469. Right to exclusive possession on sale of a growing crop.

469.     Right to exclusive possession on sale of a growing crop.

Where a crop of growing grass in a close is sold for the purpose of being mown and made into hay by the purchaser, the purchaser acquires a right to the exclusive possession of the close for that purpose, and may maintain an action of trespass against any person entering the close and taking the grass even with the assent of the vendor1, and the purchaser of a growing crop has exclusive possession and may sue a trespasser notwithstanding that he is bound to consume part