In stiff clays the potatoes are invariably watery and waxy, but in light sands and loams, they are tolerably dry and mealy.
The interglacial deposits consist chiefly of loams—the result of sub-arial weathering—and attain a considerable thickness.
The Yew likes shade and moisture, but it is not very particular as to soil, loams and clays suiting it admirably.
In Cheshire and Lancashire the gypseous and saliferous red shales and loams of the Trias are between 1000 and 1500 feet thick.
Its broad, swift stream was bringing down great deposits of ochreous gravels and of sands interstratified with loams and clays.
Try to find the proportion of vegetable matter in each of the following: loams from various sources, sand, clay, gravel.
Loams or Loamy Soils, consist of mixtures of the sands, silt and clay with some organic matter.
It grows best on the loams and heavier soils well supplied with water, but not wet.
The tree also grows well in loams and the richer marls, but will not thrive on clay and other heavy soils.
The amount of nitrogen in a number of loams coming from widely different localities he examined contained from 6000 to 30,000 lb.