Journal of the Chemical Society, Volume 47

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Chemical Society., 1885
"Titles of chemical papers in British and foreign journals" included in Quarterly journal, v. 1-12.


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Page 312 - There remains in this case but one hypothesis to be made, which is accepted by all physicists. It consists in supposing that in all elastic fluids observed under the same conditions, the molecules are placed at equal distances, ie, that they are present in them in equal numbers.
Page 343 - The PRESIDENT then delivered his Address, (p. 65.) It was proposed by Mr. LATHAM, seconded by Mr. FIELD, and resolved:— " That the thanks of the Society be given to the President for his Address, and that he be requested to allow it to be printed in the Quarterly Journal of the Society.
Page 381 - It has been argued that, in the last stages of the decomposition of organic matter in the soil, hydrogen is evolved, and that this nascent hydrogen combines with the free nitrogen of the atmosphere, and so forms ammonia.
Page 396 - Leguminosai is due to a supply of nitric acid by the nitrification of the nitrogen of the subsoil, is that the direct application of nitrates as manure has comparatively little effect on the growth of such plants. In the case of the direct application of nitrates, however, the nitric acid will percolate chiefly as nitrate of soda or nitrate of lime, unaccompanied...
Page 400 - Trifolium repens soil ; and it was concluded that much if not the -whole, of the nitrogen of the Vicia crops had been taken up as nitric acid. New results of the same 'kind, which related to experiments with Trifolium repens as a shallow rooting and meagrely yielding plant, to...
Page 418 - Thus a soil-source, of at any rate some, of the nitrogen of the crops is indicated. Other evidence pointed in the same direction. 6. Determinations of the nitrogen as nitric acid, in soils of known history as to manuring and cropping, and to a considerable depth, showed that the amount of nitrogen in the soil in that form was much less after the growth of a crop than under corresponding conditions without a crop. This was the case not only with gramineous but with leguminous crops.
Page 395 - ... had received mineral manures, and the Wheat land had not, the characteristic difference in the history of the two plots was, that the one had, from time to time grown a Leguminous crop, and the other had not, and the one which had grown Leguminous crops contained, to the depth of 9 feet, nearly 3 times as much nitrogen as nitric acid as the Gramineous crop soil. The difference is the greatest near the surface, but it is very considerable down to the lowest depths. In the first three depths, Depths.
Page 339 - In 1860 he was elected to the newly-founded Linacre Professorship of Anatomy and Physiology, which he held to the time of his death. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1862, and a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford, in 1872.
Page 420 - ... characteristic of a rich virgin soil, or of a permanent pasture surface soil, was a relatively high percentage of nitrogen and carbon. On the other hand, soils which have long been under arable culture are much poorer in these respects...
Page 409 - The percentage of nitrogen in the dry soil of the first 12 inches of depth is 0'201, or nearly twice as high as in the first 6 or 9 inches of ordinary arable land, and about as high as in the surface soil of pasture land, in Great Britain. Even the second 12 inches of depth is richer than our surface arable soils. The third 12 inches is about as rich as the second 9 inches of the Rotbamsted soils, but the fourth is low.

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