Mr. Laurence, page 270.
cultivation, 406. Bradley, Mr., his notions of air the food of plants, 47. - And
of necessity of change of species, 323. - Likewise see 351, 352, and Notes
on the Preface.
Burning of the soil injurious to land, 141.
Cythisus, not a substitute for St.-Foin, 269.
Drill, origin of it with the Author, 452.
Dryden's poetry, 148, 245.
Dung, in Chapter on, and 397, 415.
proceedings of this Society: see in Virgilian Husbandry and in the Notes.
Evelyn, Mr., his opinions referred to and combated, 4, 61, 72, 75, 84, 99, 144,
340, 378, and in the Notes.
Exhaustion of soil, 408.
Generation, whether equivocal in cases of plants, 131, 407.
Laurence, Mr., his system of Agriculture, 51, 110, 269, and in Notes.
Land, the increase of its value by cultivation, 133.
Lucerne, in Chapter on.
Orchards improved by Horse-hoeing, 99.
Princes and farm-expenses, 359, 365.
Rooks, of the mischief done by them, 187, 398.
Roots, as manure when rotten, 407.
Seed lies dormant, 119, 120, 124.
Servants, of teaching them the New Husbandry, 445.
Society Royal, their motto, 416.
Soil, sorts of, 84.
Swelling of cattle, 292.
Turnips, cattle-food affoded by, 361. - seed of two successive crops on the
same ground, 114. - seed of, draws the ground, 336. And Chapter on.
Virgil, his first Georgic fallacious, 92, 245. - proved wrong as a
husbandman, 148. - was bred a farrier and not a farmer, 153.
Wheat, in Chapters on Wheat, Smuttiness and Blight.
- further reasons in favour of Horse-hoeing it, 369, 406.
- white-cone preferred for the New Husbandry, 389.
- drilling of, the Author's latest experience, 400.
- cause of wheat falling is want of strength in the straw, 245, 406.
- Houghton's calculations of the surface required by a crop of, and of the
increase of his grain, 109, 200.
- the smyrna wheat, 409.
Woodward, Dr., on Change of Species, confuted, 313. - opinion about
manure agreed in, 384.