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Tung oil: one of Florida's greatest potential resources.

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Date Issued:
1942
Abstract/Description:
Florida alone among the states has a climate suitable for the commercial production of oil from the tung oil tree (Aleurites fordi, Hemsl.). This bulletin discusses the botanical origins, climatic requirements, and the cultural practices employed in growing and harvesting this crop, vital to the paint and varnish industry.
Title: Tung oil: one of Florida's greatest potential resources.
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Name(s): PALMM (Project)
Florida Dept. of Agriculture.
Type of Resource: text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1942
Publisher: State of Florida, Dept. of Agriculture
Place of Publication: Tallahassee, [Fla.]
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 23 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Extent: "May, 1942."
Language(s): eng
Abstract/Description: Florida alone among the states has a climate suitable for the commercial production of oil from the tung oil tree (Aleurites fordi, Hemsl.). This bulletin discusses the botanical origins, climatic requirements, and the cultural practices employed in growing and harvesting this crop, vital to the paint and varnish industry.
Table of Contents: Introduction -- Origin -- Botany -- History -- Introduction into the United States -- Climatic requirements -- Soils -- Nursery practice -- Selection of site for grove -- Fertilization -- Cover crops -- Topworking -- Harvesting -- Oil removal -- Summary.
Target Audience: general
Identifier: UF00003048 (iid), 49854267 (oclc), AAA3501 QF, 980640 (digitool), uf:105897 (fedora)
Note(s): Cover-title.
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): Tung oil -- Florida
Tung oil industry -- Florida
Florida -- 12000
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00003048.pdf
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00003048.jpg
Host Institution: UF
Other Format:
(OCoLC)41214558
Is Part of Series: Bulletin (Florida. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 11.