Sweet Clover

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

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"The widespread discussion as to the merits and demerits of this plant has resulted in many conflicting statements regarding its value. Although frequently regarded as a troublesome weed, sweet clover seldom encroaches upon cultivated land, while its value as a forage crop, as a soil renovator, and as a forerunner of alfalfa, in addition to its widespread utilization as a honey plant, makes it desirable to point out under what conditions its use is to be recommended and where its cultivation should be avoided, as well as to give instruction regarding the best methods of eradicating it when it is ... continued below

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39 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Westgate, J. M. & Vinall, H. N. (Harry Nelson), 1880-1937 1912.

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"The widespread discussion as to the merits and demerits of this plant has resulted in many conflicting statements regarding its value. Although frequently regarded as a troublesome weed, sweet clover seldom encroaches upon cultivated land, while its value as a forage crop, as a soil renovator, and as a forerunner of alfalfa, in addition to its widespread utilization as a honey plant, makes it desirable to point out under what conditions its use is to be recommended and where its cultivation should be avoided, as well as to give instruction regarding the best methods of eradicating it when it is desired to utilize the ground in some other way." -- p. 3

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39 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Issued March 12, 1912. Includes bibliographical references.

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Westgate, J. M. & Vinall, H. N. (Harry Nelson), 1880-1937. Sweet Clover, pamphlet, 1912; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85706/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.