Transactions of the State Agricultural Society, with Reports of County Agricultural Societies Volume 9

Transactions of the State Agricultural Society, with Reports of County Agricultural Societies Volume 9

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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. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...otherwise they will prove of no effect. In the foregoing pages the result of the observations and experience of persons who William Hutton, Esq. Zllnmsw, known in all ages--Various opinions respecting cause oi'---'1'rue origin o.--l!'ungns plant Puocinia graminis-Remedies-Clay soils olIer greatest resistance to mildsw--Moist weather favorable to it--Judicious eulturo of the soil is good prevention-Early sowingClean state of land--Application oi salt a good remady---RUS'l'--caused by a fungus plantTwo varieties Urodar-align and Uredo line: m's--Bsmedies same as those for mildew-thick crops less liable to attack than thin ones--Frequeut repetition of wheat crop encourages these diseases--No amount of rnanuring will justify frequent cropping with wheat-Sam'r-Two species--Ureda segdemr--l7redo fcetida-Astonishing fecundity 0! these fungi-Remedies-Steeplng in certain solutions--Lima vvater--Ley from wood ashes-Brine--Glaul: er salts---Even crops suifer the least---Importanoe of thoroughly working the 1aud--Healthy and vigorous crops best resist the attacks of insects and diaeases--wheat thinned out by IIJOV drifts liable to smut--reason why-importance of scientific researches into these diasases--Farmers cannot apply proper remedies until their true nature is discovered. The principal diseases to which the wheat crop is liable are mildew, ml and smut. Mildew has been known and dreaded in all ages 85 0116 Of 1116 I I l I J," greatest foes of grain crops, and as one' of the mightest instruments employed in the hands of the Almighty when he has seen fit to scourge a land with the horrors of famine. Its devastating nature was well known to the ancient Israelites. When their crops were blasted with mildew, God, more

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