United States Department of Agriculture
MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
Any five of the nontechnical publications listed herein unless indicated "For sale only." 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
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
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.
The armyworm and its control. W. R. Walton and C. M. Packard, Bureau of
Entomology and Plant Quarantine. 12 p., illus. (F. B. 1850F.) Price 50.
This series carries popular material of the same general character as that carried by the
Farmers' Bulletins except that the Leaflets are confined to specific practical directions, recom-
mendations, remedies, and methods. They are brief and concise, written in informal. popular
style, and are limited to eight pages.
Clothes moths. E. A. Back, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine. 8 p.,
illus. (Leaf. 145L rev.) Price 5$.
Cotton-seed treatment. R. J. Haskell and H. D. Barker, Bureau of Plant In-
dustry. 8 p., illus. (Leaf. 198L.) Price 5f.
The Technical Bulletin series contains the result 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.
Differential growth rates in cotton varieties and their response to seasonal
conditions at Greenville, Tex. Homer C. McNamara, Dalton R. Hooton,
and Dow D. Porter, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine. 44 p.,
illus. (T. B. 710T.) Price 100.
This series carries the less technical and more informal material of the same general nature
as that in the Technical Bulletin series.
Influence of inbreeding and other factors on litter size in Chester White swine.
H. O. Hetzer, W. V. Lambert, and J. H. Zeller, Bureau of Animal Indus-
try. 11 p., illus. (Cir. 570C.) Price 50.
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.
Forecasting from synoptic weather charts. Richard Hanson Weightman,
Weather Bureau. 52 p., illus. (M. P. 236M rev.) Price 10-.'
Benefits of eradicating Bang's disease. John R. Mohler, A. E. Wight, and
Elmer Lash, Bureau of Animal Industry. 18 p., illus. (M. P. 384M.)
Living and forest lands. 48 p., illus. (M. P. 388M.) Price 10o.
Buying beef by grade. Agricultural Marketing Service. illus. 8 p.
(M. P. 392M.) Price 55.
I These may be obtained from the issuing bureau.
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List of sires proved in dairy herd improvement associations 1940. Bureau of
Dairy Industry. 240 p. (M. P. 393M.) Price 25e.
School lunches using farm surpluses. Rowena Schmidt Carpenter and Fanny
Walker Yeatman, Surplus Marketing Administration and Bureau of Home
Economics. 48 p. (M. P. 408M.) Price 100.
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Such notices of judgment, decisions, and instructions as are necessary in the enforcement of
regulatory acts are contained in these announcements. They are issued monthly or as necessary
by certain bureaus. Free distribution is limited to persons in the employ of the Department,
to public officials whose duties render it necessary for them to have such information, to jour.
nals especially concerned, and to manufacturers and firms whose business is affected by the
Order amending regulations relating to meat inspection by adding definitions
for lard and rendered pork fat. Bureau of Animal Industry. 1 p. (B. A.
I. Order 211, rev., amdt. 13.)1
Bureau of Animal Industry. Service and regulatory announcements. July
1940. Pp. 69-78. (S. R. A.-B. A. I. 399.) Price 25 a year, 5p a copy.:
Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine. Service and regulatory an-
nouncements. Index, 1939. (S. R. A.-B. E. P. Q., Index 1939); April-
June 1940. Pp. 39-64. (S. R. A.-B. E. P. Q. No. 143.)'
These reports consist of two parts: (1) A soil map in colors showing the extent and dis-
tribution 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.
Iowa, Audubon County. (No. 34, series 1933.) 41 p., illus. Price 300.
Texas, Zavala County. (No. 21, series 1934.) 40 p., illus. Price 500.
Achieving a balanced agriculture. 74 p. Revision.
Erosion and related land use conditions on the Crooked Creek project near
Indiana, Pa.- J. G. Steele and R. G. Mowrey, Soil Conservation Service.
35 p., illus. (Erosion Survey no. 16.) Price 200. For sale only.
Planning committees cooperate with local governments. 11 p. (County
Planning Series no. 8.) Price 50.
Report on the agricultural experiment stations, 1939. J. T. Jardine and F. D.
Fromme. 265 p. Price 250.
REPRINTS FROM 1939 YEARBOOK
1675. The white rat as a contributor to science. Pp. 145-151. Price 5C.
1676. Human food requirements-carbohydrates, fats, energy. Pp. 152-172.
1680. Food composition. Pp. 272-285. Price 50.
1682. Present-day diets in the United States. Pp. 296-320. Price 50.
1688. Food grades and the consumer. Pp. 364-371. Price 5e.
1690. Better nutrition as a national goal. Pp. 380-402. Price 5e.
1691. Sources and cycles of the nutritive elements. Pp. 405-417. Price 50.
1702. Figuring the rations of dairy cows. Pp. 592-596. Price 5c.
1703. Practical feeding and nutritional requirements of young dairy stock.
Pp. 597-638. Price 10c.
1704. Variations in the composition of milk. Pp. 639-648. Price 50.
1705. Utilization of feed energy and feed protein in milk secretion. Pp. 649-
667. Price 50.
1706. The vitamins in milk and in milk production. Pp. 668-684. Price 50.
1708. Milk in nutritional research-A sketch of progress. Pp. 699-705.
1720. The nutritive value of harvested forages. Pp. 956-991. Price 10?.
1723. Deficient and excess minerals in forage in the United States. Pp. 1027-
1044. Price 50.
1 These may be obtained from the issuing bureau.
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Indicate below, by numbers IN NUMERICAL ORDER, bulletins desired. In order to assure
prompt delivery detach this frank and return in stamped envelope 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 remittance to cover cost of publication. Requests for change of
address must show old as well as new address.
Be sure to write your name and address plainly on reverse side of this form.
Farmers Leaflets Other publications
1724. What do we need to know in livestock nutrition? Pp. 1045-1064.
1726. Literature cited for Yearbook of Agriculture-1939. Pp. 1075-1142.
Free distribution of periodicals is definitely restricted. There may be obtained by purchase
or subscription from the Superintendent of Documents.
Agricultural situation. Vol. 24, No. 9, September 1940. Price 50 a copy;
500 a year, domestic; 700 a year, foreign.2
A brief general summary of current conditions, including pertinent statistics relating to
production, movement, consumption, and prices of the important farm products.
Crops and markets. Vol. 17, No. 8, August 1940. Price 100 a copy; $1.00 a
year, domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.2
Statistics concerning crop and livestock estimates and market information; reports on
supplies, stocks, commercial movement, conditions, and prices of agricultural products; and
studies of prices and demand, both foreign and domestic.
Extension service review. Vol. 10, no. 9, September 1940. Illus. Price 100 a
copy; 750 a year, domestic; $1.15 a year, foreign.2
Journal of agricultural research. Each issue 150, domestic; 200, foreign.
Separates, 50, domestic; 8, foreign.2 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.
A-194. (In Vol. 60, No. 3.) Minimum lethal dose of selenium, as sodium selenite,
for horses, mules, cattle and swine. W. T. Miller and K. T. Williams.
A-195. (In Vol. 60. No. 5.) Comparison of the accuracy of two methods of
estimating fineness of wool fibers. Ralph W. Phillips, R. G. Schott, J. I.
Hardy, and H. W. Wolf.
G-1147. (In Vol 60, No. 2.) A rot of Winter Queen watermelons caused by
Phytophthora capsici. James S. Wiant and C. M. Tucker.
G-1151. (In Vol. 60. No. 2.) The use of ascorbic acid (crystalline vitamin C) as
a substrate in oxidase measurements. Boyce D. Ezell and Fisk Gerhardt.
G-1152. (In Vol. 60. No. 2.) Effects of various amounts of nitrogen potassium
and phosphorus on growth and assimilation in young apple trees. L. P.
Batjer and E. S. Degman.
G-1157. (In Vol. 60, No. 3.) A cytological study of some species in the genus
Paspalum. Glenn W. Burton.
Iowa-31. (In Vol. 60, No. 4.) Bacterial wilt resistance and genetic host-parasite
interactions in maize. Ralph E. Lincoln.
Minn.-112. (In Vol. 60, No. 2.) Inheritance in the cucumber. A. E. Hutchins.
N. J.-33. (In Vol. 60, No. 3.) Chemical effect on lead arsenate of certain salts
which may be present in soil and spray waters. Joseph M. Ginsburg.
N. C.-36. (In Vol. 60, No. 2.) The vitamin A activity and the vitamin B, content
of soybeans and cowpeas. J. O. Halverson and F. W. Sherwood.
Va.-15. (In Vol. 60. No. 2.) Frenching of tobacco distinguished from thallium
toxicity by spectrographic analysis. G. M. Shear and H. D. Ussery.
Wis.-111. (In Vol. 60, No. 4.) Relation of the near-wilt fungus to the pea plant.
W. J. Virgin and J. C. Walker.
Wis.-113. (In Vol. 60, No. 8.) Influence of the physiological age of the pea plant
on its recovery from aphid damage. Cecil D. Harrington and Ed. M.
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Soil conservation. Vol. 6, No. 3, September 1940. Price 10 a copy; $1 a year,
domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.'
Issued monthly by the Soil Conservation Service. Seeks to supply to workers and
cooperators of the Department of Agriculture engaged in soil-conservation activities
information of especial help to them in the performance of their duties.
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