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INDIAN WHEAT.

Weevils do not appear In March, April, May, or June shipments of wheat if rom any of the Indian ports, but m August two per cent of Oalonfcfa Is ordlnarilf found to be weevllled, and m September this proportion is also found m Bombay wheat. . The highest proportion of weevllled. grain is over five par oant In November shipments from Oalootta, and ovar four per oent.ln the same month* shipments from Bombay. The total loss on Bombay fine wheat never ezoeedl eight per cent bat on No. 2 Olub Galeatta over twelve per cant total loss has been recorded. Barley, oa*s, . . and . rye are freqaan».ly found m Calcutta wheat ship^ meats, bat are absent from the consign^ ments of Karachi and Bombay. Dirt, however, 1b more froqaent m ahlpmeoti from these porta than In those from Oaloutta. '

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INDIAN WHEAT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2112, 17 April 1889

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INDIAN WHEAT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2112, 17 April 1889

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