The Mexican Bean Beetle in the East

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

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Report discussing the Mexican bean beetle, which is the most serious insect enemy of beans in parts of the United States. Although it has long been present in the southwestern United States, it has recently spread to the Southeast and destroyed much of the bean crop there. This bulletin describes the beetle's life cycle and different control measures, including spraying and dusting with insecticides.

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

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Howard, Neale F. 1924.

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  • Howard, Neale F. "Entomologist, Truck-Crop Insect Investigations, Bureau of Entomology."

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Report discussing the Mexican bean beetle, which is the most serious insect enemy of beans in parts of the United States. Although it has long been present in the southwestern United States, it has recently spread to the Southeast and destroyed much of the bean crop there. This bulletin describes the beetle's life cycle and different control measures, including spraying and dusting with insecticides.

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

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Issued May 1924.

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USDA Farmers' Bulletins

The United States Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletins were produced to disseminate information about agricultural topics. This collection includes bulletins published between the 1880's and the 1980's.

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  • 1924

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Howard, Neale F. The Mexican Bean Beetle in the East, pamphlet, 1924; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86050/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.