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Chiltern and Vale Farming Explained [electronic resource]: According to the Latest Improvements. By the Author of the Practical Farmer; Or, the Hertfordshire Husbandman: Truly Necessary for All Landlords and Tenants of Either Ploughed Grass, or Wood Grounds. Containing, I. The Nature and Improvement of the Four Clays, Four Loams, Four Gravels, Four Chalks, and Three Sands, With an Account of the Nature and Use of Stones in the Common Fields. II. The Nature and Improvement of the Oak, Shewing Seven Several Ways to Obtain a Wood Thereof, Also of the Beech, the Manner of Extracting Its Sap After Three Different Methods for Its Long Duration. The Ash, Elm, Witch-Elr, Horn-Beam, Maple, Lime, Sycamore, Horse and Sweet Chesnut, Walnut, Hasle, White-Elder, and the Case of the Black-Cherry. And Also of the Asp, Sallow, Poplar, Alder, and Other Aquaticks. III. Of the Excellency of the White-Lamas-Wheat, and All Other Wheats, Barley, Rye, Oats, Peas, Beans, Thetches and Tills, With a Copy of Two Letters From William Hayton Esq; Of Clarkenwell, and the Author's Answer Concerning the Propagating of Wheat and Rye in Northumberland. Also an Estimate of the Loss and Profit of Crops for the Year 1732. IV. Of Natural and Artificial Grasses, Being Remarks on a Late Author's Writings on Trefoil, Clover, St. Foyne, Lucern, Rye-Grass and Cow-Grass: Also a Method How to Save the Difficult Seed of Lucern. V. Of Blights and Blasts, Their Origin and Nature, Their Mischiefs and Preventions. VI. Of Ploughing in General, Being a Full Explanation of Broad Land Ploughing, Bouting Up, Thoroughing-Down, Four Thoroughing, Hacking or Combing; Also the Vale Way of Ridging Up and Casting Down: With Descriptions and Dimensions of the Wheel-Ploughs, Also of the Foot, Creeper, Kentish, Newmaket, and a New Invented Light Plough That Does Almost Double Work. With the Same Horses That Draws a Single One. VII. Of Sowing in General. VIII. Of Seeds, and to Know the Good From the Bad. IX. Of Weeds in General, Their Mischiefs and Cures. X. Of an Invaluable Liquor Never Before Published, to Steep Grain in for Sowing. XI. Of a New Method of Horse-Houghing, Its Advantages and Disadvantages. XII. Of Turneps, and How to Save Them From the Slug, Fly and Caterpillar. XIII. Salt, Its Several Uses on Ploughed and Sward-Grounds, and of the Quantities That May Be Necessarily Consumed in One Year, by a Fifty Pound a Year Farmer. XIV. Of Manures in General, Their Natures and Uses on Proper Soils, &C.

Ellis, William
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for T. Osborne, in Grays-Inn, [1745]
Language
English
Description
[8], 400, [8] p. ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Author of the practical farmer = William Ellis.
  • With four final advertisement leaves.
  • Also issued as part of: 'The modern husbandman', London, 1744-47, vol. 8.
  • Braces in title.
  • Price from imprint: price Four Shillings.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, T16826.
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