Sessional Papers of the Dominion of Canada Volume 32, No. 3

Sessional Papers of the Dominion of Canada Volume 32, No. 3

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...in timately mixed and allowed to heat for several days before using..... _.. 18 106 12 632 20 1,800 20 1,590 18 819 13 516 7 Mineral phosphate, untreated, finely ground, 1.000 lbs.; sulphate of pot-. ash, 200 lbs. in 1889 and 1890 (substituted by muriate of potash, 250. lbs. in 1891 and subsequent years); nitrate of soda, 200 lbs. racre... 9 1,668 8 1,497 14 170 12 1,520 10 613 9 389 8, M1neral superphosphate, 1 0. 1, 500 lbs.; sulphate o potash, 200 lbs', 1! 1889 and 1890, (substituted by, muriate of potash, m lbs. in 12191! and subse uent years); nitrate of CARROT PLOTS. Carrots have been sown on alternate halves of the oat plots for the past seven years. for the purpose of cleaning the land from weeds. This work was begun in 1891, and the plots have been sown each year with the variety known as the Improved Short ' The seed was sown 5111 Hay, came up 18th May, and the roots were pulled 18th 'October. on plots 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 were above the average of the preceding years. The other plots were all below the average. In 1897, carrots occupied the east half of the plots. The crop this year " Plots 12, 13 and 14 were on a piece of rising ground on light soil and were injured by wind; plot 12 suffered more than the others. POTATO PLOTS. The alternate halves of the wheat and barley plots which were occupied by carrots and sugar beets in 1891, 1892 and 1893 were planted with potatoes in' 1894, 1895, 1896 and 1897. These were planted in rows 21; feet apart, with the sets about one foot apart in the rows. ' Those grown in 1897 after wheat were planted 14th May, came up 9th June and were dug lOtl1 October. On each of these plots there were nine rows each of Empire State, Early Sunrise and Clarke's...show more

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  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236893301
  • 9781236893307