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This circular will be sent regularly to all who apply for It.





WASHINGTON, D. C., April 30, 1915.




[APRIL, 1915.]

Copies of any of the publications listed herein, except the Journal of Agri-
cultural Research, Experiment Station Record, and publications of the
)Weather Bureau, may be obtained free upon application to the Editor and
' thief of the Division of Publications, United States Depart men t of Agricul-
ture, Washington, D. C., as long as the department's supply lasts.
When this department's supply is exhausted, publications can be obtained
from the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Wash-
ington, D. C., by purchase only, and at the prices noted herein.
Send all remittances to the Superintendent of Documents direct. His
office is not a part of the Department of Agriculture.


Potash from Kelp. By Frank
Fertilizer Investigations. Pp.
,tribution from the Bureau of S
Secretary.) Price, $2.00.
The department, has no copies of th
Superintendent of Documents only.

K. Cameron,
122, pIs. 40,
oils. Apr. 10,

In Charge Chemical, Physica
figs. 2, maps 69, in portfolio.
1915. (Report No. 100, Office

, and
of the

is report in stock. It can be secured through the Office of the
Send all remittances to that official direct and not to this Office.

Journal of Agricultural Research. Vol. 4, Noc
Contents: Phoma Destructiva the Cause
O. Jamieson.-Availability of the Nitro:,ge
Stewart.-Organic constituents of Pacific
Sources of the Early Infections of Apple
Bacteriological Study of Methods for the Dis
Spores. By F. W. Tilley.-Observatiois 01
Pseudomonas Citri the Cause of Canker. I

i. 1. April, 1915.
If a Fruit Rot of 1
n in Pacific (Coas
Coast Kelps. B
Bitter-Rot. By
infection of Hides
n Rhizina Inflata.
3y Clara H. Hasse

Lhe Toma
?t Kelps.
ly D. R.
John W.
By Jam

to. Bv Clara
By Guy R.
with Anthrax
ies R. Weir.-

Pp. 1-100, pie. 10. Price, 25 cents.
of agricultural colleges and experiment stations, to large
tutions as make suitable exchanges with the department
Superintendent of Documents will receive subscriptions
year, 12 numbers.

will be distributed free only to the libraries
universities, technical schools, and such isti-
. It will not be sent free to individuals. The
for this publication, the price being $2.50 per


Soils of Massachusetts and Connecticut With Especial Reference to Apples and Peaches.
By Henry J. Wilder, Scientist in Soil Survey. Pp. 73, pls. 21, figs. 2. Contribu-
tion from the Bureau of Soils. Apr. 5, 1915. (Department Bulletin 140.) Price,
25 cents.
Of esuecial interest to fruit growers in the States named.





rmn Experience With the Tractor. By Arnold P. Yerkes, Scientifi
H. H. Mowry, Assistant Agriculturist, Office of Farm Management.
tribution from the Bureau of Plant Industry. Apr. 15, 1915. (De

tin 174.)


5 cents.

c Assistant, and

Pp. 44


apartment Bulle-

This bulletinisintended to make availablito farmers who contemplate buying a tractor the experience
of many other farmers who have already used one; it is suitable for distribution west of the Mississippi

Mushrooms and- Other Common Fungi.
Vera K. Charles, Assistant Mycologist,
section Work. Pp. 64, pls. 38, fig. 1


Apr. 29, 1915.

By Flora W. Patterson, Mycologist, and
Office of Pathological Collections and In-
Contribution.from the Bureau of Plant

(Department Bulletin 175.)

Price, 30 cents.

This bulletin describes various species of edible and poisonous mushrooms and is for general distri-

Native American Species of Prunus. By W. F. Wight, Bot
figs. 3. Contribution from the Bureau of Plant Industry.

Apr. 2, 1915.

(Department Bulletin 179.)

Price, 20 cents.


ist. Pp. 75, pls. 13,
(Professional Paper.)

This bulletin is intended for horticulturists in all parts of the United States, especially those who are
studying varieties or doing work in plant breeding.

Soil Erosion in the South. B
nations. Pp. 23, pie. 9. (
(Department Bulletin 180.)

lY R.

Davis, Scientist in Soil Laboratory Investi-

contribution from the Bureau of Soils.


10 cents.

Apr. 16, 1915.

This bulletin is of general interest, but especially in Virginia, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Ala-
bama, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina.
A Report on the Methods and Costs of Reclaiming the Overflowed Lands Along the
Big Black River, Mississippi. By Lewis A. Jones, Drainage Engineer, Assisted
by W. J. Schlick, Drainage Engineer, and C. E. Ramser, Assistant Drainage Engi-

30 cent

Pp. 39, figs. 9,maps 11.
(Professional Paper.) 1

Contribution from the Office of Experiment Sta-

(Department Bulletin 181.)

Lpr. 12, 1915.


This report is intended for engineers, landowners, and others interested in drainage enterprises in
regions where the conditions are similar to those here described; it is suitable for distribution in the
Gulf Coast States.

Morphology of the Barley Grain With Reference
Albert Mann, Plant Morphologist, and H. V,
Barley Investigations. Pp. 32, pls. 8, figs. 5.
Plant Industry. (Professional Paper.) Apr.
183.) Price, 15 cents.

to Its Enzym-Secreting Areas. By
. Harlan, Agronomist in Charge of
Contribution from the Bureau of




This paper is intended for distribution to agronomists,
selected maltsters.

station directors, brewery chemists, and

The Huisache Girdler.

By M.

Stored Product Insect Investigations.
of Entomology. (Professional Paper.)
Price, 5 cents.

h Entomological Assistant, Truck Crop and
Pp. 9, pls. 4. Contribution from the Bureau
Apr. 8, 1915. (Department Bulletin 184.)

This bulletin contains a technical description of an insect infesting the huisache tree of the Southwest.
The form of injury is discussed and methods of control are given.

Bird Migration. By Wells W. Cooke, Assistant Biologist. Pp.
Contribution from the Bureau of Biological Survey. Apr. 17,

Bulletin 185.)

Price, 10 cents.

This bulletin discusses the subject of bird migration.
gators of the economic relation of birds to agriculture.

47, pls.
1915. (

4, figs. 20.

Of interest to nature students and to investi-

Studies of the Codling Moth in the Central Appalachian Region.

an~d E


By F. E. Brooks

Entomological Assistants, Deciduous Fruit Insect Investi

nations. Pp. 49, pi. 1, figs. 23. Contribution from the Bureau of Entomology.
Apr. 12, 1915. (Department Bulletin 189.) Price, 10 cents.


_ .


The Drainage of Jefferson County,
Frescoln, Drainage Engineers.
Experiment Stations. (Professi(
tin 193.) Price, 15 cents.


Pp. 40, ma
onal Paper.

By H.

L. Kipp, A. (

Apr. 30, 1915.



and S.

the Office of

(Department Bulle-

This report is intended especially for engineers, drainage district officials, and present and prospec-
tive owners of land near the Gulf of Mexico, particularly in Texas and Louisiana. The run-off formula
and discussion will interest all engineers concerned withland drainage.
Report Upon the Cypress Creek Drainage District, Desha and Chicot Counties, Arkan-
sas. By S. H. McCrory, O. G. Baxter, D. L. Yarnell, L. A. Jones, and W. J. Schlick,
Drainage Engineers. Pp. 20, fig. 1. maps 4. Contribution from the Office of
Experiment Stations. (Professional Paper.) Apr. 21, 1915. (Department Bul-

letin 198.) Price, 40


This bulletin will be of interest to landowners, engineers, and others interested in the reclamation of
swamp and overflowed lands along the Mississippi River.

Loss in Tonnage of Sugar Beets by Drying. By Harry B. Shaw, t
gist, Cotton and Truck Disease and Sugar-Plant Investigations.

Contribution from

Bulletin 199.)


Price, 5 cents.

of Plant


. Apr.

Assistant Patholo-


Pp. 12, figs. 5.

This bulletin takes up the subject of the losses incurred by allowing sugar beets to lie in the field.
The data applying specifically to conditions in the Western States, such as Kansas, Colorado, and Ari-
zona, but they are equally applicable to the regions having relatively higher humidity.

Field Studies of the Crown-Gall of Sugar Beets.

By C.

Charge of Sugar-Beet Investigations. Pp. 8, pls.
Bureau of Plant Industry. (Professional Paper.)

Bulletin 203.)

Price, 5 cents.


Townsend, Pathologist in
1. Contribution from the




This bulletin gives the distribution, appearance, cause, quality, and effects of beet galls, with methods
of control.

Seed Production of Western White Pine.

gations. Pp.
Apr. 17, 1915.

Contribution from

(Department Bulletin 210.)

By Raphael Zon,
et Forest Service.

Price, 5 cents.

Chief of Forest Investi-



This bulletin contains a report upon an investigation of the seed production of western white pine
and a discussion of the method of measuring the seed crop.
The Use of Land in Teaching Agriculture in Secondary Schools. By Eugene Mer-
ritt, Assistant in Agricultural Education. Pp. 12. Contribution from the Office
of Experiment Stations. Apr. 15, 1915. (Department Bulletin 213.) Price, 5
This bulletin describes how land is being used in the teaching of agriculture in secondary schools and
discusses some of the problems involved. It is written to aid all persons who are engaged or interested
in the teaching of agriculture.

Cotton Warehouses:

Storage Facilities Now


Nixon, Assistant in Cotton Marketing. Pp. 26.
Markets and Rural Organization. Apr. 26, 19
Price, 5 cents.


Le in the South. By Robert L.
Contribution from the Office of




This bulletin deals with the cotton warehouse situation of the South, with special reference to condi-
tions in Georgia and North Carolina. It should be of special interest to farmers, warehousemen, and
cotton factors, merchants, and bankers of the South.

Strawberry Supply and Distribution in 1914. By Wells A.
Market Surveys; Houston F. Walker, Scientific Assistant;

Market Assistant.
Rural Organization.

10, figs.


20, 1915.

Contribution from

Sherman, Specialist in
and 0. W. Schleussner,
Office of Markets and

(Department Bulletin 237.)

Price, 5 cents.

This bulletin is of general interest to strawberry growers, shippers, dealers, transportation companies,
and consumers, and to all engaged in the trade in berries and fruits.

Contents and Index to Technical Series No. 25, Bureau of Entomology.

Am. 9fi 1015

pyle-'0 S pcintn

Pp. v.+41--43.

..lrYV 2&a V '2 aLL~ S *a\t 1 'jxaatIJ


Motor Vehicle Registrations and Revenues, 1914. Prepared
Economics, Office of Public Roads, February, 1915. Pp. 1.
of Secretary.)

by Division of Road
(Circular 49, Office

Manufacture and Use of Unfermented Grape Juice. By George C. Husmann, Pomolo-
gist in Charge of Viticultural Investigations, Office of Horticultural and Pomological
Investigations. Pp. 16, figs. 14. Contribution from the Bureau of Plant Industry.
Apr. 9, 1915. (Farmers' Bulletin 644.)
This bulletin gives instructions for making grape juice for homeuse and in commercial quantities. The
bulletin is suitable for distribution throughout the country.
The Control of Root-Knot. By Ernst A. Bessey, Collaborator, and L. P. Byare, Pa-
thologist, Office of Cotton and Truck Disease and Sugar-Plant Investigations. Pp.
19, figs. 20. Contribution from the Bureau of Plant Industry. Apr. 1, 1915.
(Farmers' Bulletin 648.)
This bulletin describes conditions favoring root-knot, methods of spreading the parasites, and sug-
gests remedies for its control.

The Sheep-Killing Dog. By V
figs. 3. Contribution from
(Farmers' Bulletin 652.)

. O. McWhorter, Animal Husbandry Division.
the Bureau of Animal Industry. Apr.

Pp. 13,
. 1915.

Shows the annual loss caused by sheep-killing dogs and discusses state laws relating to same.
How Farmers May Improve Their Personal Credit. By C. W. Thompson, Specialist
in Rural Organization Work. Pp. 14. Contribution from the Office of Markets and
Rural Organization. Apr. 3, 1915. (Farmers' Bulletin 654.)
Intended to give farmers some practical methods for improving their personal credit through coop-
eration. Of interest to farmers generally, and particularly to those of the South and of the West.
Cottonseed Meal for Feeding Beef Cattle. By W. F. Ward, Senior Annual Husband-
man in Beef Cattle Investigations, Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 8. Con-
tribution from the Bureau of Animal Industry. Apr. 10, 1915. (Farmers' Bulletin
Gives the results of experiments in feeding cottonseed meal to beef cattle in varying proportions and
offers suggestions for its profitable use. It will be of interest to farmers and catt le raisers generally.
The Community Egg Circle. By C. E. Bassett, Specialist in Cooperative Organiza-
tion, and W. H. Kerr, Investigator in Market Business Practice. Pp. 7. Contri-
bution from the Office of Markets and Rural Organization. Apr. 6, 1915. (Farmers'
Bulletin 656.)
Intended for all farmers who would lie interested in the formation of a community circle for the mar-
keting of eggs. It would be of especial interest at this time to farmers in the cotton belt who desire to
diversify their farming because of the economic crisis which adversely a effects the cotton crop at present.
The True Clothes Moths. By C. L. Marlatt, Entomologist. Pp. 8, figs. 3. Contri-
bution from the Bureau of Entomology. Apr. 5, 1915. ( Farmers' Bulletin 659.)
This bulletin is of interest to housekeepers and those who have anything to do with fur and wool, in
either the raw or the manufactured state.
A Method of Analyzing the Farm Business. By E. H. Thomson, Agriculturist, and
H. M. Dixon, Scientific Assistant, Office of Farm Management. Pp. 26. Contri-
bution from the Bureau of Plant Industry. Apr. 24,1915. (Farmers' Bulletin 661.)
In this bulletin a method is outlined for an analysis of the farm business to determine the investment,
receipts, expenses, and labor income involved.

Strawberry Growing in the South. By H. C.
Horticultural and Pomological Investigations.
the Bureau of Plant Industry. Apr. 30, 1915.

Thompson, Horticulturist, Office of
Pp. 20, figs. 11. Contribution from
(Farmers' Bulletin 664.)

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