The procedure has four parts (Figure 1) but for this experiment only one part, Part A, was of interest, which is the wet sieving
of the soil.
Sand, silt and clay fractions were separated by a combination of wet sieving
and sedimentation after dispersion as described above.
By Wet sieving
and decanting method (12), the spores were extracted.
The particles size distribution of DMS was obtained by wet sieving
and hydrometer analysis .
mosseae from above inoculums were isolated, and the number was 5.6 spores/g inoculum, as determined by the wet sieving
method (Gerdemann and Nicolsom, 1963).
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The suspension was passed through the ASTM-60, ASTM-100, ASTM-240 and ASTM-400 sieves gradually to extract the spores followed by wet sieving
and decanting method .
Almost three-quarters of the remaining aggregates were > 2 mm in diameter after wet sieving
. Similarly, more large aggregates >2 mm occurred in the 0.10-0.20 m soil layers, after 8 years of growth, compared with the 2-year area.
Whilst the most accurate method of determining the settling velocity characteristics of soil is to use the bottom withdrawal tube methodology of Lovell and Rose (1988), in this paper the characteristics were determined by wet sieving
to give a size distribution for Scone and Gunnedah, which was then converted into settling velocity using the equation of Cheng (1997).
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The grain size composition of sediment samples was determined by wet sieving
. The previously frozen samples were melted and soaked in water for about 48 h.