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SOIL. The superficies of the earth on which buildings are erected, or may be erected.
     2. The soil is the principal, and the building, when erected, is the accessory. Vide Dig. 6, 1, 49.

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Very easy-going, the winter aconite will be happy in most soil types and aspects, and likes a sunny or partially shaded spot.
Very easy-going, it will be happy in most soil types and aspects, and likes a sunny or partially shaded spot.
Comparison of the mean soil type also showed that the most Leaf surface are light textured soils (Figure 8).
The main and interactive effects of landform, land use and soil type on soil properties were assessed.
The transect in the old-growth forest on AD soil type presented the most bioluminescent fungi, followed by the transect in the secondary forest on TH soil type.
Comprehensive evaluation of soil fertility according to picking season and soil type was carried out using principal component analysis to provide decision support for rational use of fertilizers to improve the yield and quality of tea.
The bulk densities of the five soils were determined differently according to the field condition of each soil type.
Four soil types with contrasting soil drainage and structural properties were considered, as it is known that the effects of treading on runoff processes and P losses are dependent on soil type (McDowell et al.
An additional 8 "monitoring" plants (4 flooded plants in each soil type) were used for periodic destructive harvest to assess larval survival on 1 plant in each soil type at each assessment time.
Make appropriate recommendation from the results obtained of the best soil type and their mixtures that will support efficient growth of these plants under study.
In the present study, two parameters were studied firstly, the impact of various AM fungi on the growth and barbaloin content of Aloe vera and secondly the experimental design technique of Genichi Taguchi was devised specifically to optimize the effect of Am fungi, Azoobacter, rock phosphate and soil type for improvement of the growth and barbaloin content of Aloe vera plant.