 1853. In January
Liberty Party (United States, 1840) (1,741 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Liberty Party members joined the anti-slavery (but not abolitionist) Free Soil Party in 1848 and eventually helped establish the Republican Party in the
Histoplasmosis (2,531 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Histoplasma capsulatum is found in soil, often associated with decaying bat guano or bird droppings. Disruption of soil from excavation or construction can
Mill (grinding) (2,254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
uniform aggregate size for construction purposes, or separation of rock, soil or aggregate material for the purposes of structural fill or land reclamation
Gleysol (706 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A gley is a wetland soil (hydric soil) that unless drained is saturated with groundwater for long enough to develop a characteristic gleyic colour pattern
Solvent (3,539 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
solvents that reach the underlying soil. Since solvents readily migrate substantial distances, the creation of widespread soil contamination is not uncommon;
Straw (1,717 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ponds to reduce algae by changing the nutrient ratios in the water. The soil under strawberries is covered with straw to protect the ripe berries from
Slash-and-char (335 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
resulting residue matter charcoal can be utilized as biochar to improve the soil fertility. In that context, charcoal can be made by numerous and varied methods
Stipe (mycology) (229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
maintain all these characters intact by digging the mushroom out of the soil, rather than cutting it off mid-stipe. Kuo, Michael. "Glossary". MushroomExpert
Pezizales (398 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
saprobic, mycorrhizal, or parasitic on plants. Species grow on soil, wood, leaves and dung. Soil-inhabiting species often fruit in habitats with a high pH
British Agricultural Revolution (5,758 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cultivation of light soils on enclosed farms and provided fodder to support increased livestock numbers whose manure added further to soil fertility. The British
Mollisol (662 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mollisols are a soil order in USDA soil taxonomy. Mollisols form in semi-arid to semi-humid areas typically under grassland vegetation. They are most
Marl (1,443 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
accumulate as part of the bottom marl. Marl has been used as a soil conditioner and acid soil neutralizing agent. Marl from the Marlbrook Marl is used for
Road roller (1,574 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
or just roller) is a compactor-type engineering vehicle used to compact soil, gravel, concrete, or asphalt in the construction of roads and foundations
Tree (11,886 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
they serve to anchor the tree and extract moisture and nutrients from the soil. Above ground, the branches divide into smaller branches and shoots. The
Sahel (3,128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
utilizing the Sahel. The difference between the dry North with higher levels of soil nutrients and the wetter South with more vegetation, is utilized by having
Slave Power (2,913 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Free Soil Party first raised this warning in 1848, arguing that the annexation of Texas as a slave state was a terrible mistake. The Free Soilers' rhetoric
Protea cryophila (167 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pollination occurs through the action of rodents. The plant grows on sandstone soil on rock moldings at heights of 1,750–1,900 m (5,740–6,230 ft) Rebelo, A.G
Organic horticulture (1,585 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ornamental plants by following the essential principles of organic agriculture in soil building and conservation, pest management, and heirloom variety preservation
Downland (1,274 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The soil profile of chalk downland in England is a thin soil overlaying the parent chalk. Weathering of the chalk has created a characteristic soil known
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (2,543 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
York: Wiley. Retrieved 15 April 2010 Flipkart review of Interactions Between Soil Particles and Microorganisms: Impact on the Terrestrial Ecosystem. Retrieved
Bacteroidetes (1,728 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rod-shaped bacteria that are widely distributed in the environment, including in soil, sediments, and sea water, as well as in the guts and on the skin of animals
Phytophthora cinnamomi (2,549 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Phytophthora cinnamomi is a soil-borne water mould that produces an infection which causes a condition in plants variously called "root rot", "dieback"
Phoenix (spacecraft) (11,143 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
second was to evaluate past or potential planetary habitability in the ice-soil boundary. Phoenix's instruments were suitable for uncovering information
Ecohydrology (3,300 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and high irradiance all exacerbate soil moisture insufficiency. Soil moisture availability is also reduced at low soil temperature. One of the earliest
Rosette (botany) (614 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
structures resembling leaves. In flowering plants, rosettes usually sit near the soil. Their structure is an example of a modified stem in which the internode
Annual plant (713 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
flowering and setting seed. The seeds germinate in the autumn or winter when the soil temperature is cool. Winter annuals typically grow low to the ground, where
Perlite (1,208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
carbon molecules increases the soil structure, aeration, nutrient and water retention capacity. Biochar creates a healthy soil in which micro-organisms thrive
Ralph Brazelton Peck (537 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1912 – February 18, 2008) was an eminent civil engineer specializing in soil mechanics. He was awarded the National Medal of Science in 1976 "for his
Entisol (465 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In USDA soil taxonomy, Entisols are defined as soils that do not show any profile development other than an A horizon. An entisol has no diagnostic horizons
Mars (21,477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Martian soil to be slightly alkaline and containing elements such as magnesium, sodium, potassium and chlorine. These nutrients are found in soils on Earth
Till plain (775 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
plains were the basis from which the present day soil formed from. The parent material which these soils formed from varies greatly from one area to another
Sterling B. Hendricks (304 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his research on the structural aspects of organic and inorganic chemistry, soil chemistry and plant physiology and nutrition. Hendricks was a member of the
Plant physiology (3,313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
oven-dry soil. The soil lost just two ounces of dry weight and van Helmont concluded that plants get all their weight from water, not soil. In 1699,
Parasitic worm (3,124 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
generally be seen with the naked eye. Many are intestinal worms that are soil-transmitted and infect the gastrointestinal tract. Other parasitic worms
Salinity (2,231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
amount of salt dissolved in a body of water, called saline water (see also soil salinity). It is usually measured in g/L or g/kg (grams of salt per liter/kilogram
Grave (718 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the grave to cover it. As soil decompresses when excavated and space is occupied by the burial not all the volume of soil fits back in the hole, so often
Lithotroph (2,929 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
terrestrial subsurfaces, soils, mines, and in endolith communities. A primary example of lithotrophs that contribute to soil formation is Cyanobacteria
Mycoforestry (818 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wood from forests, thereby diminishing nutrient availability and reducing soil depth. According to Paul Stamets, the first principle for the creation of
Eutrophication (7,788 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
plant growth in most freshwater ecosystems. Phosphate adheres tightly to soil particles, so it is mainly transported by erosion and runoff. Once translocated
Siltation (1,295 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is typically soil degradation by intensive or inadequate agricultural practices, leading to soil erosion, especially in fine-grained soils such as loess
Marsh gas (192 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Carr (landform) (276 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
sub-maritime regions, it begins with reed-marsh. As the reeds decay, the soil surface eventually rises above the water, creating fens that allow vegetation
Tuber (1,797 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
form at the sides of the parent plant and are most often located near the soil surface. The underground tuber is normally a short-lived storage and regenerative
Jhang District (5,418 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"carpeted with grass". The soil gets worse to the west of the Kirana Hills, towards the Jhelum river, and more kallar soil is found. Not much of the Thal
Trichocomaceae (232 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
conditions. Family members are cosmopolitan in distribution, ubiquitous in soil, and common associates of decaying plant and food material. The family contains
Surveyor 3 (1,697 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
surface of the Moon in 1967. It was the first mission to carry a surface-soil sampling-scoop. Surveyor 3 was visited by Apollo 12 astronauts Pete Conrad
Concrete masonry unit (1,390 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A concrete masonry unit (CMU) is a standard-size rectangular block used in building construction. CMUs are some of the most versatile building products
Cebrenia quadrangle (4,716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
magnetic nature of the dust and soil on Mars. Magnetite was found in the soil and that the most magnetic part of the soil was dark. Magnetite is very dark
Embankment dam (760 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and compaction of a complex semi-plastic mound of various compositions of soil, sand, clay, or rock. It has a semi-pervious waterproof natural covering
Viking lander biological experiments (5,438 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
analyze the components of untreated Martian soil, and particularly those components that are released as the soil is heated to different temperatures. It
Terrarium (742 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
terraria or terrariums) is usually a sealable glass container containing soil and plants, and can be opened for maintenance to access the plants inside
Dryland farming (1,687 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with drylands, areas characterized by a cool wet season (which charges the soil with virtually all the moisture that the crops will receive prior to harvest)
Luna 16 (1,033 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the first robotic probe to land on the Moon and return a sample of lunar soil to Earth. The 101 grams (3.56 ounces) sample was returned from Mare Fecunditatis
World map (795 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
settlement. Physical maps show geographical features such as mountains, soil type, or land use. Geological maps show not only the surface, but characteristics
Arbuscular mycorrhiza (10,298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nutrients such as phosphorus, sulfur, nitrogen and micronutrients from the soil. It is believed that the development of the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis
Agroecology (2,633 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Agroecology uses different sciences to understand elements of ecosystems such as soil properties and plant-insect interactions, as well as using social sciences
Fodder (1,230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
consumption, because it builds the organic matter in the soil.[citation needed] When evaluating if this soil organic matter increase mitigates climate change
Universal Soil Loss Equation (843 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Universal Soil Loss Equation (USLE) is a widely used mathematical model that describes soil erosion processes. Erosion models play critical roles in soil and
Azykh Cave (1,857 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
follows: The first layer is composed of black sediments, sometimes yellow mixed soil. During the archaeological excavations, clay dishes belonging to medieval
Drip irrigation (2,606 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
allowing water to drip slowly to the roots of plants, either from above the soil surface or buried below the surface. The goal is to place water directly
Acid phosphatase (421 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Orthophosphoric monoester + H2O → alcohol + H3PO4 Phosphatase enzymes are also used by soil microorganisms to access organically bound phosphate nutrients. An assay
1854 Vermont gubernatorial election (406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was Merritt Clark, and Lawrence Brainerd ran as the nominee of the Free Soil Party even as he was one of the organizers of the new anti-slavery Republican
Mantena, Minas Gerais (1,965 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paulo. The name "Mantena" is of indigenous origin and means "good soil", "fertile soil". Around 1920, the territory began to be populated. This happened
Loess Hills (1,910 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Loess Hills are a formation of wind-deposited loess soil in the westernmost parts of Iowa and Missouri, and the easternmost parts of Nebraska and Kansas
Barakar River (1,320 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
undulating terrain of the Chota Nagpur plateau is seriously affected by soil erosion. Large volumes of silt in the form of coarse and fine sediment is
Nashville Basin (478 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
needed] The Inner Basin of the flattest terrain and most limestone-derived soil chemistry is located to the south and east of Nashville, primarily in the
Black Dirt Region (670 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wallkill". The Black Dirt Region takes its name from the dark, extremely fertile soil left over from an ancient glacial lake bottom augmented by decades of past
Deforestation during the Roman period (2,332 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
engaged in trade with other regions. In Chapter 5 ("Roman Soil Erosion") of the book by Way of the Soil by Guy Theodore Wrench, the author describes the devastating
International Olympic Committee (10,094 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for the Games' site preparation, looked at soil contamination prior to the Games. The work assessed soils that had been previously impacted by waste and
Citrobacter freundii (625 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
used for locomotion, but some do not and are non-motile. C. freundii is a soil organism, but can also be found in water, sewage, food and in the intestinal
Time-domain reflectometer (3,478 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mass and energy in soil". Soil Tillage Research 47:125–132. Topp, G.C. and T.P.A. Ferre, 2002. "Water content", in Methods of Soil Analysis. Part 4. (Ed
Organic fertilizer (1,961 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
produced and contain carbon (C). Fertilizers are materials that can be added to soil or plants, in order to provide nutrients and sustain growth. Typical organic
Vegetation classification (1,571 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sour (acid) soil). Class 4. Psychrophytes (of formations on cold soil). Class 5. Halophytes (of formations on saline soil). C. The soil is physically
Viking 2 (2,255 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
regolith, referred to often as "soil", resembled those produced from the weathering of basaltic lavas. The tested soil contained abundant silicon and iron
Eastern mole (2,428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
loamy soils found in thin woods, fields, pastures, and meadows, and builds both deep and shallow burrows characterized by discarded excess soil collected
Richard Walther Darré (2,972 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(14 July 1895 – 5 September 1953), was one of the leading Nazi "blood and soil" (German: Blut und Boden) ideologists and served as Reich Minister of Food
Desert (12,627 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
way of life. The cultivation of semi-arid regions encourages erosion of soil and is one of the causes of increased desertification. Desert farming is
Vermiculite (2,942 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
storage rot. As a soil conditioner: Where the native soil is heavy or sticky, gentle mixing of vermiculite—up to one half the volume of the soil—is recommended
Glomeromycota (1,854 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
arbuscular mycorrhizal species are terrestrial and widely distributed in soils worldwide where they form symbioses with the roots of the majority of plant
Belgium national under-17 football team (119 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
soil, and again in 2015 and 2018.   *  denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.   indicates tournament was held on home soil.
Garden (2,499 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gardeners produce carbon dioxide directly by overcultivating soil and destroying soil carbon, by burning garden waste on bonfires, by using power tools
Eastern mole (2,428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
loamy soils found in thin woods, fields, pastures, and meadows, and builds both deep and shallow burrows characterized by discarded excess soil collected
Green algae (2,603 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Trentepohlia is a filamentous green alga that can live independently on humid soil, rocks or tree bark or form the photosymbiont in lichens of the family Graphidaceae
Xerosere (844 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
loaded with soil particles strikes against the rocks, it removes soil particles. All these processes lead to formation of a little soil at the surface
List of MDPI academic journals (541 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sinusitis) Smart Cities Social Sciences Societies Soils (now Soil Systems) Soil Systems (formerly Soils) Sports Stats Surfaces Sustainable Chemistry Sustainability
Bog garden (267 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A bog garden employs permanently moist (but not waterlogged) soil to create a habitat for plants and creatures which thrive in such conditions. It may
Tillandsia (1,807 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
root system and grow on shifting desert soil. Due to their epiphytic way of life, these plants will not grow in soil but live on the branches of trees, in
Neglected tropical diseases (11,311 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
foodborne trematodiases, lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis); and (iv) viruses (dengue and chikungunya, rabies)
Alpine garden (442 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rather than the soil that naturally grows there. Though the plants can often cope with low temperatures, they dislike standing in damp soil during the winter
Loess Plateau (868 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with the repeated and massively destructive floods of the Yellow River. Its soil has been called the "most highly erodible... on earth" and conservation efforts
Chickpea (4,200 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
zinc and boron deficiencies in the soil. Boron-rich soil resulted in an increase of chickpea yield and size, while soil fertilization with zinc seemed to
Protea cordata (243 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is a plant species native to Southern Africa that grows on woody soils or in the soil. The red, bald-sheared trunk is unbranched and reaches a length of
Inceptisol (179 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Inceptisols are a soil order in USDA soil taxonomy. They form quickly through alteration of parent material. They are more developed than Entisols. They
Runoff curve number (1,485 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, which was formerly called the Soil Conservation Service or SCS — the number is still popularly known as a "SCS
Hydrocarbon (2,482 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
degradation in attempts to deplete hydrocarbon concentration in polluted soils. The noteworthy feature of hydrocarbons is their inertness, especially for
Fluvisol (368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A fluvisol in the World Reference Base for Soil Resources (WRB) is a genetically young soil in alluvial deposits . Apart from river sediments, they also
Composition of Mars (8,837 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Many of these conclusions are supported by in situ analyses of rocks and soils on the Martian surface. Much of what we know about the elemental composition
Ecology (20,877 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the regulation of climate, global biogeochemical cycles, water filtration, soil formation, erosion control, flood protection, and many other natural features
FAO soil classification (349 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
particular needs. The Soil Units (106) were mapped as Soil Associations, designated by the dominant soil unit: with soil phases (soil properties, such as
Horticulture (1,633 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
environmental stresses. It also includes plant conservation, landscape restoration, soil management, landscape and garden design, construction and maintenance, and
Urea (6,669 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
plant growth. Urea breaks down in the soil to give ammonium. The ammonium is taken up by the plant. In some soils, the ammonium is oxidized by bacteria
World Reference Base for Soil Resources (3,318 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Reference Base for Soil Resources (WRB) is an international soil classification system for naming soils and creating legends for soil maps. The currently
Seedling (1,314 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
plumule in the seed. These seeds develop by the plumule growing up through the soil with the cotyledons remaining below the surface. This is known as hypogeal
Liana (1,104 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A liana is a long-stemmed, woody vine that is rooted in the soil at ground level and uses trees, as well as other means of vertical support, to climb up
Drowning Pool (2,591 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
left in 2005 due to musical differences. Ryan McCombs of Chicago-based band SOiL, later replaced Jones and released two albums, Full Circle (2007) and Drowning
Swamp (2,418 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
aquatic vegetation, or vegetation that tolerates periodic inundation or soil saturation. The two main types of swamp are "true" or swamp forests and "transitional"
Hydrophobic soil (1,804 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hydrophobic soil is a soil whose particles repel water. The layer of hydrophobicity is commonly found at or a few centimeters below the surface, parallel
New Soil (231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
New Soil is an album by American saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded in 1959 and released on the Blue Note label. The Allmusic review by Steve Huey awarded
Rothamsted Research (1,901 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
well as pioneering contributions to the fields of virology, nematology, soil science and pesticide resistance. During World War II, aiming to increase
Cain and Abel (3,285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
while Cain was a tiller of the soil. And it happened in the course of time that Cain brought from the fruit of the soil an offering to the Lord. And Abel
Moringa oleifera (4,105 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
range of soil conditions, but prefers a neutral to slightly acidic (pH 6.3 to 7.0), well-drained, sandy or loamy soil. In waterlogged soil, the roots
Spodic soil (47 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Spodic soils refer to a diagnostic subsurface horizon defined by the illuvial accumulation of organic matter. Iron oxide can be present or absent, and
Aridisol (236 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Aridisols (or desert soils) are a soil order in USDA soil taxonomy. Aridisols (from the Latin aridus, for "dry", and solum) form in an arid or semi-arid
Western Uttar Pradesh (2,604 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Auraiya. Western Uttar Pradesh's soil and relief has marked differences from that of the eastern part of the state. The soil tends to be lighter-textured
Fuller's earth (1,581 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
clay content of soil could save the life of a person exposed to paraquat, for example, as paraquat is intended to break down in soil. Decontamination:
Fabaceae (6,780 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
legumes, and means that legumes can be used in a crop rotation to replenish soil that has been depleted of nitrogen. Legume seeds and foliage have a comparatively