The Applications of Geology to Agriculture, And to the Improvement and Valuation of Land; With the Nature and Properties of Soils, and the Principles of Cultivation

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The Applications of Geology to Agriculture, And to the Improvement and Valuation of Land; With the Nature and Properties of Soils, and the Principles of Cultivation

WHITLEY, Nicholas

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1843
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

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  • Condition: Good
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  • Details:
    162 p. + 32 p. of ads. 23 cm. 14 diagrams and tables. Black cloth hardcover with blind impressing. Bumped corners and a dent in a rear board. Ink signature from 1863 on front free endpaper and bookseller's label on pastedown. Describes the soils of the west of England in particular. Topics include: the derivation and formation of soil; the nature of the geological formations and of the soils which rest on them; the structure and elements of plants and the food which they require; the use of the soil and subsoil; the structure and texture, mineral composition and chemical analysis, physical properties and the classification of soils; the principles of cultivation; the improvement and value of land.

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