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When To Select Seed Potatoes

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The best timo to select secd potatoos is, when tbey are dug. As soon as thej are brought to the surface and lie spread on the ground, the best can bo eelected with loss difficulty than at any other time. Those that are perfectly matured, söid of shape, having the marked cliaracteristics of the variety, and good average size, should be selected for seed, in preference to those of any other qualities. Thèy should then be placed in boxes or barrels, and kept where they will not be injured by freezing or by wrmtli. If seed potatoes are saved in this manner for a few yeara in succession, we have no doubt a dooided improvement will be observed in the yiek per acre, as well as in the quality of th crops. And we think ibis praetice wil also be found an effectual seeurity agains srnall ones, and a good defense agains the rot, When potatoes firet come frou the ground, the skins have a clearness


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Michigan Argus