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Annual Report Volume 4 (Paperback) Loot Price: R399
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Annual Report Volume 4 (Paperback): New York (State) Dept. of Agriculture, New York Dept of Agriculture
Annual Report Volume 4 (Paperback): New York (State) Dept. of Agriculture, New York Dept of Agriculture

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Annual Report Volume 4 (Paperback)

New York (State) Dept. of Agriculture, New York Dept of Agriculture

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: Date.Number samples Number brands collected. collected.189674953718971,00574818981,42790118991,0047761900638450190196346519029244501903950550 'Number of Number of manufacturers. brands. 18903624518961221,09018971841,72818981931,90018991902,26819001136001901825501902715901903836508. Some Direct Results of Fertilizer Work. (1) Driving dishonest manufacturers out of existence or their products from the market in this State. One of the most notable cases was the so-called " Natural Plant-Food," which was being pushed vigorously in 1896 upon most pretentious claims. It sold at $25 to ?28 a ton and was worth much less than $10, being chiefly an impure insoluble phosphate of lime. (2) There has been direct protection to farmers against fraud by placing in their hands specific and reliable information about the composition of commercial fertilizers in the market. (3) The farmers have had greatly enlarged their fund of information about the composition of special fertilizers, and also the general principles underlying the wise use of plant-foods. (4) The increased knowledge has led to more judicious selection and use of plant-foods. (5) The number of brands falling below guarantee has decreased. The general standard of composition has been made more uniform. II. Fertilizer Markets. 1. Schedule of Commercial Valuations. (a) The general tendency during the past few years has been an increase in the market value of nitrogen iu the forms of ammonia, nitrates, blood, fish.and mixed fertilizers, and fine bone and tankage. In medium and coarse bone, etc., the price remains quite uniform. The prices for phosphoric acid have varied little, while potash has remained unchanged for years. (b) The schedule for 1903 is as follows: Cents. Nitrogen in ammonia salts...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: New York (State) Dept. of Agriculture • New York Dept of Agriculture
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 116
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-44095-0
Barcode: 9780217440950
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-44095-9

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