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agricultural productivity of the soils of Ontario and Quebec. by John L. Nowland

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Published by Canada Department of Agriculture, Information Division in Ottawa .
Written in English


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SeriesMonograph -- no.13.
ContributionsCanada. Department of Agriculture. Research Branch.
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Open LibraryOL13707787M

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In absolute terms, agricultural production increased considerably. For example, production of wheat, a major Canadian crop, based initially on the improved variety Marquis, trebled from to New crops, such as canola—improved varieties of rapeseed—on the Prairies and soybeans in Ontario, are now widely grown. Similarly, the numbers of.   The Soils of Canada Up until the s, the classification of soils in Canada was based on the system used in the United States. However, it was long recognized that the did not apply well to many parts of Canada because of climate and environmental : Steven Earle.   Quebec’s black gold — a rich topsoil — is vanishing, experts warn. “It’s ideal soil, easy to work. The yield is significantly greater,” says Jean Caron, a Laval University professor. The Ontario Agricultural College is founded in Guelph, Ontario. s The rapid rise of the factory cream and cheese industry begins in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes.