FRUITS OF QUEENSLAND

BY

ALBERT H. BENSON, M.R.A.C.,


Late Instructor in Fruit Culture, Queensland Government;
now Director of Agriculture, Hobart, Tasmania.


BRISBANE:
BY AUTHORITY: ANTHONY J. CUMMING, GOVERNMENT PRINTER.

 

Queensland's most valuable asset is her soil, and this requires population to develop it: soil that, in the different districts and climates best adapted for their growth, is capable of producing most of the cultivated crops of the world, and, with very few exceptions, all the fruits of commercial value, many of them to a very high degree of perfection. This pamphlet is practically confined to the fruit-growing possibilities of Queensland, and an endeavour is made to show that there is a good opening for intending settlers in this branch of agriculture, but the general remarks respecting the climate, rainfall, soils, &c., will be of equal interest to any who wish to take up any other branch, such as general farming, dairying, &c. The Queensland Department of Agriculture has received a number of inquiries from time to time, and from various parts of the world, respecting the possibilities of profitable commercial fruit-growing in this........................

 

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