Meadows and pastures : formation and cultivation in the middle eastern states.

Description:

A guide to the cultivation and selection of varieties of hay, pasture grasses, and clover. Describes the use grass as a soil builder and provides methods of soil improvement.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1899
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
Environmental Policy Collection
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1899
  • Digitized: December 15, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States
Description:

A guide to the cultivation and selection of varieties of hay, pasture grasses, and clover. Describes the use grass as a soil builder and provides methods of soil improvement.

Note:

Illustration on p. 20 is signed: "F. L. S." [Frank Lamson Scribner, 1851-1938, USDA Agrostologist].

Contents: Introductory -- Grasses as soil builders -- Grasses and clovers profitable crops -- Fertilizers for grass lands -- Methods of preparing the soil -- Sowing the seed -- Varieties of grasses and clovers to plant -- Some grass mixtures.

Listed in February 1899 Monthly catalog, p. 136.

Physical Description:

28 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): grasses | agrostology | grasslands | soil improvement | sustainability | soil conservation
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 66.
Series Title: Agrostology [publication] (United States. Division of Agrostology) ; 22.
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
Collection:
Environmental Policy Collection
Collection:
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 15322504 |
  • GOVNO: A 1.9:66
  • UNTCAT: b3291335 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc6317
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public