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United States Department of Agriculture


MAY 1936

Any five of the nontechnical publications listed herein, unless indicated "For sale only", 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-
ington, D. C., by purchase at the prices stated herein. His office is not a part of the Depart-
ment of Agriculture.
Free distribution of technical material and periodicals is restricted.

These bulletins discuss in nontechnical language a wide variety of subjects pertaining
to the farm and farm home.
Celery growing. W. R. Beattie, Bureau of Plant Industry. 46 p., illus. (F. L.
1269F., rev.) Price, 50.
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.
Growth and survival of deciduous trees in shelter-belt experiments at Mandan,
N. Dak., 1915-34. Ernest J. George, Bureau of Plant Industry. 48 p., illus.
(T. B. 496T.) Price, 50.
Deals with shelter-belt combination experiments with broadleaf trees begun in
1915. These were set out as representative of typical shelterbelts which it was
expected would be established on farms in connection with the cooperative demonstra-
tion shelterbelt project.
Positions of seeds and motes in locks and lengths of cotton fibers from bolls borne
at different positions on plants at Greenville, Tex. Do\w D. Porter, Bureau of
Plant Industry. 14 p., illus. (T. B. 509T.) Price, 5C.
Fills the need for specific information in regard to the number of motes in different
varieties, their positions in the locks, the number of mature seeds in locks, length
of fiber on motes and on seeds, and the possible correlation of number of mature
seeds in locks and the length of lint.
Cotton fabrics as affected by variations in pressure and in length of exposure during
ironing. K. Melvina Downey and Ruth E. Elmquist, Bureau of Home
Economics. 32 p., illus. (T. B. 517T.) Price, 50.
The proper finishing of cotton fabrics involves a knowledge of the effect of such
factors as temperature, applied mechanical pressure, and time of contact with th?
heated surface. The present study is an initial attempt to evaluate the combined
result of these variables upon cotton fabrics of known history.
This series carries the less technical and more informal material of the same general
nature as that In the Technical Bulletin series.
Tilips. David Griffiths, Bureau of Plant Industry. 64 p., illus. (Cir. 372C.)
Price, 100.
This circular shows how to produce high-quality tulip stocks, and why the
domestic bulbs should be and are the equal of any.
The wax moth and its control. Warren Whitcomb, Jr., Bureau of Entomology
and Plant Quarantine. 14 p., illus. (Cir. 386C.) Price, 54.
Discusses the economic importance of the wax moth. Including losses caused by it
and benefits derived from Its destructiveness. Gives the life history of the Insect
and recommendations for its control.
Analysis of open commitments in wheat and corn futures on the Chicago Board of
Trade, September 29, 1934. D. B. Bagnell, Grain Futures Administration.
20 p. Illus. (Cir. 397C.) Price, 50.
This investigation was in the form of cross-section analyses or surveys. Informa-
tion was obtained as to the class, geographical locations, and the market position
of the various Individuals, firms, and corporations holding open contracts on the
dates mentioned.


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
Ihan octavo. Such publications were formerly issued as Miscellaneous Circulars.
Development and use of standards for grade, color, and character of American
cotton linters. Guy S. Meloy, Bureau of Agricultural Economics. 12 p.
(M. P. 242MP.) Price, 50.
Defines cotton linters and the terms used in the industry. Describes the standards
and gives rules used In connection with their use.
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
Carlot shipments and unloads of nineteen important fruits and vegetables for the
calendar years 1933 and 1934. Bureau of Agricultural Economics. 206 p.
(S. B. 53S.) Price, 150.
Information contained supplements that in Statistical Bulletin 46, Car-Lot Ship-
ments and T'nloads of Important Fruits and Vegetables for the Calendar Years
1931 and 193! and is based on reports secured by the market news service of the
Division of Fruits and Vegetables, Bureau of Agricultural Economics.

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 r c ssary by certain bureaus. Free distribution is limited to persons in the employ
of the Ilepartment, to public officials 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 announcements.
Revision of standards for grades of American upland cotton. Bureau of Agricul-
tural Economics. (S. R. A.-B. A. E. 150.) 10 p.'
Regulations governing the meat inspection of the United States Department of
Agriculture. Amendment to Regulation 18, B. A. I. Order 211, revised.
Bureau of Animal Industry. 1 p. (Amdt. 10 to B. A. I. Order 211, rev.)'
Bureau of Animal Industry, service and regulatory announcements. May 1936.
pp. 35-45. (S. R. A.-B. A. I. 348.) Price, 50 each.2
Modification of Dutch elm disease quarantine regulations. Revision of Regulation
3. Effective April 1, 1936. Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine.
2 p. (B. E. P. Q-Q. 71.)1
Notices of judgment under the Caustic Poison Act. Food and Drug Administra-
tion. 4 p. (N. J. CO P. 34-40).'
Notices of judgment under the Food and Drugs Act. Index to nos. 10001-20000.
Food and Drug Administration. 195 p.'
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 descriptions of the area. its climate and agriculture, ahd detailed
descriptions of the soils. They are of interest and value primarily to residents of the
Louisiana, Livingston Parish. (No. 22, series 1931.) 85 p., illus. Price, 300.
Free distribution of periodicals is definitely restricted. They may be obtained by pur-
chase or subscription from the Superintendent of Documents.
Agricultural situation. Vol. 20, no. 5, May 1, 1936. Price, 50 a copy; 250 a year,
domestic; 40V a year, foreign.'
Crops and markets. Vol. 13, no. 4, April 1936. Price, 100 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 movt~ment, conditions, and prices of agricul-
tural products; and studies of prices and demand, both foreign and domestic.

Tli-se may be obtained from the issuing bureau.
2 Payable to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington,
D. C.

Indicate below by numbers IN NUMERICAL ORDER, bulletins desired. In order to
assure prompt delivery detach this frank and return in stamped envelope 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 Office, Washington, D. C., enclosing remittance to cover cost of
publication. Be sure to fill In blank form on reverse side.

Buetins Leafleta Other publications

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 Michi-
gan. Alabama, Mississippi, and the extreme western portion of Florida. Price daily
except Sundays and holidays, 250 a month, $3 a; daily, including Sundays and
holidays, 300 a month, t3.t0 a year. Sunday and holiday maps only, 50f a year.
Foreign subscriptions, $i.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
Extension service review. Vol. 7, no. 5, May 1936. Illus. Price, 54 a copy;
5i;0 a year, domestic; 750 a year, foreign.'
Issued monthly by the Extension Service, of which it is the official organ, for the
distribution of administrative information.
Journal of agricultural research. Price, $3.25 a year, domestic; $4.75 a year, for-
eign. Each issue, 15, domestic; 200, foreign. Reprints, 5f, domestic;
84, foreign." 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.
Journal of agricultural research. Vol. 52, no. 5, March 1, 1936. Illus.
Some storage diseases of grapefruit (G-9S7). Charles Brooks and Lacy P.
Extent of vertical migration of horse strongyle larvae in soils of different types
(A-168). John T. Lucker.
Zinc and other mineral constituents in relation to the rosette disease of pecan
trees (Ariz.-10). A. H. Finch.
The isolation of a hemophilic bacillus in pure culture and the reaction of
chickens to extranasal inoculations thereof (R. I.-4.). J. P. Delaplane, L. E.
Erwin, and H. O. Stuart.
Chromosome behavior in blackberry-raspberry hybrids (Tex.-14). S. H. Yarnell.
---- Vol. 52, no. 6. March 15, 1936. Illus.
Black chaff disease of wheat (G-1001). R. H. Bamherg.
Three blue staining fungi, including two new species, associated with bark
beetles (G-9991. Caroline T. Rumbold.
Relation of accessory growth substances to heavy metals, including molybdenum,
in the nutrition of Aspcrgillus niger (G-1004). Robert A. Steinberg.
Chrysis shanghatcnsia Smith, a parasite of the oriental moth (K-264). D. E.
The influence of varying amounts of water-soluble phosphorus in different soil
types on the response of cultivated crops (Fla.-19). O. C. Bryan and W. M.
The function of copper in soils and Its relation to the availability of iron and
manganese (N. C.-321. L. G. Willis and J. R. Piland.
-- Vol. 52, no. 8, April 15, 1936. Illus.
Influence of temperature and other factors on the morphology of the wheat
seedling (G-1005). J. W. Taylor and M. A. McCall.
Crown and root development in wheat varieties (G-1006). R. B. Webb and
D. E. Stephens.
Certain insect vectors of Aplanobacter slowarti (K-266). F. W. Poos and
Charlotte Elliott.
Growth inhibition in the potato caused by a gas emanating from apples
(Kans.-79). O. H. Elmer.

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Journal of agricultural research. Vol. 52, no. 8, April 15, 1936. Illus.
Seed germination in Lobelia with special reference to the influence of light on
Lobelia inflate (N. Y. (Cornell)-34). W. C. Muenscher.
Time interval between eggs of Rhode Island Red pullets (Mass.-45). F. A.
Accuracy of the determination of lead and arsenic on apples (Pa.-54). Donald
E. H. Frear and W. S. Hodgkiss.
Monthly weather review. Vol. 63, 1935. Table of contents and index; vol. 64, no.
2, February 1936. Illus. Price, 150 a copy; $1.50 a year, domestic; $2.25
a year, foreign." Not for general distribution.
Contain (1) meteorological contributions and bibliography. (2) weather charts for
the month with an interpretative summary, and (3) climatological tables.
Public roads. Vol. 17, no. 2, April; no. 3, May 1936. Price, 100 a copy; $1 a
year, $1.50 a year, foreign.2
Soil conservation. Vol. 1, no. 10, May 1936. Price, 100 a copy; $1 per year,
IsuEd monthly by the Soil Conservation Service. Seeks to supply to workers and
coolIprators of the Department of Agriculture engaged in soil-conservation activities
information of especial help to them In the performance of their duties.
Weekly weather and crop bulletin. Nos. 18-22, May 5-26, 1936. Price, 500 a
year, domestic; $1 a year, foreign.2

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