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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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department