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MacKay, Angus, 1834-1910
Title
The Australian agriculturist and colonists' guide : plain words on station, farm and garden work, dairying, ensilage making, poultry farming, seed growing, fruit preserving, diseases of plants and animals, &c., with directions for treating wounds, snake bite, &c., &c. / by Angus Mackay
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SR 275
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Sydney : J.W.R. Clarke, Bookseller and Publisher, 1890
Pages
338
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AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURIST AND COLONISTS’ GUIDE. 1
PREFACE TO FIRST EDITION. 5
PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION. 6
CONTENTS. 7
AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURE. I.—INTRODUCTORY. THE LAND. 11
II.—SELECTING AND CLASSIFYING LAND. 18
HOW CROPS ARE BUILT UP. 22
III.—FENCES AND FENCING. 30
IV.—DRAINING FOR HEALTH AND CULTIVATION. 35
V.—CULTIVATING LAND. 40
VI—GRAIN CROPS OF AUSTRALIA. 54
VII—THE POTATO TRIBE AND ROOT CROPS. 70
VIII.—SEMI-TROPICAL CROPS. 74
IX.—PRODUCTS WE MIGHT GROW. 90
X.—ROTATION IN COLONIAL AGRICULTURE. 104
XI.—OIL-YIELDING CROPS. 106
XII.—FIBRE-YIELDING CROPS. 110
XIII.—MAKING AND USING MANURE. 113
XIV.—HARVESTING AND OTHER MACHINERY. 118
XV.—LIVE STOCK IN AUSTRALIA. 123
XVI.—SHEEP AND WOOL. 131
XVII.—INDIGENOUS GRASSES AND FODDER PLANTS. 140
XVIII.—AUSTRALIAN TIMBER TREES. 150
XIX.—MEDICINAL PEANTS. 151
XX.—THE DAIRYING INTERESTS. 159
XXI.—SILOING, ENSILAGE, HAY, &c. 179
XXII.—THE HORSE IN AUSTRALIA. 187
XXIII.—THE PIG: TO RAISE AND USE HIM. 193
XXIV.—THE POULTRY YARD. 201
XXV.—THE HOME GARDEN. FRUITS, VEGETABLES, FLOWERS. 209
XXVI.—INSECT AND OTHER PESTS. 231
XXVII.—DISEASES OF ANIMALS. 236
XXVIII.—PREPARING BREAD AND MEAT. GOOD BREAD, AND HOW TO MAKE IT. 251
XXIX.—FRUIT PRESERVING. 265
XXX.—SEED FARMING: SEED IMPROVEMENT. 272
XXXI.—WATER IN DRY PLACES, IRRIGATION, &c. 279
XXXII.—MEDICAL HELP IN EMERGENCIES. 284
XXXIII.—SEASONABLE REMINDERS FOR FIELD AND GARDEN OPERATIONS, &c. 299
CONDITION AND PROSPECTS OF OUR AGRICULTURE. 330
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MacKay, Angus. (1890). The Australian agriculturist and colonists' guide : plain words on station, farm and garden work, dairying, ensilage making, poultry farming, seed growing, fruit preserving, diseases of plants and animals, &c., with directions for treating wounds, snake bite, &c., &c Retrieved November 23, 2019, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-52758081

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MacKay, Angus. The Australian agriculturist and colonists' guide : plain words on station, farm and garden work, dairying, ensilage making, poultry farming, seed growing, fruit preserving, diseases of plants and animals, &c., with directions for treating wounds, snake bite, &c., &c Sydney: J.W.R. Clarke, Bookseller and Publisher, 1890. Web. 23 November 2019 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-52758081>

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MacKay, Angus. 1890, The Australian agriculturist and colonists' guide : plain words on station, farm and garden work, dairying, ensilage making, poultry farming, seed growing, fruit preserving, diseases of plants and animals, &c., with directions for treating wounds, snake bite, &c., &c J.W.R. Clarke, Bookseller and Publisher, Sydney viewed 23 November 2019 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-52758081

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