Grasses of Tennessee, Including Cereals and Forage Plants

Grasses of Tennessee, Including Cereals and Forage Plants

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...OF SEEDS TO BE SOWN TOGETHER FOR MEADOW LANDS. Eighth--Mixttjee For Rocry Or Gravelly Hills. Herds Grass. Tall Oat Grass Crested Dogs Tail Orchard Grass Red Fescue Meadow Soft Grass... Perennial Rye Grass. Timothy Wood Meadow Grass.. Blue Grass Bough Stalk Meadow. Black Medic Red Clover Ninth--Mixture For Dry Gravelly Lands. Red Top Sweet Scented Vernal. Tall Oat Grass Sheep's Fescue Red Fescue Meadow Soft Grass.. Creeping Soft Grass.. Perennia Rye Grass.. Blue Grass Red Clover Tenth--Mixture Fob Old Worn Fields. Mean9, or Egyptian Sugar Corn. Timothy Rough Stalk Meadow Grass Italian Rye Grass Tall Rod-Top Orchard Grass 4. Red Clover Eleventh--Mixture For Hat And To Run Into Pasture. Orchard Grass.... Herds Grass Tall Oat Grass Italian Rye Grass Blue Grass Red Clover These twelve mixtures, mostly adopted from Dr. Flint's work, with alterations to suit climate and soil will, as a rule, meet the demands of almost every variety of land in Tennessee. Of course any variation may be made in either the species or in the proportions, according to the fancy, bearing in mind the general amount of seed used in the above mixtures. The first mixture, or Lawson's, is prepared for Scotland, and we were induced to engraft both that aud the Nos. 2, 3, 4, 5, 8 and 9, which were arranged for a higher latitude, from the fact that much land in the State of Tennessee lies at so high an elevation that it is equivalent to a lower temperature. For instance, in East Tennessee, we find grasses on the higher mountains, that are only found on the crests of the White Mountains in New Hampshire. So, in descending the mountains, and even in the higher valleys, these grasses are in a flourishing condition, that will not grow at all, or very imperfectly, on the water courses more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236630920
  • 9781236630926