Elements of Agricultural Chemistry
by Thomas Anderson
Publisher: Adam and Charles Black 1860
The object of the present work is to offer to the farmer a concise outline of the general principles of Agricultural Chemistry. It has no pretensions to be considered a complete treatise on the subject. On the contrary, its aim is strictly elementary, avoiding unnecessary technicalities so as to make it intelligible to those who are unacquainted with the details of chemical science.
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