This book opens with a consideration of crops in general and goes on to examine specific crops such as wheat, rye and barley.The following diagram represents the rotation of the crops in the Norfolk four- course rotation. The roots (e.g. turnips, ... this is a slight misnomer. The invention of the horse-drawn seed drill by Jethro Tull allowed these roots to be sown in rows.
|Title||:||The Food Resources of Man|
|Author||:||David J. R. Millerchip|
|Publisher||:||CUP Archive - 1984-02-23|