Viticulture in New Zealand: (with Special Reference to American Vines)

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J. Mackay, Government Printer, 1906 - Climbing plants - 60 pages

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Page 31 - The first is somewhat subject to attacks of mould in late wet seasons, but generally speaking bears heavily here, and in normal seasons produces a good crop of high-class wine.
Page 29 - Young and vigorous wood must be selected for this form of grafting, and it is essential that the stock and scion should be of the same thickness in order that the inner barks may be in their proper position.
Page 17 - Chlorosis is also influenced to a certain extent by the condition of the lime in the soil.
Page 48 - This name has been given them owing to the property they possess of absorbing the nitrogen from the air, and fixing it in the soil in such a form as to be readily assimilable by the plant.
Page 43 - By thus leaving the manure exposed to the air and rains, the most valuable constituent it contains, the nitrogen, is given off in the form of ammonia, and is either wasted on the air, or is washed away by the rains.

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