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.
Lettuce growing in greenhouses. James H. Beattie, Bureau of Plant Industry.
24 p., illus. (F. B. 1418F., rev.) Price 50.
Soil defense in the Pacific southwest. Glenn K. Rule and Ralph W. Netter-
strom, Soil Conservation Service. 55 p., illus. (F. B. 1848F.) Price 150.
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.
Further observations of the response of various species of plants to length of
day. H. A. Allard and W. W. Garner, Bureau of Plant Industry. 64 p.,
illus. (T. B. 727T.) Price 20. For sale only.
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.
Grain grading primer. Willis B. Combs, Extension Service, and Fred G. Smith,
Agricultural Marketing Service. 48 p., illus. (M. P. 325M., rev.)
A selected bibliography of North American forestry. E N. Munns, Forest
Service. Vol. I, pp. 1-686; Vol. II, pp. 637-1142. (M. P. 864M.) Price 750
each volume. For sale only.
Federal beef grading. Agricultural Marketing Service. 15 p., illus. (M. P.
391M.) Price 51.
SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Such notices of judgment, decisions, and instructions as are necessary hi 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
Bureau of Animal Industry. Service and regulatory announcements. August
1940. Pp. 79-89. (S. R. A.-B. A. 400.) Price 250 a year, 50 a copy.
These reports consist of two parts: (1) A soil map in colors showing the extent and distribu-
tion 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.
Indiana, Jennings County. (No. 40, series 1932.) 53 p., illus. Price 450.
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S Montana, Middle Yellowstone Valley area. (No. 33, series 1933.) 29 p., illus.
L ..Price 35v.
*''exas kaufman County. (No. 3, series 1936.) 78 p., illus. Price 50!.
Erosion Survey No. 14. Erosion and land use conditions on the Lake Crook
Watershed, Lamar County, Texas. Harvey Oakes, Soil Conservation
Service. 23 p., illus. Price 204. For sale only.
DS-19. Getting at the facts about agriculture: Program building. Bureau of
Agricultural Economics. 35 p., illus. Price 10.
Handbook for cotton classes. Agricultural Marketing Service. 53 p.
Technology on the farm. A special report by The Interbureau Committee on
Technology and the Bureau of Agricultural Economics. 224 p., illus.
Price 400, paper.
Free distribution of periodicals is definitely restricted. They may be obtained by purchase
or subscription from the Superintendent of Documents.
Agricultural situation. Vol. 24, No. 10, October 1940. Price 50 a copy; 500 a
year, domestic; 700 a year, foreign.1
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. 9, September 1940. Price 104 a copy; $1.00
a year, domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.
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.
Experiment station record. Vol. 83, No. 3, September 1940. Price, $1 per
volume (2 volumes a year) consisting of 6 monthly numbers and index;
$1.75 per volume, foreign.' Single numbers for sale only. Price 154.
A technical review of scientific literature pertaining to agriculture.
Extension service review. Vol. 11, No. 10, October 1940. Illus. Price 100 a
copy; 750 a year, domestic; $1.15 a year, foreign.1
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,
foreign. Each issue 154, domestic; 200, foreign. Separates 54, 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.
Separates. A small supply of each separate is given to the originating bureau or
station for its staff, cooperators, and for such other distribution as can be made. Others
interested may purchase copies from the Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D. C.,
at 56 each. The Office of Information has none for general distribution.
G-1148. (In Vol. 60, No. 8.) Hybridization of American 26-chromosome and
Asiatic 13-chromosome species of Gossyplum. J. O. Beasley.
G-1158. (In Vol. 60, No. 8.) A physiological study of soft scald In Jonathan
apples. Erston V. Miller and Harold A. Schomer.
G-1154. (In Vol. 60, No. 4.) Physiological studies of plastid pigments in rinds
of maturing oranges. Erston V. Miller, J. R. Winston, and Harold A.
K-306. (In Vol. 60, No. 4.) Preliminary studies of the nutritive requirements of
the European corn borer. G. T. Bottger.
Minn.-113. (In Vol. 60, No. 5.) Comparison of a chemical and a biochemical
method for determining the biological value of proteins and an evaluation of
the endogenous nitrogen. Floyd C. Olson and LeRoy S. Palmer.
Pa.-64. (In Vol. 60, No. 3.) Further studies on growth substances in relation to
the mechanism of the action of radiation on plants. H. R. 0. Mcllvaine and
H. W. Popp.
Wash.-33. (In Vol. 60, No. 5.) Toxicity to sheep of lead arsenate and lead
arsenate spray residues. J. L. St. John, E. C. McCulloch, J. Sotola, and E. N.
Wis.-112. (In Vol. 60, No. 3.) The deterioration of the bovine udder in the
absence of streptococci. E. G. Hastings and E. H. Peterson.
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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.
Bulletins Leaflets Other publications
Land policy review. Vol. III, No. 5, September 1940. Price 54 a copy; 254 a
Gives information on current developments in land policy and land programs to workers
of the Department of Agriculture and cooperating groups.
Rural electrification news. Vol. 6, No. 1, September; No. 2, October 1940.
Price 100 a copy; 750 a year, domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.1
Issued monthly by the Rural Electrification Administration. A summary of rural
electrification activities and a clearing house for interchange of information pertaining
to utilization of electric power in farm tasks.
Soil conservation. Vol. 6, No. 4, October 1940. Price 104 a copy; $1 a year,
domestic; $1.50 a year, foreign.1
Issued monthly by the Soil Conservation Service. Seeks to supply to workers and
cooperators of the Department of Agriculture engaged in soil-conservation activities infor-
mation of especial help to them in the performance of their duties.
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