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

One of 4 books in the series: Agrostology [publication] (United States. Division of Agrostology) available on this site.

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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.

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28 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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United States. Department of Agriculture. 1899.

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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.

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28 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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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.

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United States. Department of Agriculture. Meadows and pastures: formation and cultivation in the middle eastern states., book, 1899; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6317/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.