• Short Summary

    New Jersey College of Agriculture carries out an experiment of crops grown in sand and fed purely on liquid diet.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Soil-less crops! A farming revolution.

    New Jersey College of Agriculture. America (USA).

    M/S of a man planting a tomato seedling in a pot of sand. M/S as water, which includes elements from soil, is poured from a test tube into a glass bottle through a funnel. These are attached to the pots and give the liquid a drop at a time. M/S of huge plants thriving. M/S of time lapse photography comparing a plant which has normal food and another which has added boron and manganese. The latter grows considerably more than the other.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1132.25
    Media URN:
    39413
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:39:00 / 01:54:37:00
    Canister:
    PT 321

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