A Compleat Body of Husbandry, Volume 4 (Google eBook)

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Contents

Of the various mixtures of natural earth ibd
43
Of the nature of black mould
45
Of the nature of clay
47
9r Of new manures for a sandy foil
48
Of the management of a heathy foil
49
Of the effeSis of laying up a foil in ridges
56
Of the overflowings of lands
58
Of waters hurtful to vegetation 7 ibid 15 Of earths hurtful to vegetation
60
Of the construction of dunghills
63
Of assisting the fermentation of dunghills
66
Of the manner of laying dung upon the ground
67
Of more singular manures
68
Of the uncertainty of philosophical reasoning in agricut ture 1
71
Of the effects of manures on different foils
72
Of manuring clay grounds with marie
73
Of the manner wherein plants are nourished
75
Of the management of mojy ground
78
Other crops proper for a recovered mossy ground
83
Of preparing mossy grounds for natural grafs
88
Of the management of the worst kind ef moss land after draining
92
Of the uje of mossy soil as a manure ibid 31 Of the management of exhausted ground
93
Of the management of this land after flowing
96
The Irijh method of raising hops on bog ground
99
A provision for poles
101
Of making up a hop ground
102
Of the particular advantages cf this method of plant ing
104
Of the use of sea wrack in Scotland
107
Of the advantage of sea wrack over dung 1 lo 40 Of the use of rock ware
112
Of bringing waste land into tillage by potatoest
115
Of burning the turffs on wet and waste land
116
Of fax
119
The method of using human excrement as a manure for l
121
Of ot other manures for fax
122
Of the Flemish management of their wet clay
125
Of the time of pulling flax
129
Os the preparation of the land for fax seed
132
Os the draining of marsh land
140
Of preventing the water on high grounds from over flowing those below
145
Of roads 147
147
Of the mud of the mouths of great rivers considered as a manure
156
Of the use of lime water as a manure
159
A cheap and easy way of calcining clay to serve as a manure
166
The best way of using burnt clay
169
Of the cautionto be used in the management of land
171
Of the application of dung
174

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