Report of the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois Volume 16

Report of the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois Volume 16

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ... of publications of the University, 6 square feet. Pamphlets and other descriptive publications of the various colleges, $1,000. A COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STA'1'ION--l EXHIBITS TO BE CONNECTED. SPACE, 2,000 SQUARE FEET. AMOUNT, $2,000. Maps of farms and Station experiment plats--showing divisions, drainage, crops. Photographs of buildings, as barns, Station warehouse, veterinary building, illustrating clinic, with plans of interiors. Photographs of farm animals, illustrating breeds anil development at different ages. Samples of soils, in glass faced boxes, showing sils in natural conditicn as nearly as possible. Samples of farm and horticultural products: species and varieties of grains, grasses, clovers, forage and root crops; fruits and vegetables. Grains to be shown in stalk and as threshed. Perishable products, as grapes, by wax or plaster casts. Woods in variety, and illustrating growth at different ages, from forestry plantation and University collections. Chemical analyses of grains, grasses, fruits, vegetables, milk, soils, etc., showing composition by char-ts, and by representation of the actual and comparative quantity of the different elements in a given quantity of the substance analyzed. Thus, show a cubic foot of soil and, alongside, the-quantity of sand, clay, lime, iron, vegetable matter contained in it. Show a quart of corn and the quantity of starch, sugar, oil, water, ash, etc., composing it. These to be in glass jars. Charts showing results of experiments on growth of plants, in feeding and dairying. Thus, the growth of corn during each week of the seaso-i, with percentage of water and solid matter at each period. The quantity of milk and the butter fat it contains given by cows...show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236815440
  • 9781236815446