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EDITED BY JAMES MACDONALD,

of the 'Farming World.'

COMPLETE IN THREE HANDSOME VOLUMES.

STEPHENS' BOOK OF THE FARM. Fourth Edition,

Revised, and in great part Rewritten. With numerous Portraits of Animals and Engravings of Implements. The Three Volumes bound with leather back and gilt top, £3, 3s. Also in Six Divisional

Volumes, strongly bound in cloth, price 10s. 6d. each. The most comprehensive work on practical farming ever written.”Standard.

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THE

FARM.

Third

PRINGLE'S LIVE-STOCK OF

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WILLIAM BLACKWOOD & SONS, EDINBURGH AND LONDON.

FARM YARD MA NU RE:

Its NATURE, COMPOSITION, AND TREATMENT.
By C. M. AIKMAN, M.A., B.Sc., F.R.S.E., F.I.C., F.C.S.,

Lecturer on Agricultural Chemistry, West of Scotland
Technical College; Examiner in Chemistry,

University of Glasgow, &c.
Crown 8vo. Limp cloth, Is. 6d.

BY THE SAME AUTHOR.

SHORTLY WILL BE PUBLISHED.
SOILS AND MANURE S.

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AN ENTIRELY NEW EDITION.

JOHNSTON'S CATECHISM

OF

AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY. FROM THE EDITION BY SIR CHARLES A. CAMERON, M.D.,

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BROUGHT DOWN TO DATE BY C. M. AIKMAN, M.A., B.Sc.
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FARMYARD MANURE

REESE LIBRARY
FARMY A RD MANURE
ITS NATURE, COMPOSITION, AND

TREATMENT
C. M. AIKMAN, M.A., B.Sc.

F.R.S.E., F.I.C., F.C.S.
UNIVERSITY

CALIFORNIA

BY

LECTURER ON AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY, WEST OF SCOTLAND TECHNICAL COLLEGE;
EXAMINER IN CHEMISTRY, UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW; CONSULTING CHEMIST
TO THE RENFREWSHIRE, LANARKSHIRE, ETC., AGRICULTURAL
SOCIETIES; AND HON, PRESIDENT OF WESTERN
INSTITUTE OF TEACHERS OF AGRI-

CULTURE, ETC.

OF THE

OF

WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS

EDINBURGH AND LONDON

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