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f ; United States Department of _. ..i..OST,
.WASHINGTON, D. C., April 30, 1917.
: MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS.
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: FARMERS' BULLETINS-FOR FREE DISTRIBUTION.
i i OaTL-T1e department's supply of the current numbers of Farmers' Bulletin is
'i 1mrily sufcient to make it possible to send them free to all applicants. They are
th~ Palrle 'at 5 cents per copy.
;p indbreak as a Farm Asset. By Carlos G. Bates, Forest Examiner.
SS p .' 16, Aigs. 8. Contribution from the Forest Service. April, 1917. (Farm-
Si:: ',r8' Bulletin 788.)
r She Shw the necessity for windbreaks and the results obtained by planting them.
injurious to Orchard Fruits, Currant, Gooseberry, and Grape. By
t' IL Quaintance,. Entomologist in Charge of Deciduous Fruit Insect In-
i.e tons, and A. C. Baker, Entomological Assistant. Pp. 42, figs. 30.
ibution from the Bureau of Entomology. April, 1917. (Farmers'
.1p, of. Interest. to orchardists, vineyardists, and growers of currants and goose-
:: all parts of the United States.
and Bread Making in the Home. By Caroline L. Hunt, Seientific
r '.Amaistant, Office of Home Economics, States Relations Service, and Hannah
'fi l .saling, Assistant Chemist, Bureau of Chemistry. Pp. 26, figs. 2.
i*. ffrom the States Relations Service. April, 1917. (Farmers'
A*eial. interests to housekeepers.
:DEPARTMENT BULLETINS-TECHNICA L.
S.aketio. onlisted below are technical or scientific treatises or bulletins apply-
Spi uib indui try or locality. The edition is limited, but they will be furnished
e whoe can use such specialized information as long as the supply lasts.
I tijre prompt receipt, remit price to the Superintendent of Documents.
Uiasd Jtribution of Strawberries in 1915. By O. W. Schleassner
.'9.1, Gilbert, Assistant in Market Surveys. Pp. 32, figs. 15. Con-
oi from the Office of Markets and Rural Organization. Apr. 2, 1917.
t Bulletin 477.): Price, 10 cents.
., iteat to strawberry growers, shippers, transportation companies, and
AaNA tA all engaged In the trade in berries and fruits.
.juuLtrum aq Rtn i~SMuj MN wy L a mVW ru-n1 1t. 1- 110 ~,. MOiC
in Woods. By G. E. Clement, Assistant in Forest Management. Part 2.i:':
Management of Typical Woodlots Infested with the -Gipsy Moth in 1:. iJt
White-Pine Region. By Willie Munro, Assistant in Forest Managefmiail
Pp. 54, map. Contribution from the Bureau of Entomology in cooperation. i:
with the Forest Service. (Pdofeamanal Paper.) Apr. 9, 117. (Dep.A
ment Buletin 484.) Price, 20 cents.. .
Suitable for distribution in regions infested with this insect. .
Tests of Western Yellow Pine Car Sills, Joists, and Small Clear Pieces. T ..
C. W. Zimmerman, Engineer in.Forest Products. Pp. 16, pl. 1, figs. 4. d ioq,
tribution from the Forest Service in cooperation with the University "i:F
Washington. (Professional Paper.) Apr. 4, 1917. (Department Bulletinu
497.) Price, 5 cents.
Of interest to builders and engineers.
The Drainage of Irrigated Sale Lamd. By Dalton G. Miner, Senior Dai"apge
Engineer, and T. Jeasup, Jumior Dui sainae Beugeer. Pp. 40, p. 9,
7. Contribution from the Office of Publie Roads and Rural aegiinees: ~
(Professional Paper.) Apr. 28, 1917. (Department BRBetfa 50.) Paie,
Contains information on the draoiage of these irrigated lands of the .?lr
Mountain States that are wnderlai by shale. ..
Production of Lumber, Lath, and Shingle in 1915, and Lumber i n .11,
By J. C. Nellis, Forest Examiner. Pp. 45, pis. 2, figs. 4. Contribution fIroii
the Forest Service. (Professional Paper.) Apr. 21, 1917. (Departme i
Bulletin 506.) Price, 10 cents.
Of interest to lumbermen and builders generally.
Prevention of the Erosion of Farm Lands by Terracsng. By C. K. RMaM:N:i;
Drainage Engineer. Pp. 40, pls. 8, figs. 17. Contribution from the OIaii
of Public Roads and Rural Engineering. (Professional Paper.) Apr, ;':
1917. (Departm t Buldia 512.) Price, 15 cents. :
This bulletin treats of terracing as a means of preventing erosion of hulRAIi::
land. It describes the dffereat types of terraces and paints oat the a ii WSt
of each to the various kinds ef soil and tpegraphy. It discusses the pime ,
of terrace design. While the investigations upon whieb the re-eogmle Ablg:
based were made in the Southern States, the information is applicable generXalgl:
to any State in the humid section. .:
Experiments in the Determiation of the DigestibiBty of Milieta. By 0..*:
Langworthy. Chief, and A. D. Holmes, Scientific Assistant, Offie of,;ro ::m l
Economics. Pp. 9. Contribution from the States Relatious Serve. (P"..
fessional Paper.) Apr. 7, 1917. (Department. Bulletin 525.) Price ;
This is a technical report of ~tud es of the dlgest-lltyf it illet in re atUin t,,
its use as food and is of special interest to i~asetigators amd satAeBts at 'A~
nutrition. : -..;
Seasonal Distribution of Farm Labor in Chester County, Pa. By Geor&
Billings, Agiictturist. Pp. 29, fig. S. CoaDrlbutioa fro the olfi'p
Farm Management. Apr. 13, 1917. (Department Bulletin 52.) Pfli.,ii
Of interest to farmers generally.
Validity of the Survey Method of asegarch. By W. L. SBsainu C
Office of Farm Management. Pp. 15. Contribution from the. O
Farm Management. (Professional Paper.) Apr. 5, 1917.
Bulletin 529). Price, 5 cents.
A study of the accuracy of farm Mcords abtaiaed in fuarm management:'i:
The Results of Physical Tests of Rad-sBuildiMa Beek in IS :
All Compresion Tests. By PIerost Hubbarud. Clanica WiShof W
Frank H. Jackson, Jr., Asalstant Testing Eng9aeer. Pp. S.
from the Office of Public Roads and tural Engineer lg. .(
Paper.) Apr. 21, 1917. (Deprtment Bulletin S 7.) -flee,
.is a supplement to Department Bulletin 378, and of intwest to e0
and contractors. .:...
Report of the Hawaii Agricultural Experiment. station, 1911. P #, 5
Apr. 6, 1917. Price, 10 cents. T ...... .:.
J-eai"l of Agricultural Research. (For sale only.) Vol. 9, No. 1. April
2, 1917. Contents: A New Bacterial Citrus Disease. (hp Cnl.-10.) By H.
Atherton Lee.-Some Facts about Abortion Disease: (br A-29.) By E. C.
Schroeder and W. E. Cotton.-Wheat-Sheath Miner. (hmn Mont.-5.) By
SH. L. Seamans. Pp. 1-25, pls. 3, fig. 1. Price, 10 cents.
Same, Vol. 9, No. 2. April 9, 1917. Contents: Relation of the Water-Re-
taining Capacity of a Soil to Its Hygroscopic Coefficient. (hs Minn.-12.)
By Frederick J. Alway and Guy R. McDole. Pp. 27-71, fig. 1. Price, 10
Same, Vol. 9, No. 3. April 16, 1917. Contents: Absorption of Nutrients as
Affected by the Number of Roots Supplied with the Nutrient. (hu B-13.)
S By P. L. Gile and J. O. Carrero. Pp. 73-95, figs. 2. Price, 10 cents.
Same, Vol. 9, No. 4. Apr. 23, 1917. Contents: Flow Through Submerged
:: : rectangularr Orifices with Modified Contractions. (ht D-9.) By V. M.
Cone.-The Venturi Flume. (hx D-10.) By V. M. Cone. Pp. 97-129,
figs; 27. Price, 15 cents.
S Same, Vol. 9, No. 5. Apr. 30, 1917. Contents: Morphology of Normal Pigs'
Blood, (by Minn.-13.) By C. C. Palmer.-Fixation of Ammonia in Soils.
S' (hiv O-l8.) By I. G. McBeth. Pp. 131-155, fig. 1. Price, 10 cents.
W NoTE.-The Journal of Agricultural Research prints technical reports of origi-
i, 'g:' .al research, is issued weekly, and is distributed to the libraries of agricultural
colleges and experiment stations, to large universities, technical schools: and such
Sia titutlns as make suitable exchanges with the Department. It will not be sent free
to individuals. The Superintendent of Documents will receive subscriptions for this
S publication, the price being $3 per year (52 numbers).
Il: primiot Station Record. Vol. XXXVI, No. 4, March, 1917. E. W. Allen,
S Ph. D., Editor. Pp. 301-400. Price, 15 cents.
~Af orTa -The Record is a technical review of the world's scientific literature
pertaining to agriculture. It is not Intended for general distribution, and its free
.:.' '.. ... distribution is restricted to persons connected with the agricultural colleges, experi-
ment stations, and similar institutions, and to libraries and exchanges. It can not
.h sent free to individuals having no official connection with public institutions.
The Superintendent of Documents will receive subscriptions for this publication,
which is issued in two volumes a year, 10 numbers each, at $1 a volume.
: me, Vol. 36, No. 5. April, 1917. Pp. 401-500. Price, 15 cents.
.: lU Mahly Crop Report. Vol. 3, No. 4, April, 1917. Pp. 29-36. (Bureau
of Crop Estimates.)
Contains data relating to agriculture, including estimates of acreage, conditions,
yield, prices, and value of crops and live stock. For free distribution.
SlI;CEl AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS-FOR SALE ONLY.
II: 'E B contain only information, instructions, and notices governing the enforcement
S*" of food and drugs act, meat inspection, 28-bour and quarantine Jaws, and the various
-xi.iteatfons of the department. Issued monthly by certain bureaus. Free distribution is
l m iitted 4 persons in the employ of the department, to public officials whose duties render
B',.'-:i.aingstry for them to have such information, to journals especially concerned, and to
0 laatuftcturers and firms whose business is affected by same. Others desiring copies are
ienectfully referred to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office,
i o has them for sale only, at prices noted.
B;:i rei: u of Animal Industry. No. 119. March, 1917. Pp. 20-37. Apr. 19,
1917. Price, 5 cents.
I bl aui: of Chemistry. Supplement No. 23. [N. J. 4601-4650.] Pp. 145-201.
i ADr. 27, 1917. Price, 10 cents.
Al.,, requests for soll surveys are referred to the Bureau of Soils for attention, the
E' ~ fttiti1ton of same being controlled by that bureau.
(iJt. Survey of Buchanan County, Missouri. By B. W. Tillman, of the U. S.
department of Agriculture, and C. E. Deardorff. of the University of Mis-
i:.::.. ouri. Pp. 46, fig. 1, map. (From F. O. Soils, 1915.) Price, 15 cents.
ii S~'i: rey- of Polk County, Nebraska. By J. M. Snyder, of the U. S. De-
l'prtment -of .Agriculture, and Thomas E. Kokjer, of the Nebraska Soil Sur-
'..: 80, ig,1, map. (From F. 0. Soils, 1915.) Price, 10 cents.
f[I 3 t i r 1 11 f I Iff iig ll I9 I |I
3 1262 08903 6387
Soil Survey of the Camden Area, New Jersey. By A.. IL. Pattie::
U. S. Department of Agriculture, C. C. Engle, of the GQeolg1 I
of New Jersey, anid I. L. Lee, of the New Jersey Agretualtali
Station. Pp. 45, pls. 5, figs. 3, map. (From' F. 0. s o, i9Ji
Soil Survey of Hamilton County, Ohio. By A. L. Goodnu., ft
Department of Agriculture, and E. R. Allen and S. W. Phii lal
Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station. Pp. 39, fig. 1, map. -(RSE
Soils, 3915.) Price, 15 cents.
Color as an Indicator of the Picking Maturity of Fruits and Veg
L. C. Corbett. Bureau of Plant Industry. Pp. 8, pIe. 6.
Yearbook, 1916.) Price, 10 cents.
Farm Tenantry in the United States. By W. J. Spillman and E .gI
weiser, Office of Farm Management. Pp. 26, figs. 8. (Separate'
book, 1916.) Price, 5 cents. :. I
PUBLICATIONS OF THE WEATHER BUREAU.
aP'Publications of the Weather Bureau are obtainable only from the Cei,,
Weather Bureau or the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Ofilee,
prices noted herein. .
Monthly Weather Review. (For sale only.) Vol. 45, No. 1. Januna
Pp. 1-46, charts 9, figs. 3. Price, 25 cents a copy, $2.50 a year,' -
to the Superintendent of Documents. i.
Special Articles: Solar and sky radiation measurements during Januaui
By H. H. Kimball.-Notes on the horizontal rainbow. By SaemontarO N
Aurora of August 26, 1916, observed at Hessel Mich. By F. E. Nip
tion of the weather to the amount of cotton ginned during certain e
J. B. Kincer.-Grasshoppers at sea. By W. E. Hurd.-National .e..
Service of Colombia.-Another Dark Day of May 19, 1780 "?--Alternatesi
of rauhreif and rauheis. By W. R. Blair. '.- :
Monthly Weather Review. (For sale only.) Supplement No. 5. :.i
No. 2. Mar. 31, 1917. Pp. 59, figs. 6. Price, 25 cents. : ...:
Contents: Free-Air Data at Drexel Aerological Station, January, Febti,
March, 1916. By William R. Blair and others. ; I
National Weather and Crop Bulletin, No. 3, March, Nos. 4, 5, 6, A i
reporting temperature, rainfall, and crop conditions throughout::WLI
States. Issued weekly, on Wednesday, April to October; ma.
inainder of year. Price. 25 cents a year.. ,.
Snow and Ice Bulletins for April 3, 1917. These bulletins are 1 .
during the winter season, based upon data from regular Wea
stations, supplemented by report from selected cooperatiVe-.
Price, 25 cents a year.
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