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pH of Martian Soils
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Juramike
post Jun 25 2008, 12:18 AM
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We'll soon know what kinds of crops we can grow on Mars! Bonus, the fruits will be already freeze-dried!

Handy list of preferred pH's of common garden plants.

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djellison
post Jun 26 2008, 07:50 PM
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Poll now closed, because that would be like...cheating smile.gif


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post Jun 26 2008, 08:50 PM
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QUOTE (djellison @ Jun 26 2008, 02:50 PM) *
Poll now closed, because that would be like...cheating smile.gif


Doesn't matter much, since a pH of 8-9 was not one of the choices anyway smile.gif

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- Juramike   WCL (Wet Chemistry Lab) sample   Jun 25 2008, 12:18 AM
- - CosmicRocker   That's really a difficult question to answer, ...   Jun 25 2008, 06:28 AM
- - djellison   'Don't know, it'll be interesting to f...   Jun 25 2008, 09:38 AM
- - Doc   Considering the fact that there is water ice and s...   Jun 25 2008, 10:08 AM
- - tuvas   My money is on fairly acidic.   Jun 25 2008, 01:49 PM
- - BrianL   Oh man, my camp is dead last! The curse of the...   Jun 25 2008, 03:32 PM
- - centsworth_II   The results indicate that, as a group.... we don...   Jun 25 2008, 03:40 PM
- - peter59   The robotic arm has just delivered the first sampl...   Jun 25 2008, 08:44 PM
- - Cargo Cult   The universe's first, interplanetary Pot Noodl...   Jun 25 2008, 09:02 PM
- - djellison   Poll = Fail The results from the first sample...   Jun 26 2008, 05:52 PM
|- - tedstryk   Someone spilled the baking soda....that explains a...   Jun 26 2008, 06:00 PM
|- - Juramike   QUOTE (tedstryk @ Jun 26 2008, 01:00 PM) ...   Jun 26 2008, 06:48 PM
|- - tedstryk   QUOTE (Juramike @ Jun 26 2008, 07:48 PM) ...   Jun 26 2008, 07:54 PM
|- - Juramike   QUOTE (tedstryk @ Jun 26 2008, 02:54 PM) ...   Jun 26 2008, 08:04 PM
|- - ugordan   QUOTE (Juramike @ Jun 26 2008, 10:04 PM) ...   Jun 26 2008, 08:05 PM
- - elakdawalla   News: WCL analysis indicates pH of "8 or 9....   Jun 26 2008, 05:52 PM
- - Bill Harris   Not surprising. The pH is a rather quirky paramet...   Jun 26 2008, 07:00 PM
- - TheChemist   High -OH does not have to be present in the origin...   Jun 26 2008, 07:44 PM
|- - dburt   QUOTE (TheChemist @ Jun 26 2008, 12:44 PM...   Jun 26 2008, 08:20 PM
- - djellison   Poll now closed, because that would be like...chea...   Jun 26 2008, 07:50 PM
|- - Airbag   QUOTE (djellison @ Jun 26 2008, 02:50 PM)...   Jun 26 2008, 08:50 PM
- - TheChemist   DOI: 10.1306/74D70E75-2B21-11D7-8648000102C1865D D...   Jun 26 2008, 09:18 PM
|- - fredk   QUOTE (TheChemist @ Jun 26 2008, 09:18 PM...   Jun 26 2008, 09:39 PM
- - Juramike   I was biased by the prospect of acidic windblown d...   Jun 26 2008, 09:29 PM
- - Cargo Cult   Apparently we're all going to be eating aspara...   Jun 26 2008, 10:31 PM
|- - bcory   QUOTE (Cargo Cult @ Jun 26 2008, 06:31 PM...   Jun 26 2008, 11:52 PM
|- - Juramike   QUOTE (Cargo Cult @ Jun 26 2008, 05:31 PM...   Jun 27 2008, 02:42 AM
- - djellison   "The 1 cubic meter (35 cubic feet) of soil wa...   Jun 26 2008, 10:36 PM
|- - Cargo Cult   QUOTE (djellison @ Jun 27 2008, 12:36 AM)...   Jun 26 2008, 10:55 PM
|- - JRehling   The free-style mixing of standard units and metric...   Jun 26 2008, 11:02 PM
|- - Stephen   QUOTE (ngunn @ Jun 27 2008, 12:11 AM) Non...   Jun 27 2008, 07:40 AM
- - ngunn   I agree. Non-metric has to go. It just acts as a f...   Jun 26 2008, 11:11 PM
|- - BrianL   QUOTE (ngunn @ Jun 26 2008, 06:11 PM) but...   Jun 26 2008, 11:47 PM
- - siravan   What does a pH of 8-9 do to the "missing carb...   Jun 27 2008, 12:44 AM
|- - dburt   QUOTE (siravan @ Jun 26 2008, 05:44 PM) W...   Jun 28 2008, 12:30 AM
- - ngunn   Note for admin - the top quote in post 34 there is...   Jun 27 2008, 08:08 AM
- - ngunn   Back on the pH, I have a question for the chemists...   Jun 27 2008, 11:07 AM
|- - Juramike   QUOTE (ngunn @ Jun 27 2008, 06:07 AM) Bac...   Jun 27 2008, 06:20 PM
- - TheChemist   Just to clarify things I wrote earlier in this thr...   Jun 27 2008, 01:39 PM
- - nprev   Hmm. What does this tell us (if anything at all) a...   Jun 27 2008, 06:40 PM
|- - Juramike   QUOTE (nprev @ Jun 27 2008, 01:40 PM) Hmm...   Jun 27 2008, 10:52 PM
|- - dburt   QUOTE (nprev @ Jun 27 2008, 11:40 AM) Hmm...   Jun 27 2008, 11:16 PM
- - Bill Harris   pH is a quirky parameter and we may be putting too...   Jun 28 2008, 12:47 PM
- - elakdawalla   It's not really the media's fault. The Ph...   Jun 28 2008, 02:44 PM
- - TheChemist   I really wish the panelists were a bit more conser...   Jun 28 2008, 03:15 PM
- - Bill Harris   <sigh>, in a manner of speaking, this ...   Jun 28 2008, 04:18 PM
- - Juramike   Well....in one sense the press has picked up on a ...   Jun 28 2008, 05:02 PM
|- - belleraphon1   QUOTE (Juramike @ Jun 28 2008, 12:02 PM) ...   Jun 28 2008, 06:49 PM
|- - Bill Harris   QUOTE (Juramike @ Jun 28 2008, 12:02 PM) ...   Jun 28 2008, 09:55 PM
|- - Juramike   QUOTE (Bill Harris @ Jun 28 2008, 05:55 P...   Jun 28 2008, 11:01 PM
- - nprev   Mike, you consistently amaze me with your ability ...   Jun 28 2008, 06:28 PM
- - Shaka   Daisy World, here we come!   Jun 28 2008, 11:23 PM
- - edstrick   On a world with a probable history of a magma ocea...   Jun 29 2008, 08:56 AM
- - Bill Harris   I don't know much about heavy-metal content of...   Jun 29 2008, 01:54 PM
|- - SickNick   Full inline quote removed - Admin. An Undifferent...   Jun 29 2008, 05:05 PM
- - dvandorn   That's sort of a matter of degree, isn't i...   Jun 29 2008, 05:44 PM
- - jmknapp   Just saw this article in the Telegraph: QUOTE Mar...   Jun 29 2008, 09:52 PM
- - Juramike   Major elements and trace elements (in order), requ...   Jun 29 2008, 10:10 PM
- - antipode   The bizarre flora of long isolated New Caledonia i...   Jun 29 2008, 11:11 PM
- - nprev   ...cool mnemonic, Mike! This whole spin-up is...   Jun 29 2008, 11:33 PM
|- - Ipparchus   Irrelevant and full in line quote of last post rem...   Jul 7 2008, 07:35 AM
|- - bergadder   " July 7, 2008 -- NASA's Phoenix Mars Lan...   Jul 8 2008, 01:12 AM
- - akuo   There is a dark image here, but by adjusting brigh...   Jul 7 2008, 01:13 PM
- - TheChemist   Some tidbits from the July 1st entry of Dr Tom Pik...   Jul 13 2008, 10:20 AM
|- - marsbug   I'd guess that the alkaline soil is one piece ...   Jul 13 2008, 01:28 PM
|- - gallen_53   QUOTE (TheChemist @ Jul 13 2008, 11:20 AM...   Jul 13 2008, 08:59 PM
- - Shaka   Unless you show that the latter "get your lau...   Jul 14 2008, 06:56 AM


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