The Advantage of Planting Heavy Cotton Seed

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 importance of using heavy cotton seed and separating it for planting. Experiments have established that heavier seeds more reliably produce better plants. Methods of separating and testing the seeds are discussed, including the equipment necessary for seed separation.

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16 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Webber, Herbert John, 1865-1946 & Boykin, E. B. 1907.

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  • Webber, Herbert John, 1865-1946 "Physiologist in Charge and Special Agent, respectively, Plant Breeding Investigations, Bureau of Plant Industry."
  • Boykin, E. B. "Physiologist in Charge and Special Agent, respectively, Plant Breeding Investigations, Bureau of Plant Industry."

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Report discussing the importance of using heavy cotton seed and separating it for planting. Experiments have established that heavier seeds more reliably produce better plants. Methods of separating and testing the seeds are discussed, including the equipment necessary for seed separation.

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16 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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  • 1907

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Webber, Herbert John, 1865-1946 & Boykin, E. B. The Advantage of Planting Heavy Cotton Seed, pamphlet, 1907; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85624/: accessed June 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.