The Choice of Crops for Alkali Land

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

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"The object of this bulletin is to bring to the attention of owners of alkali land the crop plants which are most likely to give satisfactory results. It can not be too emphatically stated that crop production on such soils is at best precarious. For this reason and because the alkali resistance of plants depends upon many varying conditions, it is impossible to offer more than suggestions as to what crops are best worth trying." -- p. 5-6. Topics discussed include the effects of alkali upon plant growth, plants well-adapted to alkaline soils, and alkali resistance in different types of ... continued below

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32 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Kearney, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry), 1874-1956 1911.

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"The object of this bulletin is to bring to the attention of owners of alkali land the crop plants which are most likely to give satisfactory results. It can not be too emphatically stated that crop production on such soils is at best precarious. For this reason and because the alkali resistance of plants depends upon many varying conditions, it is impossible to offer more than suggestions as to what crops are best worth trying." -- p. 5-6. Topics discussed include the effects of alkali upon plant growth, plants well-adapted to alkaline soils, and alkali resistance in different types of plants.

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32 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"Issued May 8, 1911." -- title page. Includes bibliographical references.

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Kearney, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry), 1874-1956. The Choice of Crops for Alkali Land, pamphlet, 1911; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc87533/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.