The Book of Wheat: An Economic History and Practical Manual of the Wheat Industry

Orange Judd, 1908 - 369 páginas

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Página 77 - Argentine Republic. February and March — Upper Egypt. India. April — Lower Egypt, India. Syria, Cyprus, Persia, Asia Minor, Mexico, Cuba. May — Texas. Algeria. Central Asia, China, Japan. Morocco. June — California, Oregon. Mississippi, Alabama. Georgia. North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky, Kansas, Arkansas. Utah, Colorado, Missouri. Turkey, Greece. Italy. Spain, Portujral, south of France.
Página 36 - This preservation of favourable individual differences and variations, and the destruction of those which are injurious, I have called Natural Selection, or the Survival of the Fittest.
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Página 77 - Columbia, Belgium, Holland, Great Britain, Denmark, Poland, Central Russia. September and October — Scotland, Sweden, Norway, North of Russia. November — Peru, South Africa.
Página 143 - Chief of the Bureau of Soils in the United States Department of Agriculture...
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Página 371 - As a rule, a book of this sort is dry and uninteresting, but in this case it reads like a novel. The author has put into it his individuality. The story of the properties of the soils, their improvement and management, as well as a discussion of the problems of crop growing and crop feeding, make this book equally valuable to the farmer, student and teacher. There are many illustrations of a practical character, each one suggesting some fundamental principle in soil management. 303 pages.

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