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Better Grassland Sward: Ecology - Botany - Management

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Title:Better Grassland Sward: Ecology - Botany - Management
Price:GBP£60.00 (about USD$75.30)
Book ID:B009-3835
Publisher:Crosby Lockwood and Son Ltd, London, 1960
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Fair
Crosby Lockwood and Son Ltd, 1960, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First Edition

Translated from the French by Catherine T. M. Herriott this successor to the author's book: 'Grass Productivity' shows in considerable detail how ecology, botany & management can be used dynamically to improve grassland swards & therefore the profitability of livestock farming. With a wealth of international references he goes fully into such questions as seed and strains, the effects of various grasses on the development of the sward, selection of pasture plants, the consequences of animal treading and excreta return and the importance of earthworms for fertility. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 341 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears, and with cup marks to rear. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Silver titles spine. green cloth; illustrated by a few b/w. diagrams & nearly 100 tables. Includes extensive bibliography & indexes ofnames & of subjects. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Botany; Management; Farmland; Environment & Ecology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3835.
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