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Some Insects Injurious to Stored Grain

Description: Report discussing insects which commonly cause damage to grain being kept in storage. Three of these insects -- the granary weevil, rice weevil and Angoumois grain moth -- develop and live within the kernels until they reach maturity while the other insects feed on grain in both its kernel and processed forms.
Date: 1897
Creator: Chittenden, F. H. (Frank Hurlbut), 1858-1929
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Corn and Cotton Wireworm in Its Relation to Cereal and Forage Crops, with Control Measures

Description: "The object of this bulletin is to set forth in a popular form what is known of the habits of the destructive corn and cotton wireworm, in order that farmers and planters may more effectively carry out control measures and be able better to handle infested areas that the injury may be reduced to a minimum." -- title page.
Date: 1916
Creator: Gibson, Edmund H.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Destroy the Common Barberry

Description: Discusses the importance of eradicating the common barberry bush in order to prevent the spread of the disease black stem rust to wheat, oats, barley, rye, and wild grasses. Farmers are advised to dig up all common barberry bushes; however, Japanese barberry bushes are harmless and can remain, or farmers may even replace common barberry bushes with Japanese barberry bushes.
Date: August 1919
Creator: E. C. (Elvin Charles) Stakman, 1885-1979
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Destroy the Common Barberry

Description: Discusses the importance of eradicating the common barberry bush in order to prevent the spread of the disease black stem rust to wheat, oats, barley, rye, and wild grasses. Farmers are advised to dig up all common barberry bushes; however, Japanese barberry bushes are harmless and can remain, or farmers may even replace common barberry bushes with Japanese barberry bushes.
Date: May 1919
Creator: E. C. (Elvin Charles) Stakman, 1885-1979
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Chinch Bug and Its Control

Description: This bulletin discusses the chinch bug, an insect which destroys corn, wheat, oats, and forage sorghums in the United States. The chinch bug's life cycle and habits are discussed as well as conditions favorable to chinch bug outbreads and control measures.
Date: 1922
Creator: Horton, J. R. & Satterthwait, A. F.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cereal Smuts and the Disinfection of Seed Grain

Description: "This bulletin is published for the purpose of providing a condensed but complete source of up-to-date information for practical use in controlling cereal smuts by means of the most generally approved methods for the disinfection of seed grain.... Corn, wheat, rye, barley, oats, sorghum (including kafir and broom corn), and millet smuts are described and illustrated with photographs." -- p. 2
Date: 1918
Creator: Humphrey, H. B. (Harry Baker), 1873-1955 & Potter, Alden A.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cutworms and Their Control in Corn and Other Cereal Crops

Description: Report discussing cutworms and their life cycle, with special emphasis on how to identify cutworms, identify cutworm damage to plants, and prevent further damage to plants from cutworms.
Date: 1916
Creator: Walton, William Randolph, 1873-1952 & Davis, John J. (John June), 1885-1965
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

How to Detect Outbreaks of Insects and Save the Grain Crops

Description: Report giving an overview of insects which commonly affect cereal grain: the Hessian fly, chinch bug, army worm, cutworms, grasshoppers, white grubs, billbugs, corn root-aphis, and wireworms. Discussion focuses on methods for preventing outbreaks of these harmful insects. Fall plowing is considered the most effective preventive measure.
Date: 1917
Creator: Walton, William Randolph, 1873-1952c
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Destroy the Common Barberry

Description: Revised edition. Report discussing the importance of eradicating the common barberry bush in order to prevent the spread of the disease black stem rust to wheat, oats, barley, rye, and wild grasses. Farmers are advised to dig up all common barberry bushes; however, Japanese barberry bushes are harmless and can remain, or farmers may even replace common barberry bushes with Japanese barberry bushes.
Date: 1923
Creator: E. C. (Elvin Charles) Stakman, 1885-1979
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lessons from the Grain-Rust Epidemic of 1904

Description: Report discussing the consequences of the leaf rust (also known as grain-rust) epidemic of 1904 in the American Midwest and lessons for future crops. Topics discussed include seed selection and rust resistant varieties.
Date: 1905
Creator: Carleton, Mark Alfred, 1866-1925
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Barberry eradication in stem rust control : wheat, oats, barley, rye.

Description: Discusses the spread of stem rust in wheat, oats, barley, and rye due to the presence of certain species of barberry bushes; discusses eradication of these barberry bushes to control stem rust.
Date: December 1957
Creator: United States. Plant Pest Control Division.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Barley diseases and their control.

Description: Describes the value of barley, diseases that threaten the crop, and methods of control.
Date: September 1955
Creator: Leukel, R. W.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

How to control grasshoppers in cereal and forage crops.

Description: Describes the grasshopper, the damage it causes to crops, and methods of control.
Date: April 1932
Creator: Parker, J. R. (John Robert), 1884- & Walton, William Randolph, 1873-1952.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Kill barberry bushes that spread stem rust to grains.

Description: Describes how to recognize rust-spreading barberry bushes and how to kill them. Explains how doing so can be beneficial both to individual farmers and the national economy.
Date: April 1950
Creator: United States. Division of Plant Disease Control.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department