Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, Volumen 53
Royal Agricultural Society of England, 1892
Vols. for 1933- include the societys Farmers' guide to agricultural research.
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Página 462 - Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed.
Página 586 - Botanically speaking, the cereal grains of which we have spoken, are true fruits, that is to say, are ripened ovaries, but for all practical purposes they may be regarded as seeds. The fruits, of which mention is now to be made, are those commonly spoken of in our markets, as fruits. First of all, attention must be called to the extraordinary changes in the commercial relations of fruits by two direct causes, (1) The canning industry, and (2) Swift transportation by steamers and railroads. The effects...
Página 84 - French,) and therefore signifying the court of such petty chapmen as resort to fairs or markets. It is a court of record, incident to every fair and market : of which the steward of him who owns or has the toll of the market, is the judge ; and its jurisdiction r 33 ] extends to administer justice for all commercial injuries done in that very fair or market, and not in any preceding one.
Página 85 - ... its jurisdiction extends to administer justice for all commercial injuries done in that very fair or market, and not in any preceding one. So that the injury must be done, complained of, heard, and determined, within the compass of one and the same day, unless the fair continues longer.
Página 204 - Queen's Most Excellent Majesty MAY IT PLEASE YOUR MAJESTY...
Página 581 - A species, like a carefully laden ship, represents a balancing of forces within and without. Disturbance may come through variation from within, as from a shifting of the cargo, or, in some cases from without. We may suppose both forces to be active in producing variation, a change in the internal condition rendering the plant more susceptible to any change in its surroundings. Under the influence of any marked disturbance, a state of unstable equilibrium may be brought about, at which times the...
Página 83 - J will tempt me again to quote from this most valuable and unique record : — " And if any default shall be found in the bread of a baker of the City, the first time let him be drawn upon a hurdle from the Guildhall to his own house, through the great streets, where there may be most people assembled, and through the great streets that are most dirty, with the faulty loaf hanging from his neck.
Página 579 - ... proposed for discussion at this time, namely, can the short list of useful plants be increased to advantage? If so, how? This is a practical question ; it is likewise a very old one. In one form or another, by one people or another, it has been asked from early times. In the dawn of civilization mankind inherited from savage ancestors certain plants, which had been found amenable to simple cultivation, and the products of these plants supplemented the spoils of the cha.se and of the sea. The...
Página 586 - ... North Carolina that we have in the unutilized mushrooms an immense amount of available nutriment of a delicious quality. It is not improbable that other fungi than our common " edible mushroom " will by and by be subjected to careful selection. The principal beverage-plants, Tea, Coffee and Chocolate, are all attracting the assiduous attention of cultivators. The first of these plants is extending its range at a...
Página 578 - ... realized rapidly that they become accomplished facts before we are aware. In asking what are the possibilities that other plants than those we now use may be utilized we enter upon a many-sided inquiry." * Speculation is rife as to the coming man. May we not ask what plants the coming man will use ? There is an enormous disproportion between the total number of species of plants known to botanical science and the number of those which are employed by man. The species of flowering plants already...