Author: al-Af<al al-Rasl£, al-Malik al-Abbs ibn Al£ ibn Dwd ibn Ysuf al-ãssn£
Shelf Number: Agricultura 2892
Dimensions: 22 x 16cm
This is a book discussing Yemenite agriculture. It consists of an introduction and 26 chapters. The author extracted his material from several sources, the main source being a book written by his father titled [al-Irah f£ Ilm al-Imrah]. He also depended upon his grandfathers book [Mil al-Milah f£ Marifat al-Filah], in addition to two other sources: [al-Filah al-Nabaiyyah] and [al-Filah al-Rmiyyah]. This book studies the qualities of the Arabian soils, the fertile and non-fertile lands, also it studies irrigation, seasons of agriculture, plantation of trees, plant diseases and their remedies and finally grain storage. [al-Afal] finished his book around 773H. The copy is written in modern [Nas¢] script in 1392H.