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By sowing field pea or bean, therefore, the spread of bacterial black root of cotton may be facilitated.
60 m depth in 1995 was higher with continuous cotton, and may be caused by a reduction in nitrogen uptake in the latter due to the greater severity of black root rot disease (Table 6).
Warren said: "Skiffle is actually black roots music of blues, country and folk.
Black roots with fair hair, yellow teeth and sunburn were also listed.
Board of Education before the Supreme Court and later went on to become a Supreme Court Justice himself; Loren Miller, who learned of his black roots in college and went on to become a Marxist critic of his fellow black lawyers and a leading civil rights advocate; and Pauli Murray, whose experiences as a black woman in the courts led to her playing a key role in the articulation of sex discrimination as a category of law.
He had peroxide blond hair with black roots with a very short fringe and spoke with a local accent.
The mixed-race star's fast-paced, rhythmic and irreverent Chuck Berry-like lyrics wedded to Little Richard's roof-raising penchant for screaming abandon (Let's Go Crazy) underlined the black roots of rock 'n' roll.
Depot the plant, observe the brown to black roots, and the wet condition of the soil.
The albums debuting for digital download are Night Food (The Heptones), Wild Suspense (Wailing Souls), To Be A Lover (George Faith), Black Roots (Sugar Minott), Classic Rockers (Augustus Pablo), Jezebel and Just In Time (Justin Hinds & The Dominoes), and the compilations Dubmission and Dubmission 2 -- The Remixes.
Despite those who say the contrary, Jackson remained true to his black roots.
In fact he is a mulatto, whose black roots did not experience slavery in the US; he did not grow up on stories of American slavery passed down from father to son, but was affected by these stories nevertheless, through his enthusiasm, while a student, for the ideas of Martin Luther King, Jr.
To be beyond race and the healer that many hoped he would be, Obama has to set up an identity separate from a "black power" base, but not separate from his black roots.
Day's brother, John, who enjoyed the benefits of the white race, never gave up his black roots, a contradiction for anyone who wanted to "pass.
The band's exploration of black roots in a white electro-pop setting resulted in classics like Road To Nowhere, And She Was, Burning Down The House and the unforgettable Psycho Killer, all of which appear here alongside an inspired cover of R&B staple Take Me To The River.
Today, this celebration of black roots and culture is at the pulsating heart of the company's approach.