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Farm and Garden Rule-book: a Manual of Ready Rules and Reference With Recipes, Precepts, Formulas, and Tabular Information for the Use of General Farmers, Gardeners, Fruit-growers, Stockmen, Dairymen, Poultrymen, Foresters, Rural Teachers, and others in the United States and Canada

Nature volume 88, pages 512513 (15 February 1912) | Download Citation

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THIS book affords a striking commentary on the progress of agriculture and horticulture in these latter days; whereas a generation ago the cultivator could carry all his rules and recipes in his head, he now finds such a bewildering number of possibilities open to him that, without the help of some such volume as this, he will be wholly unable to make any use of the stores of knowledge accumulated at numerous experiment stations throughout the world.

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