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  • All those properties of soil known as texture, porosity, depth, inclination to the horizon, &c., are concerned here.
  • As a result of the porosity of the rock, many of the wells feel the influence of the sea and exhibit an ebb and flow.
  • This is due to the porosity of the soil in the former, and the very limited rainfall in the latter.
  • For the growth of pot plants sand is an essential part of most composts, in order to give them the needful porosity to carry off all excess of moisture from the roots.
  • It is by no means an injudicious plan before laying out a system of water-meadows, which is intended to be at all extensive, to prepare a small trial plot, to aid in determining a number of questions relating to the nature and quantity of the water, the porosity of the soil, &c.

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