Essays Tagged: "Soils"

Tropical Africa: Food Production and the Inquiry Model

-yielding.varieties of cropsThere are a number of environmental factors, related mostly to.climate, soils and health, resisting easy developmental solutions.Rainfall reliability is closely connected t ... ious paragraph are modifiedin the eastern parts of Tropical Africa by the mountains and.monsoonsThe soils of Tropical Africa pose another problem. They areunlike the soils of temperate areas. Soils ar ...

(2 pages) 85 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Clothes and Shakespeare; The Conspiracy

uthoritive character in the beginning of theplay, is also the best outfitted. Lear during the play, soils his clothing in storms, heaths,battles, and other harsh elements. At the same time that his ga ...

(2 pages) 49 0 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

About England. Contains Government, Rulers, Ecomony, etc

s but must rely on imports. Approximately two-fifths of the land area is farmable, with the richest soils found in the east. Large reserves of iron are in Cumbria, Staffordshire, and Lancashire. Water ...

(2 pages) 102 0 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

Genetically Altered Food

ods continue to be produced, we will begin to see muchcontroversy. As the growing industry expands, soils the research, not only nationally, but alsointernationally.This topic has proven to be an envi ...

(2 pages) 74 0 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Differences and Effects of Natural and Synthetic Fertilizers

. These nutrients include calcium, nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, and are very sparse in most soils, making them the primary ingredients in most fertilizers. The other, more common macronutrient ... e, copper, zinc, molybdenum and chlorine. In some cases, these nutrients are found to be missing in soils, but it is extremely uncommon.As plants need to retrieve all of their nutrients from the soil, ...

(3 pages) 48 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Carnivorous Plants. Individual descriptions of the main species of Carnivorous Plants and how they feed.

usually grow in swampy areas, which receive heavy rains and remain waterlogged all year round. The soils in these areas are generally poor and lack nutrients. This is why these plants have adapted to ... t of Western Australia. They grow in constantly damp areas on the edges of swamps in peat/sand type soils. The plants grow in clusters in the partial shade of other taller plants and grasses.Cephal ...

(5 pages) 66 1 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Water quality affected by Bushfires.

anuary, the ground covers were severely burnt with much of the catchment vegetation burnt away. The soils surrounding the reservoirs became unstable by being exposed to intense heat and the loss of pl ... ds that were washed into the water after the bushfires caused the water to become unusable. Ash and soils were not the only suspended solids that could cause problems, small deteriorated animals could ...

(8 pages) 38 0 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Cause and Effect-Acid Rain

can eliminate some of the common everyday productions of Acid Rain.Acid rain leaches nutrients from soils, slows tree growth, and makes lakes uninhabitable for fish and other wildlife.In the cities, a ... nutrients needed by the plants to live and produce foods through photosynthesis. Some of the richer soils can neutralize acids better than the sandy soils like those in the mountains. They can only do ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Environmental Impact Essay (global warming and the like)

s the natural features of our surroundings such as plant and animal life and their habitats, water, soils and the atmosphere. A local government named Rockdale Municipal Council has implemented certai ...

(7 pages) 278 1 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Critically Discuss the Relationship Between the Economic and Environmental Changes with Respect to Industry in Poland since 1989.

damage to historical structures and monuments as a result of acid rain, dangerous contamination of soils and water sources so polluted they cannot even be used for industrial purposes. In fact accord ...

(5 pages) 72 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Discuss: Methods by which archaeologists carry out the uncovering or excavation of archaeological sites

evels. It is imperative when digging the unit to keep all walls smooth and straight and to excavate soils of different colors within a level separately. These areas of different soil composition are d ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Agricultural Tools

owed six or more oxen to pull the plough which was used to break up ground, or heavy, clay burdened soils.The second invention was the horse collar. The old horse tackle was useless because an animal ...

(1 pages) 23 1 3.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


plants live.Conservation is the protection of natural things or resources such as animals, plants, soils, minerals and other important natural resources to prevent them being spoiled: environmental c ... of soil" (Seidman, 1985:16).Soil covers a large portion of the earth. There are different types of soils, used in different ways and for different purposes. People use it for building, road construct ...

(3 pages) 87 0 2.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid rain

d rain can corrode metal and limestone structures, leach important minerals, decreased fertility of soils, and lower pH in lakes and ponds. For those who fear "the end of the world," acid rain may pos ...

(2 pages) 38 2 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Ecosystems - Preservation vs. Conservation

or have come into being from these systems: food production through photosynthesis; the building of soils; the creation of food chains; water cycles; nitrogen fixation; massive precipitation of oceani ...

(4 pages) 324 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

The Parable of the Four Soils

is a short story that has a moral and usually contains a religious lesson. The Parable of the Four Soils was a story told by Jesus and can be found in the Books of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. He told th ... d other fell on good ground, and sprang up and bare fruit an hundredfold. The four different soils in this parable represent four different ways people can respond to God's message. The seeds a ...

(1 pages) 22 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

What did the Holocaust and Japanese Relocation Act have in similarities?

y attack on Americas in Pearl Harbor. After this attack, America thought they had spies among their soils, so a general named Eugene Rostow called for a relocation for Japanese. This captured all Japa ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

What Acid Rain is, And How It Harms Our Planet

hout Europe, as well as parts of Japan, China, and Southeast Asia. Acid rain removes nutrients from soils, slows the growth of trees, and makes lakes uninhabitable for fish and other animals living in ... them unsafe to fish from or swim in. As many as 10,000 lakes were polluted by mercury released from soils damaged by acid rain. Acid rain can be prevented by adding filters to smokestacks and cars in ...

(2 pages) 24 0 1.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Why some soils vary over space and time?

Soils are greatly affected by the space which they are situated within. Many factors can greatly var ... ce which they are situated within. Many factors can greatly vary over a small space and this is why soils differ so much from place to place. One of the most influential factors in soil formation is c ... results in the soil forming very different characteristics over time. Zonal, azonal and intrazonal soils are the some of the subdivisions which soils can be divided into. These subdivisions relate to ...

(3 pages) 14 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Acid Rain.

unconverted. In the following pages I will show the effects of acid rain on: * Effect on Trees and Soils * Effect on Lakes and Aquatic Systems * Effect on Materials * Effect on Atmosphere * Effect on ... on Materials * Effect on Atmosphere * Effect on Architecture * Effect on Humans Effect on Trees and Soils One of the most serious impacts of acid precipitation is on forests and soils. Great damage is ...

(7 pages) 28 0 3.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry