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An Agricultural Testament

by Howard, Sir Albert

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ISBN 13
9780197111383
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London: Oxford University Press. Good. 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. 0197111386 . First edition of this landmark work in the history of organic agriculture. Intended to "draw attention to the destruction of the earth's capital - the soil; to indicates some of the consequences of this; and to suggest methods by which the lost fertility can be restored and maintained. This ambitious project is founded on the work and experience of forty years, mainly devoted to agricultural research in the West Indies, India, and Great Britain." - Preface. xv, [1], 253 pages. Index. Black and white graphs, diagrams, and photographic plates. Light foxing to endpapers. Unmarked with average wear to publisher's dark green cloth. Gilt lettering clearly legible upon backstrip. Dust jacket not included. A sound copy of this historic treatise which remains of vital importance to the future of human sustainability on this planet.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Organic Farming, Organic agriculture, Soil Health, Soil Science, Composting, Indore Process .

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Title
An Agricultural Testament
Author
Howard, Sir Albert
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN 10
0197111386
ISBN 13
9780197111383
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1940
Keywords
0197111386, Organic Farming, Organic Agriculture, Soil Health, Soil Science, Composting, Indore Process
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Agriculture; Back to the Land; Science & Technology;

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