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Revision as of 06:24, 1 May 2016 by Jruggiero (Text replace - "== Authority ==" to "== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==")
Decayed vegetable matter that contains humic acid, fulvic acid, and humin. Humus provides nutrients for plants and in added to soil as a humectant.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Thomas Gregory, The Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942
- G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 334
- Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
- The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998