Pineapple growing.

Description:

A guide to pineapple farming, including planting, gathering, disease control, shipping, and selling.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1901  
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: 1901
  • Digitized: February 15, 2009
Description:

A guide to pineapple farming, including planting, gathering, disease control, shipping, and selling.

Note:

Includes bibliographical references.

Contents: Introduction -- Terms used on pineapple plantations -- The pineapple family -- Earliest cultivation -- Varieties -- Lines of improvement -- Climate -- Soil -- Gathering -- Shipping -- Cold storage -- Markets -- Prices -- Cost of 1 acre -- Starting without capital -- Fertilizers -- Mulching -- The land -- Laying off the land -- Planting -- Cultivation -- Irrigation -- Canning -- To prepare for table use -- Diseases, insects and injuries -- Pineapple sheds -- Trees for shade -- By-products.

Physical Description:

48 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Keyword(s): ananas comosus | tropical fruits | piña | rattoons | suckers | growing pineapples | pineapple farming | growing fruit | shipping pineapples
Series Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 140.
Series Title: Bureau of Plant Industry [publication] (United States. Bureau of Plant Industry) ; 5.
Series Title: Vegetable Physiology and Pathology [publication] (United States. Bureau of Plant Industry) ; 87.
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
Collection:
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 5661423 |
  • GOVNO: A 1.9:140
  • UNTCAT: b3292551 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc6415
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Public