Aphids Injurious to Orchard Fruits, Currant, Gooseberry and Grape

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"The present bulletin treats of the aphids injurious to fruit and foliage of apple, quince, pear, plum, cherry, peach, currant, gooseberry, and grape. Thirty-two species of aphids in all are discussed. The more important forms affecting a given fruit are considered first, and then follows a brief account of species known to infest the plant locally or occasionally, and which growers should be able to distinguish from the more destructive species. In their life history, aphids are peculiar in many respects, and each species occurs in several different forms; for this reason a short account of aphids in general is ... continued below

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42 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Quaintance, A. L. (Altus Lacy), 1870-1958 & Baker, A. C. 1917.

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"The present bulletin treats of the aphids injurious to fruit and foliage of apple, quince, pear, plum, cherry, peach, currant, gooseberry, and grape. Thirty-two species of aphids in all are discussed. The more important forms affecting a given fruit are considered first, and then follows a brief account of species known to infest the plant locally or occasionally, and which growers should be able to distinguish from the more destructive species. In their life history, aphids are peculiar in many respects, and each species occurs in several different forms; for this reason a short account of aphids in general is given for the information of readers not familiar with these facts. Remedial measures are described at the close of the bulletin, since similar treatments are applicable, with some variations, for the control of all the species considered." -- p. 3

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42 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"April, 1917." -- title page

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Quaintance, A. L. (Altus Lacy), 1870-1958 & Baker, A. C. Aphids Injurious to Orchard Fruits, Currant, Gooseberry and Grape, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96449/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.