United States Department of Agriculture
MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
Any 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 JPrinting Office, Wash-
Ington, 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.
Eieept in the case of exchanges, publications are not sent free to residents of foreign
Rabbit production. Frank G. Ashbrook and Chas. E. Kellogg, Bureau of Biologi-
cal Survey. 38 p., illus. (F. B. 1730FB.) Price, 50.
These recommendations are based largely on findings at the United States Rabbit
Experiment Station, established and maintained at Fontana. Calif., by the Bureau of
Biological Survey, in cooperation with the Fontana Farms Co. and local rabbit
Alfalfa varieties in the United States. H. L. Westover, Bureau of Plant Industry.
14 p., illus, (F. B. 1731FB). Price, 54.
Some alfalfas give best results in the North, where the winters are cold and the
days are long during the growing season, while others do better in the extreme South,
where the winters are mild and the days during the summer are shorter than in the
Northern States. Four groups are described in this bulletin.
Farmhouse plans. Wallace Ashby, Bureau of Agricultural Engineering. 70 p.,
illus. (F. B. 1738F.) Price, 100.
The purpose of this bulletin is to supply plans for low-cost farm dwellings designed
to meet the requirements of the farm operator and his family.
Game laws for the season 1934-35. A summary of the provisions of Federal, State,
and Provincial Statutes. H. P. Sheldon and Frank G. Grimes, Bureau of
Biological Survey. 38 p. (F. B. 1742FB.) Price, 50.
Poisoning of livestock by plants that produce hydrocyanic acid. James F. Couch,
Bureau of Animal Industry. 4 p. (Leaf. 88L., rev.) Price, 5t.
Prevent storage rots of sweetpotatoes. J. I. Lauritzen and L. L. Barter, Bureau
of Plant Industry. 5 p., illus. (Leaf. 106L.) Price, 50.
Pile trestles as channel obstructions. David L. Yarnell, Bureau of Agricultural
Engineering. 26 p., illus. (T. B. 429T.) Price, 100.
Presents the results of 1 0S2 experiments on the effect of clean pile trestles; that
iS, pile trestles free of any debris in obstructing the flow of water made at the
hydraulic laboratory of the University of Iowa at Iowa City, Iowa, during 1929 and
Refrigerated transportation of Bartlett pears from the Pacific Northwest. E. D.
Mallison and C. L. Powell, Bureau of Plant Industry, 30 p., illus. (T. B.
434TB.) Price, 54.
Deals with the factors affecting the cost of transporting precooled Bartlett pears
and the effectiveness of different methods of refrigerating the fruit in transit.
Application of steam in the sterilization of soils. Arthur H. Senner, Bureau of
Agricultural Engineering. 20 p., illus. (T. B. 443TB.) Price, 50
Soil sterilization as a means of protecting a crop against certain soil-borne dis-
eases is practiced by greenhouse vegetable growers throughout the country. It Is
also an effective method of combating the nematode, and for the control of certain
Insects which pass part of their life cycle in the soil.
Market distribution of car-lot shipments of fruits and vegetables in the United
States. J. W. Park, Bureau of Agricultural Economics. 30 p., illus. (T. B.
445TB.) Price, '50.
Analyzes the available statistics on market distribution of car-lot shipments.
The regularity of distribution to various markets, the distance of origin of supply
from important markets, the relative Importance of various commodities In the
supply of different cities, and other pertinent phases are discussed.
Agronomic evaluation tests on mechanical blocking and cross cultivation of sugar
beets. A. W. Skuderna, H..E. Brewbaker, C. E. Cormany, C. A. Lavis, S. B.
Nuckols, Charles Price, F. R. Immer, J. O. Culbertson, and G. W. Deming,
Bureau of Plant Industry; E. M. Mervine, Bureau of Agricultural Engi-
neering. 23 p., illus. (Cir. 316C.) Price, 50.
Deals principally with the agronomic results obtained in the mechanical-blocking
and cross-cultivating-of-beets project, which has been studied from the point of view
of both the agricultural engineer and the agronomist.
Field experiments with vernalized wheat. H. H. McKinney, W. J. Sando, Arthur
F. Swanson, Vincent C. Hubbard, Glenn S. Smith, Coit A. Suneson, and
Joe L. Sutherland, Bureau of Plant Industry. 8 p. (Cir. 325C.) Price, 50.
Describes the experiments conducted during 1933, in order to obtain information
on any possible commercial usefulness that might be derived from the vernalization
of certain standard varieties of winter and spring wheats before seeding in the
Bibliography on land settlement with particular reference to small holdings and
subsistence homesteads. Compiled by Louise O. Bercaw, A. M. Hannay,
Esther M. Colvin, and Mary G. Lacy, Bureau of Agricultural Economics.
492 p. (M. P. 172MP.) Price, 500.
An attempt to collect references to agricultural land settlement in the United
States and in foreign countries which are likely to be useful to those interested in
the literature of subsistence homesteads, small holdings, and land settlement as
relief for unemployment.
Workers in subjects pertaining to agriculture in State agricultural colleges and
experiment stations, 1933-34. Mary A. Agnew, Office of Experiment Stations.
110 p. (M. P. 180MP.) Price, 100.
An annotated bibliography of the hessian fly, Phytophaga destructor (Say).
J. S. Wade, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine. 100 p. (M. P.
198MP.) Price, 100.
Presents in a form as condensed as is feasible an annotated bibliography of the
hessian fly, Phytophaga destructor, (Say). with special reference to the literature
relating to the insect within its areas of distribution in North America north of
Mexico, to June 30, 1933.
The naval stores station of the Bureau of Chemistry and Soils. F. P. Veitch,
Bureau of Chemistry and Soils. 11 p., illus. (M. P. 206MP.) Price, 50.
Describes the buildings and equipment of the station, also its purpose and program.
In addition, some of the accomplishments of the Bureau of Chemistry and Soils
in its work on naval stores are listed.
Status of waterfowl in 1934. W. B. Bell and E. A. Preble, Bureau of Biological
Survey. 18 p., illus. (M. P. 210MP.) Price, 5R.
The present favorable breeding ranges in the United States and in Canada are
not now occupied by nesting birds in numbers anywhere nearly approaching their
potential capacity. This suggests the necessity of practical means by which the
waterfowl population may be built up to a reasonable degree of abundance.
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Items relating to the administration of the United States Cotton Standards and
Cotton Futures Acts. Bureau of Agricultural Economics. 21 p. (S. R. A.-
B. A. E. 146.)1
Regulations governing the appraisement of and compensation for tuberculous cattle
condemned and destroyed under the provisions of Public No. 142, Seventy-
Third Congress. Effective on and after June 12, 1934. (B. A. 1. Order
Bureau of Animal Industry, Service and Regulatory Announcements, August 1934.
Pp. 71-77. (S. R. A.-B. A. I. 328.) September 1934. Pp. 79-85. (S. R. A.-
B. A. I. 329.) Price, 50 each.
Revision of sugarcane quarantine no. 15 (foreign). Bureau of Entomology and
Plant Quarantine. 1 p. (B. E. P. Q.-Q. 15.)'
Revision of notice of quarantine no. 19 on account of citrus canker and other citrus
diseases. Effective September 1, 1934. Bureau of Entomology and Plant
Quarantine. (B. E. P. Q.-Q. 19.)'
SThese may be obtained from the issuing bureau.
Gypsy moth and brown-tail moth quarantine (quarantine no. 45). Revision of
regulations, effective October 2, 1934. Bureau of Entomology and Plant
Quarantine. 8 p. (B. E. P. Q.-Q. 45.)'
Bureau of Plant Quarantine, Service and Regulatory Announcements, April-June
1934. Pp. 33-57. (S. R. A.-B. P. Q. 119.)'
Notices of Judgment under the Food and Drugs Act. Food and Drug Adminis-
tration. Pp. 247-324. (N. J., F. D. 20751-20875); pp. 325-395. (N. J.,
F. D. 21601-21775) ; pp. 397-451. (N. J., F. D. 21776-21825.)'
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. 10, October 1, 1934. Price, 59 a copy; 254 a
year, domestic; 40 a year, foreign.2
Crops and markets. Vol. 11, no. 9, September 1934. Price, 10e a copy; $1.00 a
year, domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign."
Daily weather maps. Limited editions. Not for general distribution.
Shows weather conditions for United States and forecast for all States east of the
Mississippi River. except Illinois. Wisconsin, Indiana, Upper Michigan. Lower Mlichi-
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, 30c a month. $3.60 a year. Sunday and holiday maps only, 500 a year.
Foreign subscriptions, $7.25 a year. Maps DD, E, and CM. showing the weather
conditions and forecasts, are issued at numerous stations throughout the United
States; 200 a month, $2.40 a year.2
Experiment station record. Vol. 71, no. 3, September; no. 4, October 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, 154.*
Extension service review. Vol. 4, no. 5, September 1933. Illus. Price, 50 a
copy; 25C a year, domestic; 450 a year, foreign.2
Journal of Agricultural Research. Price, $3.25 a year doinestiL; $4.75 a year for-
eign. Each issue, 150 domestic; 200 foreign. Reprints, 5 each.2 Not
distributed free to individuals.
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.
SVol. 49, no. 4. Illus. August 15, 1934.
Studies on resistance of apple and other rosaceous plants to fire blight (Wis.-
62) Luther Shaw.
The interrelationships of bark beetles and blue-staining fungi in felled Norway
Dine timber (Minn.-86). J. G. Leach, L. W. Orr. and Clyde Christensen.
Selenium injury to wheat plants and its inhibition by sulphur (-U'JU).
Annie M. Hurd-Karrer.
Studies of derris, nicotine, paris green, and other poisons in combination with
molasses in the control of the gladiolus thrips (K-253). Henry -t.
The forms of nitrogen in infusions of corn, timothy, red clover, tobacco, and
red top (Mass.-40). Walter S. Eisenmenger.
1These may be obtained from the issuing bureau.
2 Payable to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washing-
ton, D. C.
Indicate below, by numbers IN NUMERICAL ORDER; bulletins desired. In order to assure prompt
delivery detach this frank and return in stamped envelop to United States Department of Agriculture,
Office of Information, Washington, D. C. List no more than five publications. If more are desired please
apply to Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Offce, Washington, D. C., enclosing remit-
tance to cover cost of publication.
Bullets Leaflets Other publications
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Vol. 49, no. 7, illus. October 1, 1934.
The nature and interaction of genes differentiating habit of growth in a cross
between varieties of Trilicum rulgare (Minn.-88). LeRoy Powers.
Wound infection and tissue invasion by Plasmodiophora brassicae (Wis.-63).
Russell H. Larson.
White spotting in Duroc-Jersey swine (Idaho-12). Julius E. Nordby.
Genetics of resistance to bacterial wilt in alfalfa (G-926). R. A. Brink, F. R.
Jones, and H. R. Albrecht.
Interrelation between cultural treatment of pecan trees, the size and degree of
filling of the nuts. and the composition of the kernels (-a92-'). 1. L Ctane
and Max B. Hardy.
Inheritance of awn development in sorghums (G-929). J. B. Sieglinger, A. F.
Swanson, and J. H. Martin.
Public roads. Vol. 15, no. 7. September 1934. Price, 100 a copy; $1 a year, $1.50
a year, foreign.2
Weekly weather and crop bulletin. Nos. 40-43. October 2-23, 1934. Price, 50f
a year. domestic; $1 a year, foreign.2
Gives detailed weather conditions of preceding weeks and their effect on develop-
ment of crops.and farm operations. Limited edition.
AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ADMINISTRATION
Compilation of Agricultural Adjustment Act as amended and acts relating thereto,
as of June 29, 1934. 105 p. Price. 10.2'
Safer markets and better prices for milk producers. C. C. Davis. 8 p. Illus.
Reopening foreign markets for farm products. Extract from an address by Henry
A. Wallace, Secretary of Agriculture, at the American Institute of Coopera-
tion, Madison, Wis., July 11, 1934. 7 p. (G-27.)8
Amendment to license for shippers of fresh California deciduous tree fruits except
apples. License series-license no. 7. 3 p. (M-11-Amdt. 1.)8
Order of the Secretary of Agriculture altering the price of extra fancy, clean, Japan,
California rice, F. O. B. San Francisco, California, pursuant to marketing agree-
ment [no. 10], as amended, for California rice industry. 2 p. (M-21-Amdt. 2.)"
Amendment to license [no. 26] for shippers of oranges and grapefruit grown in the
State of Texas. 1 p. (M-42-Amdt. 1.)'
Order of the Secretary of Agriculture with reference to the amount of and basis
of calculation of the conversion charge, pursuant to marketing agreement [no.
39], as amended, for southern rice milling industry. 2 p. (M-76--Amdt. 1.)'
Amendment to amended license [no. 11], for southern rice milling industry. 2 p.
(M-76---Amidt. 2.); 2 p. (M-76-Amdt. 4.)3
Order of the Secretary of Agriculture with reference to the amount of minimum
prices for rough rice, pursuant to marketing agreement [no. 39], as amended,
for southern rice milling industry. 2 p. (M-76-Amdt. 3.)"
2 Payable to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington,
s These may be obtained free upon application to the Agricultural Adjustment
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