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United States Department of Agriculture



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 Department
of Agriculture.
Free distribution of technical material and periodicals is restricted.
This monthly list will be sent free on request made to the Office of Information, U. S.
Department of Agriculture, Washington, D C.
Publications will not be sent free to foreign addresses, except when exchanges of pub-
licHeations are made. Foreign corrrspindents should apply to Superintendent of Documents,
Washington, D. C., enclosing remittance.
These bulletins discuss in nontechnical language a wide variety of subjects pertaining to
the farm and farm home.

Beef cattle

for breeding
18 p., illus.

purposes. James R. Douglas, Bureau of Animal In-
(F. B. 1916F.) Price 5e.

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, recom-
mendations, remedies, and methods. They are brief and concise, written in informal, popular
style, and are limited to eight pages.

The pepper
tine. 8

p., illus.

Make-overs from me
8 p., illus. (Lea

J. C. Elmore, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quaran-
(Leaf. 226L.) Price 5c.
m's suits. Clarice L. Scott, Bureau of Home Economics.
f. 230L.) Price 5.

This series carries the less technical and more informal material of the same general nature
as that in the Technical Bulletin series.
Controlling coastal sand dunes in the Pacific Northwest. Willard T. McLaugh-
lin and Robert L. Brown, Soil Conservation Service. 46 p., illus. (Cir.
660C.) Price 10.

The farm real estate situation 1939-40, 1940-41, and 1941-42.
and A. R. Johnson, Bureau of Agricultural Economics. 45
662C.) Price 10t.

M. M.
p., illus.


This series Includes those publications of a miscellaneous nature which do not
any of the other series issued by the Department, particularly those of a size
octavo. Such publications were formerly issued as Miscellaneous Circulars.

fall within
other than

Changes in the National Poultry Improvement Plan. Bureau of Animal In-
dustry, in cooperation with delegates from participating States at the 1942
conference. (Supplement to M. P. 300, rev. June 1941.) 5 p. Price 50.
Stratified flow in reservoirs and its use in prevention of silting. Hugh Stevens
Bell, Soil Conservation Service. 46 p., illus. (M. P. 491M.) Price 100.
Factors influencing the nutritive value of the tomato. A review of the litera-
ture. K. C. Hamner and L. A. Maynard, Bureau of Plant Industry. 23 p.
(M. P. 502M.) Price 5.

Day length and crop yields. M.
Plant Industry. 22 p., illus.

W. Parker and
(M. P. 507M.)

H. A. Borthwick, Bureau of
Price 50.

Such notices of judgment, decisions, and instructions as are necessary in the enforcement
of regulatory acts are contained in these announcements. They are issued monthly or as
necessaIry 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 such informa-
tion, to journals especially concerned, and to manufacturers and firms whose business is
affected by the announcements.
Bureau of Animal Industry. Service and regulatory announcements. Sep-
tember 1942. Pp. 73-79. (S. R. A.-B. A. I. 425.) Price 50 each, 25# a
Notices of judgment under the Insecticide Act. Agricultural Marketing Ad-
ministration. Pp. 535-542. (N. J., I. F. 1812-1825.)2
These reports consist of two parts: (1) A soil map in colors showing the extent and distribu-
tion 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.
California, Wasco area. (No. 17, Series 1936.) 93 p., illus. Price 550.
North Carolina, Madison County. (No. 19, Series 1936.) 60 p., illus. Price
Oklahoma, Tulsa County. (No. 22, Series 1935.) 68 p., illus. Price 40f.
Tennessee, Roane County. (No. 15, Series 1936.) 125 p., illus. Price 45f.
Care and use of your electric hot plate. Folder.'
Care and use of your electric iron. Folder.
Care and use of your electric range. Folder.'
Care and use of your electric refrigerator. Folder.'
Care and use of your vacuum cleaner. Folder.'
Care and use of your washer. Folder.'
Report of the Chief of the Office of Experiment Stations, 1942. James T.
Jardine. 13 p. Price 5R.
Special report on diseases of the horse. Drs. Pearson, Huidekoper, Michener,
Harbaugh, Law, Trumbower, Liautard, Holcombe, Adams, and Mohler,
Bureau of Animal Industry. 584 p., illus. Revised edition 1942. Price
$1.75. For sale only.
The agriculture of Colombia. Kathryn H. Wylie, Office of Foreign Agricul-
tural Relations. 160 p., illus. (Foreign Agriculture Bull. 1.) Price 200.
Restricted distribution.
An emergency series of publications which discuss in nontechnical language food produc-
tion, nutrition, and related subjects pertaining to development of the Food for Freedom
How to make your washing machine last longer. Bureau of Home Economics
and Office of Price Administration. (AWI-6.) Folder. Price 50; $1.00
per 100 copies.
Take care of household rubber. Bureau of Home Economics and Office of
Price Administration. (AWI-7.) Folder. Price 50; $1.00 per 100 copies.
How to make your gas or electric range last longer. Bureau of Home Eco-
nomics and Office of Price Administration. (AWI-8.) Folder. Price 5;
$1.00 per 100 copies.
How to make your ironing equipment last longer. Bureau of Home Economics
and Office of Price Administration. (AWI-11.) Folder. Price 54 per
copy; $1.00 per 100 copies.
Free distribution of priodicals is definitely restricted. They may be obtained by purchase
or suliscripLion from the Superintendent of Documents.
Agricultural situation. Vol. 26, No. 11, November 1942. Price 5t a copy; 500
a year, domestic; 700 a year, foreign.'
A brif i 'l ii'rril siiiniily ol ciirrent conditions, Inclurling pertinent statistics relating
to pri,,liilioi. iio\,niiit, fconsuiniption, and prices of the Important farm products.
1 I'ay.ile to the Sup,.rintend-nt of Documrnts, Government Printing Office, Washington, D. 0.
2 Theic may be obtained frum 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 Office of Information,
United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C. List no more than five publica-
tions. If more are desired, please apply to Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing
Office, Washington, D. C., enclosing remittance to cover cost of publication. Requests for
change of address must show old as well as new address.
Be sure to write your name and address plainly on reverse side of this form.

BFuers' Leaflets Other publications

Agriculture decisions. Vol. 1, No. 8, August 1942. Price 15 a copy; $1.50
a year.'
To make available to interested persons, in an orderly and accessible form, decisions
issued under regulatory laws administered in the Department.
Agriculture in the Americas. Vol. 2, No. 11, November; No. 12, December 1942.
Illus. Price 10 a copy; 750 a year, domestic; $1.20 a year, foreign.'
This monthly publication of 16 pages is designed to present in popular style agri-
cultural developmenUs in the Western Hmisphere, particularly as they affect the
economic relations of the American Republics. The subject matter covers various phases
of inter-American trade, as well as agricultural items of importance in the program for
Hemisphere defense.
Crops and markets. Vol. 19, No. 7, October 1942. Price 100 a copy; 30 a year,
domestic; 450 a year, foreign.'
Statistics concerning crop and livestock estimates and market information; reports on
supplies, stocks, commercial movement, conditions, and prices of agricultural products;
and studies of prices and demand, both foreign and domestic. Quarterly.
Experiment station record. Vol. 87, No. 6, December 1942. Price $1.00 per
volume (2 volumes a year) consisting of 6 monthly numbers and index;
$1.75 per volume, foreign. Single numbers for sale only. Price 150.1
A technical review of scientific literature pertaining to agriculture.
Extension service review. Vol. 13, No. 11, November 1942. Illus. Price 10 a
copy; $1.00 a year, domestic; $1.40 a year, foreign.'
Issued monthly by the Extension Service, of which it is the official organ, for the
distribution of administrative information.
Foreign agriculture. Vol. 6, No. 11, November 1942. Illus. Price 100 a
copy; $1.00 a year, domestic; $1.60 a year, foreign.'
A 48-page monthly periodical containing articles on foreign government policies re-
lating to agriculture, foreign agricultural production and international trade in agri-
cultural products. The articles in general are the result of special research or field
investigations conducted by the office staff or commodity specialists of the Office of
Foreign Agricultural Relations. Designed primarily for those who are interested in
following changes in foreign policies as they affect agriculture.
Journal of agricultural research. Price $3.25 a year, domestic; $4.75 a year,
foreign. Each issue, 15t, domestic; 200, foreign. Separates, 50, domestic;
80, 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.
Separates. A small supply of each separate is given to the originating bureau or
station for its staff, cooperators, and for such other distribution as can be made. Others
interested may purchase copies from the Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D. C.,
at 50 each. The Office of Information has none for general distribution.
Vol. 65, No. 9. November 1, 1942. Illus. Contents:
Awn inheritance in barley. (Calif.-129). James L. Myler.
Insect transmission of the virus causing narcissus mosiac. (K-321). F. S. Blanton and
F. A. Haasis.
Asynaptic Gossypium plants and their polyploids. (Tex.-24). J. 0. Beasley and Meta
Suche Brown.
Ihe influence of feeding low-nitro-en rations on the reliability of biological values.
(N. Y. (Cornell)-52). J. 1. Miller and F. B. Morrison.

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Journal of agricultural research.

Vol. 65, No. 10.

November 15, 1942.


Respiration and oxidase and catalase activity of apples in relation to maturity and
storage. (G-1267). Boyce D. Ezell and Fisk Gerhardt.
Factors determining the reduction in yield of field corn by the European ecam borer.
(K-318). L. H. Patch. G. W. Still, M. Schlosberg, and G. T. Bottger.
Ilydrocephalus, a lethal in cattle (Mich.-38). 0. L. Cole and L. A. Moore.
Development of synthetic food media for use in nutrition studies of the European corn
borer. (K-319). G. T. Bottgir.
Rural electrification news. Vol. 8, No. 3, November 1942. Price 100 a copy;
75( a year, domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.1
Issued monthly by the Rural Electrification Administration. A summary of rural elec-
trification activities and a clearing house for interchange of information pertaining to
utilization of electric power in farm tasks.
Soil conservation. Vol. 8, No. 5, November 1942. Price 10. a copy; $1 a year,
domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.'
Issued monthly by the Soil Conservation Service. Seeks to supply to workers and
cooperators of the Department of Agriculture engaged in soil-conservation activities informa-
tion of especial help to them in the performance of their duties.

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