Irrigation Farming: A Handbook for the Proper Application of Water in the Production of Crops

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Orange Judd Company, 1902 - 494 páginas
 

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Página 118 - Each plug is surrounded by a larger stand pipe, setting loosely on top of the distributing pipe, open at the bottom and reaching to the surface of the ground, for the purpose of keeping the dirt away from the outlet, and rendering it accessible at all times for inspection. The pipes are connected with mains leading from a reservoir. The...
Página 120 - These are shaped to cylindrical forms and on the edges to true radial lines, so that when put together they form a perfectly cylindrical pipe. The flat edges of the staves are essential to enable the empty pipe to resist the pressure from the overlying earth. To join the ends of the staves a thin metallic tongue is inserted, which, being a trifle longer than the width of the stave, cuts into the adjoining ones. This joint is very tight and easy to make. The confining bands are of round or flat iron,...
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Página 266 - The cedema of the tomato is a swelling of certain parts of the plant brought about by an excess of water which stretches the cell walls, making them very thin and the cells very large.
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Página 345 - ... of the most valuable fertilizing agent for a large class of agricultural plants whose only source of nitrogen is in the soil. It acts in the hands of the farmer as an agent for rendering locked-up capital available.
Página 498 - This handbook for students and stockmen constitutes a compendium of practical and useful knowledge on plant growth and animal nutrition, feeding stuffs, feeding animals and every detail pertaining to this important subject. It is thorough, accurate and reliable, and is the most valuable contribution to live stock literature in many years. All the latest and best information is clearly and systematically presented, making the work indispensable to every owner of live stock. 658 pages.

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