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Annual Report of Alaska Agricultural Experiment Stations for 1913.
Sept. 5, 1914. Price, 20 cents.
Pp. 80o pls.
Sof agricultural Research. Vol. II, No. 6. September, 1914. Contents:
a barriers of the Chestnut-Blight Pungus. By F. D. Heald and R. A. Stud-
.t-Density of Wood Substance and Porosity of Wood. By Frederick Dun-
-COimposition of Rdguefort-Cheese Fat. By James N. Currie.-A New Sarco-
rid Parasite of Grasshoppers. By E. 0. G. Kelly.-Papaya Fruit Fly. By
enek Knab aand W. W. Yothers.--Contents and Index of Volume II. Pp. 405-
466, pls. 38-42,
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Bureau of Chemistry. May,
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Sept. 11, 1914.
Sept. 25, 1914.
Soil Survey of Will County, Illinois. By Charles J.
37, fig. 1, map. (From F. O. Soils, 1912.) Price,
Soil Surveys of Orange County New York. By G.
ment of Agriculture, and T. M. Morrison, of the
culture. Pp. 56, fig. 1, map. (From F. O. Soils,
Soil Survey of Bamberg County, South Carolina.
fig. 1, map. (From F. O. Soils, 1913.) Price, 15
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Effects of Certain Cooking Conditions in Producing Soda Pulp from Aspen. By
Henry E. Surface, Engineer in Forest Products, Forest Products Laboratory. Pp.
63, phs. 9, figs. 20. Contribution from the Forest Service. (Professional Paper.)
Aug. 31, 1914. (Department Bulletin 80.) Price, 15 cents.
This paper presents detailed information of value in experimental work in the laboratory and in
promoting the efficiency of commercial paper-making plants employing the soda process.
Relative Resistance of Various Conifers to Injection with Creosote. By C. H. Tees-
dale, Engineer in Forest Products, Forest Products Laboratory. Pp. 43, pls. 8,
figs. 9. Contribution from the Forest Service. (Professional Paper.) Sept. 25,
1914. (Department Bulletin 101.) Price, 15 cents.
The purpose of this bulletin is to show how woods should be graded in order that they may give uni-
form results when subjected to treatment with preservatives; it is intended for those interested in wood
The Granular Venereal Disease and Abortion in Cattle. By W. L. Williams, Pro-
fessor of Surgery, Veterinary Department, Cornell University. Pp. 57, figs. 2.
Contribution from the Bureau of Animal Industry. (Professional Paper.) Sept.
12, 1914. (Department Bulletin 106.) Price, 10 cents.
This bulletin describes a very common affection of breeding cattle, as to which there is a wide diver-
sity of opinion. The paper is the result of extensive study and is of interest to veterinarians and cattle
Gate Structures for Irrigation Canals. By Fred C. Scobey. Irrigation Engineer Irri-
gation Investigations. Pp. 61, pls. 12, figs. 18. Contribution from the Office of
Experiment Stations. (Professional Paper.) Sept. 1, 1914. (Department Bulle-
tin 115.) Price, 20 cents.
This paper will be of interest to engineers and directors of farmers' canal companies in the irrigated
sections of the West.
Oriental Species of Beans. By C. V. Piper, Agrostologist in Charge, and W. J.
rse, Scientific Assistant, Forage-Crop Investigations. Pp. 32, pis. 7. Contribu-
a from the Bureau of Plant Industry. (Professional Paper.) Sept. 2, 1914.
The Mycogone Disease of Mushrooms and Its Control. By F. J. Veihmeyer, Formerly
Scientific Assistant in the Office of Pathological Collections and Inspection Work.
Pp. 24, pls. 3, figs. 5. Contribution from the Bureau of Plant Industry. (Pro-
fessional Paper.) Sept. 16, 1914. (Department Bulletin 127.) Price, 10 cents.
This bulletin describes a disease of mushrooms which causes great losses to growers and gives methods
of control. Of interest to mushroom growers generally.
Distribution and Migration of North American Rails and Their Allies. By Wells A.
Cooke, Assistant Biologist. Pp. 50, figs. 19. Contribution from the Bureau of
Biological Survey. Sept. 25, 1914. (Department Bulletin 128.) Price, 10 cents.
This bulletin aims to give precise information as to the ranges of the several species of North Ameri-
can rails and their allies, the cranes, gallinules, coots, and others, especially in regard to breeding ranges
and migrations; and to furnish data sufficient to serve as a basis for protective legislation for the species
by States in which they are found.
Yields from the Destructive Distillation of Certain Hardwoods. By L. F. Hawley
and R. C. Palmer, Chemists in Forest Products. Pp. 16, figs. 3. Contribution
frdm the Forest Service. (Professional Paper.) Sept. 10, 1914. (Department
Bulletin 129.) Price, 5 cents.
Gives results of experiments in destructive distillation of hardwoods.
Of interest to manufacturers
Repellents for Protecting Animals from the Attacks of Flies. By H. W. Graybill,
D. V. M., Assistant Zoologist, Zoological Division, Bureau of Animal Industry.
Pp. 26. Contribution from the Bureau of Entomology. Sept. 10, 1914. (Depart-
ment Bulletin 131.) Price, 5 cents.
Contains data concerning substances which may be
and is of interest and value to the live-stock industry.
Experiments With Crops Under Fall Irrigation at th
Experiment Farm. By Fritz Knorr, Farm Su
Agriculture. Pp. 17, figs. 5. Contribution fron
Sept. 16, 1914. (Department Bulletin 133.) Pri
The results of a 3-year experiment reported in this bulletin
sections of the Great Plains area produces an increase in yield
applied to live stock to protect them from flies,
ie Scottsbluff Reclamation Project
perintendent, Western Irrigation
a the Bureau of Plant Industry.
cc, 5 cents.
indicate that fall irrigation in the irrigated
of field crops more than compensating for
Experiments in the Production of Crops on 4lkali Land on the Huntley Reclamation
Project, Montana. By Dan Hansen, Farm Superintendent, Office of Western Irri-
gation Agriculture. Pp. 19, figs. 7. Contribution from the Bureau of Plant Indus-
try. Sept. 10, 1914. (Department Bulletin 135.) Price, 5 cents.
Gives results of different systems of cropping used to reclaim the alkali land on this project.
Commercial Turkestan Alfalfa Seed. By Edgar Brown, Botanist in Charge of Seed
Laboratory.. Pp. 6, fig. 1. Contribution from the Bureau of Plant Industry.
Sept. 19, 1914. (Department Bulletin 138.) Price, 5 cents.
This bulletin is intended to warn American alfalfa growers to avoid the use of commercial Turkestan
seed. whkh, though inferior to domestic-grown seed, is retailed at a higher price, making greater profits
for the dealers. The bulletin tells how this cheapest of all alfalfa seeds in the Eusopin market can be
Economic Conditions in the Sea Island Cotton Industry. By William R. Meadows,
Cotton Technologist. Pp. 18. Contribution from the Office of Markets. Sept. 25,
1914. (Department Bulletin 146.) Price, 5 cents.
This bulletin discusses the economic conditions in the Sea Island cotton industry in South Carolina
and the islands off the coast and also in portions of Georgia and Florida.
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The effect of Strongly Calcareous Soils on the Growth and Ash Composition of Cer-
tain Plants. By P. L. Gile, Chemist, and C. N. Ageton, Assistant Chetiat.
pls. 4. Sept. 17,1914. (Bulletin 16, Porto Rico Agricultural Experimelt Sta.
Price, 10 cents.
The Work of the Belle Fourche Reclamation Prd
Beyer Aune, Farm Superintendent. Pp. 19,
ject Experiment Famn in 1918. By
figs. 4. Sept. 8, 1914. (Bure of
This circular is principally for distribution to the farmers of the BellU Fotfche Reolml atiii
in order that they may be informed as to the various experiments in progress at the frtif MAd s to
methods of producing the different irrigated crops.
The Work of the San Antonio Experiment Farm in 1913. By S. II. Hast ngsu tEm
Superintendent. Pp. 15, figs. 5. Sept. 9, 1914. (Bureau of Plant Industry.)
The Work of the Scottsbluff Reclamation Project Experiment Farm in 1913. By
Fritz Knorr, Farm Superintendent. Pp. 19, figs. 5. Sept. 18, 1914. (Burea of
Plant Industry.) >
The Work of the Yuma Reclar
Blair, Farm Superintendent.
nation Project E:
Pp. 18, figs. 6.
experiment Farm in 1913. By B. S.
Sept. 12, 1914. (Bureau of Plnt
Sudan Grass as a Forage Crop. By HIN. Vinall, Agronomist, Office of P
Investigations. Pp. 20, figs. 10. Contribution from the Bureau of Plan
Sept. 2, 1914. (Farmers' bulletin 605.)
Demands for information regarding this new hay plant have come from nearly very
United States, but more especially from the Southern States, where the need of a desirable
been acute since the advent of the boll weevil forced diversification of crops. This bulletin
meet this demand by making available the information at hand.
t Induiutr .
section of the
Bird Houses and How to Build Them. By Ned Dearborn, Assistait Biologist. Py.
19, figs. 48. Contribution from the Bureau of Biological Survey. Sept. 11, 1b14.
(Farmers' Bulletin 609.)
This bulletin is intended to encourage the protection and study of birds; it is suitable for distributor
in ail sections of the United States.
Wild Onion: Met
hods of Eradication. By H. H. Lox, Agriculturist, Office of Fbrm
Management. Pp. 8, figs. 7. Contribution from the Bureau of Plant Industry.
Sept. 9, 1914. (Farmers' Bulletin 610.)
This bulletin describes methods for eradicating the weed that is responsible for the "gariy" tas
and odor found in some milk and butter and in some bread, and is of especial interest to frmaits in
dairymen in the Atlantic coast region and as far inland as Missouri. The subject matter is btsed on ad
is an enlargement of the Bureau ol Plant Industry circular (Doe. No. 416) entitled "The Wild Ontai,
by J. S. Cates and H. R. Cox.
le Agricultural Outlook. Contribution from the Bureau of Crop Estimate. Sept.
16, 1914. Pp. 39, figs. 5. (Farmers' Bulletin 620.)
CoNTEwnrs.-General review of crop conditions; September 1, 1914--Cotton condition, Awst 25,19,
with comparisons-Trend of prices of farm products-Florida and California crop pott-HOney f-
duction-Conference on the cotton marketing situation-The hog supply-The appero-The M
crops in England--Condition, production, forecast, and prices of specified crops (tabls)--Pris tf it
products (tables)-The equivalent in yield per acre of 100 per cent condition on October 1-Crop etit
itions September 1, 1914, chart-Temperature and precipitation, charts.
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National Weather and Crop Bulletin, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 1914,
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