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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LETH3RIOGE HERALD Tueiday, It, 1972 Organic matter and soil fertility connected By Dr. .1. F. DORMAAR quite low it exerts a profound LcLliltririgc licsrarcli Station influence on Llic physical sl'-uc- Althougli the organic mailer lure and producing potential of content of soils is generally the soil. CLARIDGE by ELECTROHOME Ona reason we'd like you to Eloclrohome color TV is be- cause ?l offers so much qualily. Including performance second to none, "foolproof" easy tuning, superb cabinel styling and reliabilily that's the standard others try (a match. Another reason we'd like you lo sec Eleclrohome color TV is be cause all this quality can be yours (or less than you think. Visit us today and sec haw much you got for 50 Tittle more with Eleclrohomc. ACTIVE TV SERVICE 173B 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 327-5020 (Open Thursday and Friday till 9 p.m.) In addition lo improving the .'Mncral slruclure and waler- holding cnpLCily of the soil, or- ganic mr.ltor serves as a reser- voir thai Hie gradual re- o! nutrients essential for ptenl growth. In fact, organic mailer can be considcved the life blotxi of Lhe land. Its main- tenance is esffiilial to high pro- ductivity. Studies made in (he last few decndes have shown Ihat some forms of soil organic matter may be involved in the biochem- ical processes associalcd with the uptake ot nutrients, which in turn affect the development and yic'fl of plant. In fact, evidence now that plants can take in small organic mole- cules through their roots. The identification of these com- pounds and the way in which they affect the metabolism of plants are two of the more im- portant problems. Recent trials at tire Leth- hridye Research Station have shown that the presence of or- ganic matter influences the up- take of nutrients by plants. When organic matter extracts of undisturbed seutliern Alber- ta soils were added to nutrient solutions supporting growth of beans and rough fescue, the uptake by plants of various ele- ments, such as nitrogen, phos- phorous, potassium, calcium, and iron, was often greater in the presence of the organic matter than in its absence. Thai 01 ganic mailer from different soils influences the nutrient uptake differently do [lending on [he crop and on Ihc soi1. from which the or- ganic mailer obtained, 11 is well known Ihat plant re- sponses (o fertilizers differ from one soil zone to another These ger.srally were altribulde JOE'S MQBBLi HOMES LTD. Isl AVENUE and 32nd STREET SOUTH (Highway 3 Eusl to PHONE 328-0166 or 328-0181 4 MAKE US AN OFFER! 1972 They Must UNITS Be Sold This LEFT! Weekend! ONLYI 1972 unnn Knight-Schmidt Units 1-14'x68' 3 Bedroom T-14x64' 3 Bedroom Both Going at Genuine Reductions! 2 ONLY! 1972 MODEL GENDALL UNITS 1-14'x60' 3 Bedroom l-12'x60' 3 Bedroom fiolh Slashed In Price Over worth of Mobile Homes In Stock Awaiting Your Approval! KNIGHT SCHMIDT INDUSTRIES MOBILE HOMES Double Wide and 14 Foot Single Wide Units AISO THE Nor Western Units In Sinalo 12 Fl. and 14 Fl. Malte your selection now ana save hundreds. YOU GET 1. Quality All unils tarry CSA approval. 1. long lorm (inantlnn, up to 16 yanrs lo pay. 3. Lower ralo Icrmi. 4. Service and salisfaclion nflcr purchaso. REMEMBER YOU ALWAYS BUY FOR LESS AT AIL UNITS HEATED FOR YOUR VIEWING COMFORTI JOE'S MOBILE HOMES The gift that lasts all year! For balhing, shampooing, Jfslies, laundry, baby care They'll love the luxury of clean filtered sofl waler. There's si ill time lo have if installed before ChriM- Call 327-7867 Ask for details about Soft Water Service for Christmas Culligan Water Conditioning (letfibridge) Ltd. 120d N. Mayor Magralh Drive Lethbridge Even "Down Under" you're still on top with A.M.A. World Travel! Presenting the 8th ANNUAL FARMERS and RANCHERS TOUR to AUSTRALIA and the SOUTH PACIFIC Now It Hi> time to book your all-inclusive tour to Ida beautiful South Pacific. 28 day tour includei FIJI, NEW ZEALAND and AUSTRALIA. Departure dates as follows: DECEMBER 18th, 1972 JANUARY 15th, 22d, 29th, 1973 FEBRUARY 5th, 12lh, 19th, 26lh, 1973 MARCH 5th, 1973 TOUR FARE: per person from Oi J For Further information and brochure! contact A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL 608 5lh AVENUE SOUTH All INQUIRIES WELCOME Phone: 328-1181 and 328-792T ;