Prickly Pear as Stock Feed

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 the prickly pear cactus as an emergency food source for cattle during times of severe drought. Although the plant typically has inedible spines, spineless varieties do exist, and it is recommended that farmers cultivate prickly pear for use during droughts.

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24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Griffiths, David, 1867-1935 1920.

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Report discussing the importance of the prickly pear cactus as an emergency food source for cattle during times of severe drought. Although the plant typically has inedible spines, spineless varieties do exist, and it is recommended that farmers cultivate prickly pear for use during droughts.

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24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Issued March 1920.

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Griffiths, David, 1867-1935. Prickly Pear as Stock Feed, pamphlet, 1920; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85950/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.