Fumigation of Ornamental Greenhouse Plants with Hydrocyanic-Acid Gas

One of 1,702 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"By the careful use of hydrocyanic-acid gas in accordance with the directions given in this bulletin practically all insects infesting the foliage of ornamental plants in greenhouses may be controlled, and more cheaply and effectively than by any other means." -- p. 2. Discusses methods for fumigation, chemical mixtures, ventilation, costs, and greenhouses in general. Includes a guide to greenhouse fumigation.

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20 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Sasscer, E. R. (Ernest Ralph), b. 1883 & Borden, Arthur D. (Arthur Dickie), b. 1887 1917.

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  • Main Title: Fumigation of Ornamental Greenhouse Plants with Hydrocyanic-Acid Gas
  • Series Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture)
  • Added Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 880
  • Alternate Title: Fumigation of Ornamental Greenhouse Plants with Hydrocyanic Acid Gas

Description

"By the careful use of hydrocyanic-acid gas in accordance with the directions given in this bulletin practically all insects infesting the foliage of ornamental plants in greenhouses may be controlled, and more cheaply and effectively than by any other means." -- p. 2. Discusses methods for fumigation, chemical mixtures, ventilation, costs, and greenhouses in general. Includes a guide to greenhouse fumigation.

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20 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"October, 1917." -- title page. "Hydrocyanic-acid gas is colorless and is one of the most deadly poisonous gases known. It has an odor much like that of peach pits. In case of accidental inhalation of the gas, the person affected should be kept in the open air and required to walk to increase respiration." -- p. 3

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  • Aug. 7, 2012, 1:52 p.m.

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Sasscer, E. R. (Ernest Ralph), b. 1883 & Borden, Arthur D. (Arthur Dickie), b. 1887. Fumigation of Ornamental Greenhouse Plants with Hydrocyanic-Acid Gas, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96519/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.