Horse-urine, fresh

Water ........    901.0 Lime.........      4.5

Organic substance ........................ 71.0  Magnesia........      2.4

Ash.........      28.0 Sulfuric acid .......      0.6

Nitrogen .......       15.5 Silica and sand......      0.8

Potash........       15.0 Chlorine and fluorine ....       1.5

Soda ......... 2.5

Sheep-feces, fresh

Water........    655.0 Lime.........      4.6

Organic substance ....    314.0 Magnesia........       1.5

Ash.........      31.1 Phosphoric acid......      3.1

Nitrogen........        5.5 Sulfuric acid.......       1.4

Sheep-urine, fresh                           

Water.........    872.0 Lime.........       1.6

Organic substance .... 83.0 Magnesia........      3.4

Ash.........45.2      Phosphoric acid......      0.1

Nitrogen........19.5 Sulfuric acid.......      3.0

Potash........22.6 Silica and sand......      0.1

Soda.........        5.4 Chlorine and fluorine ....      5.5

Swine-feces, fresh

Water.........820.0    Lime ........      0.9

Organic substance ....     150.0 Magnesia........       1.0

Ash.........30.0    Phosphoric acid......      4.1

Nitrogen........6.0    Sulfuric acid.......      0.4

Potash........2.6    Silica and sand......     15.0

Soda.........2.5    Chlorine and fluorine ....      0.3

Swine-urine, fresh

Water........ .967.0    Soda.........      2.1

Organic substance ....28.0    Magnesia........      0.8

Ash.................................................15.0    Phosphoric acid......      0.7

Nitrogen...........................................4.3    Sulfuric acid.......      0.8

Peruvian guano

Moisture at 100° C.....12.17    Total nitrogen......      5.13

Total phosphoric acid . .......... .18.45    Actual ammonia.....      3.94

Soluble phosphoric acid . .......... .1.54    Organic nitrogen.....      0.86

Reverted phosphoric acid ........... . .5.92    Nitrogen as nitric acid . . .      0.33

Insoluble phosphoric acid ........... .10.99    Insoluble matter.....     13.64

Potassium oxide...... 3.46

Human feces, fresh

Water.....................

772.0

Lime.....................

6.2

Organic substance

198.0

Magnesia........................

3.6

Ash................

29.9

Phosphoric Acid.....................

10.9

Nitrogen...........

10.0

Sulfuric Acid...............

0.8

Potash....................

2.5

Silica and Sand..................

1.9

Soda.................

1.6

Chlorine and fluorine . .

0.4

Human urine, fresh

Water...............

963.0

Lime . .....

. . 0.2

Organic substance

24.0

Magnesia.............

0.2

Ash........

13.5

Phosphoric acid.............

1.7

Nitrogen...........

6.0

Sulfuric Acid..............

. . 0.4

Potash..............

2.0

Chlorine and fluorine . .

. . 5.0

Soda................

4.8

   

Sewage (Samuel Rideal)

1000 tons of London crude sewage

Lb.

Ammonia......................    219

Phosphoric acid (soluble).................      28

Phosphoric acid (insoluble)................      24

Potash.......................      51Analyses of Fruit and Garden Products, with Reference to their Fertilizing Constituents (Wolff and Goessmann)

Fertility Content Of Vegetables

One thousand parts of the plants contain in pounds: —

Fertility Content Of Vegetables 69

Analyses of Fruit and Garden Products — Continued

Fertility Content Of Vegetables 70

For analyses of fertilizer ingredients in forage crops and feeding-stuffs, see Chap. XXII. Consult, also, Cover-crops and Catch-crops, Chap. VIII.