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The American Farmer Volume 2, No. 5; Devoted to Agriculture, Horticulture and Rural Life (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
Discovery Miles 2 840
The American Farmer Volume 2, No. 5; Devoted to Agriculture, Horticulture and Rural Life (Paperback): Maryland State...
The American Farmer Volume 2, No. 5; Devoted to Agriculture, Horticulture and Rural Life (Paperback): Maryland State...

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The American Farmer Volume 2, No. 5; Devoted to Agriculture, Horticulture and Rural Life (Paperback)

Maryland State Agricultural Society

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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. 1873 Excerpt: ...apprehended. This belief has proved to be well-founded, and we think it probable that the exemption of our fruit trees from injury is to a great extent due to the fact that they strike their roots more deeply than the vine, and thus were protected from injury by excessive evaporation. "It was a most gratifying surprise, when so many of oiir hardiest forest trees were either killed outright, or greatly injured, to find that even the buds of the peach trees had not sustained the slightest damage. "The strawberries experienced much injury from the winter, and wherever water stood over them and was frozen, the destruction of the plants was complete. Raspberries and blackberries, when unprotected, were greatly damaged. "The summer will long be remembered for the extreme heat and great quantity of rain, reminding us of the accounts which we have read of tropical climates, the thermometer having for about three weeks in the last of June and first part of July stood at 90, or tn that neighborhood. Under the circumstances, the growth of all vegetation was extremely rapid, and the crop of strawberries particlarly, was much larger than could otherwise have been the case, after the injury inflicted by the winter." Strawberries.--Among the new varieties of Strawberries exhibited at the last Show, Mr. Manning notices the "Col. Cheney," by Mr. Warren Heustis, which is described as very large and handsome, slightly irregular in form, color bright scarlet, with yellow seeds, and much resembling Jucunda in appearance; flesh pale red, solid, and of fair quality, though not as high flavored as Triomphe de Grand, with which it was tested on 21st July. It was deemed a promising variety. The flower is pistillate. The Nicanor, in the experience of Mr....

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Maryland State Agricultural Society
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-14405-8
Barcode: 9781236144058
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-236-14405-8

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