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Agriculture and gardening

Title

Agriculture and gardening

Date

1873-1940

Description

This collection features published materials spanning 1873 to 1940, covering various aspects of agriculture and gardening in Australia. They include practical and instructional books on farming and settling in rural Australia, acclimatisation, livestock developments, home gardening, and a selection of commercial catalogues selling agricultural and gardening products.

Subject

Nature

Items in the Agriculture and gardening collection

A practical treatise on sheep breeding and wool growing
Ferguson, no. 15617.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Vermin destruction : recipes and instructions, etc., for poisoning, and general information in connexion with rabbit destruction and wire netting
At head of title: Department of Lands and Survey, Victoria.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

The domestic rats : with suggestions for their control in field and barn = the brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) and the black rat (Rattus rattus)
caption title.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Hardie's 'Fibrolite' asbestos-cement pipes for water supply, reticulation and irrigation
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

The amateur gardener of the fruit flower and vegetable garden
Cover title: The amateur gardener for South Australia. Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books. Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

State Research Farm : the central station for agricultural research in Victoria
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books. Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Screening irrigation water
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection. Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

R.M.C. : harnessing Australia's greatest river: the work of the River Murray Commission
Cover title: RMC : the work of the River Murray Commission. Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection. Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Melbourne water supply
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection. Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Clovers and allied species : their characteristics and identification
At head of title: Department of Agriculture, Victoria. Reprinted from Victorian Journal of agriculture. Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection. Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality…

You can stop fruit fly : protect Victoria's fruit
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection. Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

The rabbit pest and the balance of nature : an experiment and a mathematical analysis
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection. Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Report on a poisonous species of homeria (Homeria Collina, Vent.-Var. Miniata) found at Pascoe Vale, causing death of cattle feeding upon it
At head of title: Department of Agriculture, Victoria. "March, 1893"Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection. Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

For better home gardens
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection. Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Weeds
At head of title: Department of Agriculture, Sydney, New South Wales. "11b 218-94"Includes bibliographical references. Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books. Contact Deakin University Library…

The rabbit question in Queensland
Encased, with folded map. Ferguson no.: 12807 Ferguson, no. 12807. Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books. Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

The rabbit pest in Australia : the practical solution, other pests
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books. Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

The prickly pear in Australia
At head of title: Commonwealth of Australia. Institute of Science and Industry. Bibliography: p. 47. Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books. Contact Deakin University Library for access to high…

Sprays that pay
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books. Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Sprays that pay
A fascinating trade catalogue for pesticides and fungicides.

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