How to Detect Outbreaks of Insects and Save the Grain Crops

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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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24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Walton, William Randolph, 1873-1952c 1917.

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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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24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Issued June 1917. Includes bibliographical references.

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Walton, William Randolph, 1873-1952c. How to Detect Outbreaks of Insects and Save the Grain Crops, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85833/: accessed May 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.