Agronomy and Horticulture Department


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Published in Ecology, Vol. 8, No. 2 (Apr., 1927), pp. 267-269. Copyright 1927 Ecological Society of America. Used by permission.


It is rarely that one finds a book on the subject of agriculture of such broad scope, fascinating interest, and so full of the applications of ecology and physiology as Howard's " Crop-production in India." In every chapter numerous problems of plant growth in relation to environment are brought before the reader in such a stimulating manner that one can scarcely conclude but that ecology will reach its greatest usefulness in the field of general agriculture. It is a book to which every student of environment should have ready access.