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Rainfall and farming in the Transvaal

Frederick Ernest Plummer

Rainfall and farming in the Transvaal

by Frederick Ernest Plummer

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Published by Transvaal University College in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rain and rainfall -- South Africa -- Transvaal.,
  • Agriculture -- South Africa -- Transvaal.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby F.E. Plummer (and) H.D. Leppan.
    SeriesT.U.C. bulletin no. 12
    ContributionsLennan, Hubert Dudley, 1889-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19329509M

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Rainfall and farming in the Transvaal by Frederick Ernest Plummer Download PDF EPUB FB2

The main production areas are situated in the provinces of Transvaal ( ha - summer rainfall) and the Western Cape ( ha - winter rainfall). In the former area, 85 per cent of the crop is marketed fresh whereas in the other area about 80 per cent is processed.

In the Transvaal some farmers grow strawberries in tunnels (10–15 ha).Cited by: 1. Farmers’ rainfall data can prove highly valuable for studying the changing trends in climate.

South Africa has a very variable rainfall regime across the country - some areas are clearly seasonal (both summer and winter rainfall), some are aseasonal (can expect rain at any time of the year) and in the far north-west of the country there are very arid areas that receive only a small amount of rain each year.

The Transvaal Colony (Afrikaans pronunciation: [ˈtransfɑːl]) was the name used to refer to the Transvaal region during the period of direct British rule and military occupation between the end of the Second Boer War in when the South African Republic was dissolved, and the establishment of the Union of South Africa in The physical borders of the Transvaal Colony were not Capital: Pretoria.

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Applications for such permission, with a statement of the purpose and extent of the reproduction desired, should be addressed to the Director, Publications Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United. Farming and Rainfall Rabin S.

Loading Unsubscribe from Rabin S. Relaxing Sound of Rain and Wind in Forest 1 Hour / Rain Drops Falling From Trees with Wind - Duration: Rainfall Records & Books home page. Bruce Pennington Archive. Chapbook submission guidelines. Daily rainfall data for 25 years () recorded at the Agromet observatory in Jorhat, Assam, India were analysed for annual, seasonal, monthly and weekly values to propose rainfed-based cropping system.

The overall mean total of annual rainfall for 25 years was mm spread over rainy days. The number of rainy days per year ranged from by: 3. They fed observed land-use change data in a climate model and found the expansion of agriculture in the African Sahel region decreases summer rainfall through its impact on monsoon rains.

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) was disestablished in June The agriculture function was incorporated into the new Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD), while the forestry and fisheries functions were incorporated into the new Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries.

Transvaal, has done fairly well. The seedling trees have made remarkable growth, being over fifteen feet tall at five years of age, thanks to the sixty inches of rain per year and a hot, moist climate.

The other planting at Benmore Orchards at Durban on the Natal Coast, amid tropical surroundings, has likewise done well. The former planting. The vegetation of Fleur de Lys, which has an average rainfall of twenty-six inches per year, corresponds with that described by L.

Codd in his book The Trees and Shrubs of the Kruger National Park as " large-leaved deciduous bush " and which is found around the Pretorius Kop area. At Fleur de Lys. Analyze your farm's data in one place with the Climate FieldView app Get Started With FieldView Climate FieldView™ does the listening so you can get the most out of every acre Each farm is different.

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USGS - Climate and Land Use Change Mission Area -The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial. The Tolstoy Farm was the second of its kind of experiments established by Gandhi. The first, the Phoenix settlement in Natal, was inspired in by a single reading of John Ruskin's Unto This Last, a work that extolled the virtues of the simple life of love, labour, and the dignity of human beings.

rainfall will decrease by 5 to 15% between November and May by Agricultural activities follow rainfall patterns especially in tropical regions. In Sub-Saharan Africa rain-fed agriculture, which provides food for the populace and represent a major share of the countries’ economy followFile Size: KB.

Polokwane has a dry climate with a summer rainy season and a pronounced dry spell during winter. Average annual rainfall is mm ( in), with December or (less often) January the Country: South Africa. The climatic contrasts between the drier Highveld region, with its cold winters, and the hot, humid Lowveld allow for a variety of agricultural activities.

68% of Mpumalanga is used by agriculture. Crops include maize, wheat, sorghum, barley, sunflower seed, soybeans, macadamia 's, groundnuts, sugar cane, vegetables, coffee, tea, cotton, tobacco, citrus, subtropical and deciduous rank: 8th in South Africa.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Rainfall  farming. A booklet – ORGANIC FARMING IN LOW RAINFALL AREAS has been published by CAZRI that includes some of the basic information about soil, pest management, system management etc.

One source has it that the son of King Sejong the Great, who reigned in Korea from toinvented the first rain gauge in Droughts plagued the kingdom, and the king directed every village to measure the amount of rainfall.

King Sejong sent a rain gauge to every village, and they were used as an official tool to measure the farmer's potential harvest. Even though the communities are highly aware of climate issues, only % of farmers have adjusted their farming practices to reduce the impacts of increasing temperature and % to decreasing.Rainfall Records & Books.

1, likes 34 talking about this. Rainfall Records began in May and is run by Steve Lines. Rainfall Books began in Followers: K.THE Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET) says the poor rains recorded this season could result in another bad harvest for the southern African region next year.