Phytologia of the Philosophy of Agriculture and Gardening.

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With the theory of draining morasses and with an improved construction of the drill plough. By Erasmus Darwin, M.D.F.R.S. author of Zoonomia, and of the Botanic Garden.
Contents.

Introduction.
Part the firt. Physiology of vegetation.
sect.I. Individuality of the Buds of Vegetables. II. Their Absorbent Vessels. III. Their Umbilical Vessel. IV. Their Pulmonary Arteries and Veins. V. Their Aortal Arteries and Veins. VI. Their Glands and Secretion. VII. Their Organs of Reproductions. VIII. Their Muscles, Nerves, and Brain.

Part the second. Economy of Vegetation.
IX. The Growth of Seeds, Buds, and Bulbs. X. Manures, or the Food of Plants. XI. Of draining and Watering Lands. XII. Aeration and Pulverisation of the Soil. XIII. Of Light, Heat, Electricity. XIV. Diseases of Plants.

Part the third. Agriculture and Horticulture.
XV. Production of Fruits. XVI. Production of Seeds. XVII. Production of Roots and Barks. XVIII. Production of Leaves and Wood. XIX. Production of Flowers. XX. Plan for disposing a Part of the System of Linneus into more Natural Classes and Orders.

Appendix. Improved Construction of the Drill Plough.

ÉDITION ORIGINALE RARE. London, Johnson 1800. 612 pp + index + 12 planches (dont 2 repliées). Ex-libris aux Armes de la bibliothèque de Bellotti S.

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