Methods of Exterminating the Texas-Fever Tick

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"For many years these ticks, which transmit the disease of cattle known as Texas or tick fever, have been a cause of heavy loss and a great handicap to live-stock raising in the southern part of the United States. The progress so far made, however, in the cooperative campaign by this department and State authorities with the object of completely eradicating this pest from the country demonstrates that it is entirely possible to accomplish that result, although a number of years of hard work will be required. It is of great importance for the success of this undertaking that the ... continued below

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42 p. : ill., 1 map ; 23 cm.

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Graybill, H. W. (Harry Webster), 1875-1938 1912.

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"For many years these ticks, which transmit the disease of cattle known as Texas or tick fever, have been a cause of heavy loss and a great handicap to live-stock raising in the southern part of the United States. The progress so far made, however, in the cooperative campaign by this department and State authorities with the object of completely eradicating this pest from the country demonstrates that it is entirely possible to accomplish that result, although a number of years of hard work will be required. It is of great importance for the success of this undertaking that the efforts of the officials should be supplemented by individual work by the farmers. This paper gives simple and practical directions for exterminating the ticks." -- p. 2

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42 p. : ill., 1 map ; 23 cm.

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Issued July 30, 1912. Includes bibliographical references.

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Graybill, H. W. (Harry Webster), 1875-1938. Methods of Exterminating the Texas-Fever Tick, pamphlet, 1912; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85721/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.