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Drainage and water control in Florida.

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Date Issued:
1935
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 water in the soil which is injurious to plant growth. This publication is oriented to the recognition of how indispensable water control is to the future development of Florida's agricultural and horticultural crops and the methods employed in achieving this end.
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: <1935>
Date Issued: 1935
Date Issued: 1935
Publisher: State of Florida, Dept. of Agriculture
Place of Publication: Tallahassee,
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 28 p. : ill. ; 23 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 water in the soil which is injurious to plant growth. This publication is oriented to the recognition of how indispensable water control is to the future development of Florida's agricultural and horticultural crops and the methods employed in achieving this end.
Table of Contents: History of land drainage -- Future development of water control -- State and federal projects -- Need for drainage and water control -- Importance of soil aeration -- Factors affecting soil water -- Run-off considerations for isolated projects -- Soil factors involved in irrigation and drainage -- Soil and its formation -- Subsidence of organic soils -- Classification of soils -- Kinds of soil moisture -- Methods of controlling gravitational water -- The "mole' type of under-drain -- Flat land drainage -- Economics of land drainage -- Development of pumping machinery -- Suction and discharge pipes -- Sources of power of pumping units.
Target Audience: general
Identifier: 49843362 (oclc), AAA3568 QF, UF00003077 (IID), 985680 (digitool), uf:118882 (fedora)
Note(s): by Ralph Stoutamire.
Cover title.
"November,1935."
"Reprint"
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): Drainage -- Florida
Irrigation -- Florida
Florida -- 12000
Library Classification: S49 .A4 no.51 1935
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00003077.pdf
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Host Institution: UF
Other Format:
(OCoLC)28539573
Is Part of Series: Bulletin (Florida. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 51.