Can the soil of two different countries, thousands of mile apart, be the same?

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Can the soil of two diffrent countries thousands of mile apart be exactly the
same as in colour, taste and smell?
« Last Edit: 12/06/2008 18:08:52 by chris »

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Actinomyces is a genus of the actinobacteria class of bacteria...
Some species are responsible for the smell of topsoil, which is often particularly noticeable after rain.
The main chemical responsible from this smell is geosmin
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actinomyces

So the smell of soil thousands of miles apart could be the same if produced
by the same strain of actinomyces, which could be spread across the globe by birds.


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Can the soil of two diffrent countries thousands of mile apart be exactly the
same as in colour, taste

Taste ? ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geophagy

« Last Edit: 09/06/2008 18:04:10 by RD »

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Actinomyces is a genus of the actinobacteria class of bacteria...
Some species are responsible for the smell of topsoil, which is often particularly noticeable after rain.
The main chemical responsible from this smell is geosmin
.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actinomyces [nofollow]

So the smell of soil thousands of miles apart could be the same if produced
by the same strain of actinomyces, which could be spread across the globe by birds.


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Can the soil of two diffrent countries thousands of mile apart be exactly the
same as in colour, taste
I mean test.
Taste ? ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geophagy [nofollow]