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" The precise quantity of water required for the agricultural purposes of any district depends upon the nature of the soil and the crops, and the position of the district in relation to the surrounding country. Thus, if a permeable soil occupy an elevated... "
Rudimentary Treatise on the Drainage of Districts and Lands - Page 19
by George Drysdale Dempsey - 1849 - 142 pages
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The Principles and Practice of Land Drainage

John Hancock Klippart - Drainage - 1861 - 486 pages
...although, in the immediate vicinity of the creek, evidences of the former marshy condition yet remain. The precise quantity of water required for the agricultural...and, perhaps, before serving for the germination or nutriment of the plant. If, on the other hand, as is the far more common case in this country, the...
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Annual Report, Volume 19

Ohio State Board of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1865 - 770 pages
...although, in the immediate vicinity of the creek, evidences of the former marshy condition yet remain. The precise quantity of water required for the agricultural...and, perhaps, before serving for the germination or nutriment of the plant. If, on the other hand, as is the far* more common case in this country, the...
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Annual Report of the Ohio State Board of Agriculture, Volume 19, Part 1865

Ohio State Board of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1865 - 766 pages
...although, in the immediate vicinity of the creek, evidences of the former marshy condition yet remain. 465 position of the district in relation to the surrounding...occupy an elevated site, the water deposited upon it wfll pass rapidly, and, perhaps, before serving for the germination or nutriment of the plant. If,...
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The Principles and Practice of Land Drainage: Embracing a Brief History of ...

John Hancock Klippart - Drainage - 1867 - 478 pages
...although, in the immediate vicinity of the creek, evidences of the former marshy condition yet remain. The precise quantity of water required for the agricultural...and, perhaps, before serving for the germination or nutriment of the plant. If, on the other hand, as is the far more common case in this country, the...
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On the Drainage of Lands, Towns, & Buildings

George Drysdale Dempsey - Drainage - 1890 - 430 pages
...comparatively small a proportion of the rain -which falls is shown to be carried off by filtration." The precise quantity of water required for the agricultural...this country, the soil be of a retentive character, and the site low in relation to other districts, the water will be kept, while the soil becomes saturated...
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Irrigation in the United States

Richard Josiah Hinton - Irrigation - 1890 - 402 pages
...quantity of water required for profitable agriculture depends upon the nature of the soil, character of the crops, and the position of the district in relation to the surrounding country. Thus in the case of a permeable soil with considerable declivity the water deposited upon it will pass off...
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Report of the Special Committee of the United States Senate on the ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Select committee on irrigation and reclamation of arid lands - Irrigation - 1890 - 394 pages
...quantity of water reunited for profitable agriculture depends upon the nature of the soil, character of the crops, and the position of the district in relation to the surrounding country. Thus in the case of a permeable soil with considerable declivity the water deposited upon it will pass off...
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