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Soybean diseases.

Description: Discusses a multitude of diseases that affect soybean crops, the adaptability of available resistant varieties, and a small amount of control measures.
Date: March 1955
Creator: Johnson, Howard W. (Howard Wilfred), 1901-; Chamberlain, Donald W. (Donald William), 1905- & Lehman, Samuel George, 1887-

The European corn borer and its control.

Description: Describes the European corn borer, the regions in which it is found, its seasonal activities, and how to destroy and control borer populations; also lists several insects which are often mistaken for the European corn borer.
Date: June 1955
Creator: United States. Entomology Research Branch.

Seven ways to greater egg profit.

Description: Describes seven best practices for managing chicken flocks and for collecting and storing eggs in order to produce Grade A eggs. The recommended practices are based on a study conducted in major egg-producing states in the midwestern United States.
Date: December 1955
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

A Graphic Method of Determining the Explosibility Characteristics of Mine-Fire Atmospheres

Description: From Purpose: "The purpose of this paper is to discuss briefly the analysis of complex mixtures of gases encountered in mine fires and to illustrate application of such data in fire-fighting procedures. This report illustrates how analyses of mine-fire gases can be utilized to determine the progress of mine fires as well as to establish safe tactics for controlling and extinguishing these fires.
Date: 1955
Creator: Shaw, J. F.

Injury Experience in the Quarry Industry, 1952: Detailed Analysis of Safety Factors and Related Employment Data

Description: From Introduction and Summary: "The quarries covered by this report have been classified according to the kind of rock produced, as follows: Cement rock (including limestone or other stone used in making cement), limestone, marble, sandstone, slate, traprock, and granite. The tables in this bulletin represent all phases of the quarrying industry, except sand, gravel, and clay."
Date: 1955
Creator: Reese, Seth T. & Kearney, Naomi W.

Injury Experience in the Coking Industry, 1953: Detailed Analysis of Safety Factors and Related Employment Data

Description: From Introduction and Summary: "The Injury and related employment experience of the coking industry in the United States for 1953 contained in this bulletin are presented under three general sections, as follows: (A) General injury experience: Tables 1 to 9: Contain current and comparable statistics on operating data, number, frequency, and severity of injuries, and major accident agencies involved in the cause of injuries. (B) Selected injury experience Tables 10 to 15: Contain comparable injury data covering 5- and 10-year periods on the number and severity of injuries and major accident agencies. (C) Historic injury experience: Tables 16 to 19: Contain data on the number and rates of injury occurrence and related employment statistics on the industry from earliest records through 1953."
Date: 1955
Creator: Reese, Seth T. & Kearney, Naomi W.

Flood Prevention in Anthracite Mines, Northern Field: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania, Project Number 3 (Wyoming)

Description: From Scope of Report: "This report covers the following: (a) A brief description of the work contemplated under Project No. 3 as an integral part of the Conowingo tunnel system; (b) an economic discussion of the area affected; (c) the geology and hydrology of the Northern field, including the Wyoming Basin; (d) the basic problem, plans, and costs, and the construction schedule of the project; (e) an economic analysis and a justification for the project; (f) recommendations and cooperation of local interests; and (g) final conclusions."
Date: 1955
Creator: Ash, S. H. (Simon Harry), b. 1889; Dierks, H. A.; Kynor, H. D.; Lesser, W. H.; Miller, P. S. & Romischer, W. M.

Flood Prevention in Anthracite Mines, Western Middle and Southern Fields: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania, Project Number 2

Description: From Summary: "This report covers the second in a series of five projects into which the Conowingo tunnel system has been divided for geographical and practical reasons. It outlines the construction work contemplated-to sink two shafts on the line of the main tunnel that are designated the Nos. 9A and 11 shafts, to turn off from the No. 9A shaft the Landsford and Lykens laterals, and to drive portions of the main tunnel."
Date: 1955
Creator: Ash, S. H. (Simon Harry), b. 1889; Dierks, H. A.; Kynor, H. D.; Lesser, W. H.; Miller, P. S. & Romischer, W. M.