The Cereals in America
As the titel of this book suggests, the cereals have been treated principally with reference to their American environment, although valuable foreign data have often been included. This is especially true with reference to varieties, fertilization, culture, harvesting, production, use and marketing of these crops. It is not a monograph of experiment station literature
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Page 341 - No. 2 barley shall be sound, of healthy color, not plump enough for No. 1, reasonably clean and reasonably free from other grain. No. 3 barley shall Include slightly shrunken and otherwise slightly damaged barley not good enough for No. 2. No.