Usage examples for Soils

  1. They are industrious, and their holdings on the rocky soils of the plateau Districts are often cleared of stones at the cost of much labour. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  2. It had just been done over, and the pale blue soils so easily. – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. That sounds as though I were getting to be a real farmer's wife with a vast knowledge of soils doesn't it? – The Prairie Wife by Arthur Stringer
  4. Owing to better farming light soils had been applied to uses for which heavy lands alone had formerly been considered fit, with a considerable increase of rent. – A Short History of English Agriculture by W. H. R. Curtler
  5. How it is I can't tell you, unless it be that a given quantity of rain is all that crops require, and above that it is superfluous, or else that for certain soils a certain amount of rainfall is all that is required. – The Squatter and the Don by C. Loyal
  6. Good for light, dry soils – Making a Lawn by Luke Joseph Doogue
  7. It is well suited to deep soils where its roots can penetrate. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  8. Of course, this mineral matter is derived in considerable measure from springs, but is also no doubt to a large extent taken up by the rivers themselves, as they wash the rocks and soils on their journey to the sea. – Geology by James Geikie
  9. Another purpose is, on all light soils to place the soil close around the seeds after they have been covered. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  10. Most of us hear the answers before we have asked the questions: hence intellectually we lack what G. K. calls " the soils for the seeds of doctrine." – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  11. The mental powers of man are as diversified as the soils of earth and as well deserve classification. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  12. I fertilize my orchard with stable litter, but would not advise it on all soils – The Apple by Various
  13. " I'm better up on soils and farm products than on civic problems and social economy and such. – The Reclaimers by Margaret Hill McCarter
  14. At the same time he made chemical analyses of thirty- three soils subsoils, etc. – The History of the Medical Department of Transylvania University by Robert Peter
  15. I fertilize my orchard with barn- yard litter and ashes; I think it beneficial, and would advise its use on all soils – The Apple by Various
  16. It has been easier for the farmer, though, perhaps, not as economical, if all the elements necessary to a correct opinion could be combined, to exchange his worn- out lands for fresh soils than to adopt an improving system of agriculture. – Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions by George S. Boutwell
  17. If the access of oxygen is delayed, however, as often happens in rainy seasons and in wet soils the root- hairs are killed, and rot sets in. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  18. In this instance, however, the populations of gophers are separated by soils of heavy texture which render burrowing difficult or impossible for gophers. – Four New Pocket Gophers of the Genus Cratogeomys from Jalisco, Mexico by Robert J. Russell
  19. I do not say because they are better men, but because they have better soils and better labour than there is in our colonies. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  20. Most of the soils covering the great dry- farm territory of the United States and other countries have been formed in this way. – Dry-Farming by John A. Widtsoe