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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., as long as the Department's supply lasts. After this supply is exhausted, publications
nray 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.
These bulletins discuss in nontechnical language a wide variety of subjects pertaining
to the farm and farm home.
Apple bitter rot and its control. John W. Roberts and Leslie Pierce, Bureau of
Plant Industry. 11 p., illus. (F. B. 93SF., rev.) Price, 50.
Containers used in shipping fruits and vegetables. H. A. Spilman, and Robert W.
Davis, Bureau of Agricultural Economics. 34 p., illus. (F. B. 1579F.,
rev.) Price, 59.
The Technical Bulletins contain the results of scientific and research work applying to
a special crop, industry, or locality. The editions are limited as they are intended
primarily for scientific workers and subject-matter specialists.
A revisional study of the genus Scolytus Geoffroy (Eccoptogaster Herbst) in North
America. M. W. Blackman, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine.
31 p. (T. B. 431TB.) Price, 50.
With the beginning of intensive field investigations of certain fir engraver beetles
associated with the dying of fir trees, particularly in recreational areas in the Pacific
Coast States, it became important that the identity of associated species of Scolytus
be definitely determined.
Bridge piers as channel obstructions. David L. Yarnell, Bureau of Agricultural
Engineering. 52 p., illus. (T. B. 442TB.) Pi ice. 10. .
This bulletin presents the results of about 2,600 experiments. The investigation
Swas undertaken for the purpose of determining (1) the effect of shape of pier
upon the height of backwater caused by the pier, (2) the effect of length of pier
upon the height of back water, and (3) the effect of magnitude of channel con-
traction upon the height of backwater.
The European corn borer and its controlling factors in the Orient. Charles A.
Clark, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine. 3S p., illus. (T. B.
455TB.) Price, 5t.
This bulletin Is based upon the results of investigations of the European corn
borer and its parasites in Japan, Manchuria. Chosen, and Taiwan.
The rubber content of two species of Cryptostegia and of an interspecific hybrid in
Florida. Loren G. Polhamus, Harlan H. Hill, and Joseph A. Elder, Bureau
of Plant Industry. 23 p., illus. (T. B. 457TB. Price, 10.
Investigation of the rubber-producing capacity of Cryptostegia has included com-
parisons of the rubber content of the two species and a hybrid, determination of
seasonal variation in rubber content, and determination of individual plant yields.
Histological characters of flax roots in relation to resistance to wilt and root rot.
Lytton W. Boyle, Bureau of Plant Industry. 19 p., illus. (T. B. 458TB.)
The purpose of the study here reported was to determine whether there was a
correlation between histological characters of the roots of certain flax varieties
and their relative resistance to fungi that infest the soil of flax fields at Fargo.
Studies of Exeristes roborator (Fab.), a parasite of the European corn borer, in
the Lake Erie area. W. A. Baker and L. G. Jones, Bureau of Entomology
and Plant Quarantine. 27 p., illus. (T. B. 406JTB. Price. ,0.
A technical study of the biology of the parasite under controlled laboratory con-
ditions, its reaction to meteorological Influences and Its seasonal synchronization
with Its host under controlled field-plat conditlous, particularly in that part of
the one-generation area at Monroe, Mich.
Seasonal variations in carrying capacity of pastures for dairy cows in milk. T. E.
Woodward and R. R. Graves, Bureau of Dairy Industry. 20 p., illus.
(T. B. 465TB.) Price, 50.
If a pasture is sufficiently good one week, can it be depended upon to be good
enough 2 weeks later? What Is the difference In carrying capacity of a pasture
from one season to another? To throw some light on these questions the writers
have presented the available data in this publication.
This series carries the less technical and more Informal material of the same general
nature as that in the Technical Bulletin series.
Methods for determining the hydrogen-ion concentration of soils. E. F. Snyder,
Bureau of Chemistry and Soils. 48 p., illus. (Cir. 56C., rev.) Price, 50.
Immunity of Viking, a Norwegian red currant, to Cronartium ribicola and C.
occidentale under greenhouse conditions. Glenn Gardner Hahn, Bureau of
Plant Industry. 16 p., illus. (Cir. 330C.) Price, 150.
This variety has been found to be immune to white pine blister rust under condi-
tions of artificial greenhouse testing over a period of 4 years. A preliminary descrip-
tion is given, together with comparative leaf characters of other varieties.
Walnut blight and its control in the Pacific Northwest. Paul W. Miller, Bureau
of Plant Industry. 14 p., illus. (Cir. 331C.) Price, 50.
It is the purpose of this circular to give in a brief and nontechnical manner the
most essential information now available on walnut blight and its control as worked
out under conditions in western Oregon.
Characters useful in distinguishing larvae of Popillia japonica and other introduced
scarabaeidae from native species. Robert J. Sim, Bureau of Entomology and
Plant Quarantine. 20 p., illus. (Cir. 334C.) Price, 5f.
This circular is intended to present in the simplest way the characters most
convenient to use in distinguishing the larvae of Popillia japonica and other intro-
duced species from native species which are frequently associated with them.
Field practices affecting the control of cotton root knot in Arizona. C. J. King and
Claude Hope, Bureau of Plant Industry. 14 p., illus. (Cir. 337C.)
This circular deals with the effects of fallowing, crop rotations, and Irrigation
on the incidence and severity of cotton root rot at Sacaton field station.
The rusts of cereal crops. H. B. Humphrey, Bureau of Plant Industry; E. O.
Stakman, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine; E. B. Mains, C. O.
Johnston, H. C. Murphy, and Wayne M. Bever, Bureau of Plant Industry.
27 p., illus. (Cir. 341C.) Price, 50.
The rusts here considered are, according to their hosts or the plants they grow
on, as follows: Wheat-stem rust, leaf rust, stripe rust; oats-stem rust and
crown rust; barley-stem rust and leaf rust; rye-stem rust and leaf rust; corn-
corn rust; and sorghum-sorghum rust.
The waterfowl flyways of North America. Frederick C. Lincoln, Bureau of
Biological Survey. 12 p. (Cir. 342C.) Price, 50.
In the light of what has been learned about the attachment of birds for their
ancestral flyways it is important that sportsmen throughout the country become
acquainted with facts concerning each flyway if they are to aid their State and
Federal conservation officials in preventing the extermination of the species that
use any one of the four major waterfowl migration flyways.
This 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.
Raising reindeer in Alaska. Lawrence J. Palmer, Bureau of Biological Survey.
41 p., illus. (M. P. 207MP.) Price, 50.
In 1920 the Bureau of Biological Survey undertook a study, authorized by Con-
gress, of Alaska's grazing resources, and the working out of improved methods
of reindeer herd and range management. This publication presents the latest
developments in these studies and furnishes directions for carrying out the improved
Tables giving statistics relating to one or more closely related agricultural commodities.
Of interest to persons engaged in marketing or any business affected by agricultural
Grade, staple length, and tenderability of cotton in the United States, 1928-29 to
1932-33. 112 p. (S. B. 47SB.) Price, 100.
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Such notices of judgment, decisions, and instructions as are necessary in the enforce-
ment of regulatory acts are contained in these announcements. They are issued monthly
or a- n cessary by certain bureaus. Free distribution i- limited to persons in the employ
of the Department. to public officials whose dulits render it necessary for them to have
such information, to journals especially concerned, and to manufacturers and firms whose
business is affected by the announcements.
Regulations governing the sanitary handling and control of hides, skins, fleshings,
hide cuttings, parings, glue stock, hair, wool, and other animal byproducts, and
hay and straw offered for entry into the United States. Revoking amendment
2 and amending regulations 6 and 16. Bureau of Animal Industry. 2 p.
(Amdt. 3 to B. A. I. Order 341.)
Bureau of Animal Industry, Service and Regulatory Announcements. December
1934. Pp. 103-113. (S. R. A.-B. A. I. 332.) Price, 50 each.
Notice of lifting quarantine no. 62-Narcissus bulb quarantine. Effective April 1,
1935. Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine. 1 p. (B. E. P. Q.-
Quarantine and other official announcements. Bureau of Entomology and Plant
Quarantine. Pp. 59-92. July-September 1934. S. R. A.-B. E. P. Q. 120. i'
Notice of judgment under the Food and Drugs Act. Food and Drug Administra-
tion. Pp. 235-276. (N. J. F. D. 22476-22575.) Pp. 333-348. (N. J.,
F. D. 22651-22675.)'
Notices of judgment under the Insecticide Act Food and Drug Administration.
Pp. 203-213. (N. J., I. F. 1341-1356.)'
These reports consist of two parts: (1) a soil map in colors showing the extent and
distribution of the different soils in the area covered by the survey and (2) a printed
report containing brief descriptions 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 surveyed and to soil specialists. All requests for Soil Surveys are referred to the
Bureau of Chemistry and Soils, which controls their distribution.
Michigan, Alger County. (Number 32, series 1929.) 41 p., illus. Price, 400.
Michigan, Washtenaw County. (Number 21, series 1930.) 47 p., illus. Price,
Oregon, Columbia County. (Number 35, series 1929.) 50 p., illus. Price, 350.
Canned-meat recipes. Bureau of Home Economics. 1 p. [Folder.]
Report of the Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station, 1934. 31 p., illus. Price, 50.
Free distribution of periodicals is definitely restricted. They may be obtained by pur-
chase of subscription from the Superintendent of Documents.
Agricultural situation. Vol. 19, no. 2, February 1, 1935. Price, 50 a copy; 250
a year, domestic; 400 a year, foreign.'
Crops and markets. Vol. 12, no. 1, January 1935. Price, 100 a copy; $1.00 a
year, domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.2
Statistics concerning crops and livestock estimates and market information; re-
ports on supplies, stocks, commercial movement, conditions, and prices of agricul-
tural products; and studies of prices and demand, both foreign and domestic.
SThese may be obtained from the issuing bureau.
2 Payable to the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington,
Indicate below, by numbers IN NUMERICAL ORDER, bulletins desired. In order to assure prompt
delivery detach this frank and return in stamped envelop to United States Department of Agriculture,
Office of Information, 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-
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farmers' Leaflets Other publications
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Daily weather maps. Limited editions. Not for general distribution.
Shows weather conditions for United States and forecast for all States east of the
Mississippi River. except Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Upper Michigan, Lower Michi-
gan. Alabama, Mississippi, and the extreme western portion of Florida. Price daily,
except Sundays and holidays. 250 a month, $3 a year; daily, including Sundays and
holidays, 300 a month, 13.60 a year. Sunday and holiday maps only, 500 a year.
Foreign subscriptions, $i.25 a year. Maps DD, E, and CM. showing the weather
conditions and forecasts, are issued at numerous stations throughout the United
States, 20t a month, $2.40 a years
Experiment station record. Vol. 70, Index number. Price, $1 per volume (2
volumes a year) consisting of 6 monthly numbers and index; $1.50 per
volume, foreign. Single number for sale only. Price, 150!.
A technical view of the world's scientific literature pertaining to agriculture.
Extension service review. ,Vol. 5, no. 12, December 1934. Illus. Price, 50 a
copy; 500 a year, domestic; 750 a year, foreign.2
Issued monthly by the Extension Service, of which it is the official organ, for the
distribution of administrative information.
Journal of agricultural research. Price, $3.25 a year domestic; $4.75 a year for-
eign. Each issue, 150 domestic; 200 foreign. Reprints, 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.
-- Vol. 49, no. 9. November 1, 1934. Illus.
A cytological study of heterothallism in flax rust. Ruth F. Allen. (G-933)
Influence of soil moisture on longevity of cotton root-rot sclerotia (G-934).
C. J. King and E. D. Eaton.
Aberratinns in the chemical composition of peas from plants affected with root
rot. (N. Y. (Geneva)-ll. Z. I. Kertesz, J. G. Horsfall, and A. H. Rouse.
A comparison of methods of botanical analysis of the native prairie in western
North Dakota. IN. Dak.-9.1 Herbert C. Hanson.
Cotton crop losses from Phymatotrichum root rot (Tex.-ll). Walter N. Ezekiel
and J. J. Taubenhaus.
Public roads. Vol. 15, no. 11, January 1935. Price, 100 a copy; $1 a year, $1.50
a year, foreign."
Weekly weather and crop bulletin. Nos. 5-9, January 29-February 26, 1935.
Price, 500 a year, domestic: $1 a year, foreign.'
Gives detailed weather conditions of preceding weeks and their effect on develop-
ment of crops and farm operations. Limited edition.
AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ADMINISTRATION
Agriculture's interest in America's world trade. Questions and answers on a vital
aspect of America's future. 22 p. ,Price, 50.2
Marketing agreement and license for Connecticut Valley shade-grown tobacco
(U. S. Type 61). Marketing agreement series-agreement no. 28. License
series-license no. 28. (M-40.) 17 p. Price, 54.2
Marketing agreement and license for shippers of fresh peas and cauliflower grown
in the State of Colorado. Marketing agreement series-agreement no. 56.
License series-license no. 97. 28 p. I M-84.)'
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3These may be obtained free upon application to the Agricultural Adjustment
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