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Congressional Edition Volume 2940 (Paperback) Loot Price: R972 Discovery Miles 9 720
Congressional Edition Volume 2940 (Paperback): United States Congress
Congressional Edition Volume 2940 (Paperback): United States Congress

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Congressional Edition Volume 2940 (Paperback)

United States Congress

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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. 1892 Excerpt: ...plants as were grown from that which was imported. It grows more rapidly and ripens earlier than does the common millet, but seems to possess no other advantage and makes a smaller yield. Teff (JSragrostis Abyssinica).-i-Thi$ is one of the several species of "love-grass" which have been received from India and Australia, and which has been very highly recommended for both hay and pasture, especially in India. Here, it has grown about 2 feet high the first season, making one good cutting and a second lighter one of excellent hay. It is an annual, and the seed grown here seems to be lacking in vigor, the growth of the second and third years being too small to make the species desirable for general cultivation. Slender Love-grass (Eragrostix parvifiora).--This is from the same countries and appears much better suited to our climate, growing fully 3 feet high, with very slender culms and an abundance of leaves. Although an annual, it reseeds the land freely, makes excellent hay, and is one of the best of the genus for this locality. Everlasting Grass (Eriochloa annidata).--This is a perennial in Australia, its native country, but here it barely survives the winter, and a large part of its spring growth comes from seed which were scattered on the ground during the previous season. It starts very early in the spring and grows rapidly, reaching about 2 feet in height, and producing a large number of slender culmB, which are well covered with leaves, and an abundant supply of seeds. It can be cut at least three times, bears pasturing well, and makes excellent hay. Mr. Turner, botanist of the Australian department of agriculture, says this is "a superior pasture grass, found in the coastal districts and in the colder parts of the colony. It will grow ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: United States Congress
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 19mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 354
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-44332-3
Barcode: 9781231443323
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-231-44332-4

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