Alfalfa: Practical Information On Its Production, Qualities, Worth, And Uses, Especially In The United States And Canada (1901)

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SKU: 9781436627801
Author: Coburn, Foster Dwight
Publication Date: 06/02/2008
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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“”Alfalfa: Practical Information On Its Production, Qualities, Worth, And Uses, Especially In The United States And Canada”” is a comprehensive guidebook written by Foster Dwight Coburn and published in 1901. The book provides detailed information about the production, qualities, worth, and uses of alfalfa, a type of legume commonly grown for forage in North America. The book begins with an overview of the history and cultivation of alfalfa, including its introduction to the United States and Canada. It then delves into the various methods of planting, harvesting, and storing alfalfa, as well as the best practices for fertilizing and irrigating the crop. The book also provides a detailed analysis of the nutritional value of alfalfa, including its protein and mineral content, as well as its use as a feed for livestock. Additionally, the author explores the various uses of alfalfa beyond forage, such as its use in the production of hay, silage, and even as a green manure. Overall, “”Alfalfa: Practical Information On Its Production, Qualities, Worth, And Uses, Especially In The United States And Canada”” is a valuable resource for farmers, ranchers, and anyone interested in the cultivation and use of this important crop.Lucerne, Spanish Trefoil, Chilian Clover, Brazilian Clover, French Clover, Medic, Purple Medic Medicago Sativa.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.