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Truck-farming at the South: A guide to the raising of vegetables for ...
Vista completa - 1900
Truck-farming at the South: A Guide to the Raising of Vegetables for ...
Vista completa - 1891
5x7 inches Acid Phosphate acre ammonia applied asparagus barrel beetles Bruchus cabbage carbonic acid cauliflower cents CHAPTER Chuck-will's-widow cold frames commence compost contain cotton seed covered cow pea crop cucumber cultivation cut-worms destroy Diabrotica dollars drill early egg-plants eggs farmer feet fermentation fertility Florida four frost fruit gardener German grass green ground grow growers grown growth guano heat heavy hill hundred injury insects kainit land larva leaves lime March mature melons moist moisture mulch Muskmelon nitrogen Northern markets onions packed Paris green pea vines Peruvian guano Phosphate phosphoric acid plant food plow potash potato pounds produce quantity rain require roots rows salts Savannah season shipment soil South Southern sowing sown species sprouts stable manure stems strawberry sufficient superphosphate supply surface therm thousand tion tomato Tortoise-beetle transplanting truck-farmer varieties vegetable matter warm weather weeds wind N. W. winter worm young
Página 280 - By WILLIAM JASPER SPILLMAN. A practical treatise on the grass crop, seeding and management of meadows and pastures, description of the best varieties, the seed and its impurities, grasses for special conditions, lawns and lawn grasses, etc., etc. In preparing this volume the author's object has been to present, in connected form, the main facts concerning the grasses grown on American farms. Every phase of the subject is viewed from the farmer's standpoint. Illustrated. 248 pages. 5x7 inches. Cloth.
Página 169 - Taberah: because the fire of the LORD burnt among them. And the mixed multitude that was among them fell a lusting: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, "Who shall give us flesh to eat? We remember the fish, which we did eat in Egypt freely; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlick: But now our soul is dried away: there is nothing at all, beside this manna, before our eyes.
Página 279 - KAINS, with a short account of its history and botany. It discusses in a practical way how to begin with either seed or roots, soil, climate and location, preparation, planting and maintenance of the beds, artificial propagation, manures, enemies, selection for market and for improvement, preparation for sale, and the profits that may be expected. This booklet is concisely written, well and profusely illustrated, and should be in the hands of all who expect to grow this drug to supply the export...
Página 276 - The Forage and Fiber Crops in America By THOMAS F. HUNT. This book is exactly what its title indicates. It is indispensable to the farmer, student and teacher who wishes all the latest and most important information on the subject of forage and fiber crops. Like its famous companion, "The Cereals in America...
Página 277 - ... the student. Taken all in all, it is the most complete, reliable and authoritative book on the potato ever published in America. Illustrated. 200 pages. 5x7 inches. Cloth. . . $0.75 Dwarf Fruit Trees By FA WAUGH. This interesting book describes in detail the several varieties of dwarf fruit trees, their propagation, planting, pruning, care and general management. Where there is a limited amount of ground to be devoted to orchard purposes, and where quick results are desired, this book will meet...
Página 280 - Marketing and Manufacture By HERBERT MYRICK. A practical handbook on the most approved methods in growing, harvesting, curing and selling hops, and on the use and manufacture of hops.
Página 280 - The result of years of research and observation, it is a volume destined to be an authority on this crop for many years to come. It takes up every detail from preparing the soil and laying out the yard, to curing and selling the crop.
Página 285 - Irrigation Farming By LUTE WILCOX. A handbook for the practical application of water in the production of crops. A complete treatise on water supply, canal construction, reservoirs and ponds, pipes for irrigation purposes, flumes and their structure, methods of applying water, irrigation of field crops, the garden, the orchard and vineyard, windmills and pumps, appliances and contrivances. New edition, revised, enlarged and rewritten. Profusely illustrated. Over 500 pages.
Página 284 - Best methods of building the silo, filling it and feeding ensilage. Illustrated. 364 pages. 5x7 inches. Cloth $1.50 The Study of Breeds By THOMAS SHAW. Origin, history, distribution, characteristics, adaptability, uses, and standards of excellence of all pedigreed breeds of cattle, sheep and swine in America. The accepted text book in colleges, and the authority for farmers and breeders. Illustrated. 371 pages. 5x7 inches. Cloth $1.50 Clovers and How to Grow Them By THOMAS SHAW. This is the first...
Página 284 - ... these questions. The striking originality in the treatment of the subject is no less conspicuous than the superb order and regular sequence of thought from the beginning to the end of the book. The book is intended to meet the needs of all persons interested in the breeding and rearing of live stock.