An Encyclopædia of Agriculture: Comprising the Theory and Practice of the Valuation, Transfer, Laying Out, Improvement, and Management of Landed Property; and the Cultivation and Economy of the Animal and Vegetable Productions of Agriculture, Including All the Latest Improvements; a General History of Agriculture in All Countries; and a Statistical View of Its Present State, with Suggestions for Its Future Progress in the British Isles

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Present State of Agriculture in Europe
48
Of the Present State of Agriculture
59
IIL Of the present State of Agriculture
65
Present State of Agriculture in Holland
72
Present State of Agriculture in Germany
87
Of the present State of Agriculture in
100
Present State of the Agriculture an Swe
108
Chap V
122
Present State of Agriculture in Ultra European
138
Present State of Agriculture in the Bir
152
Present State of Agriculture in
166
BOOK IL
199
Chap I
202
Agriculture as affected by Civil Political
205
Of the External Structure of Imperfect
211
Compound Products
217
Simple Products
226
Process of Vegetable Nutrition
233
Process of Vegetable Developemont
240
Of the Sexuality of Vegetables
248
Evidence and Character of Vegetable
254
Chap VI
263
Systematic Distribution of Vegetables
271
Chap VII
277
Internal Anatomy of Animals
284
Animal Physiology
291
Chap VII
298
Of Feeding for Extraordinary Purposes
305
Of discovering the Qualities or Soils
312
Of the Improvement of Soils
318
Of Manures of Animal and Vegetable Origin
328
Of Manures of Mineral Origin
336
Chap III
342
Of the Means of prognosticating the Wea
357
Instruments
364
Of Agricultural Implements and Machines
372
Scarifiers Scufhcrs Cultivators
381
Of Harrows
391
Mechanical and other fixed Apparatus
406
Buildings as Repositories and for perform
414
Of the Stackyard Dungyard and other
422
Of the Fences used in Agriculture
430
Of Gates appropriate to Agriculture
445
Agricultural Labors ofthe Simplest Kind
451
Mixed Operations performed by Manual
460
Chap II
468
Operations for the Care of Live Stock
469
Chap III
477
PART III
494
Chap III
500
Chap III
508
Of the Form and Materials of Road I
516
Of Railroad
542
Chap V
550
Of the Improvement of Estates by the Estab
556
Of Draining Watery Lands
625
HL Of the Methods of Draining Mixed Suds
634
VIL Of the Implements peculiar to Draining
643
Of guarding the Bunks and otherwise
650
Of Warping or the Improvement of Land
665
Chap IV
673
Of Marshes and their Improvement
679
Chap VI
688
Of the Land Stewards Place of Business
694
Of Keeping and Auditing Accounts
703
Of Subsoil relatively to the Choice of
710
Of Taxes and other Burdens which affect
716
Of the Choice of Agricultural Implements
725
Of the Arrangement of Farm Labor
734
Chap II
746
live
760
The Tare
773
The Carrot
793
The Cabbage Tribe
799
Lucem
806
nainsrom
812
Trasses chiefly adapted for Pasturage
824
Chap VII
832
Of permanent Pastures 838
838
Chap VIII
846
Of Plants which are or may be grown in
874
Of the Horse
880
The Anatomy or Osseous Structure of
892
Of the Diseases or the Horse
908
Veterinary Operations
920
llie Shoeing of Horses 926
926
Or Breeding Horses 912
932
Or the Art or Horsemanship
940
Of the Feeding of Horjci
941
Chap II
952
OftheBuffiuo
977
Of Milking and the general Management
983
Catalogue of the different Sorts of Cheeses
989
Of the Varieties of Sheep
996
Of the Folding of Sheep
1007
Chap VII
1014
Of curing Pork and Bacon 1020
1020
Chap IX
1034
Anserine or Aquatic Fowls
1043
Chap X
1055
Chap XII
1063
PART IV
1076
Topographical Surrey of the British Isles
1082
Of the general Processes common to Farm
1099
Agricultural Survey of wales
1130
Agricultural Survey of Ireland
1154
Of the Bibliography of the Agriculture Agricultural Patrons 1181
1178
KALENDARIAL INDEX
1189
GENERAL INDEX
1197
Animal Chemistry or the Substances which
1199

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Página 346 - ... at the means frequently employed by gardeners to protect tender plants from cold, as it appeared to me impossible that a thin mat, or any such flimsy substance, could prevent them from attaining the temperature of the atmosphere, by which alone I thought them liable to be injured. But, when I had learned that bodies on the surface of the earth become, during a still and serene night, colder than the atmosphere, by radiating their heat to the heavens, I perceived immediately a just reason for...
Página 12 - Also he built towers in the desert, and digged many wells: for he had much cattle, both in the low country, and in the plains; husbandmen also, and vinedressers in the mountains, and in Carmel: for he loved husbandry.
Página 44 - My father was a yeoman and had no lands of his own ; only he had a farm of three or four pounds by the year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk for a hundred sheep and my mother milked thirty kine...
Página iii - Improvement, and Management of Landed Property, and the Cultivation and Economy of the Animal and Vegetable Productions of Agriculture, including all the latest Improvements. A general History of Agriculture in all Countries, and a Statistical View of its present State, with suggestions for its future progress in the British Isles.
Página 130 - He also quoted some evidence in support of the view that the disease occurred at the end of the seventeenth and beginning of the eighteenth century in Germany and more definite evidence that it occurred in Upper Italy and Hungary in 1890.
Página 12 - And she went, and came, and gleaned in the field after the reapers : and her hap was to light on a part of the field belonging unto Boaz, who was of the kindred of Elimelech. And, behold, Boaz came from Beth-lehem, and said unto the reapers, The Lord be with you.
Página 12 - Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay field to field, Till there be no room, and ye be made to dwell alone in the midst of the land...
Página 340 - ... to their carbon and oxygen so as to become mild lime, or it combines with the soluble matters, and forms compounds, having less attraction for water than the pure vegetable substance. The case is the same with respect to most animal manures ; but the operation of the lime is different in different cases, and depends upon the nature of the animal matter.
Página 47 - The ordinary country houses are pitiful cots, built of stone, and covered with turves, having in them but one room, many of them no chimneys, the windows very small holes and not glazed.
Página 12 - For the fitches are not threshed with a threshing instrument, neither is a cart wheel turned about upon the cummin; but the fitches are beaten out with a staff, and the cummin with a rod.

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