Publisher Name: U.S. Government Printing Office
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Discusses varieties of foreign and native salt-bushes, how they are grown, and their value as drought-resistant plants for livestock forage.
Several illustrations are signed: "Baldwin."
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents: General characteristics -- Distribution of seed -- How to sow the seed -- Introduced saltbushes -- American saltbushes -- Composition of the saltbushes -- Food value of the saltbushes -- Miscellaneous alkali plants -- Alkali and alkali soils -- Conclusions.
20 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
|Keyword(s):||orache | orach | atriplex | soil salination | halophytes | salt | forage | drought-resistant plants | sage | alkaline soil|
|Series Title:||Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 108.|
|Series Title:||Agrostology [publication] (United States. Division of Agrostology.) ; 108.|
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