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The grain smuts : how they are caused and how to prevent them.

The grain smuts : how they are caused and how to prevent them.

Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Description: Discusses the types of smut that affect cereal crops. Provides instructions for treating seed to increase crop production.
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Some Insects Injurious to Stored Grain

Some Insects Injurious to Stored Grain

Date: 1897
Creator: Chittenden, F. H. (Frank Hurlbut), 1858-1929
Description: Report discussing insects which commonly cause damage to grain being kept in storage. Three of these insects -- the granary weevil, rice weevil and Angoumois grain moth -- develop and live within the kernels until they reach maturity while the other insects feed on grain in both its kernel and processed forms.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
The Corn and Cotton Wireworm in Its Relation to Cereal and Forage Crops, with Control Measures

The Corn and Cotton Wireworm in Its Relation to Cereal and Forage Crops, with Control Measures

Date: 1916
Creator: Gibson, Edmund H.
Description: "The object of this bulletin is to set forth in a popular form what is known of the habits of the destructive corn and cotton wireworm, in order that farmers and planters may more effectively carry out control measures and be able better to handle infested areas that the injury may be reduced to a minimum." -- title page.
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Destroy the Common Barberry

Destroy the Common Barberry

Date: August 1919
Creator: E. C. (Elvin Charles) Stakman, 1885-1979
Description: Discusses the importance of eradicating the common barberry bush in order to prevent the spread of the disease black stem rust to wheat, oats, barley, rye, and wild grasses. Farmers are advised to dig up all common barberry bushes; however, Japanese barberry bushes are harmless and can remain, or farmers may even replace common barberry bushes with Japanese barberry bushes.
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Destroy the Common Barberry

Destroy the Common Barberry

Date: May 1919
Creator: E. C. (Elvin Charles) Stakman, 1885-1979
Description: Discusses the importance of eradicating the common barberry bush in order to prevent the spread of the disease black stem rust to wheat, oats, barley, rye, and wild grasses. Farmers are advised to dig up all common barberry bushes; however, Japanese barberry bushes are harmless and can remain, or farmers may even replace common barberry bushes with Japanese barberry bushes.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
The Chinch Bug and Its Control

The Chinch Bug and Its Control

Date: 1922
Creator: Horton, J. R. & Satterthwait, A. F.
Description: This bulletin discusses the chinch bug, an insect which destroys corn, wheat, oats, and forage sorghums in the United States. The chinch bug's life cycle and habits are discussed as well as conditions favorable to chinch bug outbreads and control measures.
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Cereal Smuts and the Disinfection of Seed Grain

Cereal Smuts and the Disinfection of Seed Grain

Date: 1918
Creator: Humphrey, H. B. (Harry Baker), 1873-1955 & Potter, Alden A.
Description: "This bulletin is published for the purpose of providing a condensed but complete source of up-to-date information for practical use in controlling cereal smuts by means of the most generally approved methods for the disinfection of seed grain.... Corn, wheat, rye, barley, oats, sorghum (including kafir and broom corn), and millet smuts are described and illustrated with photographs." -- p. 2
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Cutworms and Their Control in Corn and Other Cereal Crops

Cutworms and Their Control in Corn and Other Cereal Crops

Date: 1916
Creator: Walton, William Randolph, 1873-1952 & Davis, John J. (John June), 1885-1965
Description: Report discussing cutworms and their life cycle, with special emphasis on how to identify cutworms, identify cutworm damage to plants, and prevent further damage to plants from cutworms.
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How to Detect Outbreaks of Insects and Save the Grain Crops

How to Detect Outbreaks of Insects and Save the Grain Crops

Date: 1917
Creator: Walton, William Randolph, 1873-1952c
Description: Report giving an overview of insects which commonly affect cereal grain: the Hessian fly, chinch bug, army worm, cutworms, grasshoppers, white grubs, billbugs, corn root-aphis, and wireworms. Discussion focuses on methods for preventing outbreaks of these harmful insects. Fall plowing is considered the most effective preventive measure.
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Destroy the Common Barberry

Destroy the Common Barberry

Date: 1923
Creator: E. C. (Elvin Charles) Stakman, 1885-1979
Description: Revised edition. Report discussing the importance of eradicating the common barberry bush in order to prevent the spread of the disease black stem rust to wheat, oats, barley, rye, and wild grasses. Farmers are advised to dig up all common barberry bushes; however, Japanese barberry bushes are harmless and can remain, or farmers may even replace common barberry bushes with Japanese barberry bushes.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Lessons from the Grain-Rust Epidemic of 1904

Lessons from the Grain-Rust Epidemic of 1904

Date: 1905
Creator: Carleton, Mark Alfred, 1866-1925
Description: Report discussing the consequences of the leaf rust (also known as grain-rust) epidemic of 1904 in the American Midwest and lessons for future crops. Topics discussed include seed selection and rust resistant varieties.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Barberry eradication in stem rust control : wheat, oats, barley, rye.

Barberry eradication in stem rust control : wheat, oats, barley, rye.

Date: December 1957
Creator: United States. Plant Pest Control Division.
Description: Discusses the spread of stem rust in wheat, oats, barley, and rye due to the presence of certain species of barberry bushes; discusses eradication of these barberry bushes to control stem rust.
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Barley diseases and their control.

Barley diseases and their control.

Date: September 1955
Creator: Leukel, R. W.
Description: Describes the value of barley, diseases that threaten the crop, and methods of control.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
How to control grasshoppers in cereal and forage crops.

How to control grasshoppers in cereal and forage crops.

Date: April 1932
Creator: Parker, J. R. (John Robert), 1884- & Walton, William Randolph, 1873-1952.
Description: Describes the grasshopper, the damage it causes to crops, and methods of control.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Kill barberry bushes that spread stem rust to grains.

Kill barberry bushes that spread stem rust to grains.

Date: April 1950
Creator: United States. Division of Plant Disease Control.
Description: Describes how to recognize rust-spreading barberry bushes and how to kill them. Explains how doing so can be beneficial both to individual farmers and the national economy.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
The green-bug or spring grain-aphis : how to prevent its periodical outbreaks.

The green-bug or spring grain-aphis : how to prevent its periodical outbreaks.

Date: 1939
Creator: Walton, William Randolph, 1873-1952.
Description: Describes the characteristics of the green-bug, the damage it causes to crops, and methods of control.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Webworms injurious to cereal and forage crops and their control.

Webworms injurious to cereal and forage crops and their control.

Date: May 1922
Creator: Ainslie, George G.
Description: Discusses the life cycle of the webworm, the damage it can cause to cereal and forage crops, and methods to control it.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Control of common white grubs in cereal and forage crops.

Control of common white grubs in cereal and forage crops.

Date: 1959
Creator: United States. Entomology Research Division.
Description: Discusses the life cycle of the may beetle and its larva (the white grub), its effect on crops, and methods of control.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department