United States Department of Agriculture
MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
An five of the nontechnical publications listed herein, except those otherwise noted, may be
obtained free upon application to the United States Department of Agriculture. Washington,
D.C., as long as the Department's supply lasts. After this supply is exhausted, publications
may be obtained from the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Wash-
itWton, D.C., by purchase at the prices stated herein. His office is not a part of the
Department of Agriculture.
Free distribution of technical material and periodicals is restricted.
:Except In the ase of exchanges, publications are not sent free to residents of foreign
These bulletins discuss in nontechnical language a wide variety of subjects pertaining
to the farm and farm home.
Varieties of durum wheat. J. Alien Clark, Bureau of Plant Industry. 13 p., ills.
(F.B. 1706F.) Price, 5.
Describes briefly ten varieties of durum wheat grown commercially In the
United States. These differ in their adaptation and yielding ability, resislauce to
rust and drought, and in the quality' of their grain, as well as in their appearance.
The Technical Bulletins contain the results of scientific and research work applying
to a special crop, industry, or locality. The editions are limited, as they are intended
primarily for scientific workers and subject-matter specialists.
Influence of storage temperatures on the rest period and dormancy of potatoes.
R. C. Wright and Walter M. Peacock, Bureau of Plant Industry. 22 p.,
illus. (T.B. 424T.) Price, 5f.
In this discussion, the term rest period in potato tubers refers to that period
immediately following harvest during which they will not sprout even woen
kept under favorable growing conditions. On the other baud, if potatoes are
held at a temperature too low for sprout growth they will remain in a dormant
condition until they break down physiologically.
This series carries the less technical and more iiiorrnal material of the same general
nature as that in the Technical Bulletin series.
The Dairee date, a promising Mesopotamian variety for testing in the Southwest.
Roy W. Nixon, Bureau of Plant Industry, 12 p., illus. (Cir. 300C.)
Notes were made on the botanical characters of the palms in the Conaclella
Valley, and a carefully preserved sample of the fruit wa rtaken for corllarii-uiI.
An investigation was made in the Basra r iun, arid tater a htudy of borl palnis
and fruit this date was identified as the Dairee described in this publication.
Bulbs from seed. David Griffiths, Bureau of Plant Industry. 32 p., illus. (Cir.
311C.) Price, 5t.
Many of the species enumerated or described are not producL'i i ll Ilh Initi.l
States, or at least not in sufficient quantity to supply evn, the meager demand
of the amateur gardeners who are just beginning to use them.
This series carries the less technical and more informal material of the same general
nature as that in the Technical Bulletins. The series ended in 1927 and Is succeeded
by the Circular series.
How lumber is graded. H. S. Betts and R. K. Helphenstine, Jr., Forest Service.
48 p. (D.C. SIDC., rev.) Price, 50.
These circulars inclOde thosb publications of a miscellaneous nature which do not
fall within any of the other series issued by the Department. The series closed with
no. 110 and is replaced by their Mipgellaneous Publications series.
State sanitary requirements governing admission of livestock, revised to February
15, 1934. Bureau of Animal Industry. 129 p. (M.C. 14MC., rev.) Price, 10.
This series includes those publications of a miscellaneous nature which do not fall
within any of the other series issued by the Department, particularly those of a size other
than octavo. Such publications were formerly issued as Miscellaneous Circulars. .
Black currant spreads white-pine blister rust. Samuel B.. Detwiler, Bureau pf
Plant Industry. 8 p., illus. (M. P. 27 MP, rev.) Price 54.
Roadside improvement. Wilbur H. Simonson and B. E. Royall, Bureau.0of Pub-.
lic Roads. 35 p., illus. (M.P. 191 MP.) Price, 104.
In the past, highway engineers and officials have devoted their efforts to the
extension oi mileage of road construction, with only slight attention to aesthetic
features. It is believed that a majority of our highway users now desire that high-
way improvement include the roadside as well as the road surface.
Traps for the Japanese beetle and how to use them. F. W. Metzger, Bureau of En-
tomology. 11 p., illus. (M.P. 201 MP.) Price, 5t.
The purpose of this publication is to discuss the types of traps found to be most
effective in catching beetles and to point out the proper method of placing and
operating these devices to obtain the most satisfactory results.
Tables giving statistics relating to one or more closely related agricultural commodities.
Of interest to persons engaged in marketing or any business affected by agricultural
Car-lot shipments and unloads of important fruits and vegetables for the calendar
years 1931 and 1932. Bureau of Agricultural Economics. 203 p. (S.B. 46S.)
These reports consist of two parts: (1) A soil map in colors showing the extent and
distribution of the different soils in the area covered by the survey and (2) a printed
report containing brief description of the area, its climate and agriculture, and detailed
descriptions of the soils. They are of interest and value primarily to residents of the
area surveyed and to soil specialists. All requests for Soil Surveys are referred to the
Bureau of Chemistry and Soils. which controls their distribution.
Texas, Frio County. (Number 25, series 1929.) 38 p. Price, 30.
Texas, trans-Pecos area, (Reconnaissance). (Number 35, series 1928.) 66 p.
Washington, Columbia Basin area, (Reconnaissance). (Number -28, series 1929.).
55 p., illus. Price, 30t.
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Such notices of judgment, decisions, and instructions as are necessary in the enforce-
ment of regulatory acts are contained in these announcements. They are issued monthly
or as necessary .by certain bureaus. Free distribution is limited to persons in the employ
of the Deoartment. to public offirals whose duties render it necessary for them to have
such information, to journals especially concerned, and to manufacturers and firms whose
business is affected by the annouitements.
Bureau of Animal Industry, Service and Regulatory Announcements, May 1934.
Pp. 41-49. (S.R.A.-B.A.I. 325). Price, 50.
Notices of Judgment under the Food and Drugs Act. Food and Drug Administra-
tion. Pp. 469-525. (N.J., F.D. 20S76-20950) ; pp. 527-549. (N.J,, F.D.,
Bureau of Plant Quarantine, Service and Regulatory Announcements, January-
March 1934. 31 p. (S.R.A.-B.P.Q. 118.)1
Bureau of Plant Quarantine, Service and Regulatory Announcements, Index..
(S.R.A.-B.P.Q. Index, 1933.) 3 p.1
1 These may be obtained from the issuing bureau.
Directory of the Bureau of Animal Industry, corrected to February 16, 1934. 68 p.
Plant material introduced by the Division of Foreign Plant Introduction, Bureau of
Plant Industry, April 1 to June 30, 1932. (Nos. 98257-100467). (B.P.1. In-
ventory 111). 98 p. Price, 10*.
Report of the Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station, 1933. 27 p., illus. Price, 50.
Report on the agricultural experiment stations. 78 p. Price, 100.
Free distribution of periodicals is definitely restricted. They may be obtained by pur-
chase or subscription from the Superintendent of Documents.
Agricultural situation. Vol. 18, no. 7, July 1, 1934. Price, 50 a copy; 250 a year,
domestic; 40W a year, foreign.'
A brief general summary of current conditions, including pertinent statistics relat-
ing to production, movement, consumption, and prices of the important farm
Crops and markets. Vol. 11, no. 6, June 1934. Price, 10 a copy; $1.00 a year,
domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.'
Statistics concerning crops and livestock estimates and market information; re-
ports on supplies, stocks, commercial movement, conditions. and prices of agricultural
products; and studies of prices and demand, both foreign aud domestic.
Daily weather maps. Limited editions. Not for general distribution.
Shows weather conditions for United States and forpcnst for :ill States east of the
Mississippi River, except Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Upper Michigan. Lower Michi-
gan, Alabama, Mississippi, and the extreme western portion of Florida. Price daily,
except Sundays and holidays, 250 a month, $3 a year; daily, including Sundays and
holidays, 300 a month, $3.60 a year. Sunday and holiday maps only, 500 a year.
Foreign subscriptions, $7.25 a year. Maps DD, E, and L'M, showing the weather
conditions and forecasts, are issued at numerous stations throughout the Uniled
States, 200 a month, $2.40 a year.2
Experiment station record. Vol. 71, no. 1, July 1934. Price, $1 per volume (2
volumes a year) consisting of 6 monthly numbers and index; $1.50 per
volume, foreign. Single number for sale only. Price 150.'
A technical view of the world's scientific literature pertaining to agriculture.
Journal of agricultural research. Price, $2.25 a year domestic; $3 50 a year for-
eign. Not distributed free to individuals. Each issue, price 100. Re-
prints, 5* each.'
Of primary interest to agricultural scientists and advanced students only. Issued
in 2 volumes a year, of 12 numbers each. Free distribution is limited to certain
libraries and to institutions or departments doing research work.
--- Vol. 48, no. 9. Illus. May 1, 1934.
Life history of the crown-gall organism in relation to its pathogenesis on the
red raspberry (G-895). W. M. Banfield.
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Journal of agricultural research-Continued. ::
Chromosomes in hybrids between Euchlaena perennial and Zea mays (G-896).
A. E. Longley.:
A bacterial disease of Hedera hells (G-897). Richard P:IAWhite" aW'fLim
McCulloch. .'' .
Growth of chickens as a function of feed consumption (A-161). Harry W. Titus.
Morley A. Jull, and Walter A. Hendricks. .* :
Comparison of the pullorin and the rapid whole-blood agglutinatiop~ dpte q for
pullorum disease (A-163). Hubert Bunyea.
The distribution and condition of nitrogen in three horizoris'of a diffe en:'fAli fer-
tilized Hagerstown clay loam soil planted to apple trees In metal cy'd
(Pa.-47). Walter Thomas.
Vol. 48, no. 10. Illus. May 15, 1934.
Life history of the hairy-root organism in relation to its pathogenesis on nursery
apple trees (G-898). E. M. Hildebrand.
Seasonal development of hairy root, crown gall, and wound ever'rowth .;niaft e
trees in the nursery (G-899). A. J. Riker and E. M. Hildebrand.-. i. i i:, '
Hairy root, crown gall, and other malformations at the unions of piece,-root-grafted
apple trees and their control (G-900). A. J. Riker, G. W. -Keitt,' E.i't:.'-H~id-
brand, and W. Banfield. .!.
Technic for obtaining spermatozoa for physiological dairy studies and artificial
insemination (1-17). Fred W. Miller and Everette I. Evans. .
Aphelenchoides sylophilus, n. sp., a nematode associates tith .blue-tain; and
other fungi in timber (G-913). G. Steiner and Edna M. Buhrer.
Public roads. Vol. 15, no. 4, June 1934. Price, 104 a copy; $1 a yeant'$1. l a
year, foreign.' ,
Weekly weather and crop bulletin. Nos. 27-30, July 3-July 24, 1934. Price, 509
a year, domestic; $1 a year, foreign.'
Gives detailed weather conditions of preceding weeks and their effect ondeeTipp.
ment of crops and farm operations. Limited edition.
AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ADMINISTRATION
The farmers run their show. Chester C. Davis, Administrator, Agriculturi Ad-
justment Act. 13 p., illus. (G-18).' ;-:
List of publications and other printed material of the Agricultural Adjustment Ad-
ministration, May 12, 1933, to June 1, 1934. 25 p. (G-19).
Code of fair competition for the wheat flour milling industry. Approved by the
President of the United States. Code of Fair Competition Series--Code
uo. 16. 16 p. (M-67.) Price, 5f.
Amended license for gum-turpentine and gum-rosin processors. License series---
License no. 37 as amended. 14 p. (M-68.) Price, 5f.
Code of fair competition for the wholesale fresh fruit and vegetable distribltjve in-
dustry. Approved by the President of the United States. Code of Fair
Competition Series-Code no. 17. 18 p. (M-69.) Price, 5f.
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8 These may be obtained free upon application to the Agricultural -Adjustment
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