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Growing peanuts in Florida.

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Date Issued:
1928
Abstract/Description:
The peanut is one of the easiest crops to grow in Florida as well as an important general farm crop. This booklet gives information on the planting, cultivation and harvesting of this legume. In addition, it supplies information on the soil building properties of peanuts as well as other legumes.
Title: Growing peanuts in Florida.
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Name(s): Scott, John M. (John Marcus)
University of Florida College of Agriculture.
PALMM (Project)
Type of Resource: text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1928
Publisher: Dept. of Agriculture
Place of Publication: Tallahassee, Fla.
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 23 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language(s): eng
Abstract/Description: The peanut is one of the easiest crops to grow in Florida as well as an important general farm crop. This booklet gives information on the planting, cultivation and harvesting of this legume. In addition, it supplies information on the soil building properties of peanuts as well as other legumes.
Table of Contents: The soil and its preparation -- Fertilization -- Liming -- Soil improving crops -- Peanuts as a soil builder -- Varieties -- Selection of seed -- Planting shelled or unshelled peanuts -- Time of planting -- Planting distance -- Interplanting with corn -- Planting machinery -- Planting by hand -- Depth to cover the seed -- Protection of seed from enemies -- Cultivation -- Length of growing season -- Harvesting -- Method of stacking of peanuts to cure -- Length of time peanuts should remain in stacks -- Picking from the vines -- Yield -- Sacking and handling after picking.
Target Audience: general
Identifier: UF00003043 (iid), 49838722 (oclc), AAA3484 QF, 980246 (digitool), uf:105750 (fedora)
Note(s): by John M. Scott.
"December 1928"
Title from cover.
"Prepared and published in co-operation with the College of Agriculture, 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): Peanuts -- Florida
Jackson -- 12063
Suwannee -- 12121
Marion -- 12083
Library Classification: S49 .A53, no.9
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00003043.pdf
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00003043.jpg
Host Institution: UF
Other Version:
(OCoLC)28570059
Is Part of Series: Bulletin (Florida. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 9.