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Soil improving crops for Florida.

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Date Issued:
1929
Abstract/Description:
Soil-improving crops increase the humus of the soil, which in turn increases the water-holding capacity of the soil, often an important factor in the growth of a crop. This document stresses this importance and suggests a number of crops which when plowed under, will enrich the productive qualities.
Title: Soil improving crops for Florida.
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Name(s): Scott, John M. (John Marcus)
Florida Dept. of Agriculture.
PALMM (Project)
Type of Resource: text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: <1929>
Date Issued: 1929
Date Issued: 1929
Publisher: State of Florida, Dept. of Agriculture
Place of Publication: Tallahassee,
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 37 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language(s): eng
Abstract/Description: Soil-improving crops increase the humus of the soil, which in turn increases the water-holding capacity of the soil, often an important factor in the growth of a crop. This document stresses this importance and suggests a number of crops which when plowed under, will enrich the productive qualities.
Table of Contents: Soil improving crops -- Choice of soil-improving crops -- Velvet beans -- Cowpeas -- Beggarweed -- Crotalaria -- Pigeon pea -- Comparison of soil-improving crops -- Fertilizing value -- Winter legumes -- Inoculations -- Plowing under.
Target Audience: general
Identifier: UF00002960 (iid), 49839216 (oclc), AAA3375 QF, 977675 (digitool), uf:104822 (fedora)
Note(s): by John M. Scott.
Cover title.
"February, 1929."
"Prepared and published in co-operation with the College of Agriculuture, University of Florida, Gainesville."
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : Board of Education, Division of Colleges and Universities, PALMM Project, 2001. Mode of Access: World Wide Web. System Requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically reproduced from Collection in George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida.
Subject(s): Crops and soils -- Florida
Soil fertility -- Florida
Cover crops -- Florida
Florida -- 12000
Library Classification: S49 .A4 no. 18 1929
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00002960.pdf
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00002960.jpg
Host Institution: UF
Other Format:
(OCoLC)28619060
Is Part of Series: Bulletin (Florida. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 18.