Cultivation of Sugar Cane in Queensland
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (48 pages)
Author: H. Easterby
Year: (1924) 2010
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
The Cultivation of Sugar Cane in Queensland was written in 1924 by Harry Easterby at a time when many with little or no knowledge were starting to grow sugar-cane.
It covers cultivation of old lands, irrigation, varieties of cane, weather conditions, and pests and diseases. Is also gives a brief summary of each of the sugar districts Mossman, Cairns, Innisfail, Tully River, Herbert River, Lower Burdekin, Proserpine, Mackay, Bundaberg, Childers, Maryborough, Pialba, Yerra, Mount Bauple, Moreton, and Logan and Nerang.
If you have anyone involved with sugar-cane at this time it will give you an insight into how they went about cultivating their cane and the issues they faced.
This CD contains high quality scanned images of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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