Experiment Station Record Volume 1-2

Experiment Station Record Volume 1-2

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...not let the refuse of the bed go to the manure heap. If possible, change the location, soil, etc., of the beds, growing other crops in the old place for a few years. The soil to be used for spinach could be treated to a mixture of flowers of sulphur aud air-slaked lime. With proper oare salts of copper could be employed upon the young plants. New York State Station, Bulletin No. 19 (New Series), June, 1890 (pp. 15). A METHOD FOR THE DETERMINATION OF FAT IX MILK AXD CREAM, P. Collier, Ph.d. (illustrated).--This contains a plea for the adoption of a fairer basis in the buying and selling of milk, similar in import to the article on this subject by Professor Patrick in Iowa Station Bulletin No. 9 (See Experiment Station Record, Vol. II, p. 101); a de scription of the Parsons method for milk analysis: tables taken largely from the Xew Hampshire Station Report for 1889, giving the percentages of fat corresponding to the readings of the scale; and a report of tho trial of the Parsons method. Some difficulty was experienced in securing satisfactory results with the method as originally published. and after a series of trials this station advises the using of 15 cubic centimeters of the soda solution instead of 10, and 10 cubic centimeters of alcoholic soap solution instead of 5 as originally recommended. With the revised method four persons, "unskilled in chemical work," secured results, in several instances on the first trial, which differed on an average by only 0.03 per cent of fat from the gravimetric determinations. The bulletin also contains an article taken from Bulletin No. 10 of the Vermont Station (See Experiment Station Record, Vol. I, p. 320) on systems of paying for milk at creameries in Vermont, including a table for calculating...show more

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  • Paperback | 624 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 32mm | 1,098g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236557298
  • 9781236557292