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Page 57 - 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.
Page 352 - Agronomy, Cornell University. If you raise five acres of any kind of grain you cannot afford to be without this book. It is in every way the best book on the subject that has ever been written. It treats of the cultivation and improvement of every grain crop raised in America in a thoroughly practical and accurate manner.
Page 19 - 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.
Page 352 - The Cereals in America," by the same author, it treats of the cultivation and improvement of every one of the forage and fiber crops. With this book in hand, you have the latest and most up-to-date information available.
Page 352 - FD COBURN'S little book on Alfalfa a few years ago has been a profit revelation to thousands of farmers throughout the country, and the increasing demand for still more information on the subject has induced the author to prepare the present volume, which is by far the most authoritative, complete and valuable work on this forage crop published anywhere. It is printed on fine p;iper and illustrated with many full-page photographs that were taken with the especial view of their relation to the text....
Page 352 - By THOMAS F. HUNT, MS, D.Agri., Professor of Agronomy, Cornell University. If you raise five acres of any kind of grain you cannot afford to be without this book. It is in every way the best book on the subject that has ever been written. It treats of the cultivation and improvement of every grain crop raised in America in a thoroughly practical and accurate manner. The subject-matter includes a comprehensive and succinct treatise of wheat, maize, oats, barley, rye, rice, sorghum (kafir corn) and...
Page 57 - Columbia, Belgium, Holland, Great Britain, Denmark, Poland, Central Russia. September and October — Scotland, Sweden, Norway, North of Russia. November — Peru, South Africa.
Page 123 - Chief of the Bureau of Soils in the United States Department of Agriculture...
Page 351 - A complete, practical work giving descriptions of the more important insects attacking vegetables of all kinds with simple and inexpensive remedies to check and destroy them, together with timely suggestions to prevent their recurrence. A ready reference book for truckers, marketgardeners, farmers as well as others who grow vegetables in...
Page 351 - 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.