Root-Knot: Its Cause and Control

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Report discussing the common plant parasite known as root knot, which is among the most destructive and important of plant diseases. In addition to discussion of the types of plants susceptible to root knot and methods by which the parasite spreads, control and prevention measures are described. "Once established in a field, this pest can be eradicated only by starving it to death by planting for two or three years crops not subject to infection, such as the large and small grains, a few of the leguminous crops, and special resistant varieties of others that have been developed by years ... continued below

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ii, 27 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Godfrey, G. H. (George Harold), b. 1888 1923.

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Report discussing the common plant parasite known as root knot, which is among the most destructive and important of plant diseases. In addition to discussion of the types of plants susceptible to root knot and methods by which the parasite spreads, control and prevention measures are described. "Once established in a field, this pest can be eradicated only by starving it to death by planting for two or three years crops not subject to infection, such as the large and small grains, a few of the leguminous crops, and special resistant varieties of others that have been developed by years of selection and breeding." -- p. ii.

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ii, 27 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Issued October 1923. "This is a revision and extension of Farmers' Bulletin 648, 'The Control of Root-Knot.'" -- p. 1

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Godfrey, G. H. (George Harold), b. 1888. Root-Knot: Its Cause and Control, pamphlet, 1923; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86046/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.