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 Decade: 1900-1909
The Adulteration of Forage-Plant Seeds

The Adulteration of Forage-Plant Seeds

Date: 1909
Creator: Hillman, F. H.
Description: Report discussing the adulteration of forage plant seeds, including for red clover, alfalfa, alsike clover, orchard grass, meadow fescue, Kentucky bluegrass, redtop, and brome grasses (bromus).
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The Advantage of Planting Heavy Cotton Seed

The Advantage of Planting Heavy Cotton Seed

Date: 1907
Creator: Webber, Herbert John, 1865-1946 & Boykin, E. B.
Description: Report discussing the importance of using heavy cotton seed and separating it for planting. Experiments have established that heavier seeds more reliably produce better plants. Methods of separating and testing the seeds are discussed, including the equipment necessary for seed separation.
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Alfalfa Growing

Alfalfa Growing

Date: 1905
Creator: Hitchcock, A. S. (Albert Spear), 1865-1935
Description: Report discussing the cultivation of alfalfa and its potential as a crop for hay and pastures. Also includes a discussion of the various weeds, pests, and fungi which affect alfalfa.
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Bacteria in Milk

Bacteria in Milk

Date: 1909
Creator: Rogers, L. A. (Lore Alford), 1875-1975
Description: Report discussing the effects of bacteria which grow naturally in milk, including their effects on both sugars and fats.
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The Basket Willow

The Basket Willow

Date: 1909
Creator: Hubbard, William F. (William Fairchild), 1876-1905
Description: Report discussing improved cultivation techniques for willow trees used in basket-making.
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Beans

Beans

Date: 1907
Creator: Corbett, L. C. (Lee Cleveland), 1867-1940
Description: "The member of this great family with which we have at this time to deal -- the bean -- is not so valuable from the standpoint of forage or soil renovation, but is among the most valuable members of the great group for the seed which it produces. While the seed is the most important and valuable factor, the power to gather nitrogen and to render the soil better for having been grown upon it is an important consideration and one which should not be overlooked by those interested in maintaining the nitrogen content of the soil." -- p. 6. Topics discussed include the various types of beans and the differences in cultivation between field beans and garden beans.
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Beneficial Bacteria for Leguminous Crops

Beneficial Bacteria for Leguminous Crops

Date: 1905
Creator: Moore, George T. (George Thomas), 1871- & Robinson, Theodore R.
Description: Report discussing the cultivation of legumes in nitrogen-poor soils that are nonetheless abundant in bacteria which uniquely benefit legumes. Significant attention is given to the topic of introducing these bacteria into soils through artificial methods.
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The Boll Weevil Problem, with Special Reference to Means of Reducing Damage

The Boll Weevil Problem, with Special Reference to Means of Reducing Damage

Date: 1909
Creator: Hunter, W. D. (Walter David), 1875-1925
Description: Report summarizing the Department of Agriculture's previous publications on the boll-weevil problem and the unpublished results of the most recent investigations. Topics discussed include the life cycle of the boll weevil, its dissemination, and means of controlling it.
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Bread and the Principles of Bread Making

Bread and the Principles of Bread Making

Date: 1900
Creator: Atwater, Helen W.
Description: Report discussing the different factors and principles behind bread making, including types of grain, yeast, dough, baking methods, chemical composition, and its nutritional values.
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The Brown-Tail Moth and How to Control It

The Brown-Tail Moth and How to Control It

Date: 1906
Creator: Howard, L. O. (Leland Ossian), 1857-1950
Description: Report discussing the recent introduction of the European brown-tail moth into the Americas, its life cycle, and its possible impact on plant life, and methods to control it.
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