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Some articles on test, soil:

Harbhajan Singh - Finger Injury
... of surgery and was declared fit for a two-match Test series at home against New Zealand in late-2003 ... 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 ... Aside from his debut series, it was his worst series bowling average on Indian soil ...
Nutrient Management in Sand-based Athletic Fields
... 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 ... This means that the higher the clay and organic matter of a soil, the more nutrients it will hold ...

Famous quotes containing the words tests and/or soil:

    Although she feeds me bread of bitterness,
    And sinks into my throat her tiger’s tooth,
    Stealing my breath of life, I will confess
    I love this cultured hell that tests my youth!
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    Weather is not as important as good soil, and good soil is not as important as human harmony.
    —Chinese proverb.