Experimental Farms : Reports of the Director, Agriculturist, Horticulturist, Chemist, Entomologist and Botanist, Poultry Manager, Supt. Experimental Farm, Horticulturist, Supt. Experimental Farm for 1901 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Experimental Farms: Reports of the Director, Agriculturist, Horticulturist, Chemist, Entomologist and Botanist, Poultry Manager, Supt. Experimental Farm, Horticulturist, Supt. Experimental Farm for 1901 Some other branches of Special work which have been under my personal charge have also made considerable progress. The experiments conducted in the cross-breed ing of commercial apples and hardy Siberian crabs, with the object of producing very hardy apple trees, such as are likely to be adapted to the climates of our north-west country (where ordinary sorts do not grow), have been successfully continued. Sev eral new varieties have fruited during the past year, which promise to be'ef value. Some very interesting new crosses in wheat have also been produced. A large number of samples of grain has been tested for vitality, received from farmers in different parts of the country. Some particulars relating to these tests, and the number of them, will be found at a subsequent page in the report from Mr. W. T. Ellis, who has charge of this branch of the work. Many desirable additions have been made to the collection of ornamental trees and shrubs on the grounds surrounding the buildings on the Central Experimental Farm, which have thus been made additionally attractive and instructive to visitors. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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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