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Rethinking the role of nuclear weapons.
Discusses the changing role of nuclear weapons in the post-Cold-War era in the United States.
Investigations of the parasites of Popillia japonica and related scarabaeidae in the Far East from 1929 to 1933, inclusive.
Describes the results of scientific research of parasites of the Japanese beetle at various stages of the beetle life cycle. The studies were carried out from 1929 to 1933 in Japan, Chosen (Korea), India, and Taiwan.
Prevention of damage by the seed-corn maggot to potato seed pieces.
Uses results from a scientific study to describe how to best protect potato seed pieces from damage by the seed-corn maggot.
Pickaxe and pencil : references for the study of the WPA.
A bibliography of books, articles, and doctoral dissertations about the WPA, a U.S. government agency which provided work relief programs during 1935-1942. Includes references to materials published at the time of the WPA program as well as more recent publications.
For higher production : soil and water conservation.
Describes how to conserve water and soil on a farm or ranch in order to maintain higher production of crops and livestock.
A rounded-corner hutch for rabbits.
Provides a layout and instructions for building a rounded-corner hutch for rabbits.
A treasure hunt.
An illustrated children's book which tells the story of a neighborhood treasure hunt designed to encourage children to learn about the active daily lives of elderly people in their community.
Father-son farm-operating agreements.
Discusses the questions and concerns relating to farm maintenance and productivity as a farmer grows old. Provides information for fathers and sons who want to operate farms together for their mutual benefit.
Clinical anatomy of the European hamster, Cricetus cricetus, L.
This handbook outlines the external and internal anatomy of the European hamster, including "clinically relevant systems such as the respiratory system" (p. iii). It also includes a diagram of the normal distribution of hamsters throughout Germany. The index begins on page 211.
Nature and extent of mormon cricket damage to crop and range plants.
Describes the threat of the Mormon cricket and the extensive damage it can cause to plant life in the northwestern United States.
Using crop residues for soil defense.
Describes how leaving crop residue in a field can help prevent soil erosion due to rainfall; and describes the equipment that can be used in this practice.
A graphic summary of farm animals and animal products : (based largely on the census of 1930 and 1935)
Describes the use, value, and production of farm animals.
Life history of the wireworm Melanotus longulus (Lec.) in southern California.
Describes in detail the life cycle of the Melanotus Longulus wire worm, and in brief: the natural methods for its control, and the threat it poses to crops in southern California.
Peacetime adjustments in farming : possibilities under prosperity conditions.
Describes ways in which farmers can adjust their farming practices after the conclusion of World War II. Discusses commodity adjustments for various crops and livestock types.
Fires on farms.
Describes what can cause fires on the farm, steps to reduce fire hazards, and equipment needed to fight home fires.
Algae in water supplies: an illustrated manual on the identification, significance, and control of algae in water supplies.
A manual designed to help "water analysts and others who deal with the many problems and effects associated with the presence of algae in water supplies."
French-Indian interaction at an 18th century frontier post : the Roseborough Lake Site, Bowie County, Texas.
A report on archaeological excavations at the Roseborough Lake Site, conducted with the help of Field School students at North Texas State University in 1976. The research explored the life of the villages in the vicinity of the site at the time of early European contact.
Commercial rabbit raising.
A guide to raising rabbits commercially, for production of meat, fur, and wool.
38 ways to cut costs in the manufacture and sale of consumers' durable goods.
Suggests cost savings strategies for manufacturers operating under war-time price regulations, with the goal of reducing their need for relief from the Office of Price Administration.
What peace can mean to American farmers : expansion of foreign trade.
Describes the changes the agricultural market faces post-World War II, and how the growth of foreign trade will affect farmers.
Relative effectiveness of acid lead arsenate and other materials as stomach poisons for the larvae of the Japanese beetle.
Provides the results of experiments conducted from 1929 to 1936 to test the efficacy of acid lead arsenate and other insecticides for control of Japanese beetles.
Your soil, crumbly or cloddy?
Describes the importance of good soil tilth and methods for improving soil.
Grass waterways in soil conservation.
Describes how to establish grass-protected waterways on farm fields to prevent soil erosion.
Wood chips for the land.
Describes how farmers and ranchers can use wood chips to prevent soil erosion, as bedding for livestock, and as a way to make soil richer for producing crops.
Mulching to establish vegetation on eroded areas of the Southeast.
Describes how using mulch can prevent erosion and enable new plant growth on eroded farm field borders in the southeastern United States.
Field studies of insecticides used to control cabbage caterpillars in the South.
Describes the damage that cabbage caterpillars can cause to plants, and provides the results of scientific research on insecticides to control the caterpillars in the southern United States.
Life history and control of the tomato pinworm.
Describes the history and life cycle of the tomato pinworm, the types and extent of damage that it causes, and steps that farmers can take to control it.
Hibernation of the corn earworm in southeastern Georgia.
Discusses the results of a study of the hibernation of the corn earworm in Chatham County, Georgia from 1930 to 1933. The study was conducted in an effort to understand seasonal occurences of earworm infestation.
U.S. graded and stamped meat.
Describes the official grades for beef, lamb and mutton, and veal and calf. Provides charts of meat cuts.
Good food habits for children.
Describes how to assist young children in transitioning from milk to solid food. Suggests ways to establish regular eating times, encourage self-feeding, and help the child develop a positive attitude toward eating.
Rhubarb production.
Describes the history of rhubarb, and the steps for planting and cultivating rhubarb in the United States.
The yellow chapote, a native host of the Mexican fruitfly.
Describes the yellow chapote tree that grows in southern Texas and Mexico, its uses and benefits, and the damage that the Mexican fruitfly causes to the tree.
Psocids, annoying house pests.
Describes the characteristics of psocids, their habits, and steps that can be taken to control psocids in the home.
Culture of sorgo.
Discusses sorgo culture and syrup manufacturing. Provides information on characteristics and varieties, diseases, and insects affecting stored sorgo.
Structure and development of the alimentary canal of the southern armyworm larva.
Describes a scientific research study of southern army larvae. Describes in detail the alimentary canal of the larva.
The horn fly and its control.
Describes the life cycle and of the horn fly, the damage it causes to livestock, and steps for controlling it.
Preventing black rot losses in sweetpotatoes.
Describes how black rot can damage sweet potato crops, and the steps farmers can take to prevent and treat crops affected by it.
Studies of methyl bromide in greenhouse and vault fumigation.
Describes the results of scientific research regarding the effectiveness of methyl bromide as an insecticide in greenhouse and vault fumigation.
Rhubarb forcing.
Describes methods of forcing rhubarb, using methods developed in Massachusetts and Michigan.
Planting southern pines.
Describes different types of southern pines, how to plant stock, and maintaining the trees as they continue to grow.
Powder-post beetles in buildings : what to do about them.
Describes different types of powder-post beetles, their life cycles, the damage they can cause to various types of wood, and methods for their control.
Filters and screens for irrigation wells.
Describes the purpose of having filters and screens as part of an irrigation system, and how to properly select and install them.
Pricklypear control on short-grass range in the central Great Plains.
Describes the problems ranchers face when pricklypear grows in grazing areas in the central Great Plains and the steps that should be taken to control its growth.
Intensive projects under the Cooperative farm forestry act.
Describes the Farm Forestry Program and how it can be used to help farmers begin farm-woodland management projects.
Further studies on the removal of spray residues from eastern-grown apples.
Describes the variety of residues found on apples, the amount of residue, and different ways to wash the apples and remove residue.
Quince growing.
Provides information about growing quince, including soil requirements, propagation, varieties, planting and care of trees, and insect and disease control.
The ryegrasses.
Describes different kinds of ryegrass, the best climate and soil for its growth, and the steps a farmer should take for successful hay and pasture growth.
How to build a farm pond.
Describes the steps necessary to build a pond on farmland, including surveying land, testing the soil, building a spillway, and maintaining the pond.
Windbreaks and shelterbelts for the Plains states.
Describes the monetary and physical benefits to farms and orchards when windbreaks and shelterbelts are used.
The oriental persimmon.
Describes the characteristics and varieties of oriental persimmon trees, and the steps for planting, cultivating, and maintaining their successful growth.