Sentence Examples


  • The nitrogen is absorbed by the plant in some form of combination from the soil.
  • The nitrogen of the atmosphere is not called into requisition, except by a few plants and under special conditions, as will be explained later.
  • Indicates that if 28 grammes of nitrogen could be made to unite directly with 16 grammes of oxygen to form nitrous oxide, the union would cause the absorption of 18500 calories.
  • The exhaustion of the soil induced by both barley and wheat is, however, characteristically that of available nitrogen; and when, under the ordinary conditions of manuring and cropping, artificial manure is still required, nitrogenous manures are, as a rule, necessary for both crops, and, for the spring-sown barley, superphosphate also.
  • Nitrogen peroxide.