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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 48

Class 627

Class 627.

1180—Banks, E. H., Christchurch
  • Samples of Peas, Rye, Rape, Beans—
    (5.)Horse Beans, yield from 40 to 45 bushels, grown off stiff clay soil; value 4s. to 4s. 3d per bushel of 60 lbs.
    (6.)Prussian Blue Peas, yield 30 to 35 bushels per acre, used for domestic purposes; value about 6s. per bushel of 60 lbs.
    (7.)Partridge Peas, yield in ordinay seasons 35 to 40 bushels, up to 70 bushels in some cases; value 3s. 9d. to 4s. per bushel of 60 lbs.
    (8.)Grey Peas, yield similar to No. 7; extensively used for hog-feeding purposes; value 3s. 6d. to 3s. 9d.
    (9.)Rye corn, yield from 35 to 45 bushels per acre; grown principally for green feed and for straw used by collar makers; value 4s. per bushel of 54 lbs.
    (10)Spring Tares, yield well, very suitable for our strong land; value from 4s. to 10s. per bushel of 60 lbs.
    (11.)Linseed or Flax, grown in stiff clay subsoil, yield about ½ ton par acre; value £30 per ton
    (12.)Rape Seed, yields well, and climate very suitable for rapid growth. It has been known to return £55 per acre net profit; value £56 per ton
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1181—Cunningham and Co., P., Christchurch
  • Samples of—
    (6.)Rye Grass
    (8.)Field Peas
1182—Dransfield, Joe, Wellington
  • Samples of Grass Seed, 25 bushels
1183—Duncan and Son, Christchurch
  • One sample bushel each—Grey Partridge Field Peas, Canary Seed, James Intermediate Carrot, Elvetham Long Red Mangold, Imperial Orange Globe Mangold, Cocksfoot Perennial Rye Grass, White Dutch Clover; all grown in Canterbury
1184—Eyles, Mrs., Richmond, Nelson
  • Sample of Cocksfoot Grass Seed, grown by the Exhibitor; harvested in 1879
1185—Haynes, Charles, Merchant, Palmerston, Dunedin
  • Sample of Perennial Rye Grass Seed
1186—Russell, Captain, W. R., Karamu, Hawke's Bay
  • Sample bushel of Rye Grass Seed, 32-lbs., Imperial bushel, 8s.