[Book Reviews]

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    VEGETABLE growing on a large scale at some distance from a market has assumed such proportions in the United States that certain universities have established divisions of ‘truck-farming,’ to guide the development of the system along the most economical and profitable lines both as regards cultivation and marketing. The economics of the manuring of truck crops is still in the experimental stage, but the growers are fully alive to the importance of controlling insect and plant pests.

    Truck Crop Plants.

    By Dr. H. A. Jones Dr. J. T. Rosa. (McGraw-Hill Publications in the Agricultural and Botanical Sciences.) Pp. xiv + 538. (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc.; London: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., Ltd., 1928.) 25s. net.

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    [Book Reviews]. Nature 123, 11–12 (1929). https://doi.org/10.1038/123011b0

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