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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Yoder, P. A. (Peter A.), 1867-1929.
Sugar-cane culture for sirup production in the United States.
Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 1917
|Material Type:||Government publication, National government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
P A Yoder; United States. Department of Agriculture.
|Description:||45 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction. pp. 1. Geographic limits of the sugar-cane industry in the United States. pp. 2. The nature of the sugar-cane plant and methods of propagation. pp. 3. Varieties of sugar cane. pp. 5. Soil requirements. pp. 10. Manurial requirements. pp. 11. Time and manner of application of fertilizers. pp. 14. Crop rotation --
Preparation of the land. pp. 15. Planting. pp. 16. Cultivating the cane. pp. 21. Harvesting. pp. 24. Yield of cane, sugar, and sirup. pp. 27. Storing cane for planting. pp. 29. Insect pests and diseases of cane. pp. 31. Some business considerations in connection with the sugar-cane and sirup industry. pp. 33. Utilization of by-products. pp. 43.
|Series Title:||Bulletin of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, no. 486.|
|Responsibility:||by P.A. Yoder.|