The Rough-Headed Corn Stalk-Beetle in the Southern States and Its Control

One of 1,873 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"Within recent years an increasing number of reports of serious damage to the corn crop by a robust black beetle have been received from most of the Southern States. A noteworthy outbreak occurred during the early summer of 1914 in the tidewater section of Virginia. As very little was known regarding the natural history of this pest, this bulletin has been designed to supply this information. By following the control measures recommended herein it is hoped that the ravages of this pest may be largely overcome in the future." -- p. 3

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

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Phillips, W. J. (William Jeter), 1879-1972 1917.

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  • Main Title: The Rough-Headed Corn Stalk-Beetle in the Southern States and Its Control
  • Series Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture)
  • Added Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 875
  • Alternate Title: The Rough-Headed Corn Stalk Beetle in the Southern States and Its Control

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"Within recent years an increasing number of reports of serious damage to the corn crop by a robust black beetle have been received from most of the Southern States. A noteworthy outbreak occurred during the early summer of 1914 in the tidewater section of Virginia. As very little was known regarding the natural history of this pest, this bulletin has been designed to supply this information. By following the control measures recommended herein it is hoped that the ravages of this pest may be largely overcome in the future." -- p. 3

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

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"October, 1917." -- title page

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Phillips, W. J. (William Jeter), 1879-1972. The Rough-Headed Corn Stalk-Beetle in the Southern States and Its Control, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96514/: accessed January 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.