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Husker-shredders in corn-borer control.

Description: Describes the operation of the husker-shredder and makes suggestions as to its operations and care with special reference to corn-borer control.
Date: March 1931
Creator: Reed, I. F. (Irvin Fay), 1903- & Humphries, W. R. (Walter Raymond), b. 1886.
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Adjusting Corn Belt Farming to Meet Corn-Borer Conditions

Description: "The European corn borer is recognized as a dangerous enemy of the corn crop.... Its eradication is considered economically impossible but it is believed that the injury may be kept at a point so low that little commercial damage will occur during normal seasons. This can be done by using control measures and practices that have proved to be effective.... On some farms some changes in the crops grown and in their sequence will aid materially in controlling the borer and may prove profitable even when borers are not present. The control program for the individual farm should be given consideration at once in order to avoid sudden disturbance of the organization and operation of the farm when control measures do become inevitable. The necessity of concerted effort by all producers in an infested district becomes evident when the life habits of the borer are considered." -- p. ii
Date: 1932
Creator: Kenneth Hayes Myers, 1898-
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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department