United States Department of Agriculture
MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
Any five of the nontechnical publications listed herein, except those otherwise noted, may be
obtained free upon application to the United States Department of Agriculture. Washington,
D.C., ad 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 Agricu tare.
Free distribution of technical material and periodicals is restricted.
Except in the case of exchanges, publications are not sent tree to residents of foreign
These bulletins discuss In nontechnical language a wide variety of subjects pertaining
to the farms and farm home.
Potato production in the South. William Stuart, Bureau of Plant Industry.
30 p., illus. (F. B. 1205F., rev.) Price, 54.
Storage of sweetpotatoes. H. C. Thompson. Revised by Victor R. Boqwell and
J. H. Beattle, Bureau of Plant Industry. 28 p., illus. (F. B. 1442F., rev.)
Th's series carries popular material of the same general character as thqt carried by
the Farmers' Bulletins except tl'at the leaflets are confined to specific practical diue tions,
recommendations, remedies. and methods. They are brief and concise, written in in-
formal, popular style, and are limited to eight pages.
Quality guides in buying ready-made dresses. Clarice L. Scott, Bureau of Home
Economics. 8 p. (Leaf. 105L.) Price. 54.
Most of the labels now nitached to ready-made clothes give little help. and few
merchants have definite Information about the quality of their goods. As n guide
to better buying, the more important points to consider in selecting ready-made
dresses are summarized In these pages.
The Technical Bulletins contain the results of scientific and research work applying to a
special crop. industry, or locality. The ed lions are limited us they are intended primarily
for scientific workers and subjct-matter specialits.
Poplars, principal tree willows and walnuts of the Rocky Mountain region. George
B. Sudworth, Forest Service. 112 p., illus. (T. B. 420T.) Price, 100.
Discu-ses certain of the hardwoods of this reionn. Effnrt haq been made to
supplement the text descriptions ns fully and ns accurnt'ly as possible by keys and
illustrations. Tl'e nomenclature is tlhat establi hed la official for t'e For.st Service,
as presented in the Check L'st of the Fortst Trees of the United States.
The use of naphthalene against the Japanese beetle. Walter E. Fleming and
Francis E. Baker, Bureau of Entomology. 28 p. (T. B1. 427T.) Price. 54.
n the control of the Japanese beetle, the authors have nttrmpted to brinz to-
gether experimental data and pertinent facts relating to th' us' of nnp'-tnalone
against this insect. As a result of these investlations a quarantine p-oc dlure for
drstroying the immature stages of the beetle was adopted in March 1902 and has
been in operation ever since.
Comparison of scabbed barley, normal barley, and yellow corn in diets for laying
chickens. Harry W. T tus and A. B. Godfrey, Bureau of Anmul Industry.
10 p., illus. (T. B. 435T.) Price, 54.
These experiments show that the diets which contained corn were the most effl-
dent; scabbed barley whether slightly, moderately, or very hadly scabbed, may be
expected to give essentially the tame results as normal b:irley.
The effect of homogenization on certain characteristics of milk. C. J. Babcock,
Bureau of Dairy Industry. 12 p.. illus. (T. B. 438T.) Price. 50.
The milk consun-ers of the United States hare nssoclnted cream line with quality
for so long that undoubtedly it will be many years before the practice of homog-
enlzing ma.kt m'lk becomes general. It can be safely predicted, however, that
the.practice will gradually be extended.
Thin aries carries the less technical and more informal material of the same general
nature as that in the Technical Bulletin series.
Report on a preliminary field survey of the so-called "alkali disease of livestock.
KurtW. Franke, South D:kota Agriculturnl Experiment Station, T. D. Rtice,
Bureau of Cl4emistry and Soils, A. G. Johnson, Burcau of Plant Industry,
and H. W. Schoening, Bureau of Animal Industry. 10 p., illtsa (Cir.
820C.) Price. 50. f ,
SAs early as May 1931 it was suggesrtd that possibly this dl'anse might be cnh od
by tf(hes of selenium absorbed by plants from the soils of the areas In question.
Indications are that this suggestion is correct. This circular is restricted to an
historical summary and the results of the survey.
Studies on handling sugarcane frozen early in March in advanced stages of develop-
ment. George Arceneaux and .R. B. Bisland, Bureau of Plant Industry.
8 p. (Cir. 324C.) Price, 50.
The results of experimental studies on methods of handling the frozen cane
recorded herein should prove valuable in the event of occurrence of a similar
Th's series Includes those publications of a miscellaneous nature which do not fall
within any of the other series issued by the Department, particularly those of a size other
than octavo. Such publications were formerly issued as Miscellaneous .Circulars.
Macrolepidoptera and their parasites reared from field collections in the north-
eastern part of the United States. J. V. Schaffner, Jr., and C. L. Griswold,
Bureau of Entomology. 160 p. (M. P. 18SMP.) Price, 15t.
Presents a resume of data obtained from the stud-es of macrolepidoptera and
their parasites so that it will be available to invest'pators. teachers, and students of
biological control, as well as to othe.-s interested in the subject.
A review of the patents and literature on the manufacture of potassium nitrate with
notes on its occurrence and uses. Colin W. Whittnker and Frank O. Lund-
strom. Bureau of Chemistry and Soils. 54 p. (M. P. 19 MP.) Price, 5l.
Discusses briefly the history and occurrence of potassium nitrate and describes
the various processes in actual or prospective use for Its preparation.
Barley diseases controlled by seed treatment. R. W. Leukel and V. F. Tapke,
Bureau of Plant Industry.  p., illus. (M. P. 1991P.) Price, 5i.
A brief description of covered smut, brown loose smut. black loose smut, stripe,
and sredling blight due to scah-infected seed. Directions are given for applying the
diffeleut seed treatments effective in their control.
Federal legislation, rulings, and regulations affecting the State Agricultural Experi-
ment Stations. Office of Experiment Stations. 36 p. (M. P. 202MP.)
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Such notices of judgment, decisions, and instructions as are necessary In the enforce-
ment of regulatory ;its are contained in these announcempnts. They are issued monthly
or as necessary by certain bureaus. Free distribution is limited to pe-sons in the employ
of the Department, to public officials whose duties render it necessary for them to have
such informarinn. to journals especially concerned, and to manufacturers and firms whise
business is affected by the announcements.
Migratory Bird Treaty Act regulations and text of Federal laws relating to game
and birds. Bureau of Biological Survey. 21 p. (S. R. A.-B. S. 79.).
Rice Quarantine no. 55, revision of regulation 6. Bureau of Entomology and
Plant Quarantine. 2 p. (B. E. P. Q.-Q. 55).'
Notices of Judgment under the Food and Drugs Act, Food and Drug Administration.
Pp 75--142 (N. J., F. D. 21176-21250.) : pp. 143-246. (N. J., F. D. 21251-
21500.); pp. 1-21. (N. J., F. D. 22001-22025.)'
Plant material introduced by the Division of Foreign Plant Introduction, Bureau of
Plant Industry, July 1 to September 30, 1932 (Nos. 1004G6-101157). (B. P. I.
Inventory 112.) 20 p. Price, 50.
Free distribution of periodicals is definitely restricted. They may be obtained by pur-
chase or subscription from the Supeziutendent of Documents.
Agricultural situation. Vol. 1S no. 9, September 1, 1933. Price, 50 a copy; 250 a
year, domestic; 40# a year, foreign.'
A brief general summary of current conditions, including pertinent statistics re-
Inting to production, movement, consumption, and prices of the important farm
Ciops and markets. Vol. 10. 1933, Index; vol. 11, no. 8. August 1034. Price, 100
a copy: $1 a year, domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.'
Statistics concerning crops nnd livestock estimates and market Information: re-
ports on supplies. stocks commercial movement. conditions. and pr'ces of agricul-
tural products; and studies of prices and demand, both foreign and domestic.
Daily weather maps. .'mited editions. Not for general distribution.
Shows weather conditions for United States and forecast for all States east of the
Mississippi niver. except Illinois. Wlsconsin, Indinna. Upper hlic'ienn, Lower Mirhl-
gin. Ainl'ania. Mississippi., nd tLe extreme western portion of Florida. Price dilly
excrpt Sun-'nys ndl holidays. "25t n month. $:1 a year: dnily. ine'uding Sundays and
hu'lhlNays. 30t : month. $3 (;0 a year. Sunday and holilav maps only. 500 a yp:ir.
Forricn subscriptions. $7.25 a year. Maips DD. E anil CM. showing the weather
ro'idirion anrd forecasts. are lssued at numerous stations throughout the United
States. 20t a month, $2.40 a year.2
SThese may be obtained from the issuing bureau.
r 'n.r:ble to the Superintendent of Ducuments, Government Printing Oflce, Wash-
ington. D. C.
Experiment station record. Vol. 69, Index number; vol. 71, no. 2, August 1934.
Price, $1 per volume (2 volumes a year) consisting of 6 monthly num-
bers and index; $1.50 per volume, foreign. Single number for sale only.
A technical view of the world's scientific literature pertaining to agriculture.
Extension service review. Vol. 5, no. 8. August 1934. Illus. Price, 50 a copy;
500 a year, domestic; 750 a year, foreign.'
Issued monthly by the Extension Service. of which It Is the official organ, for the
distribution of administrative information.
Journal of agricultural research. Price. $2.25 a year domestic; $3.50 a year for-
eign. Not distributed free to individuals. Each issue, price, 15w; 204,
foreign. Reprints. 50 each.'
Of primary interest to agrlculturnl scientists and advanced students only. Issned
In 2 volumes a ye'r. of 12 numbers each. Free distribution is limited to certain
libraries and to institutions or departments doing research work.
- Vol. 49, no. 1. Illus. July 1, 1934.
Oil retention, oil-pmilslfier rntio, and oil-water mtio as affecting the insectlcldal
efficiency of emulsions (K-'-240. A. W. Cressman antd Lynn H. Dawrey.
Chnnges in total nitrovei content during the life of the imago of the worker
honeybee (K-250). Mykola H. layflak.
TestinR contact insecticides on the Japanese heet'e, nnd results with some
sodium and potassium soaps (K-251). Walter E. Fleming and Francis E.
The pffeptivpresc rf ctomnch-poison in ecticides on the Japanese beetle (K-252).
Walter E. Fleming and Francis E. Baker.
Effect cf failure of pollination on composition of corn plants (G-901). Arthur
M. Brunson and W. L. I.atshaw.
Soft scald and soggy break-down of apples (G-904). Charles B-ooks and C. P.
The occurrence of ferrous iron in phosphate rock (E--54). H. L. Marshall.
Bro:lltfort -"nlr' of wind force as adopted frr use on forested areas of the northern
Rocl-y Moun'ains (F-fi7). Geo-ge M. J.mi'on.
An outirrnck of fowl p'ngRl" in New Jersey in 1920 (N. J.-28). F. H. Beaudette,
C. B. Hudson, and A. IIoward Saxe.
-- Vol. 49, no. 2. Illus. July 15, 1934.
Sersorni rdivelopment of Rib'- in r"lition to pp-end of Cronartfum riblcola In
the P'cific Northwest ((-91M(1. 1. G. T.nchmond.
Some imp ovements in auto-irrigator apparatus (G-911). L. A. Richards and
II. I.. Blord.
Anth-is. pnll:nation, and fertilization in Sorghum (G-915). J. C. Stephens and
J. R. Quinby.
Ptulies on the fermentation of trbncco (Wis.-61). .Tnmes Johnson.
The nut-itivc vnlue of green, immature soybeans (J-31. Carey D. Miller and
Ruth C. Robbins.
The iitritive propt-tles of protein, vitamins B and G. and the germ in rye
(Minn.-RT). D. W. Tohnson and L S. Palmer.
Repsst: nre to common bean mosaic in the Great Northern field bean (Idaho-11).
W. H. Pierce.
l'nayahle to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Wash-
ington, D. C.
Indicate below, by numbers IN NUMERICAL ORDER, bulletins desired. Tn order nt assure prompt
delivery detach this [rank and return in stamped envelrp to United Flates Departmeni of Agriculture,
Office of Informat ion, Washington. D. C. List no more than five publications. If more are desired please
apply to Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., enclosing remit-
tance to cover cost of publication.
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Journal of Agricultural Research. Vol. 49, no. 3. Illus. August 1, 1934. *
Variability in Pythirnm arrhenomanes in relation to root rot of sugarcana.tpnd
co n (G-918i. R. D. Rarid- and Ernest Dopp.
Chromosome number and melotic behavior In Goasypium (G-907). J. M. W4ber:
Damage to Pinue monticola by Clonartium ribicola at Uaribalui, British Columbia
(G-916). H. G. Lachmund.
Relation of the potato flea beetle to common scab infection of potatoes (G-914Y'II
L. A. Schaal.
Results of transplanting gonadial tissue in dairy cows and bulls (I-18). Fred
W. Miller, R. R. Graves. and G. T. Creech.
The cystine, tryptophane. and tyrosine content of the soybean (E--5). Frank
A. Csonka and D. Breese Jones.
- Vol. 49, no. 5, Illus. September 1, 1934.
Nature of injury to forage legumes by the potato leaf hopper (G-921). Howard
Parasitism of Rhizoctonia solani on sugar beet (G-920). E. t. LeClerg,
The influence of inheritance and environment on the milk production and butter-
fat percentage of Jersey cattle (Me.-22). John W. Gowen.
Inoculations s. ow ng the wide host range of Botryosphaeria ribia (Calif.r47).
Clayton O. Smith.
Public roads. Vol. 14, March lf33-February 1934, Index; vol. 15, no. 6, August
1934. Price, 104 a copy; $1 a year, $1.50 a year, foreign.'
Weekly weather and crop bulletin. Nos. 36-39, September 4-25, 1934. Price, 50W
a year, domestic; $1 a year, foreign.'
Gives detailed weather conditions of procedine weeks and their effect on develop-
ment of crops and farm operations. Limited edition.
AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ADMINISTRATION
Achieving a balanced agriculture. 52 p., illus. (G-20.)'
A charted course toward stable prosperity. Henry A. Wallace. 11 p. (G-23.)'
Marketing agreement, amendment to marketing agreement, and license for shippers
of potatoes grown in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia,
and Maryland. Marketing agreement series-Agreement no. 48. License
series-License no. 76. 37 p. (M-75.) Price, 54.'
Marketing agreement and license for shippers of Florida strawberries. Marketing
agreement series-Agreement no. 50. License series-License no. 81. 20 p.
(M-77.) Price, 54.' '
Marketing agreement and license for handlers of California Gravenstein apples.
Mal ketine agreement series-Agreement no. 51. License series-License
no. 82. 28 p. (M-78.) Price, 54.'
Marketing agreement and license for the watermelon industry in the Southeastern
States (Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia). Marketing
agreement series-Agreement no. 52. License series-License no. 83. 27 p.
(M1-79.) Price, 50.'
Marketing agreement and license for dried prunes produced in the State of California.
Marketing agreement series-Agreement no. 53. License series-License
no. 87. 75 p. (M-80.) Price, 100.'
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