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AITON (William Townsend). A Treatise on Labouring, Manuring, and Cropping, of Moss-Earth; with Directions for converting it into Manure. Published under the Patronage of the Highland Society.1809

Air [Ayr]: Printed by J. & P. Wilson, First edition, 8vo, 56pp., disbound. William Aiton (1760-1847) of Strathaven was Sheriff Substitute for the Middle Ward in Lanarkshire, and was widely known as an authority "on all matters bearing on Scottish husbandry". He had the perception to observe that one of the major problems of the Scottish farmer was the cultivation of moss earth. JISC locates copies at the National Library of Scotland and the National Library of Wales only.

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