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Bean bacterial wilt.
Describes the signs that beans are infected with bacterial wilt, the history of the disease, where it most often occurs, and the steps that can be taken to control it.
Boning lamb cuts.
Describes the process of deboning lamb meat.
Bracing farm buildings.
Describes steps for creating a brace system for farm buildings in order to prevent distortion and collapse.
The bud-graft method of propagating vinifera grape varieties on rootstocks.
Describes a method of grafting vinifera grapes on disease-resistant rootstocks to prevent infestation by phylloxera and the root knot nematode.
Describes the common types of carpet beetles, their life cycles, and methods of control.
Cauliflower and heading broccoli production.
A guide to growing cauliflower and heading broccoli on the farm.
Centipedes and millipedes in the house.
Describes the different types of centipedes and millipedes found in the home, and methods for control.
Controlling kidney worms in swine in the southern states.
Describes the life cycle of the kidney worm and explains how to control the worm in swine in the southern United States.
Controlling lungworms of swine.
Describes the lungworm parasite infested in swine, and methods for its control.
Cooking cured pork.
Provides recipes for cooking cured pork.
Date growing in the United States.
Describes the varieties of dates grown in the United States. Provides recommendations for growing dates and controlling the diseases and pests that affect them.
Describes dual-purpose pines, which yield both naval stores and wood; provides suggestions for managing dual-purpose pines.
Describes methods for propagating dwarf fruit trees, and the steps necessary to maintain them.
Eggs at any meal.
Discusses the nutritional value and versatility of the egg; provides recipes and suggests ways to use eggs in a variety dishes and sauces.
Eliminating bats from buildings.
Describes the habits of bats and possible places they choose to live, including houses. Provides various methods for repelling them. Argues against killing bats except as a last resort.
English sparrow control.
Describes the damage caused by English sparrows and different methods of controlling them.
Eradicating tuberculosis from poultry and swine.
Describes tuberculosis and provides steps for preventing and combating the disease in poultry and swine.
Eradication of the cultivated black currant in white pine regions.
Describes how black currant plants help spread blister rust and the steps that can be taken to prevent blister rust among white pines by eradicating black currant.
Excluding birds from reservoirs and fishponds.
Describes methods of removing birds from sources of drinking water, such as fishponds and reservoirs.
Fertilizers for pecan soils.
Describes the natural soils where pecan trees grow and the different types of fertilizers used to improve the soils.
Fireproofing Christmas trees.
Describes the use of fire-resisting chemicals as a way to reduce the fire hazard of Christmas trees.
Growing nursery stock of southern pines.
Describes the steps for growing southern pine seedlings from nursery stock; discusses the proper methods for sowing, watering, and weeding.
Hints on coyote and wolf trapping.
Describes the steps taken to build and set traps for coyotes and wolves in the United States.
Describes different types of house ants and methods of control.
Den hunting as a means of coyote control.
Discusses methods of coyote control on sheep ranges. Describes coyote denning habits and recommends the destruction of coyote young before they reach maturity.
Describes the Huron variety of timothy-grass, where and how it grows, and provides recommendations for cultivation.
Ice creams frozen without stirring.
Provides recipes for mousse and other desserts.
Improved sanitation in milk production.
Provides instructions for sanitary milk production. Discusses the importance of sanitary methods to protect milk during transportation from the farm to the city, thus improving the milk supply for growing urban populations.
Kudzu : a forage crop for the Southeast.
Describes the characteristics of the kudzu vine, the best areas for its growth, and the benefits of using it in the southeastern United States.
Lamb as you like it.
Describes uses for lamb meat in meals; provides recipes and methods for its preparation in various dishes.
Legumes in soil conservation practices.
Describes measures for preventing soil erosion through the planting of legumes.
Liquefied gas for the household.
Describes the benefits of using liquefied gas as a means of power in the home, how it is measured and distributed, and its comparative costs.
More turpentine, less scar, better pine.
Describes methods for increasing yields and profits from pine trees with less damage to the tree.
The native papaw.
Describes the characteristics, culture, and uses of the native pawpaw, a little-known fruit.
Planting southern pines.
Describes different types of southern pines, how to plant stock, and maintaining the trees as they continue to grow.
Porcupine control in the western states.
Describes the characteristics of porcupines in the western United States, the damage they cause, and methods of control.
Preventing feed flavors and odors in milk.
Describes the causes of abnormal flavors and odors in milk; provides methods for ensuring the palatability of milk by controlling cattle feeds and production practices.
Preventing gin damage to cotton.
Describes methods for checking ginning equipment to prevent damage to cotton.
Production of chicory and endive.
Discusses the characteristics of chicory and endive, and describes the steps necessary to successfully produce them.
Production of garlic.
Discusses garlic as a crop in terms of its different varieties, the steps for preparing land, cultivating, harvesting, cleaning, and shipping garlic for the market.
Production of kale.
Describes the varieties of kale and best practices for growing and marketing it.
Production of parsnips.
A guide to growing, harvesting, and storing parsnips.
Production of radishes.
Describes the varieties of radishes and the best practices for growing and marketing them.
Production of roselle.
A brief guide to growing, harvesting, and using roselle. Includes recipes for making jelly, jam, or drinks from the plant.
Production of salsify or vegetable-oyster.
Introduces salsify and its varieties, and discusses ways to cultivate, store, cook, and sell it.
Production of spinach.
Describes characteristics and varieties of spinach, and provides farmers with recommendations for soils, fertilizers, cultivating, and harvesting it.
Protecting field borders.
A guide to establishing borders for farm fields, in order to allow for drainage, to prevent woodland encroachment, and to provide wildlife protection.
Psocids, annoying house pests.
Describes the characteristics of psocids, their habits, and steps that can be taken to control psocids in the home.
Pulp-wood crops in the Northeast.
Describes the process of cutting pulpwood for paper-making in the northeastern United States; summarizes results and conclusions about crop management, derived from intensive studies of pulpwood stands.
Quality guides in buying ready-made dresses.
Provides advice for judging the quality of dresses based on the fabric used, the cut, and the workmanship.
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