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The soil and health : a study of organic agriculture / Sir Albert Howard ; assisted by Louise E. Howard.

Howard, Albert, Sir, 1873-1947 (Author). Howard, Louise E., co-author. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781849025140
  • ISBN: 1849025142
  • Physical Description: 299 p., [15] p. of plates : ill ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: [Oxford City, England] : Oxford City Press, c2011.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: New York : Devin-Adair Company, 1947.
Formatted Contents Note: The part played by soil fertility in agriculture -- The operations of nature -- Systems of agriculture -- The maintenance of soil fertility in Great Britain -- Industrialism and the profit motive -- The intrusion of science -- Disease in present-day farming and gardening -- Some diseases of the soil -- The diseases of crops -- Disease and health in livestock -- Soil fertility and human health -- The nature of disease -- The problem of manuring -- Origins and scope of the problem -- The Indore process and its reception by the farming and gardening worlds -- The reception of the Indore process by the scientists -- A final survey.

Available copies

  • 1 copy at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium. (Show)
  • 1 copy at Hamilton-Wenham Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Collection Status Due Date
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library 635.987 HOW (Text) Non-Fiction Available -
Subject: Organic farming
Organic gardening.
Plant diseases.

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