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A practical essay on the management of potatoes, or, a new method of preventing the disorder thereof, called curl'd tops. Containing Short and Plain Directions for the Right Management of Potatoes; with Respect to Their Preservation, Setting, Time of Growth, Taking Up, &c. Chiefly designed for the Use and Benefit of Farmers and Countrymen in General, Being adapted to the Lowest Capacity. To which is Added, an Account of the Artificial Manure for Potatoes with Respect to its Use, Effect, &c. &c. By William Raley, Student in Physic and Botany, in Barmby upon the Moor, near Pocklington, Yorkshire. Acthor of the Treatise on the Management of Potatoes.
- Raley, William.
Nepal; agriculture in the Khumbu, 1986. Growing potatoes at Phortse (altitude 4000 metres). At this altitude, in breathtaking but inhospitable terrain, potatoes are the principle crop of the Sherpas. Phortse is one of the highest permanent village settlements on the journey to Sagarmatha (Mount Everest).
- Carole Reeves
A new treatise upon the disorders of potatoes: and more particularly shewing the causes of the crisp'd curl'd leaves of potatoes ; with other disorders. The way to prevent these disorders laid down, and a proper Method pointed out how to cultivate and manage that Useful Root to the best Advantage; Mostly collected from Experiments. And proper Directions are laid down How to prepare the Ground, how to set, how to mould, and how to preserve Potatoes from their Enemies. By a planter.
- M,DCC,LXXXIV.