INDEX.

A.
A
ssa-Foetida, of its being proposed as a substitute for St.-Foin, by
    Mr. Laurence, page 270.
B.
Barley, at Patney very early, 341. -Barley farm converted into a wheat farm by
    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.
C.
Cautions on beginning the new Husbandry, 455.
Comets, 56.
Cythisus, not a substitute for St.-Foin, 269.
D.
Dews, 92.
Drill, origin of it with the Author, 452.
Dryden's poetry, 148, 245.
Dung, in Chapter on, and 397, 415.
E.
Equivocal Society, their account of a wonderful sort of barley, 105. -
    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.
G.
Grew, Dr., his anatomy of plants, 30, 45, 314.
Generation, whether equivocal in cases of plants, 131, 407.
H.
Hales, Mr., his sun-flower, 38.
L.
Labourers, statute of, 11.
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.
N.
Newton, Sir Isasc, his notion of water being transmuted into earth, 53.
O.
Objections to Horse-hoeing answered, 412, 449.
Orchards improved by Horse-hoeing, 99.
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P.
Prosperous, the Author's farm, description of it, 213, 406.
Princes and farm-expenses, 359, 365.
R.
Rack-renting, a public calamity, 10.
Rooks, of the mischief done by them, 187, 398.
Roots, as manure when rotten, 407.
S.
Seed, sowing and planting, - depth, 100, -quantity, 101 -distances, 103. -
    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.
T.
Transporting objected to, 90.
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.
V.
Virgilian Husbandry, Chapter on, and 71, 95, 116, 350.
Virgil, his first Georgic fallacious, 92, 245. - proved wrong as a
    husbandman, 148. - was bred a farrier and not a farmer, 153.
W.
Weeds, not an effect of poverty, but cause, 132. -The destruction of weeds, 22,
    221, 398.
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.