Manures and the principles of manuring
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Manures and the principles of manuring

By Charles Morton Aikman
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Table of Contents
  • PRINCIPLES OF MANURING
  • MANURES
  • AND THE
  • PRINCIPLES OF MANURING
    • BY
  • C. M. AIKMAN, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S.E., F.I.C.
    • FORMERLY PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY, GLASGOW VETERINARY COLLEGE, AND EXAMINER IN CHEMISTRY, GLASGOW UNIVERSITY; AUTHOR OF 'FARMYARD MANURE,' ETC.
      • WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS EDINBURGH AND LONDON MCMX
      • D. VAN NOSTRAND COMPANY NEW YORK
      • TO
    • WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS EDINBURGH AND LONDON MCMX
    • D. VAN NOSTRAND COMPANY NEW YORK
    • TO
    • SIR JOHN BENNET LAWES, Bart., D.C.L., LL.D., F.R.S.,
      • OF ROTHAMSTED,
      • AND
    • OF ROTHAMSTED,
    • AND
    • SIR J. HENRY GILBERT, M.A., LL.D., F.R.S.,
      • FORMERLY SIBTHORPIAN PROFESSOR OF RURAL ECONOMY, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, WHOSE FAMOUS INVESTIGATIONS DURING THE LAST FIFTY YEARS HAVE SO LARGELY CONTRIBUTED TO BUILD UP THE SCIENCE OF MANURING,
    • FORMERLY SIBTHORPIAN PROFESSOR OF RURAL ECONOMY, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, WHOSE FAMOUS INVESTIGATIONS DURING THE LAST FIFTY YEARS HAVE SO LARGELY CONTRIBUTED TO BUILD UP THE SCIENCE OF MANURING,
    • THIS WORK,
      • EMBODYING MANY OF THE ROTHAMSTED RESULTS, IS DEDICATED.
    • EMBODYING MANY OF THE ROTHAMSTED RESULTS, IS DEDICATED.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • PART I.
  • HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION
  • MANURES AND THE PRINCIPLES OF MANURING.
  • HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • PART II.
  • PRINCIPLES OF MANURING
  • CHAPTER I.
  • FERTILITY OF THE SOIL.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER I.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER II.
  • FUNCTIONS PERFORMED BY MANURES.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER III.
  • THE POSITION OF NITROGEN IN AGRICULTURE.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER III.
  • CHAPTER IV.
  • NITRIFICATION.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER IV.
  • CHAPTER V.
  • THE POSITION OF PHOSPHORIC ACID.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER V.
  • CHAPTER VI.
  • THE POSITION OF POTASH IN AGRICULTURE.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER VI.
  • PART III.
  • MANURES
  • CHAPTER VII.
  • FARMYARD MANURE
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER VII.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER VIII.
  • GUANO.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER VIII.
  • CHAPTER IX.
  • NITRATE OF SODA.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER IX.
  • CHAPTER X.
  • SULPHATE OF AMMONIA.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER X.
  • CHAPTER XI.
  • BONES
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER XI.
  • CHAPTER XII.
  • MINERAL PHOSPHATES.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER XII.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
  • SUPERPHOSPHATES.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER XIII.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
  • THOMAS-PHOSPHATE OR BASIC SLAG.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER XIV.
  • CHAPTER XV.
  • POTASSIC MANURES.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
  • MINOR ARTIFICIAL MANURES.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER XVII.
  • SEWAGE AS A MANURE.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
  • LIQUID MANURE.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
  • COMPOSTS.
  • CHAPTER XX.
  • INDIRECT MANURES.
  • Lime.
  • CHAPTER XXI.
  • INDIRECT MANURES—GYPSUM, SALT, ETC.
  • CHAPTER XXII.
  • THE APPLICATION OF MANURES.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER XXIII.
  • MANURING OF THE COMMON FARM CROPS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER XXIII.
  • CHAPTER XXIV.
  • ON THE METHOD OF APPLICATION AND ON THE MIXING OF MANURES.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER XXV.
  • ON THE VALUATION AND ANALYSIS OF MANURES.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER XXV.
  • CHAPTER XXVI
  • THE ROTHAMSTED EXPERIMENTS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • INDEX.
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