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45. The best remedies for the diseases of grain
46. The crops that should be sown in the different soils
47. The different systems of cultivation employed by various nations
49. The mode of ploughing..
50. The methods of harrowing, stubbing, and hoeing, employed for
each description of grain.
51. Extreme fertility of soil
The use of the harrow
52. The method of sowing more than once in the year
53. The manuring of land
54. How to ascertain the quality of seed
55. What quantity of each kind of grain is requisite for sowing a
56. The proper times for sowing
57. Arrangement of the stars according to the terrestrial days and
58. The rising and setting of the stars
59. The epochs of the seasons
60. The proper time for winter sowing
61. When to sow the leguminous plants and the poppy
62. Work to be done in the country in each month respectively
64. Work to be done between the winter solstice and the prevalence
65. Work to be done between the prevalence of the west winds and
66. Work to be done after the vernal equinox
67. Work to be done after the rising of the Vergiliæ: hay-making
76. The theory of the winds...
77. The laying out of lands according to the points of the wind
80. Prognostics derived from the stars..
81. Prognostics derived from thunder..
83. Prognostics derived from mists
84. Prognostics derived from fire kindled by man
85. Prognostics derived from water
86. Prognostics derived from tempests
87. Prognostics derived from aquatic animals and birds
88. Prognostics derived from quadrupeds
89. Prognostics derived from plants
90. Prognostics derived from food
THE NATURE AND CULTIVATION OF FLAX, AND AN ACCOUNT OF VARIOUS
1. The nature of flax-marvellous facts relative thereto
3. The mode of preparing fiax
5. At what period linen was first dyed
6. At what period coloured awnings were first employed in the
2. How flax is sown: twenty-seven principal varieties of it
9. At what period spartum was first employed
11. Plants which spring up and grow without a root-plants which
7. The nature of spartum
8. The mode of preparing spartum
10. The bulb eriophorus
grow, but cannot be reproduced from seed
12. Misy; iton; and geranion
13. Particulars connected with the truffle
14. The pezica
15. Laserpitium, laser, and maspetum.
18. The radicula
21. Plants other than grain and shrubs
22. The natural history of twenty different kinds of plants grown in
23. Vegetables of a cartilaginous nature-cucumbers. Pepones
30. Bulbs, squills, and arum..
31. The roots, flowers, and leaves of all these plants. Garden plants
35. The number of days required for the respective plants to make
36. The nature of the various seeds
37. Plants of which there is but a single kind. Plants of which there
38. The nature and varieties of twenty-three garden plants. The
44. Other plants that are sown in the garden: ocimum; rocket;
53. The poppy
56. Four kinds of ferulaceous plants. Hemp
54. Other plants which require to be sown at the autumnal equinox 197
57. The maladies of garden plants
58. The proper remedies for these maladies. How ants are best de-
REMEDIES DERIVED FROM THE GARDEN PLANTS.
2. The wild cucumber: twenty-six remedies
3. Elaterium: twenty-seven remedies
4. The anguine or erratic cucumber: five remedies
5. The cultivated cucumber: nine remedies
6. Pepones: eleven remedies
7. The gourd: seventeen remedies. The somphus: one remedy
9. Rape: nine remedies
10. Wild rape: one remedy..
11. Turnips; those known as bunion and bunias: five remedies
plistolochia: eleven remedies
The hibiscum, wild mallow, or
15. The staphylinos, or wild parsnip: twenty-two remedies
17. The skirret eleven remedies
18. Sile, or hartwort: twelve remedies
25. Cæsapon: one remedy. Isatis: one remedy. The wild lettuce:
26. Hawk-weed: seventeen remedies
The goat-lettuce: four re-
30. Cichorium or chreston, otherwise called paneration, or ambula:
31. Hedypnoïs: four remedies
32. Seris, three varieties of it: seven remedies borrowed from it
33. The cabbage: eighty-seven remedies. Recipes mentioned by Cato
41. Bulbine: one remedy. Bulb emetic
42. Garden asparagus; with the next, twenty-four remedies
44. Parsley seventeen remedies.
45. Apiastrum, or melissophyllum
46. Olusatrum or Hipposelinon: eleven remedies.
two remedies. Helioselinon: one remedy
49. Rocket: twelve remedies
50. Nasturtium: forty-two remedies
51. Rue: eighty-four remedies
52. Wild mint: twenty remedies
47. Petroselinon: one remedy. Buselinon: one remedy
58. Ammi ten remedies
59. The capparis or caper: eighteen remedies
61. Cunila bubula: five remedies
62. Cunila gallinacea, or origanum: five remedies
64. Soft cunila: three remedies.
Wild cummin: twenty-six
Libanotis: three remedies..
Mountain cunila: seven re-
66. Piperitis, or siliquastrum: five remedies
67. Origanum, onitis, or prasion: six remedies..
73. Where the best anise is found: various remedies derived from
75. Sacopenium, or sagapenon: thirteen remedies
76. The white poppy: three remedies. The black poppy eight re-
77. The poppy called rhoeas: two remedies
78. The wild poppy called ceratitis, glaucium, or paralium: six re-
79. The wild poppy called heraclium, or aphron: four remedies.