The Eelworm Disease of Wheat and Its Control

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"The eelworm disease of wheat, long known in Europe, has been found during the past year causing considerable damage in Virginia and in isolated localities in West Virginia, Maryland, Georgia, and California. Every effort should be made to control the trouble in these infested regions, to prevent its further spread, and to find other localities where the disease may exist. The disease may be recognized on young and old plants and in the thrashed wheat by the descriptions given in this bulletin. The trouble may be controlled by use of clean seed, by crop rotation, and by sanitation. If clean ... continued below

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10 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Byars, Luther P. 1919.

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  • Byars, Luther P. "Pathologist, Office of Cotton, Truck, and Forage Crop Disease Investigations. In cooperation with the Office of Cereal Investigations."

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"The eelworm disease of wheat, long known in Europe, has been found during the past year causing considerable damage in Virginia and in isolated localities in West Virginia, Maryland, Georgia, and California. Every effort should be made to control the trouble in these infested regions, to prevent its further spread, and to find other localities where the disease may exist. The disease may be recognized on young and old plants and in the thrashed wheat by the descriptions given in this bulletin. The trouble may be controlled by use of clean seed, by crop rotation, and by sanitation. If clean seed cannot be procured from uninfested localities, diseased seed can be made safe for planting by the salt-brine treatment here described." -- p. 2

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10 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"March, 1919." -- title page

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Byars, Luther P. The Eelworm Disease of Wheat and Its Control, pamphlet, 1919; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96632/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.