is:b:l s ::; circleri will be sent regularly to all who apply for it.
it Staes Department of Agriculture,
: WAarHIGTON, D. C., January 31, 1916.
MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS.
lI^ [JNUA~ EY, 1916.]
HOW TO SECURE PUBLICATIONS.
6i'iaw t sany of the publications listed herein, including those with price
i tlt the Journal of Agricultural Research, Experiment Station
M fisblications of the Weather Bureau may be obtained free upon
a the Editor and Chief of the Division of Publications, United
ttneit of Agriculture, Washington, D. C. as long as the depart-
it writing a letter, applicants may return this list with an X "
edon the left-hand margin opposite the publication desired, and
e-and address plainly written at top or end of list.
l department's supply of the publications listed below is exhausted,
e ons of which the price is indicated can still be obtained from
eadent of Documents, Government Printing-ffice, Washington,
purchase only, and at the prices noted herein.
d.aremittances to the Superintendent of Documents direct. His office
i'airt of the Department of Agriculture.
,! SPECIAL NOTICE.
i.tl reaa ems; i number of requests for publications is being received daily in
I .Ss.m. with incomplete addresses. Many correspondents fail to sign their
mis*. osawe do not. give post-office address. Persons living in large cities fail
|s Ai the street address; and some give as the post-office address the name
l~j uk that. has been discontinued for years. The department is unable to
lbso poldence unless the signature is legible and the post-ofice address
& : (ti, with street number or rural route number, as the case may be.
oendf are therefore earnestly requested to see that the complete ad-
A *.:e *5oF communications addressed to this department.
~ aa As.,,; BUULETINS.-FOR FREE DISTRIBUTION.
NJil: ::tquaotedf-for Farmers' Bulletins for the reason that the department's supply
I i rre0t ..uqmbers Is ordinarily sufficient to make it possible to send them free to
n l;WiWth Special Reference to Propagation and Varieties. By C.
Nut Oulturist, Office of Horticultural and Pomological Investigations.
It'.-ga 1. Contribution from the Bureau of Plant Industry. Jan. 18,
S(Marenes' Bulletin 700.)
i 'r neral distribution.
An In curious Shade-Tree Insect. By L. O. Howard and F. H.
le. Pp. 12, figs. 13. Contribution from the Bureau of Entomology.
r .. a,~i(auer's' Bulletin 701.)
"'sifiS o:r' &isfirdtion in the southeastern portion of the United States.
.l]^.. In. Nelation to Trees and Farm Crops. By D. E. Lantz, As-
tW o r.Pp 12 figsh 5. Contribution from the Bureau of Biological
ia:yLn. i.19i 6 (farmers' Bulletin 702.)
the dt. ubn: a habits of cottontail rabbits and methods of con-
lelf rsavagit on fese and cultivated crops by means of trapping, poisoning,
p gnff-dlW 'Peoti P general distribution.
.for Paiiel o't Marketing. By Lewis B. Flohr, Investigator in
tbyr Pare Pit, ; nd 0. T. More, Investigator in Grades and
pfI. 19, flt, S. Contribution from the Office of Markets and
tatni'z-ation. 14,i 116. (Farmers' Bulletin 703.)
ti is wittten foraa producers and consumers in all parts of the country
j 4g 1 in m:arslgibr pare:l post.
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UUJACLAjIs WAiL Uc PuyyJPu iArc- yL r APWlCJ wua uan Un su ,LAL FywrPuafSMU MuMSuV.i
instructions on page 1. .:'
Breeding Millet and Sorgo for Drought Adaptation.- By A C. Dillman, P
gist, Office of Alkali and Drought Resistant Plant Investigations,
pls. 2. Contribution from the Bureau of Plant Industry. (rui.
Paper.) Jan. 25, 1916. (Department Bulletin 291.) Price, 5 cents. j
Report on results obtained in the breeding of millet and sorgo for drout
Larch Mistletoe: Some Economic Considerations of Its Injurious IE~at
James R. Weir, Forest Pathologist, Office of Investigations in Forees t
ogy. Pp. 27, figs. 13. Contribution from the Bureau of Plant Iu
(Professional Paper.) Jan. 20, 1916. (Department Bulletin 817.)
Describes the injurious effects of the larch mistletoe, and suggests .1it
control. Of interest to' lumbermen and forest owners in the Pacific Northweht"
Fermented Milks. By L. A. Rogers, Bacteriologist in Charge of Resear(f"lt
stories, Dairy Division. Pp. 31. Contribution from the Bureau of'
Industry. (Professional Paper.) Jan. 10, 1916. (Department BullettlI
Price, 5 cents.
Gives food value and various forms of fermented milks together with a bibiM
of literature on the subject.
Farm Practice in the Cultivation of Corn. By H. R. Cates, Scientific Assis
Office of Farm Management. Pp. 67, figs. 40. Contribution from the6.:
of Farm Management, Office of the Secretary. Jan. 24, 1916. (Deptfi
Bulletin 320.) Price, 15 cents.
Gives the results of an extensive study of cultural practice with cord and sahi
of interest to farmers in all regions where corn is grown. ;
Cost of Fencing Farms in the North Central States. By H. N. RoIuD
Scientific Assistant. Pp. 32, pls. 5, figs. 10. Contribution from the ....
Farm Management, Office of the Secretary. Jan. 12, 1916. (Depmrw
Bulletin 321.) Price, 10 cents.
Will be of interest to farmers and students of agricultural conditions In U 1 I
Utilization of American Flax Straw in the Paper and Fiber-Board Indusi"3
Jason L. Merrill, Paper-Plant Chemist, Paper-Plant Investigations. Ppi
figs. 8. Contribution from the Bureau of Plant Industry. (IPrOiM
Paper.) Jan. 7, 1916. (Department Bulletin 322.) Price, 5 cents. ::::
Gives an account of recent work on the utilization of American seed-flax titi&i
paper and fiber-board industry and will be of interest to chemists, flax. tfuleti
board manufacturers, and paper makers in general. ., .
The Milling of Rice and Its Mechanical and Chemical Effect Upon thE
By F. B. Wise, Assistant, Office of Grain Standardization, and A. W.
Assistant Chemist, Food-Control Laboratory. Pp. 31, figs. 11. tr
from the Bureau of Plant Industry and the Bureau of Obemiptry.x ::
1916. (Department Bulletin 330.) Price, 10 cents. ...*
Gives geographical distribution and value of the rice crop, and deserlbt.,
processes and effect of same. Of interest to importers, millers, and shlisPpr
The Handling and Shipping of Fresh Cherries and Prunes from the':.
Valley. By H. J. Ramsey, Pomologist in Charge of Fruit H iAsA
Storage Investigations. Pp. 28, figs. 11. Contribution from the M
Plant Industry. Jan. 10, 1916. (Department Bulletin 331.) Prise.t-,0
Will be of interest to fruit growers in the Willamette Valley anm similar
Community Production of Egyptian Cotton in the United States. ...:;
Scofield, T. H. Kearney, C. J. Brand, O. F. Cook, and W. Tl StB
stitUting the Committee on Southwestern Cotton Culture). PpI 0. 3
tion from the Bureau of Plant Industry. Jan. 13, 1910. (Depa"tiae :.
332.) Price, 5 cents.
Tells how Egyptian cotton production became established Wil the bA
result of community action, describes the present status of the ianustrit
reasons for encouraging the growing of this type of cotton. i
.. ... ..... ..i
rt r :tit .of the Tenant Systems of Farming in the Yaaoo-MisalsuppI Delta. By
I.iI. A. Boeger, Agriculturist, and E. A, Goldenweiser, Statistician, Office of
P:i lrmn Management. Pp. 18, figs. 5. Contribution from the Office of Farm
]Management, Office of the Secretary. (Professional Paper.) Jan. 18, 1916.
(Department Bulletin 337.) Price, 5 cents.
Describes method of renting lands, factors of production, labor income, and land-
'Machinery Cost of Farm Operations in Western New York. By H. H. Mowry,
Assistant Agriculturist, Office of Farm Management. Pp. 24. Contribution
from the Office of Farm Management, Office of the Secretary. Jan. 18, 1916.
(Department Bulletin 38.) Price, 5 -cents.
;7 Intended for general distributing.
Farm Management Practice of Chester County, Pa. By W. J. Spillman, Chief,
S Office of Farm Management, H. M. Dixon, Assistant Agriculturist, G. A. Bill-
ings, Agriculturist. Pp. 99, pls. 2, figs. 10. Contribution from the Office of
I Farm Management, Office of the Secretary. (Professional Paper.) Jan. 17,
1:916. (Department Bulletin 341.) Price, 15 cents.
This study is based on the operations of 643 farmers in an old and prosperous agrl-
r ciltural section. It is designed to develop fundamental and broadly applicable princi-
ples of good management.
IH The Present Status of the Pasteurization of Milk. By S. Henry Ayers, Bacteri-
ologist, Dairy Division. Pp. 16, fig. 1. Contribution from the Bureau of
I; Animal Industry. (Professional Paper.) Jan. 8, 1916. (Department Bul-
letin 342.) Price, 5 cents.
SWill be of interest to health officers, medical men, scientific dairymen, and others
who may be interested in the subject of pasteurization.
Studies on the Biology of the Arizona Wild Cotton Weevil. By B. R. Coad,
Entomological Assistant, Southern Field Crop Insect Investigations. Pp. 23,
pls. 2, fig. 1. Contribution from the Bureau of Entomology. (Professional
i Paper.) Jan. 18, 1916. (Department Bulletin 344.) Price, 5 cents.
The investigations on which this paper is based were conducted under the dl-
rection of W. D. Hunter, in charge of Southern Field Crop Insect Investigations, and
ae of interest to entomologists generally.
Cover Crops for Porto Rico. By C. F. Kinman, Horticulturist. Pp. 32, pls. 8.
Jan. 22, 1916. (Bulletin 19, Porto Rico Agricultural Experiment Station.)
Price, 10 cents.
W oanral of Agricultural Research.
on Clear Days as Determined by Cyclic Environmental Factors. By Lyman
'. J. Briggs and H. L. Shantz.-Effect of Natural Low Temperature on Certain
i *Fuangi and 'Bacteria. By H. E. Bartram. Pp. 583-655, pls., LIII-LV, figs.
S 22. Price, 10 cents.
Same, No. 15, January 10, 1916. Contents: Effect of Cold-Storage Tempera-
tires upon the Mediterranean Fruit Fly. By E. A. Back and C. E. Pember-
teii n.-Biochemical Comparisons between Mature Beef and Immature Veal.
S By William N. Berg. Pp. 657-711, figs. 6. Price, 10 cents.
S Same, No. 16. January 17, 1916. Contents: Factors Involved in the
Growth and the Pycnidium Formation of Plenodomus fuscomaculans. By
i; eorge Herbert Coons.-Effect of Elemental Sulphur and of Calcium Sulphate
n: OB Certain of the Higher and Lower Forms of Plant Life. By Walter Pitz.
S Pp. 713-780, pl. 1. Price, 10 cents.
Saime, No. 17. January 24, 1916. Contents: A Serious Disease in Forest
Nurseries Caused by Peridermium filamentosum. By James R. Weir and
: rnest E. Hubert.-Sweet-Potato Scurf. By L. L. Harter.-Banana as a Host
Fruit of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly. By E. A. Back and C. E. Pember-
t1. -Effect of Controllable Variables upon the Penetration Test for Asphalts
a iEnd Asphalt Cements. By Prevost Hubbard and F. P. Pritchard. Pp. 781-
1 3, pis. LVII-LXII. Price, 10 cents.
Same, No. 18. January 31, 1916. Contents: Effects of Refrigeration upon
the Larvae of Trichinella spiralis. By B. H. Ransom.-Relation Between
Certain Bacterial Activities in Soils and Their Crop-Producing Power. By
Percy Eldgar Brown. Pp. 819-869. Price, 10 cents.
I TOTm.-Beginning with Volume 5, Ten JOURNAL or AGRICULTURE RESEARCH will
be issued weekly and distributed free only to the libraries of agricultural colleges and
p rlmeent stations, to large universities, technical schools, and such institutions as
nii L itable exkhang~es with the department. It will not be sent free to individuals.
S,: pertend nt of Documents will receive subscriptions for this publication, the
iii fi being $3.00 per year, 52 numbers.
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'Experiment Station Record, VoL XXXIV,.No. l:1B,-
Ph. D., Editor. Pp. 1-100. Price, 15. centp.. : :.K.i
NoTI.-'The Record is a technical review of'.the: w '
ing to agriculture. It is not intended for general'IIbutii
is restricted to persons connected with the agricl
and similar institutions, and to libraries and exchanges. Af'.
Individuals having no official connection with public institutional.
of Documents will receive subscriptions for this publication, Wi
volumes a year, ten numbers each, at $1 a volume. .
The Monthly Crop Report. Vol. 2, No. 1, Jan; 81, -1 7 Ai8 i.
reau of Crop Estimates.)
Contains data relating to agriculture, including estimates of .Af .
yield, prices and value of crops and live stock, and the estimate I
of live stock in the United States in 1915. For free distribution. ::... -:g:..
SERVICE AND REGTLTOBY ANNOUNCEMENT .
These contain only information, instructions, and notices governing -thb
of the food and drug act, meat inspection,.28-hour and quarantine Iaw ,:n
regulations of the department. Issued monthly by certain bureaus.','
is limited to persons in the employ of the department, to public official
render it necessary for them to have such information, to journals ehpec
and to manufacturers and firms whose business is affected by same..
copies are respectfully referred to the Superintendent of Documents, Gove
Office, who has them for sale only, at prices noted. ':
Bureau of Animal Industry. No. 104. December, 1915. Pp. 129-18*.
1916. Price, 5 cents.
Bureau of Chemistry. No. 16. Pp. 25-83. Jan. 26, 1916. Price, 5
Federal Horticultural Board. No. 23. December, 1915. Pp. o1-@
1916. Price, 5 cents. *
Office of Markets and Rural Organization. No. 6. Pp. 82, fis. l
1916. Price, 5 cents. :
All requests for soil surveys are referred to the Bureau of Soils for
distribution of same being controlled by that Bureau.
Soil Survey of Lawrence County, Alabama. By H. G. Lewis, of the U.
ment of Agriculture, and J. E. Stroud, of the Alabama Depart
culture and Industries. Pp. 50, figs. 2, map. (From F. O. Soils,
Soil Survey of Limestone County, Alabama. By R. T. Avon Burke,
Department of Agriculture, and A. M. O'Neal, Jr., of the Alibm
of Agriculture and Industries. Pp. 41, fig. 1, map. (Fromn r.
Price, 15 cents.
Soil Survey of Grundy County, Missouri. By A. T. Sweet, of
ment of Agriculture, and W. I. Watkins, of the University..i
pi. 2, fig. 1, map. (From F. O. Soils, 1914.) Price, 15 .e...'.
Soil Survey of Harrison County, Missouri. By E. S, Vm.. l.
Department of Agriculture, and E. W. Knobel, of the U1
Pp. 36, fig. 1, map. (From F. 0. Soils, 1914.) Price, 15 .eI, ;.:
PUBLICATIONS OF THE WEATHER BURTEU.a'.n. : i1
Publications of the Weather Bureau are obtainable only from thei "I
Bureau or the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing :0 m
National Weather and Crop Bulletin, No. 32, December, 1915,
ture, rainfall, and crop conditions throughout the United -WU
weekly, on Wednesday, April to October; monthly remainder,,:
25 cents a year.
Snow and Ice Bulletins for January 4, 11, 18, 25. These ie
weekly during the winter season, based upon data from'
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Price, 25 cents a year.
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