Usage examples for potash

  1. The large areas of dry- farms and the high prices of commercial fertilizers will make this method of manuring impracticable on dry- farms, and it may be dismissed from thought until such a day as conditions, especially with respect to price of nitrates and potash, are materially changed. – Dry-Farming by John A. Widtsoe
  2. And when I had handed it in by a chink in the open door, first there was a sound like drinking, then an awful cry, " Potash again!" – HE by Andrew Lang
  3. On applying the spectroscope to the flame which this particular salt or mixture of salts gave off, he found that some bright lines were visible which he had never observed before, and which he knew were not produced either by potash or soda. – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  4. He looked at me amazed, and I explained that many farmers used four- parts bone- dust to one part muriate of potash and mixed it well. – Natalie: A Garden Scout by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  5. It gets the best of the nitrogen, and may need only a rock- and- potash fertilizer, while the wheat that follows may need some available nitrogen to force growth in the fall. – Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement by Alva Agee
  6. Also, administer the following tonic: Potassi Iodide, one ounce; Nitrate of Potash, two ounces; Chlorate of Potash, two ounces; Pulv. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  7. It may be said that, so far as the agricultural soils of the world are now known, only three of the essential plant- foods are likely to be absent, namely, potash, phosphoric acid, and nitrogen; of these, by far the most important is nitrogen. – Dry-Farming by John A. Widtsoe
  8. Before the Plague we traded metals and manufactured products for imports of food and potash. – This World Is Taboo by Murray Leinster
  9. We tried it out with potash in Mrs. Weimer's soap kettle, and it didn't tarnish. – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin
  10. It must have been, I concluded, after much speculation, that Holknecht finally got the attention of the Chemical Staff and related what he knew of the incident of the potash mines. – City of Endless Night by Milo Hastings
  11. We use a kind of potash soap which we are sure is of the best make. – The Story of Wool by Sara Ware Bassett
  12. The principal mineral foods are salt, lime, iron, magnesia, phosphorus, potash, and water. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  13. Potash, which has the same properties as soda, exists in all ashes. – Round-about Rambles in Lands of Fact and Fancy by Frank Richard Stockton
  14. The composition of the ash points to there being more potash and less lime in the white organs than in the green ones, and, speaking generally, the former are related to the latter much as young leaves are related to mature ones. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  15. Feby 18- Went with the three boys to Toronto and bought potash kettles. – The Narrative of Gordon Sellar Who Emigrated to Canada in 1825 by Gordon Sellar
  16. Why, bless your soul, if all the cities of the world were reduced ashes, you'd have a new set of millionnaires in a couple of years or so, out of the trade in potash. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  17. I plucked up my spirit and felt ready to strike out, but somehow I kept my anger down, and after washing the roller in turn, I was allowed to dry my hands and clean my face, which Jem Smith persuaded me to do with the strong solution of potash, making it tingle smartly; and, but for the rapid application of pure water, I believe the skin would have been made sore. – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  18. France wants rice, tobacco, potash, furs, and ship timber. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  19. Not a particle of carbonic acid resisted the potash, and as to the oxygen, that, as Captain Nicholl said, was of " first quality." – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne