The handbook of horticulture & viticulture of Western Australia / by A. Despeissis

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Despeissis, A
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ERRATA. 5
HANDBOOK OF Horticulture & Viticulture OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 7
PREFACE. 9
INDEX. 11
INDEX TO ILLUSTRATIONS. 19
HANDBOOK OF Horticulture & Viticulture OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 25
WESTERN COASTAL DIVISION.—LOCATION, SOIL, AND CLIMATE. 35
BLACKWOOD AND SURROUNDING DISTRICT.—LOCATION, SOIL, CLIMATE. 42
PART II. RING-BARKING—CLEARING—PREPARATION AND CULTIVATION OF THE LAND—PLANTING—PRUNING—BUDDING—GRAFTING. 45
NOTES ON CLEARING LAND FOR THE PLOUGH. 54
PREPARATION OF LAND FOR PLANTING. 57
FENCING. 75
PLANTING. 78
BUDDING. 96
GRAFTING. 112
PRUNING. 124
PRUNING THE PRUNE TREE. 148
MANURES. 150
IRRIGATION AND ROOT MANAGEMENT. 160
PART III. 167
APRICOTS. (Armeniaca Vulgaris.) 172
CHERRIES. (Cerasus.) 174
CURRANTS. (Biles.) 175
FIGS. (Ficus carica.) 175
GOOSEBERRIES. (Kibes grossed aria.) 176
GUAVA. (Psidium.) 176
LEMONS. 177
LIME. 178
NECTARINES. 178
OLIVES. 179
ORANGES. 179
PEACHES. 182
PEARS. 183
PLUMS AND PRUNES. 186
QUINCES. (Cydonia Vulgaris). 188
RASPBERRIES. (Rubus Tdœus). 189
STRAWBERRY. (Fragaria). 189
GRAPES. (Vitis). 190
TABLE GRAPES. 192
RED WINE GRAPES. 197
CHOICE WHITE WINE GRAPES. 203
PHYLLOXERA-RESISTING VINES. 204
PART IV. 207
PREPARATION FOR VINTAGE. 224
RACKING THE WINE. 232
FINING. 244
BOTTLING. 245
HYDROMETERS AND SACCHROMETERS. 249
CENTRAL WINERIES. 256
RAISIN CURING. 262
CIDER. 264
OLIVE AND ITS PRODUCTS. 265
HOW TO DRY PRUNES. 268
LEMON CURING. 271
MARKETING GREEN FRUIT. 281
CANNING FRUIT. 284
PART V. 288
FUNGICIDES. 309
DESCRIPTION OF INSECTS. 312
BENEFICIAL INSECTS. 318
PLANT DISEASES OF FUNGUS ORIGIN. 321
REFERENCE TO COLOURED PLATE. 334
PHYLLOXERA OF THE VINE. 337
PRICE LIST OF CHEMICALS. 346
PHYLLOXERA OF THE VINE. 347
APPENDIX I. 351
APPENDIX II. 353
Amended Orders under “The Destructive Insects and Substances Act, 1880,” 354
Destructive Insects and Substances Act, 1880. 354
REGULATIONS MADE UNDER THE ABOVE ACT. 354
GOVERNMENT LAND REGULATIONS. 358
HOMESTEADS’ ACT, 1893 (57 Vic., No. XVII). 365
REGULATIONS OF THE Agricultural Bank. 369

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