Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: Crops (Google eBook)

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Liberty Hyde Bailey
Macmillan, 1907 - Agriculture
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Page 36 - pound ; boiling soft water, 1 gallon ; kerosene, 2 gallons. Dissolve the soap in the water, add the kerosene and churn with a pump for 5 to 10 minutes. Dilute 4 to 10 times before applying. Use strong emulsion for all scale insects. For such insects as
Page 361 - No. 1 Yellow Corn.—Shall be yellow, sound, dry, plump and well cleaned. No. 2 Yellow Corn.—Shall be three-fourths yellow, dry, reasonably clean but not plump enough for No. 1. No. 3 Yellow Corn.— Shall be three-fourths yellow, reasonably dry and reasonably clean, but not sufficiently sound for No. 2. No.
Page 150 - Barley 48 Buckwheat • ... 48 Flaxseed 56 Indian corn 56 Oats 34 Pease 60 Rye 56 Wheat 60 Section 337 reads as follows : " In contracts for the sale and delivery of any of the undermentioned articles the bushel shall be determined by weighing, unless a bushel by measure is specially agreed upon, and the weight equivalent to a bushel shall be as follows
Page 327 - the seed should have a light, porous surface soil, preferably underlaid with a moist subsoil that will not dry out easily. It should be so located as to have good circulation of air over it, that the plants may dry off quickly after rains : and it must be so shaded as to keep
Page 361 - yellow, dry, reasonably clean but not plump enough for No. 1. No. 3 Yellow Corn.— Shall be three-fourths yellow, reasonably dry and reasonably clean, but not sufficiently sound for No. 2. No. 1 White Corn.— Shall be sound, dry, plump and well cleaned. No. 2 White
Page 80 - &c., I must observe that there is, perhaps, scarcely any part of America, where farming has been less attended to than in this State [Virginia]. The cultivation of tobacco has been almost the sole object with men of landed property, and consequently a regular course of crops
Page 465 - Francis Peyre Porcher, Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical and Agricultural, Being also a Medical Botany of the Southern States,
Page 292 - Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand and put it on Joseph's hand and arrayed him in vestures of fine linen.
Page 322 - and the removal of inferior trees to make room for the better kinds. In this system much care should be exercised to prevent the growth of grass, which generally comes in when the cutting is done more rapidly than the seeding trees can seed the bare land