The gentleman farmer : being an attempt to improve agriculture by subjecting it to the test of rational principles [E-Book] / Henry Home, Lord Kames.
Kames, Henry Home, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015
1 online resource (xxviii, 438 pages)
englisch
9781107449329
9781108074377
Cambridge library collection. Botany and horticulture
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Table of Contents:
  • Epistle
  • Preface
  • Part I. Practice of agriculture. 1. Instruments of husbandry ; 2. Farm cattle and carriages ; 3. Farm-offices ; 4. Preparing land for cropping ; 5. Culture of plants for food ; 6. Culture of grass ; 7. Rotation of crops ; 8. Reaping and storing corn and hay crops ; 9. Feeding farm-cattle ; 10. Culture of other plants proper for a farm ; 11. Manures ; 12. Fences ; 13. The proper size of a farm ; 14. What a corn-farm ought to yield in rent
  • Part II. Theory of agriculture. 1. Preliminary observations ; 2. Food of plants, and fertility of soil ; 3. Means of fertilizing soils
  • Appendices.