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Sandy

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Age:

Younger than most Scottish soils

Address:

By the sea

Preferred Occupation:

Golfer/crofter

Height/Weight:

Usually healthy, but height can suddenly change

Colour:

Yellow

Personality:

Prone to breakdown

Notes:

The patient displays a gritty determination and a very dry sense of humour, but if disturbed he displays signs of instability and should be handled with care.

Health advice:

Sandy the golfer requires nutrition and frequent minor operations with cutting implements whereas his cousin, Machair, from the Western Isles, requires more natural remedies such as the addition of seaweed and his annual hair cut.

PDF file: Sandy Soil Health Profile (141 KB)

Take a look at the Pedologist’s (soil doctor) reports on the soil characteristics for Sandy.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.