Potato growing in the South.

One of 1,702 books in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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Provides detailed information on potato farming in 13 different southern states including cultivation and soil conservation practices, and identifying and controlling diseases and insects.

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ii, 52 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Dykstra, Theodore P. (Theodore Peter), 1896-1979 & Reid, W. J. (William John), 1902- April 1956.

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Provides detailed information on potato farming in 13 different southern states including cultivation and soil conservation practices, and identifying and controlling diseases and insects.

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ii, 52 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Contents: Needs of the potato plant -- Cultivating and conserving the soil -- Improving the soil -- Crop rotation -- Varieties grown -- Certified seed -- Disinfecting seed -- Cutting and healing seed pieces -- Breaking the rest period -- Planting -- Vine killing -- Harvesting -- Washing and storage -- Potato growing in individual States -- Diseases and their control -- Insects and their control.

"Issued April 1956"--p. ii.

Supersedes Farmers' bulletin 1904, Potato production in the southern states.

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Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project

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  • April 1956

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  • July 8, 2009, 6:48 p.m.

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Dykstra, Theodore P. (Theodore Peter), 1896-1979 & Reid, W. J. (William John), 1902-. Potato growing in the South., book, April 1956; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc9473/: accessed July 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.