Section 35-9-38

Failure or refusal of tenant to plant crop.

In any case in which a tenant of farm lands shall fail or refuse, without just cause or excuse, to prepare the land and plant his crops, or a substantial portion of such crops to be grown as are usually planted by that time, on or before March 20, he may, at the election of the landlord, be required to surrender and vacate the rented premises, and upon making such election, and upon notice thereof to the tenant, the landlord may proceed to recover possession of the rented premises by an action of unlawful detainer.

(Acts 1915, No. 709, p. 808; Code 1923, §8808; Acts 1931, No. 353, p. 410; Code 1940, T. 31, §24.)