The American Farm Book : Or Compend of American Agriculture; Being a Practical Treatise on Soils, Manures, Draining Irrigation, Grasses, Grain, Roots, Fruits, Cotton, Tobacco, Sugar Cane, Rice, and Every Staple Product of the United States
Excerpt from The American Farm Book: Or Compend of American Agriculture; Being a Practical Treatise on Soils, Manures, Draining Irrigation, Grasses, Grain, Roots, Fruits, Cotton, Tobacco, Sugar Cane, Rice, and Every Staple Product of the United States Breeding, technically defined, is restricted to the produc tion of choice animals for use as future breeders, by the judi cions selection and crossing of the best specimens of the vari ous distinct breeds of domestic stock. Horticulture embraces the entire department of garden ing, the cultivation of trees, shrubbery, and fruits; and these occupations are again variously subdivided. By Planting (or the occupation of planters), is under stood the cultivation of extensive farms or plantations, for the exclusive production of one or more commercial staples, such as cotton, sugar, rice, tobacco, indigo, &c., and their preparation for a distant market. The term is peculiarly sectional, and its use so far as adopted in this country, is limited to the southern portion of it. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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- R L Allen
- Paperback | 384 pages
- 152 x 229 x 20mm | 513g
- Publication date
- 22 Apr 2018
- Forgotten Books
- Illustrations note
- 116 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white