United States Department of Agriculture
MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
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.
Goldenseal under cultivation. Walter Van Fleet, Bureau of Plant Industry. 14 p.,
illus. (F. B. 613F., rev.) Price, 50.
This series carries popular material of the same general character as that carried by
the Farmers' Bulletins except that the leaflets are confined to specific practical directions,
recommendations, remedies, and methods. They are brief and concise, written in in-
formal, popular style, and are limited to eight pages.
Quality guides in buying women's cloth coats. Clarice L. Scott, Bureau of Home
Economics. 8 p. (Leaf. 117L.) Price, 50.
The informative tags now attached to some coats are helpful, but too often the
facts given concern only one part of the garment, such as the fur or the inter-
linine. More comnlpte information woIlld be n distinct help to the woman pur-
chaser, and the trade would also benefit by calling consumer attention to special
qualities or to the service that might reasonably be expected.
The Department Bulletins are technical or scientific In nature and apply to a special
crop, industry, or locality. This series ends with no. 15UU, and is succeeded by tne
Technical Bulletin series. The editions are limited.
The genera of grasses of the United States, with special reference to the economic
species. A. S. Hitchcock, Bureau of Plant Industry. 802 p., illus. (D. B.
722D., rev.) Price, 350.
The technical Bulletins contain the results of Fcientiflc 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.
Effect of artificially drying seed cotton before ginning on certain quality elements of
the lint and seed and on the operation of the gin stand. Francis L. Gerdes,
Bureau of Agricultural Economics, and Charles A. Bennett, Bureau of
Agricultural Engineering. 62 p., illus. (T. B. 508T.) Price, 100.
This study shows the relationship between the moisture content of seed cottons
undriedd) and some of the quality elements of ginned lint; determines the extent to
which artificial drying reduces the quantity of moisture In seed cottons; shows the
comparative effects on quality elements of ginned lint and cottonseed, anti on the
mechanical operation of the gin machinery and determines the proper drying tem-
peratures for seed cottons of different moisture content.
Timber growing and logging practice in ponderosa pine in the Northwest. R. H.
Weidman, Forest Service; with introduction by Ferdinand A. Silcox,
Forest Service. 92 p., illus. (T. B. 511T.) Price, 10f.
This bulletin is the last of a series of 12 publications covering the principal
forest regions of the United States. The measures proposed are arranged in two
general groups: (1) Minimum needed to prevent timber-producing land trom becom-
ing barren and (2) desirable forestry practice.
Agricultural loans of commercial banks. Norman J. Wall, Bureau of Agricultural
Economics. 56 p. Illus. (T. B. 521T.) Price 100.
The analysis of changes in the volume of agricultural loans for the wnr and
post-war periods together with a detailed analysis uf the outstanding agriculturnl
loans held by commercial banks at the end of 1034 Is summarized in this publica-
This series carries the less technical and more informal material of the same general
nature as that in the Technical Bulletin series.
Care and maintenance of cotton-gin saws and ribs. Charles A. Bennett, Bureau of
Agricultural Engineering, and Francis L. Gerdes, Bureau of Agricultural
Economics. 20 p., illus. (Cir. 393C.) Price, 5f.
This circular emphasizes the importance of keeping gin saws and ribs in good
condition and gives practical information regarding their maintenance and repair.
A method of harvesting grapefruit to retard stem-end rot. J. R. Winston, Bureau
of Plant Industry. 8 p., illus. (Cir. 396C.) Price, 50.
After grapefruit is clipped, infection in the stem parts advances into the fruit.
If fruit with infected stems is pulled, the point of infection may be separated from
the fruit, thus preventing development of decay.
These circulars include those publications of a miscellaneous nature which do not
fall within any of the other series issued by the Depnrtmment. The series closed with
no. 110 and is replaced by the Miscellaneous Publication series.
State sanitary requirements governing admission of livestock. Revised to April 1,
1936. Bureau of Animal Industry. 133 p. (M. C. 14 MC, rev.) Price, 100.
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.
Food plants of the North American Indians. Ellas Yanovsky, Bureau of Chemis-
try and Soils. 84 p. (M. P. 237MP.) Price, 100.
Directory of activities of the Bureau of Plant Industry. Bureau of Plant Industry.
130 p., illus. (M. P. 238MP.) Price, 10W.
Colloid chemistry of cellulosic materials. Alfred J. Stamm, Forest Service. 91 p.
(M. P. 2-0MP.) Price, 100.
The purpose of this publication is to make available under one cover a connected
review of the colloid chemistry of cellulosic materials in the effort to stimulate
further researches and discovery, seeking always a clearer knowledge of the mate-
rials and their chemical and physical relationships.
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Such notices of judgment, decisions, and instructions as are necessary in the enforce-
ment of regulatory nHLt .lIP toniumjed in these announcements. Tney are issued monthly
or as necessary by certain bureaus. Free distribution is limited to persons in the employ
of the Department, to public officials whose duties render it necessary for them to have
subc information, to journals especially concerned, and to manufacturers and firms whose
business is affected by the announcements.
Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, Service and Regulatory Announce-
ments. January-March 1936. Pp. 1-40. (S. R. A.-B. E. P. Q. no. 126.)'
Notices of judgment under the Food and Drugs Act. Food and Drug Administra-
tion. Pp. 13-47. (N. J., F. D. 2502(G-25075). Drugs.1
These reports consist of two parts: (1) A soil map in colors showing the extent and
distribution of the different voils in the area covered by the survey and (2) a printed
report containing brief descriptions of the area, its climate and agriculture, and detailed
descriptions of the soils. Tley are of interest and value primarily to residents of the
Indiana, Randolph County. (No. 18, series 1931.) 36 p., illus. Price, 304.
North Carolina, Washington County. (No. 8, series 1932.) 25 p., illus. Price,
Ohio, Brown County. (No. 40, series 1930.) 55 p., illus. Price, 35#.
Ohio, Putnam County. (No. 41, series 1930.) 85 p., illus. Price, 304.
Texas, Falls County. (No. 7, series 1932.) 40 p., illus. Price, 304.
Texas, Hardeman County. (No. 9, series 1932.) 38 p., illus. Price, 35f.
'These may be obtained from the issuing bureau.
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 remit-
tance to cover cost of publication. Be sure to fill in blank form on reverse side.
Fa s Leaflets Other publiaers'tions
Bulletins Leaflets Other publications
Directory of the Bureau of Animal Industry. (Corrected to May 1, 1936.) 67 p.
Laws applicable to the United States Department of Agriculture, 1935: Embracing
acts and provisions of a permanent character in force September 6, 1935. Com-
piled by J. P. Wenchel and Morrow H. Moore, Office of the Solicitor. 750 p.
Report of the Puerto Rico Experiment Station, 1935. 84 p., illus. Price, 54.
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. 7, July 1, 1936. Price, 5# a copy; 254 a year,
domestic; 450 a year, foreign.'
Crops and markets. Vol. 13, no. 6. June 1936. Price, 100 a copy; $1.00 a year,
domestic; 454 a year, foreign.
Statistics concerning crops and livestock estimates and market information re-
ports on supplies, stocks. conmm-rcial movement, conditions, and prices of agricul-
tural products; and studies of prices and demand, both foreign and domestic.
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 year; daily, including Sundays and
holidays, 300 a month, $3 60 a year. Sunday and holiday maps only, 50C a year.
Foreign subscriptions $7.25 a year. Alaps 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.'
Experiment station record. Vol. 75, no. 1, July 1936. 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.
Extension service review. Vol. 7, no. 7, July 1936. Illus. Price, 54 a copy; 500
a year, domestic; 900 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, 154, domestic; 200, foreign. Reprints, 50, 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.
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Journal of agricultural research. Vol. 52, no. 11. June 1, 1936. Illus.
Length of the dormant period in cereal seeds (Minn.-95). A. H. Larson, R. B.
Harvey, and John Larson.
The estimation of the heat production of cattle from the insensible loss in
body weight (111.-63). H. H. Mitchell and T. S. Hamilton.
Viability of coniter seed as affected by seed-moisture content and kiln temperi-
ture (F-76). William G Morris.
The comparative inseLtiu-idal efficiency against the camphor scale of spray oils
with different unsulphonatable residues (K-270). A. W. Cressman and, Lynn
Transmission of sugarcane mosaic by the rusty plum aphid, yasteroneura
setariae (K-271). J. W. Ingram and E. M. Summers.
Tie composition and digestibility of mung-bean silage, with observations on the
silica-ratio procedure for studying digestibility (Okla.-25). Willis D. Gallup
and A. H. Kuhlman.
V l. 52, no. 12. June 15, 1936. Illus.
Inh.iit:ince of resistance to the common mosaic virus in the bean (G-1015).
M. C. Parker.
Relation of stomatal function of wheat to invasion and infection by leaf rust
(Puer-inia triticina) ((G-1013). Ralph M. Cnldwell and G. M. Stone.
Inhibiting effect of sulphur in selenized soil on toxicity of wheat to rats
(G-IUi4). Annie M. Hurd-Karrer and Mary H. Kennedy.
Response of certain plants to length of day and temperature under controlled
conditions (G-1016). Robert A. Steinberg and W. W. Garner.
Scribner volume tnbles for cut-over stands of ponderosa pine in Arizona (F-7T).
Ezra M. Hornibrook.
Monthly weather review. Vol. 64. no. 4, April 1936. Illus. Price, 150 a copy;
$1.50 a year, domestic; $2.25 a year, foreign.' Not for general distribution.
Contains (1) meteorological contributions and bibliography, (2) weather charts for
the month with an interpretative summary, and (3) climatological tables.
Public roads. Vol. 17, no. 5, July 1936. Price, 100 a copy; $1 a year, $1.50 a
Soil conservation. Vol. 2, no. 1, July 1936. Price, 10 a copy; $1 a year, domestic.'
Issued monthly by the Soil Conservation Service. Seeks to supply to workers and
cooperators 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. 27-30, July 7-28, 1936. Price, 50t a ear,
domestic; $1 a year, foreign.'
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