Alkali lands.

Description:

Summarizes an 1898 study of the problem of alkaline soil conditions as the result of irrigation in Montana.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1909  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1909
  • Digitized: February 15, 2009
Description:

Summarizes an 1898 study of the problem of alkaline soil conditions as the result of irrigation in Montana.

Note:

"This material, while almost entirely rewritten, is essentially the same as that contained in Bulletin no. 14 of this division"--p. 2.

Contents: Introduction -- The conditions in the Yellowstone Valley -- The rainfall and seepage -- How the salt determinations are made -- The kinds of soil in the valley -- Salt content of the soil -- Effect of underdrainage in removing salts -- Summary of the investigations and conclusions.

1909 reprint of the 1898 edition.

Physical Description:

22, ii pages : 1 chart, tables ; 23 cm.

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Keyword(s): alkaline soil | soil improvement | Montana | Yellowstone Valley | salt | soil composition | irrigation | drainage
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Department of Agriculture) ; no. 88.
Series Title: Soils [publication] (United States. Division of Soils) ; 22.
Series Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Department of Agriculture)
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
Collection:
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
Identifier:
  • GOVNO: A 1.9:88/909 x
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc6394
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Public