Destroy the Common Barberry

One of 1,872 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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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.

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16 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.

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E. C. (Elvin Charles) Stakman, 1885-1979 1923.

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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.

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16 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.

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"Issued May 1919; revised February 1923." -- p. 2

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E. C. (Elvin Charles) Stakman, 1885-1979. Destroy the Common Barberry, pamphlet, 1923; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85899/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.