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This ancient e-book can have a variety of typos and lacking textual content. dealers can obtain a unfastened scanned replica of the unique publication (without typos) from the writer. no longer listed. now not illustrated. 1915 Excerpt: ...and with sacks in head-ditch to avoid washing 364 Fig. 25. checking out intensity of percolation with a 6-foot metal rod close to Fairoaks, Sacramento County 365 Fig. 26. suggest per thirty days rainfall at Nevada urban, Nevada County, 1865-1913.. 368 aid map of California displaying in stable black the overall place of the IRRIGATION AND SOIL stipulations within the SIERRA NEVADA FOOTHILLS, CALIFORNIA by means of RALPH D. ROBERTSON And J. W. NELSON advent the aim of this document is to teach the current prestige and the chances of irrigation within the foothills alongside the western slope of the Sierra Nevada, California, to explain, usually, the soils of this area, and to brush aside the difference of those soils to varied plants. The cause is therefore to provide details at the agricultural assets of many of the sections lined. Irrigation improvement in this'part of California has been relatively gradual, and but some of the similar agricultural and horticultural possibilities are provided there which are provided within the valleys under. The particularly gradual improvement in those foothills has been due mostly to the shortcoming of transportation amenities and to the extra common curiosity there in mining than in farming. so long as gold may be washed from the soil, little cognizance used to be paid to the money that may be made via the slower tactics of agriculture. The Sierra foothills own tremendous favorable stipulations for transforming into definite vegetation and the time may well quickly come while this belt of increased land turns into some of the most very important agricultural districts in California. each agricultural product that may be grown within the nice primary simple can be produced the following. the manager creation is probably going, besides the fact that, to be constrained to deciduous and citrus orchards and to vineyards. The clim...