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75-mm howitzer materiel.
This is a World War II-era technical manual for the 75mm Howitzer. It contains information on use, maintenance, assembly, and other aspects of this weapon.
Aerial photography.
A training manual designed to teach aerial photography for military purposes.
Airplane structures.
Describes structural details of service airplanes used by the Army Air Corps, sufficient for personnel to perform inspection and maintenance of their equipment.
Airship aerodynamics.
"This manual is designed as a text for the instruction of airship student pilots .... to give the knowledge of aerodynamics essential to the operation of [lighter than air aircraft]."(Page 2.)
The Angora goat.
Describes the characteristics, benefits, and uses of the Angora goat. Discusses methods of managing goats on the range.
The band.
Provides guidance on the organization and duties of the military band.
Beef-cattle production in the range area.
Describes methods for successfully breeding and raising beef cattle in the range area of the western United States.
The biology and control of the sorghum midge.
Describes the life cycle of the sorghum midge, its history in the United States, the damage it can cause to plants, and the steps farmers can take to control the pest and its damage.
Clearing land of brush and stumps.
Discusses methods and equipment for removing and disposing of brush and tree stumps from farm land in preparation for plowing.
Control of sugar-beet nematode by crop rotation.
Summarizes the results of several years of field investigations of the sugar-beet nematode. Describes its life cycle, host plants, causes of infestation, and methods of control.
Cotton from boll to bale.
Describes the steps for harvesting, drying, handling, baling, and storing cotton.
Crested wheatgrass.
Discusses crested wheatgrass in the United States: its adaptation, its planting, its harvesting, and its use.
Culture of orchids.
Describes the different types of orchids, and the proper environment for growing orchids successfully.
Dairy-herd-improvement associations, and stories the records tell.
Describes the history and functions of farm dairy-herd-improvement associations; provides steps for starting a new dairy-herd-improvement association.
Determining the age of farm animals by their teeth.
A guide to determining the approximate age of livestock by observing the apparent development and wear of their teeth.
Diseases of raspberries and blackberries.
Describes the characteristics of diseases that infect raspberries and blackberries as well as their respective treatments.
Diseases of strawberries.
Describes the multitude of diseases that afflict strawberries, and methods of controlling them.
Establishing cranberry fields.
Describes the requirements for growing cranberries and provides instructions for establishing cranberry fields.
Experiments with Trichogramma Minutum Riley as a control of the sugarcane borer in Louisiana.
Describes the scientific study of Trichogramma Minutum Riley and its effects on the sugarcane borer at different stages of life.
Field studies of insecticides used to control cabbage caterpillars in the South.
Describes the damage that cabbage caterpillars can cause to plants, and provides the results of scientific research on insecticides to control the caterpillars in the southern United States.
Gas treatment for the control of blue mold disease of tobacco.
Recommends the use paradichlorbenzene gas for treatment of blue mold disease of tobacco, and provides instructions for using it.
Gas treatment for the control of blue mold disease of tobacco.
Describes different gas treatments for blue mold disease and gives advice about set-up, application, and cost.
Growing black locust trees.
Discusses the practice of growing black locust trees for profit in the timber industry as a method of erosion control and soil building. Provides suggestions for watering, weeding, insect and disease control, and marketing of seedlings.
Heat treating and inspection of metals
This report discusses these topics: I. Principles of heat treating -- II. Heat-treating equipment -- III. General heat treatment of steel -- IV. Specific heat treatments for aircraft steels -- V. General heat treatment of aluminum alloys -- VII. Hardness testing -- VIII. Magnaflux inspection.
Hibernation of the corn earworm in southeastern Georgia.
Discusses the results of a study of the hibernation of the corn earworm in Chatham County, Georgia from 1930 to 1933. The study was conducted in an effort to understand seasonal occurences of earworm infestation.
Home canning of fruits, vegetables and meats.
Describes the equipment needed, and the necessary steps to successfully can meats, vegetables, and fruits.
Intensive projects under the Cooperative farm forestry act.
Describes the Farm Forestry Program and how it can be used to help farmers begin farm-woodland management projects.
Making vinegar in the home and on the farm.
A guide to making vinegar at home. Includes a description of the materials used and the process, as well as the federal regulations governing the manufacture and sale of vinegar in 1936.
Ordnance maintenance : prismatic compass, M1918.
Describes the Prismatic Compass, M1918 and provides instructions for its operation, maintenance, and its functions in relation to various types of field artillery.
Provides a text and reference book covering the principles of orientation. Orientation is defined as "the accurate location of datum points and the establishment of lines of known length and direction".
The peach borer : how to prevent or lessen its ravages.
Describes the life cycle of the peach borer and suggests methods for reducing damage caused by it.
Pocket-gopher control.
Describes the characteristics of the pocket gopher, the damage it can cause to farm crops, and methods of control.
Practical hog houses.
Details the methods of construction of farrowing houses; includes the two main types: the box-type house and the A-type house.
Pricklypear control on short-grass range in the central Great Plains.
Describes the problems ranchers face when pricklypear grows in grazing areas in the central Great Plains and the steps that should be taken to control its growth.
Protect hardwood stands from grazing.
Describes the damage caused to farm woodlands by grazing livestock.
Reducing losses from tree diseases in eastern forests and farm woodlands.
Describes diseases and other problems affecting trees in farm woodlands of the eastern United States. Provides suggested methods of disease control.
Rose diseases : their causes and control.
Describes diseases of both the stems and leaves of rose plants and methods for controlling them.
Sheep-killing dogs.
Describes the problems posed by sheep-killing dogs and their habits. Discusses control methods, including dog-proof fencing and law enforcement. Provides suggestions for uniform state dog laws, and a summary of existing state dog laws.
Soybean hay and seed production.
Describes efficient methods for soybean hay and seed production enabled by newly improved farm equipment in the early 20th century.
Structure and development of the alimentary canal of the southern armyworm larva.
Describes a scientific research study of southern army larvae. Describes in detail the alimentary canal of the larva.
Tobacco cutworms and their control.
Describes the life cycle of the cutworm, the damage it causes to tobacco crops, and methods for control.
The treatment of American foulbrood.
Describes the threat that American foulbrood can cause to bee colonies, and the steps beekeepers can take to treat the disease.
Trichinosis: a disease caused by eating raw pork.
Describes the life cycle and treatment for trichnosis, a parasitic worm that humans ingest when eating pork that has not been properly cooked.
The what and how of hybrid corn.
Describes the process of creating hybrid corn on the farm; provides reasons for the hybridization of corn.
The yellow chapote, a native host of the Mexican fruitfly.
Describes the yellow chapote tree that grows in southern Texas and Mexico, its uses and benefits, and the damage that the Mexican fruitfly causes to the tree.