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United States Department of Agricu
BUREAU OF PLANT INDUSTRY
During the calendar year
1929 seed of Kentucky
bluegrass was procured in
the open market, in accordance with the act of Congress making appropriations
for the United States Department of Agriculture, of which the following is a
Where such samples [seeds of grasses, clover, or alfalfa, and lawn-grass seeds secured in the open market]
ae found to be adulterated or misbranded, the results of the tests shall be published, together with the
names of the persons by whom the seeds were offered for sale.
* In carrying out the provisions of this act 525 mail samples and 107 purchased
lots of seed in bulk were obtained. These were examined in the Seed Laboratory
of the Bureau of Plant Industry, and publication is here made of the results
of the analyses of the samples found to be adulterated or misbranded
with the names of the persons by whom they were offered for sale.
.--Results of tests of samples of seed obtained in the open market as Ke
bluegrass seed and found to be adulterated or misbranded
Seed offered for sale or sold as Kentucky bluegrass
Name of dealer
Anderson & Spilman ......
0Chman Hardware Co..
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Davenport Seed Co., The..
D -n----eed, Ha Grain
Duncan Seed, Hay & Grain
Harden eed Co.,
flrr Seed Co., C.
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619-623 Main Street, Zanes-
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Davenport, Iowa_. .t. --
St. Paris, Ohio ........
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The_... 505 Walnut Stree
W Mattoon,TIIL _.
ros. Co., 230-233 East
Street, Fort Wa
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Mail samplet __
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Mail (sample) _-
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Mail (sample) ._
nd inert matter
upon analysis of
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i from 13 firms was found to be adulterated or misbranded.
seed was found in 19 lots, redtop in 7 lots, timothy in 6 lots,
nt Industry of the United States Department f Agriculture
Stc mine and report promptly as to the presence of adulterants
,n ,afl mple of seed submitted for that purpose. According to the
hg gr, these samples may be submitted to the Seed Laboratory
., or to any of the following laboratories maintained through
Svthis department: Cooperative Seed Laboratory, California
of Agriculture, Capitol Extension Building, Sacramento,
ive Seed Laboratory, Oregon Agricultural College, Corvallis,
active Seed Laboratory, Purdue University Agrioultiiural tEkpeient
Fayette, Ind.; Cooperative Seed Laboratory, Missouri Agricultural
Station, Columbia, Mo.
ARTHUR M. HYDE,
Secretary of Agriculture.
WASHINGTON, D. C., June 14, 1930.