Report on Finances and Registration of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts by the Board of Trustees ...

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Page 78 - ... comparative effects on crops of different kinds; the adaptation and value of grasses and forage plants; the composition and digestibility of the different kinds of food for domestic animals; the scientific and economic questions involved in the production of butter and cheese; and such other researches or experiments bearing directly on the agricultural industry of the United States as may in each case be deemed advisable, having due regard to the varying conditions and needs of the respective...
Page 78 - ... the chemical composition of useful plants at their different stages of growth; the comparative advantages of rotative cropping as pursued under a varying series of crops; the capacity of new plants or trees for acclimation; the analysis of soils and water; the chemical composition of manures, natural or artificial, with experiments designed to test their comparative effects on crops of different kinds; the adaptation and value of grasses and forage plants; the composition and digestibility of...
Page 35 - ... the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts . . . in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions in life.
Page 78 - That it shall be the object and duty of said experiment stations to conduct original researches or verify experiments on the physiology of plants and animals; the diseases to which they are severally subject with the remedies for the same...
Page 19 - Territory shall be twenty-five thousand dollars, to be applied only to instruction in agriculture, the mechanic arts, the English language and the various branches of mathematical, physical, natural and economic science, with special reference to their applications in the industries of life, and to the facilities for such instruction...
Page 81 - THE boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but he had fled ; The flame that lit the battle's wreck Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule the storm ; A creature of heroic blood, A proud though childlike form. The flames...
Page 164 - When occurring upon the bark of the twigs or leaves and in large numbers, the scales lie close to each other, frequently overlapping, and are at such times difficult to distinguish without a magnifying glass. The general appearance which they present is of a grayish, very slightly roughened scurfy deposit.
Page 154 - Americana: Agricultural Entomology) : "The losses occasioned by insects injurious to agriculture in the United States, are, in the aggregate, enormous, and have been variously estimated at from $300,000,000 to $400,000,000 annually. It will never be possible to fully protect our crops from the ravages of the many species that injuriously affect them; but it is the aim of the economic entomologist to prevent as much of the loss as possible and at the very least expense. To do so effectually, the chief...
Page 43 - II Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas, Longfellow's Evangeline, Macaulay's Essay on Milton, Webster's first Bunker Hill Oration, De Foe's History of the Plague in London, Irving's Tales of a Traveller, Scott's Woodstock, George Eliot's Silas Marner.
Page 43 - Botany and Zoology. ENGLISH. No candidate will be accepted in English whose work is notably defective in spelling and punctuation. A. (1) Grammar. (2) Composition. A short essay, correct in spelling, punctuation, grammar and division of paragraphs, written on a subject to be announced at the time of the examination. B. The candidate...

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