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Justus von, German chemist, 1803-1873. See: Liebig theory.
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Justus von Liebig in his laboratory at the Chemical Institute of the University of Giessen (c.
Ultimately, you will likely end up right back where you started, except you'll know a great deal more about Justus von Liebig.
The Chemico-Agricultural Society had been founded in 1845 and was inspired by the work of the chemist Justus von Liebig. (33) Liebig can be credited almost exclusively with the rise of agricultural chemistry in Britain and Ireland during the 1840s.
Back in 1830, the famed German chemist Justus von Liebig noted that bones treated with an acid made for an excellent fertilizer in the form of monocalcium phosphate.
Rudert, Tables of the Incomplete Gamma Function Ratio, Justus von Liebig Verlag, Darmstadt, Germany (1965).
This is production-line science, like Justus von Liebig's laboratory in organic chemistry set up a generation earlier, which led into (rather than derived from) industrialization.
This is mainly done via a long excursus on Justus von Liebig, the German agricultural chemist whom Marx praised so much for his analysis of the human influence on the fertility of soil.
The agricultural importance of natural fertilizer deposits like guano and caliche led Justus von Liebig, one of the fathers of agricultural chemistry, to comment in 1859 that "bloody wars have sometimes sprung from causes of much less importance." The underlying reason was that the desert contained abundant ni-trogen-rich clay, Chilean nitra-te that was a highly effective fertilizer and was also used to make gunpowder.
The professor, Justus von Liebig, invented the process of extracting and concentrating goodness from beef, but it was the engineer George Giebert who found the way to produce it at much lower cost.
Justus von Liebig, inventor of chemical agriculture, said, when looking back in his life and works: "I have sinned against the wisdom of the Creator and, justly, I have been punished.