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It is a strong agent in the decomposition of vegetable matter, and is thus of much importance in preparing manures.
Cinabar rises wholly by sublimation, without suffering any decomposition; because the two substances of which it consists, viz.
My long experience assures me, that the rapidity of decomposition depends, upon certain qualities in the subject and in the soil.
DEALINGS WITH THE DEAD, VOLUME I (OF 2)A SEXTON OF THE OLD SCHOOL
For it would seem to be a law of vegetal growth that reproduction should begin in decomposition and decay.
This, however, is not all; for the decomposition of sugar a phosphate is also indispensable.
Decomposition then often takes place, fouling the breath by the escape of the gases.
Decomposition ensues, silica being deposited in a gelatinous state, and hydrofluosilicic acid remaining in solution.
You can distinctly hear, over the whole field, the hum and hissing of decomposition.
This mixture is heated and evaporated to dryness, and the decomposition of the organic matter completed in the usual manner.

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