Summaries of Addresses of Presidents of Sections: Soil Science

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    THE advances which have been made in soil science in the twentieth century are discussed in his presidential address to Section M (Agriculture) by Prof. James Hendrick. At the beginning of this century, agricultural research was in a low state in Great Britain, where there was only one great research station, a private institution, Rothamsted. That has now been altered and, under the guidance of the Development Commission, a system of agricultural research stations has grown up covering all the leading branches of agricultural inquiry. The development of the system of agricultural education has led to increase and improvement of agricultural research.

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