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THE

QUARTERLY

JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE.

VOL. III.

FEBRUARY 1831–SEPTEMBER 1832.

WILLIAM BLACKWOOD, EDINBURGH; AND
T. CADELL, STRAND, LONDON.

MDCCCXXXII.

PRINTED BY NEILL & co. OLD FISH MARKET, EDINBURGH.

CONTENTS.

I. On Meteorological Observations. By Mr J. Adie, Edinburgh, Page 1

II. On the Salmon Fishery, . . . . . 15

III. Essays on the Origin and Natural History of Domestic Animals.

By James Wilson, Esq. F.R.S.E., M.W.S., &c., . . .

6. On the Origin and Natural History of the Domestic Hog.

IV. On the Winnowing Machine, .

V. On Pruning Forest Trees. By Mr Gavin Cree, Nurseryman,

Biggar, . . . . . . . .

VI Thoughts on Draining,

VII. On Population, .

VIII. On the Mechanism of the Limbs, by means of which the

Horse is enabled to sleep standing, with reference to the Remarks by

Dr Graves on a peculiarity in the Hock of that Animal. By Mr

Dick, Veterinary Surgeon, Edinburgh, . . . . 119

IX. On the Turnip Slicer,

127

X. America, .

132

Audubon's Birds of America and Ornithological Biography.

XI. Financial Reform— The Budget, . .
1. Sir Henry Parnell on Financial Reform. Third Edition.

1831.
2. Speech by C. Poulett Thomson, Esq., on moving a Select

Committee of the House of Commons, to inquire into the

State of Taxation of the United Kingdom. 1830.

XII Miscellaneous Notices, . . . . . 182

i Manufacture of Cheese from Potatoes, 182.-ii. The use of

the Bramble, ib._iii. Cabbage-Tree of Lapland, 183.-iv.

The use of the Berries of the Elder-Tree in manufacturing

Spirits, ib. -v. Reproduction of Domestic Animals, ib.
vi On the Destruction of the Slug, 184.-vii. Russian
Reaping Machine, 185.-viii. Textile Qualities of the
Tree Mallow, ib.—ix. Use of Potatoes in Bleaching, ib.—

A Heifer which yielded Milk, 186.-xi. Manufacture of

India Paper, ib.

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