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Bulletin of the Imperial Institute Volume 3 (Paperback) Loot Price: R514 Discovery Miles 5 140
Bulletin of the Imperial Institute Volume 3 (Paperback): Imperial Institute
Bulletin of the Imperial Institute Volume 3 (Paperback): Imperial Institute

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 Excerpt: ...the simple operation of expressing the oil from the fruit-pulp, and therefore the business is not beyond the powers of small proprietors. Seed-oil industries, on the contrary, have a tendency to fall exclusively into the hands of owners of large oil-factories, since powerful machinery is necessary for the expression of oil from seeds. Owners of small olive groves sometimes co-operate in working a factory in common; but most of them still prefer to go on working their own little "oileries." In connection with the development of the olive-oil industry in British Colonies, a manual recently written by M. Dugast, and published by Gauthier-Villars of Paris, dealing with olive cultivation as practised in the countries of southern Europe and northern Africa, is of importance. Varieties of Olives. The weight and form of the fruits furnish a means by which cultivators are accustomed to distinguish varieties. Probably the greatest extremes are on the one hand the small wild olive, and on the other the large Seville olive, the pulp of the latter being very thick, and the weight of the fruit often more than ten times the weight of the fruit of the wild plant. Of the Algerian olives, the "Mizrana" is light and the "Limi" heavy. In Tunis the "Chemlal" is light and the "Zarassi" heavy. Differences of weight are usually attributable to the pulp, the stones varying only within narrow limits. The hard stone encloses an oleaginous kernel: the average weight of the stone is approximately ten times that of the kernel. In the " Saheli," "Picholine," and "Limi" varieties, the weight of the pulp is about ten times the weight of the stone: in the "Salal," "Carniale," "Ogliarola, ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Imperial Institute
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 134
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-09529-6
Barcode: 9781130095296
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-09529-0

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