The Striped Cucumber Beetle and Its Control

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

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"The striped cucumber beetle is the most important of all our cucumber insect pests and does serious damage to all forms of cucurbits. It is widely distributed east of the Rocky Mountains and is to be found in most fields and gardens.... To control this pest and reduce its ravages four methods are employed: Preventive measures, the use of repellent substances, spraying with arsenical insecticides, and good farm practice. These are described fully on pages 10 to 19 and summarized on page 20." -- p. 2.

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

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Chittenden, F. H. (Frank Hurlbut), 1858-1929 1919.

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"The striped cucumber beetle is the most important of all our cucumber insect pests and does serious damage to all forms of cucurbits. It is widely distributed east of the Rocky Mountains and is to be found in most fields and gardens.... To control this pest and reduce its ravages four methods are employed: Preventive measures, the use of repellent substances, spraying with arsenical insecticides, and good farm practice. These are described fully on pages 10 to 19 and summarized on page 20." -- p. 2.

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

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"May, 1919." -- p. 2

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Chittenden, F. H. (Frank Hurlbut), 1858-1929. The Striped Cucumber Beetle and Its Control, pamphlet, 1919; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96628/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.