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Drainage and water control in Florida.

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Date Issued:
1940
Abstract/Description:
Drainage and water control are the two most important factors involved in growing agricultural and horticultural crops in several areas of Florida. Their primary purpose is to carry off excess of water in the soil which is injurious to plant growth. This publication is oriented to the recognition of how indispensable is the water control in the future development of Florida's agricultural and horticultural crops.
Title: Drainage and water control in Florida.
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Name(s): Stoutamire, Ralph.
Florida Dept. of Agriculture.
PALMM (Project)
Type of Resource: text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: <1940>
Date Issued: 1940
Date Issued: 1940
Publisher: State of Florida, Dept. of Agriculture
Place of Publication: Tallahassee,
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 28 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Language(s): eng
Abstract/Description: Drainage and water control are the two most important factors involved in growing agricultural and horticultural crops in several areas of Florida. Their primary purpose is to carry off excess of water in the soil which is injurious to plant growth. This publication is oriented to the recognition of how indispensable is the water control in the future development of Florida's agricultural and horticultural crops.
Table of Contents: History of land drainage -- Future development of water control -- State and federal projects -- Need for drainage and water control -- Soil factors involved in irrigation and drainage -- Methods of controlling gravitational water -- Economics and land drainage -- Development of pumping machinery -- Sources of power for pumping units.
Target Audience: general
Identifier: UF00003055 (iid), 49418177 (oclc), AAA3557 QF, 982243 (digitool), uf:106595 (fedora)
Note(s): by Ralph Stoutamire.
Cover title.
"July, 1940."
"Reprint."
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : Board of Education Division of Colleges and Universities, PALMM Project, 2001. Mode of Access: W orld Wide Web. System Requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser softwa re; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically reproduc ed from Collection in George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida.
Subject(s): Drainage -- Florida
Irrigation -- Florida
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00003055.pdf
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00003055.jpg
Host Institution: UF
Is Part of Series: Bulletin (Florida. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 51.