This book contains an interesting and practical guide to various grasses commonly used in agriculture. It provides information on the different varieties, their properties, benefits, and drawbacks. The purpose of this book is to provide essential information to the would-be student of grassland, to give them the basic facts upon which to base their own observations. Written in clear language and profusely illustrated, this text constitutes an invaluable tool for the novice agriculturalist or student, and makes for a worthy addition to collections of farming literature. The chapters of this book include: 'Essential Information', 'Grasses Widely Used for Seeding Down Leys', 'Grasses Less Frequently Used for Seeding Down Leys', 'Useful Pasture Grasses Not Commonly Sown', 'Worthless Grasses Common in Poor Old Grassland', etcetera. We are proud to republish this antiquarian book now complete with a new introduction on farming.