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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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[A.sub.i] is the result of the soil analysis for each nutrient and [NCRIz.sub.i] the estimated critical level of the soil attribute i.
Farming Connect recently undertook a programme of soil analysis workshops which gave participating farmers the opportunity to discuss the results of two free soil samples from their farms with an approved grassland adviser.
Selection is made depending on soil analysis report & onsite testing.
It specialises in wastewater and water testing as well as sediment, sludge and soil analysis.Country: Australia, Sector: Waste Management/EnvironmentTarget: Simmonds & Bristow's laboratory armBuyer: SGS SAVendor: Simmonds & Bristow Pty LtdType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Closed
Mannis studied soil analysis at A&L Laboratory in Memphis starting in the early 1980s.
Don't even think about replanting until you get the results of a soil analysis (cost is usually less than $20).
At the outdoor field competition event, teams of five students rotated through four "ecostations" where they answered written questions by performing hands-on activities such as soil analysis, wildlife habitat assessment, tree measurement, and identification of water insects.
The study was inspired by a soil analysis conducted by the Mars Phoenix Lander, which arrived on Mars in 2008.
The meeting will also consider how forage and soil analysis can be used to highlight and improve deficiencies.
"No features are directly associated with the Hoard, but we are still awaiting the soil analysis which will give more detail of on the formation of the landscape in which it was found.
A contract was awarded to Al Hoty Analytical Services for BD29,840 to carry out land survey and soil analysis for the planned substations.
Expertise in, among others, the areas of pipeline construction (conventional radiography, portable radiography, X-ray pipeline crawlers, automated ultrasonics AUT--girth weld, certified welding inspectors and asset integrity management); pipeline integrity (close interval potential survey, direct current voltage gradient survey, pipeline current attenuation survey, pipeline depth of cover and survey, pipe line right-of-way GPS survey, pH soil analysis and continuous resistivity surveys, chemical and mechanical pipeline cleaning, MFL inline inspection tools and deformation/caliper tools).

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