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iii::;: Varieties and their Classification. By H. P. Could. Pomologist, Office of Ilorticul-
t' ral arid Pomological Investigations. Pp. 15. Contribution from the lui u.all of
P'n'" t Inditstry. (Farmers' Bulletin 918.)
iA revision of Farmers' Bulletin 633, and suitable for general distribution.
r A.lttion of Citrus Trees. By R. S. Woglum, Entomuologieal Assistant, Tropicnl and
'ibtro:::.. iapca Fruit Insect Investigations. Pp. 31, figs. 17. Contribution from the
;'Wi Bure.a of Entomology. (Farmers' Bulletin 923.1
i Batter and Cheese by Parcel Post. By Lewis B. Flohr, Investigator in Market-
S"lg, and Roy C. Potts? Specialist in Marketing Dairy Products. 12, fig. G. Con-
t.! i i btu.ltion from the Bureau of Markets. (Farmers' Bulletin 930.)
:mM Whit e Grubs By John J. Davis, Entomological Assistant, Cereal and Forage
It:eet Investigations. Pp. 28, figs. 21. Contribution from the Bureau of Ento-
M;elogy. (Farmers' Bulletin 940.)
a revtsiun of Farmers' Bulletin 543, and suitable for general distribution.
:nfCastrating Cattle. By Frank W. Farley, Animal Husbandry Division. I'p.
: g. 12. Contribution from ihe Bureau of Animal Industry. (Farmers' Bulletin
he Corn Rootworm and Farm Practices to Control it. By lhilip Luainbill, nulo-
1~t io;leogeal Assistant Cereal and Forage Insect InvestigationsL. Pp. 12, figs. 7. Con-
;: tattion from the Bureau of Entomology. (Farmers' Bulletin 950.1
S i'A i bfeftion of Stables. By George W. Pope, Assistant Chief of the Quarnntine Divi-
i. Pp. 12, figs. 6. Contribution from the Bureau of Animal Industry. i Farmers'
i An of Farmers' Bulletin 480, and for general distribution.
tiieedipgg Crate. By J. H. Zeller, Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 4. Con-
p fr.tom the Bureau of Animal Industry. (Farmers' Bulletin 966.)
Sltrawberries'for Market. By C. T. More, Specialist in Market Grades and
~'a4.:i. E.. %'Truax, Assistant in Grades and Standards. Pp. 27, figs. 18.
:*1: E] om the Bureau of Markets. (Farmers' Bulletin 979.)
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How to Candle Eggs. By M. E. Pepnington, Chief, Food Research Laboratory, M. K. Jen-
kins. Assistant Bacteriologist, and H. M. P. Betts, Artist. Pp. 20, pls. 12, figs. 4.
ContrihNtion from the Bureau of Chemistry. May 11, 1918. (Department Bulletin
565.1 Price, 40 cents.
rasture Land on Farms in the United States. By E. A. Goldenweiser, Statistician, and J. S.
Ball, Assistant in Farm Accounting Pp. 94, figs. 7. Contribution from the Offce
of Farm Management. May 9, 1918. (Department Bulletin 626.) Price, 10 cents.
Five Years' Calf-Feeding Work in Alabama and Mississippi. By W. F. Ward and S. S. Jer-
dan. rf the Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 54. Contribution from the Bureau of
Animal Industry. April 19, 1918. (Department Bulletin 631.) Price, 10 cents.
Cost of Production of Apples in the Payette Valley, Idaho. By S. M. Thompson, Scientific
Assistant, G.. M. Miller, Assistant Agriculturist. Pp. 36,'pls. 2, figs. 8. Contribution
from the Office of Farm Management. May 10, 1918. IDepartment Bulletin 636.)
I'rice, 10 cents.
The Four Essential Factors in the Production of Milk of Low Bacterial Content. By S.
Innry. A.yers, Lee B. Cook, and Paul W. Clemmer, of the Dairy Division. Pp. 63,
pi.. 6. figs. 23. Contribution from the Bureau of Animal Industry. April 30, .1918.
IDepartment Bulletin 642.1 Price, 15 cents.
The Argentine Ant in Relation to Citrus Groves. By J. R. Horton, Scientific Assistant,
Tropical and Subtropical Fruit Insect Investigations. Pp. 74. Contribution from
the Bureau of Entomology. May 3, 1918. (Department Bulletin 647.) Price, 15
A Farm-Management Survey in Brooks County, Georgia. By E. S. Haskell, Assistant Agri-
culturist. Pp. 60, figs. 21. Contribution from the Office 6f Farm Management. May
1, 191S. (Department Bulletin 648.) Price, 10 cents.
A Fr.rra-Management Study in Anderson County, South Carolina. By A. G. Smith, Agricul-
turist. Pp. 32, figs. 6. Contribution from the Office of Farm Management. May 8,
101S. (Department Bulletin 651.) Price, 5 cents.
Concord Grape Juice: Manufacture and Chemical Composition. By B. G. Hartmann, Fermen-
tntion Chemist, and L. M. Tolman, Chief, Central Food and Drug Inspection District.
Pp. 27. fig. 1. Contribution from the Bureau of Chemistry. May 8, 1918. (Depart-
ment Bulletin 656.1 Price, 5 cents.
A Wheatless Riiion for the Rapid Increase of Flesh on Young Chickens. By M. E. Penning-
ton, Chief. 11. A. McAler, Investi.ator in Poultry and Egg Handling, and A.. .
Grceenlce. Assistant Chemist, assisted by A. W. Broomell, Assistant Chemist, L. N.
Hlarker. Aid in Poultry and Egg Handlinz. and H. L. Shrader, Investigator in Ponl-
try and EIa Handling, Food Research Laboratory. Pp. 12, pl. 1. Contribution from
the PBureau of Chemistry. (Professional Paper.) May 2, 1918. (Department Bul-
letin 657. I Price, 5 cents.
Vesicular Stonatitis of Horses and ,Cattle. By John R. Mohler, Chief of the Bureau of
Animal Industry. Pp. 11, pl. 1. Contribution from the Bureau of Animal Industry. H'
(Professional Paper. May 1, 1918. (Department Bulletin 662.) Price, 5 cents.
The Installation and Equipment of an Egg-Breaking Plant. By M. K. Jenkins, Assistant
Uiacleriologist. prepared under the direction of M. E. Pennington, Chief, Food Re-
srarrih Lnlioratory. Pp. 26, figs. 25. Contribution from the Bureau of Chemistry.
I Profe-sioanl Paper.) May 27, 1018. (Department Bulletin 663.) Price, 5 cents. ::
The Prevention of Breakage of Eggs in Transit when Shipped in Carlots. By M. E. Penning-
ton. Chi"rf. Food Res.arch Laboratory, 11. A. McAleer, Investigator in Poultry and
E.'g Elandlling. and A. D. Greenle,. Assistant Chemist, assisted by F. X. Dailey and
II. I. .\lbin.. Pp. 31, pls. 4, tigs. 12. Contribution from the Bureau of Chemistry.
April 2.3 1018. IDepartment Bulletin 664.) Price, 20 cents.:
Status of Farming in the Lower Rio Grande Irrigated District of Texas. By Rex E. Wil- 'I
lartd, .\Aricilturist. p. p. 24. gs. 10. Contribution from the Office of Farm Manage- -
ment. April "\, 1918. (Department Bulletin 665.) Price, 5 cents.
The Effect of Alkali Treatment on Cocoas. By Eugene Bloomberg, formerly Assistant Chem-
ist. Iuffalo Food and Drug Inspection Station. Pp. 20. Contribution from the' Bu- :
r, au of Ch.emistry. (Professional Paper.) May 9, 1918. (Department Bulletin 666.)
Price. 5 cents..
Nurse Planting Select Cotton Seed. By P. V. Cardon, Assistant Agronomist, Office of Ac-
climnatization and Adaptalion of Crop Plants-Cotton Breeding. Pp. 12, figs. 4. Con- !:I
tributiou from the Bureau of Plant Industry. May 21, 1918. (Department Bulletin "
668.1 Price. 5 cents.
Hemorrhagic Septicemia. By Henry J. Washburn, Senior Pathologist, Pathological Divi-
sion. Pp. 11. Contribution from the Bureau of Animal Industry. (Professional
Paper.; May 15. 1918. (Department Bulletin 674.) Price, 5 cents.
Influence of a City on Farming. (A study of types of farms and their organization in Jet-
ferson County, Ky. I By J. H. Arnold, Agriculturist, and Frank Montgomery, eden-
tific Assistant. Pp. 24, figs. 3. Contribution from the Office of Farm Management.
May 7, 1918. (Department Bulletin 678.) Price, 5 cents. .
The Application of Optical Methods of Identification to Alkaloids and Other Organic Com-
pounds. ly Edgar T. Wherry, Crystallographer. Pp. 9. Contribution from the Bt-
reau of Chemisliy. (Professional Paper.) May 20, 1918. (Department Bulletin 679.) :
Price, 5 cents.
Grain-Dust Explosions, Investigation in the Experimental Attrition Mill at the Pennsylvania
State College. By B. W. Dedrick, Instructor in Milling Engineering, and R. B. Febr,
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State College, in
collaboration with David J. Price, Engineer in Charge Grain-Dust Explosion Investi-
gations, Bureau of Chemistry, Department of Agriculture. Pp. 54, pls. 4. figs. 5.
: Contribution from the Bureau of Chemistry. May 18, 1918. (Department Bulletin
681.) Price, 10 cents.
Marketing Berries and Cherries by Parcel Post. By C. C. Hawbaker, Assistant in Market-
f ing by Parcel Post, and Charles A. Burmeister, Scientific Assistant. Pp. 1S, figs. 10.
Contribution from the Bureau of Markets. May 18, 1918. (Department Bulletin 688.)
Price, 5 cents.
:. Inventory of Seeds and Plants Imported by the Office of Foreign Seed and Plant Introduction
During the Period from January 1 to March 31, 1915. Pp. 123, pls. 9. April 17, 1918.
(Inventory No. 42; Nor. 39682 to 40388.) Bureau of Plant Industry. Price, 20 cents.
Inventory of Seeds and Plants Imported by the Office of Foreign Seeds and Plant Introduction
During the Period from April 1 to June 30, 1915. Pp. 101, pls. 5. March 30. 1918.
(Inventory No. 43 Nos. 40389 to 40895.) Bureau of Plant Industry. Price, 5 cents.
Use Barley-Save Wheat. Pp. 4. Contribution from States Relations Service. April 1S,
S 1918. (Circular 111, Office of the Secretary.)
Use Soy-Bean Flour to Save Wheat, Meat, and Fat. Pp. 4. Contribution from the States
Relations Service. May 2, 1918. (Circular 113, Office of the Secretary.)
Journal of Agricultural Research. (For sale only.) Vol. 13. No. 2. April S, 1918. Con-
tents: Soil Fungi in Relation to Diseases of the Irish Potato in Southern Idaho.
(mw G-139) By O. A. Pratt.-Investigations Concerning the Sources and Channels
of Infection in Hog Cholera. (mt A-36) By M. Dorset. C. N. McBryde, W. B.
SNiles, and J. H. Rietz.-Effect of Temperature ani Other Metuorological Factors on
S the Growth of Sorghums. (mr G-140) By H. N. Vinall and H. R. Reed. Pp. 73-
148, pls. 4, figs. 5. Price, 35 cents.
Same, Vol. 13, No. 4. April 22, 1918. Contents: Relation between Biological Activities
in the Presence of Various Salts and the Concentration of the Soil Solution in Dif-
ferent Classes of Soil. (nd Mich.-S) By C. E. Millar.-Bacterial Flora of Rotue-
Li :. fort Cheese. (mu A-37) By Alice C. Evans.-A Study of the Streptococci Con-
.4.. cerned in Cheese Ripening. (my A-38Si By Alice C. Evans.-Intumescences, with a
I- Note on Mechanical Injury as a Cause of Their Development. nc N. C.-10) By
Frederick A. Wolf. Pp. 213-259, pls. 2, fig. 1. Price, 15 cents.
Same, Vol. 13, No. 5. April 29, 1918. Contents: Anthracnose of Lettuce Causedl Ly Mars-
sonia panattoniana. (ng B-14) By E. W. Brandes.-The Calcium Arieuiates. (mz
Oieg.-3) By R. H. Robinson.-Stemphylium Leafspot of Cucumbers. (ne Ind.-J)
By George A. Osner. Pp. 261-306, pls. 6, figs. 7. Price, 25 cents.
S Same, Vol. 13, No. 6. May 6, 1918. Contents: Yellow-Leafblotch of Alfalfa Caused by
the Fungus Pyrenopeziza medicaginis. (nf G-1421 By Fred Reuel Jorns.-An Un-
described Canker of Poplars and Willows Caused by Cytospora chrysosperma. (nh
G-143) By W. H. Long. Pp. 307-345, pls. 5, figs. 6. Price, 15 cents.
Same, Vol. 13, No. 7. May 13, 1918. Contents: Chemistry of the Cotton Plant, with
Special Reference to Upland Cotton. Ini E-81 By Arno Viehoever, Ls:wis II. Cher-
noff and Carl O. Johns.-Stability of Olive Oil. (nj Mass.-5) By E. B. Holland,
S J, C. Reed, and J. P. Buckley, Jr.-Some Bacterial Diseases of Lettuce. ink 0-144)
By Nellie A. Brown. Pp. 345-388, pls. 14, fig. 1. Price, 35 cents.
1Irperiment Station Record. Vol. 37. Index Number. E. W. Allen, Ph. D. Pp. XXV +
901-990. Price, 15 cents.
Samle, Vol. 38, No. 3. Abstract Number. April 22, 1918. Pp. 201-300. Price, 15 cents.
iiSae, Vol. 38, No. 4. March, 1918. Pp. 301-400. Price, 15 cents.
Saute. Vol. 38, No. 5. April, 1918. Pp. 401-500. Price, 15 cents.
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Reconnoissance Soil Survey of the San Diego E4gion, California. By Lr. C. HoIem tWJ
U. s. Dlparltmeat of Agriculture, In Charge, and R. L. Pendleton, of the U-4Ilt
of California. Pp. 77, pls. 4, map. (From F. O. Soils, 1915.) Price, 15 cealtft :
Soil Survey of Hillsborough County, Florida: By Charles N. Mooney, In Charge, T.i.
prison, ;lrove B. Jones. E. C. Hall, and N. M. Kirk. Pp. 42, fig. 1, map. ( aZ I
Soils, 1916.1 1'Pice, 15 cents. !:
Soil Survey of Taylor County, Texas. By William G. Smith, In Charge, A. E. Koeher, 4ij
Rogers. and W. I. Watkins. Pp. 40, figs. 2, map. (From F. O. Soils, 1915.)
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Soil Survey of Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan Counties, West Virginia. By W. J. I3 bitS
Pp. 74, pis. 2, map. (From F. O. Soils, 1916.) Price, 15 cents.
Cheesemaking brings Prosperity to Farmers of Southern Mountains. By C. F. Doanafl!
A. J. Htedl, Bureau of Animal Industry. Pp. 8, pis. 5. (Separate 737;, Yearboli$t f
Price, 5 cents: i
Hides and Skins: Production, Foreign Trade, Supply, and Consumption. By 'Geeiff
Holmes. Bureau of Crop Estimates. Pp. 24. (Separate 741, Yearbook, 1917.)
The Peanut, a Great American Food. By H. S. Bailey and J. A. Le Clerc, Bureau of
istry. Pp. 15, pis. 2. (Separate 746, Yearbook, 1917.) Price, 5 cents. :
Growth of the Beef-Cattle Industry in the South. By F. W. Farley. Bureau of An imal:
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Sheep and Intensive Farming. By F. R. Marshall. Bureau of Animal Industry. :?.
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Pig Clubs and the Swine Industry. By J. D. McVean, Bureau of Animal Industry. .P
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Live Stock, 1917, and Miscellaneous Data. Pp. 51. (Separate 761, Yearbook, 1919..) tS
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Special articles: Solar and sky radiation during January. 1918. By E H .W
ball.-Mathematical theory of sound ranging. By H. Bateman.-Mean valbin.
air prt ssures, temperatures, and densities over the United States. By W. .3
Turning of winds with altitude. By W. R. Gregg.-Halo of Jan. 10, 1918 Mt.
Colo. Py 0. C. Lester.-Diffraction of light in the information of haloes.
Visser.-Horizontal oscillation of the free atmosphere un to 10 km. at Bats
W. van Bommelen and J. Boerer.a.-Early use of kites in military opeail
C. C. Chu.-Air chimneys of ice I'elow a waterfall. By R. E. Horton.---C
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Special articles. Solar and sky radiation during February, 1918. BR 1HI
hall.-Nocturnal radiation measurements. By H. H. Kimball.-Moleeulivr
of light. By Ch. Fabry.-Partial correlation applied to Dakota data on
whPat yield. By T. A. Blair.-Nomenclature of the Unit of absolute
C. F. Marvin.-Daylight-saving act of March 19, 1918.-Diagrams..
ti.us and effects of the daylight-saving act. By C. F. Marvin.-"
nid the British Meteorological Office. By Sir Napier Shaw.-" 8
dnvliebt saving in other countries.-Rainfall of 1917 in the British I
and Honey Production. By IL. A. Kenoyer.-Former official enrolled in ivtX
FIriu= Corp.--Forecasts and warnings for February, 1918. By A. J. H
Rirv--r,, 19u17-1S. By A. J. IHenry.-Great Lakes levels during Februiu.y,
Supplement No. 8. May 17, 1918. Pp. 111, figs. 12. Price, 25 cents : ::.
Supplement No. D. May 1, 1918. Pp. 42, figs. 24. Price, 25 cents. .
National Weather and Crop Bulletin, Nos. 4, 5, 6, 7, April, 1918. Reporting
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National Weather and Crop Bulletin, Nos. 8, 9, 10, 11. 12, May, 1918. Relorting.
rainfall, and crop conditions throughout the United States. ... ..
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