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Agricultural Books

Ag1.    "The Agricultural Gazette of NSW" August 1979. Magazine in very good condition, regular features plus the folowing special articles: Australian Plague Locust, Insecticides can kill bees, aerial seeding in Iran, using goats to control blackberries and briars, the nursery industry, black-headed pasture cockchafer, cane harvesting, sheep measles, Arlt stubble retention system.

Ag2.   Australian Cotton Textile Industries Limited "Every Inch Australian, The Actil Story of Cotton" softcover booklet, 20 pages, in good condition, slightly grubby on back cover. Contents include: Importance of cotton, uses of cotton, how cotton grows, grades of cotton, from raw cotton into cloth, ginning, manufacturing processes,  carding, drawing, roving processes, spinning the yarn, winding, warping, slashing - warp yarn, weaving cloth, careful inspection, bleaching and finishing, dyeing, controlled processing, some special features of Actil Guaranteed Quality Products.

Ag3.     Campbell, Keith O "Australian Agriculture. Reconciling Change and Tradition" published by Longman Cheshire Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia 1980. Paperback. 8vo. 274 pages. Very good ex lib copy. Contents: Australian Agriculture Today; The Agents Of Change; Institutions Affecting or Serving Agriculture; Public Intervention in Agriculture; Means of Exercising Rural Power and Influence; Farming;  New Constraints - New Challenges; Economic Independencies; Index.