Kafir Corn: Characteristics, Culture, and Uses

One of 1,872 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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Report discussing the cultivation of kafir corn. The U.S. Department of Agriculture had recently introduced kafir corn from South Africa as an alternative to native varieties of corn because of its drought-resistant qualities and success in semiarid portion of the United States.

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12 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Georgeson, C. C. (Charles Christian), 1851-1931 1896.

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Report discussing the cultivation of kafir corn. The U.S. Department of Agriculture had recently introduced kafir corn from South Africa as an alternative to native varieties of corn because of its drought-resistant qualities and success in semiarid portion of the United States.

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12 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Georgeson, C. C. (Charles Christian), 1851-1931. Kafir Corn: Characteristics, Culture, and Uses, pamphlet, 1896; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85513/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.