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Soil improving crops for Florida and conservation.

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Date Issued:
1938
Abstract/Description:
Soil conservation is a constant problem with the state and nation as well as with the individual farmer. Plans are to be made and executed each season and year regarding control measures, such as building or repairing terraces, contour plowing, planting tree crops, cover crops, repairing gullied areas, seeding pasture areas and other cultural practices that will conserve the land.
Title: Soil improving crops for Florida and conservation.
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Name(s): Scott, John M. (John Marcus)
Allin, Bushrod W. (Bushrod Warren), b. 1889
Bryan, O. C. (Ollie Clifton), b. 1894
PALMM (Project)
Florida Dept. of Agriculture.
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Bibliography
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: <1938>
Date Issued: 1938
Date Issued: 1938
Publisher: State of Florida, Dept. of Agriculture
Place of Publication:
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 103 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Language(s): eng
Abstract/Description: Soil conservation is a constant problem with the state and nation as well as with the individual farmer. Plans are to be made and executed each season and year regarding control measures, such as building or repairing terraces, contour plowing, planting tree crops, cover crops, repairing gullied areas, seeding pasture areas and other cultural practices that will conserve the land.
Table of Contents: Part one: Soil improving crops / John M. Scott -- Choice of soil-improving crops -- Velvet beans -- Cowpeas -- Beggarweed -- Crotalaria -- Pigeon pea -- Comparison of soil-improving crops -- Fertilizing value -- Winter legumes -- Hairy vetch -- Austrian winter pea -- Inoculation -- Plowing under -- Crotalaria striata -- Part two: Soil conservation - Its place in National Agricultural Policy -- Extent and nature of soil losses -- Economics of soil conservation -- Types of possible remedial action -- Place of soil conservation in national and agricultural policy -- Part three: Course in conservation of Florida soils for Florida high schools: Soils / O.C. Bryan -- Classification of crops -- Kinds of soils -- Early farmers used poor soil conservation measures -- Soil depleting crops -- Soil conserving crops -- Soil improving crops -- Soil erosion -- Soil leaching -- Control measures -- Summary -- Suggested exercises for class study -- Soil conservation paramount.
Target Audience: general
Identifier: UF00002961 (iid), 49684356 (oclc), AAA3376 QF, 977764 (digitool), uf:105109 (fedora)
Note(s): by John M. Scott.
Cover title.
"August, 1938."
"Reprint."
Parts written by John M. Scott, Bushrod W. Allin, O.C. Bryan.
Includes bibliographical references.
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
Soil conservation -- Florida
Florida -- 12000
Library Classification: S49 .A4 no. 18 1938
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00002961.pdf
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00002961.jpg
Host Institution: UF
Other Format:
(OCoLC)41414470
Is Part of Series: Bulletin (Florida. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 18.