This fascinating and practical text contains a thorough treatise on plant breeding, with information on propagation, heredity, seed selection, and much more. This text contains much in the way of scientific and theoretical information on the subject, discussing key topics such as Darwinism and Mendelism, and other important theories pertaining to breeding and selection. It is a book that will be of much value to the serious farmer and plant-grower, looking to maximise their commercial output. The chapters of this text include: 'Educational Importance of Seed Selection', 'Seed Selection for Fall or Spring', 'Propagation by Roots and Cutting', 'The Rules for Transplanting', 'Seed Envelopes and Cards', 'Species and Creationism', 'Evolution and the Origin of Species', 'Variation and Constancy of Species', etcetera. We are proudly republishing this antique volume now complete with a new introduction on farming.