The Control of Locusts in Eastern Canada (Classic Reprint)

The Control of Locusts in Eastern Canada (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Control of Locusts in Eastern Canada Locusts, or grasshoppers as they are more generally spoken of, have long been known to devastate crops of various kinds in Eastern Canada. During the years 1912. 1913 and 1914, they were extremely numerous and destructive in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. One correspondent in Lanark county, Ont reported that cm in his district alone had been destroyed to the extent of 76 per cent. The one being estimated at In many instances. Fields of cats and barley were cut green to save for feed. In some parts of the province of Quebec. Farms have been abandoned within the years mentioned owing to the large numbers of locusts present. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 20 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 41g
  • English
  • 14 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 1390356841
  • 9781390356847