ARDUINO, Pietro (1728-1805)
Modi di preparare la semenza, per preservare il frumento dal carbone, sperimentati, ed esposti
Venice: Benedetto Milocco, 1781. 8vo. (6 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches). 36pp.
Later paper boards.
An essay about seed preparation for wheat, in Italian.
Pietro Arduino was an Italian botanist and the first professor of agriculture at the University of Padua, where he also founded an agrarian garden. Arduino was a gardener at the Padua Botanical Garden from 1750, going on to become the head gardener in 1753 and acting director from 1757-1760. His brother was the famous Italian geologist, Giovanni Arduino.