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WASHINGTON, D. C., Junur' .31. 1918.
MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS.
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I' FARMERS' BULLETINS-FOR FREE DISTRIBUTION.
W' Note.-The department's supply of the current numbers of nFarner Bulletin io
I r:.: 1triy sufficient to make it possible to send them free to all applinoute. They are
S for sale at 5 cents per copy unless otherwise noted.
ect Problems and Suggestions for Solving Them. By B.
tel, Entomological Assistant, Deciduous Fruit nlusect Investigations.
M- 45; figs. 37. Contribution from the Burepiu of Entomology. (Farmers'
Aideis Farmers' Bulletin 178, and is of interest to all cranberry growers.
Q j. of Alfalfa. By Samuel Fortier, Chief, Irrigation Investigations.
figs. 36. Contribution from the Office of Public Roads and Rural
SeeEring. (Farmers' Bulletin 865.)
Srevison of Farmers' Bulletin 373, and ilsof interest to Alfalfa growers generally.
SBtter on the Farm. By William White, Dairy Diision. PD. 23. figs.
Sre mailing yrmers' Bulletin 541, and is for general distribution.
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2 MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS. :
Advice to Forest Planters in the Plains Region. By Seward D. Smith. Pp. '
23. 'Contributiou from the Forest Service. (Farmers' Bulletin 888.) ..
For distribution in the section known as the Great Plains Region.
Standard Varieties of Chickens. II. The Mediterranean and Contikiiat i'al:
Classes. IB HIoi) It. SlocuI. Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 26, figl2. 2 '!
Contribution from the Burenu of Animal Industry. (Farmers' Bulletii
D -scribes the Leghorn, Minorca, Whitefaced Black Spanish. Blue Andalunia,' .'
.Aunuuna, and Campinc breeds of chickens. 1.
Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting on the Farm. By H. R. Tolley, SFientifie
Assistant, and A. P. Yerkes, Assistant Agriculturist. Pp. 16, fig. f. cm.on-
tribution from the Office of Farm Management. (Farmers' Bulletin 904.)
For general distribution. A
A Successful Community Drying Plant. By C. W. Pugsley, Director of.
Agricultural Extension, University of Nebraska. Pp. 12, figs. 9. (Farmer'
Suitable for general distribution.
DEPARTMENTAL BULLETINS-TECHNICAL. ::
1'-Tlhe publications listed below are technical or scientific treatises of bulletins applying "
to a special industry or locality. The edition is limited, but they will be furnished free to .'.
persons who can use such specialized information as long as the supply lasts. However,
to insure prompt receipt, remit price to the Superintendent of Documents.
The Mediterranean Fruit Fly in Hawaii. By E. A. Back, Entomologist, and C.
E. Pemberton, Assistant Entomologist, Mediterranean and Other Fruit-l y "'~
Investigations. Pp. 119, pls. 21, figs. 24. Contribution from the Burea .'
of Entomology.- (Professional Paper.) Jan. 26, 1918. (Department Bulle- ;i
tin 536.) Price, 30 cents.
A study of the life history and distribution of this insect, with suggested methods
for its control. No copies available for distribution by the department.
The Pecan Leaf Case-Bearer. By John B. Gill, Entomological Assistant,'.'
Deciduous Fruit Insect Investigations. Pp. 28, pls. 3. Contribution from
the Bureau of Entomology. (Professional Paper.) Dec. 15, 1917. (De-:
partment Bulletin 571.) Price, 5 cents.
Describes the life history and habits of the insect, and suggests means for Its I"
Farm Management and Farm Profits on Irrigated Land in the Prove Area"::
(Utah Lake Valley.) By L. G. Connor, Assistant Agriculturist. Pp. 40,..:
Ids. 4. Contribution from the Office of Farm Management. Jan. 7, 1918.i"
(Department Bulletin 582.) Price, 10 cents.
Of interest to prospective settlers in the region named. ::i
The 28-Hour Law Regulating the Interstate Transportation of Live Stock :
Its Purpose, Requirements, and Enforcement. By Harry Goding and A'l.il
Joseph Raub, Bureau of Animal Industry. Pp. 20, pls. 5, figs. 6. Contribu- ":
tion from the Bureau of Animal Iudustry. Jan. 5, 1918. (Department' I
Bulletin 589.) Price, 10 cents.
Of iutcrest to shippers of live stock..
A Method of Calculating Economical Balanced Rations. By J. C. RundP1,. ::
Scientific Assistant. Pp. 19. Contribution from the Office of Farm Min- ..
;igement. Jan. 14, 1918. (Department Bulletin 637.) Price, 5 cents.
Of interest to raisers and feeders of live stock.
Lint Percentage and Lint Index of Cotton and Methods of Determinattio..::.i
By G. S. Meloy, Assistant, Crop Acclimatization and Cotton Breeding. p .i
12, figs. 2. Contribution from the Bureau of Plant Industry. (Professional ::l
Paper.) Jan. 18, 1918. (Department Bulletin 644.) Price, 5 cents.
Of interest to cotton planters and breeders.
Some Reasons for Spraying to Control Insect and Mite Enemies of Cit~ri:'::'
Trees in Florida. By W. W. Others. Entomological Assistant,. Tropicati:
and Sublropical Fruit Insect Investigations. Pp. 19. Contribution from .
hbe Burea; of Entoiuulogy. .Jnn. 20, 1918. (Department Bulletin 645.) ::i
liPice. .. cents.
if rsipe-it l interest to citrus fruit growers in Florida.
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Inventory of Seeds and Plants Imported by the Office of Foreign Seed and
Plant Introduction During the Period from October 1, to December 31,
1914. Pp. 67, pls. 4. Dec. 20, 1917. (Inventory No. 41; Nos. 39309 to
39681. Bureau of Plant Industry.) Price, 10 cents.
The Agricultural Situation for 1918. Part I, Hogs. Hog Production Should
be Increased. Pp. 24, figs. 2. January, 1918. (Circular 84, Office of the
Secretary.) Price, 5 cents.
The first of a series of statements regarding the necessity for increase.i production
of food products in 1918.
Journal of Agricultural Research. For sale only.! Vol. 11. N'. 13. Dec. 24,
1917. Contents: Structire of the Pod :ntd the Seed of the ceo.rgia Velvet
S Bean, Stizolobium deeringiauuti. ltg C;-'30) By Charles V. Piper and J.
Marion Shull.-Decomposition of G'reen and Stable Manures inl Soil. (\\
lowa-5) By R. S. Potter and R. S. Snyder.-Eupatorium urtincefolium
as a Poisonous Plant. (Ih A-33) By C. Dwight Marsh and A. P. Cln.wsn.
Pp. 673-715, pis. 6, figs. 9. Price, 20 cents.
S Same, Vol. 12, No. 1. Jan. 7, 1918. Contents: Effect of Time of Digestion on
Sthe Hydrolysis of Casein in the Presence of Starch. (11 Ky.-6i By J. S.
McHargue.-Behavior of Sweet Potatoes in the Ground. (In -131) By
S Heinrich Hasselbring.-Studies in Soil Reaction as Indicated by the Hydro-
gen Electrode. (lo N. C.-7 By J. K. Pluuier. Pp. 31. fig. 1. Prire.
Same, Vol. 12, No. 2. Jan. 14, 1918. Contents: Pure Cultures of \ood-
Rotting Fungi on Artificial Media. (lp G-132) By W. H. Long and II. fM.
Harsch.-Gossypol, the Toxic Substance in Cottonseed. (Im N. C.-Si By
.W. A. Withers and Frank E. Carruth.-Fruit-Fly Parasiitismn in Hawaii
During 1916. (s K-59.) By C. E. Peberton i ad II. P'. Villar1. Pp.
: : 33-108, p1. 1, figs. 3. Price. 20 cents.
Same, Vol. 12, No. 3. Jau. 21, 1918. Contents: Irrigation Exleriments ,iI
Apple-Spot Diseases. (iv 0-133.1 By Charles Broioks and D. F. Fisher.-
13 Relation of Carbon Dioxid to Soil Reaction ;ia. Measured by the Hydrogen
S Electrode. (lq Cal.-13.) By D. IR. Tiongainnd ndl L. T. Sl1rp. Pp. 109-
148. p1s. 4, figs. 10. Price. 15 cents.
Same, Vol. 12, No. 4. Jan. 28, 191S. Contents: kA Study of Lthe Pl'!- Lttoin
and Its Action Upon the Furrow Slice. (It N. Y. (Cornell)-3.) By E. A.
W.hite.-Influence of Nitrates on Nitrogen-Assiumilatingi Barteria. (Il
Wis.-1O.) By T. L. Hills. Pp. 14-230, 4, s. Price, 2.1 cent.
,R& NOTE.-Beglnning with volume 5 the Journal of Agricultural Rcsearl'h has been
S issued weekly and is distributed free only! to the libraries iof agricultural collo'es
and experiment stations, to large universities, technical schools, and siuh iuntilu-
:: tions as make suitable exchanges with the department. It ivill nlt br .-nt free to
,' individuals. The Superintendent of Documentcs will receive sliuisriptions fr this
i:: publication, the price being $3 per year, 52 numbers.
I[!!i.:periment Station Record. Vol. 37, No. 7, November. 1917. E. W. Allen. 'lh.
':': D., Editor. Pp. 601-700. Price, 15 cents.
i ''aime, Vol. 37, No. 8, December, 191S. Pp. 701-su8). Price, 15 cents.
i::N:. ANOTE.-The Record is a technical review of the world's scientific litcralure
pel'taining to agriculture. It is not intended for general distribution aun its free
S distribution is restricted to persons connected with the agriculturnl colleges, exiseri-
;'' :... miet stations, and similar institutions, and to libraries and exchanges. It can not be
sent free to individuals having no official connection with public institutions. The
y..i.S: superintendent of Documents will receive subscriptions for this ptiulientinn. which is
suj:i:..i aed in two volumes a year, 10 numbers each, at $1 a volume.
i Mail monthly Crop Report. Vol. 4. No. 1, January. 191. I'. 1-. (Bureau
l.: of Crop Estimates.)
:' Contains data relating to agriculture, including g ei tinuatv- -'i n. rr.ige, coalitions,
:il:, prices, and value of crops and live stock. For .fre iri utiin.
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of food and drugs act, meat inspection, 28-hour and quarantine 1aws, ant
regulations of the department. Issued monthly by certain bureaus. Afste .f
limited to persons in the employ of the department, to public officials whose
it necessary for them to have such information, to journals, especially once
manufacturers and firms whose business is affected by same. Others desltin
respectfully referred to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Pri
who has them for sale only, at prices noted.
Bureau of Animal Industry. No. 127, November, 1917. Pp. 117-127. Jn.
191s. Price, 5 cents.
Bureau of Chemistry. Supplement 31. [N. J. 5001-5050.] Pp. 1-58. Jan. i
1918. Price, 10 cents.
Bureau of Chemistry. Supplement 32. [N. J. 5051-5100.] Pp. 59-121. Tap,
29, 1918. Price, 10 cents. ..'
Federal Horticultural Board. No. 40. November', 1917. Pp. 135-142. Janf;i
7, 191S. Price, 5 cents.
Bureau of Markets. No. 30. Pp. 9. Jan. 23, 1918. Price, 5 cents.
f&TAll requests for soil surveys are referred to the Bureau of Soils for attention, -the .ii
distribution of same being controlled by that bureau.
Soil Survey of the San Fernando Valley Area, California. By L. C. Hodlm ',
E. C. Eckmann, and G. L. Harrington, of the U. S. Department of Agrictil-A
ture, and J. E. Guernsey and C. J. Zinn, of the University of Califor-Mna
Pp. 61, pls. 4. figs. 1. map. (From F. O. Soils, 1915.) Price, 15 cents. :
Soil Survey of Howard County, Maryland. By William T. Carter, Jr., of. t h...e
U. S. Department of Agriculture, and J: P. D. Hull, of the Maryland 3
Geological Survey. Pp. 34, fig. 1, map. (From F. O. Soils, 1916.) Price, 15_
cents. : |
Soil Survey of Kimball County, Nebraska. By A. H. Meyer, J. O. Veatch, and
B. W. Tillman, of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, and F A. ayes,
H. C. Mortlock, and C. E. Collett, of the Nebraska Soil Survey. Pp..28, fig.
1, map. ( From F. 0. Soils, 1916.) Price, 15 cents.
Soil Survey of Kay County, Oklahoma. By N. MI. Kirk and It. 0. Jurney.- !.
l). -I0. pl. 1, fig. 1. mnp. (From F. O. Soils, 1915.) Price, 15 cents. :
PUBLICATIONS OF THE WEATHER BUREAU.
ri'ulliiation.s of the 'Weather Bureau are obtainable only from the Chief of t
Weather Bureau or the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, at f... t
plricc~ uoted herein.
Monthly Weather Review. (For sale only.) Vol. 45, No. 10. October, 1 iW.
IDec. 31, 1917.] Pp. 481-52S, charts 9, Iigs. 13. Price, 25 cents per tc1.",
,2.50 per year. Payable to the Superintendent (if Documents. .
Special Articles: Atmospheric optical disturbances. Fall of 1911 to February,. 101
By '. l.:orno.-Transparenry of the atmosphere for ultra-violet radiation. I] t ,i:
Strutt.--A. lrester's theory of the sun.-Lunar rainbow. By II. A. French.
if O(rtu.ber 3. 1917, iu Texas and Ohio.-Notes on the climate of France nd IBe
By i'. C. Day.-Fog along tbe California Coast. By A. H. Palmer.-Glaue, "'
loads", Ammil ".-Great thunderstorm of Aug. 1. 1917, in Trinity Cot tr,
Sptemubcr "7-28, 10l17, in southeastern Louisiana. By Ray A. Dyke. .. i
National Weather and Crop Bulletin, No. 1, January, 1918.; reporting. ,tagWra- l|
lure, rainfall, and crop conditions throughout the United Stateu S:l ..i.ed !
weekly, olF Wednesday. April to October: monthly remainder of year.,
Price, 25 cents n year. :
Snow and Ice Bulletins for Jnuunry 2, 8, 15, 22, 29, 1918. These bulletfils are
issued weekly during the winter season, based upon- data from reg J t ,
Weather Bureau stations, supply
tive observers. Price, 25 cents r
emented by reports from selected coope t-
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