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Humus and the farmer.

Frank Sykes

Humus and the farmer.

by Frank Sykes

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Published by Rodale Press in Emmaus, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture.,
    • Agriculture -- Great Britain.,
    • Soils.,
    • Fertilizers.,
    • Humus.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS493 .S98 1949
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 392 p.
      Number of Pages392
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6050202M
      LC Control Number49010449
      OCLC/WorldCa1720462

      The list of books given here is far from exhaustive. The selection has been made from those likely to be most useful to the reader or which are authoritative in their special subjects. 1. Books on General Principles. Howard, A. and Wad, Y. D.: The Waste Products of Agriculture: their Utilization as Humus. 0.U.P., , pp. »This book is a riveting journey into where it all begins, the centre of life, the humus in the soil, this great mystery that feeds and protects us all. The book goes deep and sheds light on how life is created right under our feet. It gives clear examples, showing how to nurture humus and sustain the soil.

        He considers biocyclic humus soil a kind of open source software, and hopes farmers will test it. He’s convinced it can be produced beyond Greece – using other plant materials – as well. If the edition of this book seems to have a more pro-fertilizer angle than the editions of , this is not a deliberate change in front, nor, I think, is it a sign of personal inconsistency—it is the reflection of events. Fundamentally, the theme of this book is unchanged—that soils need humus and fertilizers and that there need.

      A phrase that Fred Magdoff from the University of Vermont uses in his new book, and the mostly decomposed material that we call humus. In order to have a soil system that is cranking and recycling minerals through the generations, all three types of organic matter should be plentiful. The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. That made a big impression on me! Newman Turner’s book “Fertility Farming” devotes a chapter to the Proctor method with murky yet illuminating photographs and in Friend Sykes book “Humus and the Farmer” you see magnificent fields of oats tripoded. Friend Sykes had 2, sets of tripods. I am not an expert by any means. I wish I were!


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