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Soils in their relationship to sugar cane culture; a series of 4 radio lectures from 4QG, June, 1932 : farm bulletin no. 5
In its broad meaning soil is that friable upper layer of the earth composed for the most part of mineral matter resulting from the breaking up and decay of rocks. It is thus the product of rock weathering, brought about ...
Value of different forms of lime; intensive cane production : farm bulletin no. 6
Title one: Early records show that the value of lime as a soil improver was known to agriculturists over 800 years ago, and its use has persisted as a standard practice through the intervening centuries. It is only quite ...
The treatment of cane setts with mercurial solutions : farm bulletin no. 11
As long ago as 1870, when the sugar industry in Queensland was in its early infancy, a practical farmer said, "It is a natural presumption that both heat and moisture are necessary to develop the vitality of the cane sett," ...
The Childers cane beetle : farm bulletin no. 4
The Childers Cane Beetle is a native scrub-land pest, which, since the destruction of the original scrub timbers and the cultivation of sugar-cane on these lands, has found a new set of conditions which have proved almost ...
Farm fertility trials; review of the work of experiment stations results for the 1932 season : farm bulletin no. 7
In presenting the results of the Farm Fertility Trials harvested during 1932, advantage is taken of the opportunity to review also the work of the past year on the Northern, Central, and Southern Ex1periment Stations. The ...
Dwarf disease of sugar-cane : farm bulletin no. 8
Dwarf disease is a new and very destructive disease of sugar-cane which was discovered in the Mackay district in 1930. Fortunately the outbreak was discovered by officers of the Bureau in its very early stages, and by ...
Papers on cane culture, disease and pest control : farm bulletin no. 2
"Papers...read at the Second Annual Conference of the Queensland Society of Sugar-cane Technologists in March 1931, at Bundaberg, by officers of the Bureau." Fertilizers and their use/H.W. Kerr -- Tillage and cultivation/H.W. ...
Farm fertility trials; results for the 1930 season : farm bulletin no. 1
During the past milling season the first series of farm fertility trials was harvested. In all twenty-nine experiments were carried through successfully; these were distributed throughout the cane areas from Mossman to ...
Farm fertility trials; results for the 1931 season : farm bulletin no. 3
The first set of farm fertility trials was harvested during 1930, and the results therefrom were reported in Farm Bulletin No. 1. Many of the trials were re-fertilized at ratooning time-the treatments, in most cases, being ...
Monthly notes on the greyback cane beetle and its control : farm bulletin no. 9
Monthly notes on the greyback cane beetle and its control by Edmund Jarvis, entomologist.