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Proposes use of whale oil as a pesticide

Jokoroku Proposes use of whale oil as a pesticide

Jokoroku Proposes use of whale oil as a pesticide

Jokoroku 

Complete in 1 volume.

Edo. Okura Nagatsune. 1826

Due to crops being destroyed by locusts, Okura introduced the idea of using whale oil to treat crops.
For the regions in Japan where whale oil couldn't be obtained easily, he describes ways of using
mustard oil, tung oil, and fish oil, etc. This was the first Japanese book to describe pest control

and pesticide.

70pp. 22.7 x 15.7cm


In vey good original condition. Minor wear only.


b29120204
Jokoroku

Price: ¥68,040




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