| Share
 

Jethro Tull

Tull, Jethro, 1674–1741, English agriculturist and inventor. He studied methods of agriculture in England, France, and Italy and influenced British agriculture through his writings, which include The Horse-Hoeing Husbandry (1733). Tull advocated the use of manures, pulverizing the soil, planting with drills, and thorough tilling during the growing period. He invented (c.1701) a mechanical drill for sowing.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Jethro Tull from Infoplease:

  • Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival - Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival Director/Producer: Murray Lerner Directors of ...
  • Ian Anderson - Biography of Ian Anderson, The main guy in the rock band Jethro Tull
  • AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION - The 18th and 19th centuries saw great changes across Europe and North America in the way people farmed. Scientific methods were used to improve crop y
  • Tony Iommi - Biography of Tony Iommi, Lead guitarist for the rock band Black Sabbath
  • 1988 Grammy Awards - 1988 Grammy Awards Record of the Year “Don't Worry Be Happy,” Bobby McFerrin Album ...

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Agriculture: Biographies


Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring