Some articles on soil, test:
... Unlike with native soil fields, leaching of nutrients is a major concern when managing a sand-based turf system ... Soil particle "hold on" to positively charged nutrient particles because they are negatively charged ... charges cause the nutrients to adhere to soil particles which can then be taken up by plants ...
... physiotherapy in lieu of surgery and was declared fit for a two-match Test series at home against New Zealand in late-2003 ... was substantially worse than his previous displays on Indian soil, taking only six wickets at an average of 50.00 as both matches ended in high-scoring draws ... his debut series, it was his worst series bowling average on Indian soil ...
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“The cinema is going to form the mind of England. The national conscience, the national ideals and tests of conduct, will be those of the film.”
—George Bernard Shaw (18561950)
“Men nowhere, east or west, live yet a natural life, round which the vine clings, and which the elm willingly shadows. Man would desecrate it by his touch, and so the beauty of the world remains veiled to him. He needs not only to be spiritualized, but naturalized, on the soil of earth.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)