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Bur Clover

Description: This report discusses the cultivation of bur clover, which is an annual legume that serves as a winter cover crop and as pasturage. The best practices for and uses of bur clover are discussed in detail.
Date: 1915
Creator: Piper, Charles V. (Charles Vancouver), 1867-1926 & McKee, Roland
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Bridge Grafting of Fruit Trees

Description: This report discusses bridge grafting, which is a method for treating wounds on fruit trees inflicted by mice and rabbits. Instruction for successful bridge grafting are included.
Date: 1916
Creator: Fletcher, W. F.
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The Brown-Spot of Corn with Suggestions for Its Control

Description: "The purpose of this bulletin is to familiarize the farmer with the appearance, distribution, nature, and economic importance of the brown-spot of corn and to offer certain helpful suggestions for its control.... High temperature in combination with high humidity favors the development of the disease. For this reason the damage is greater in the South, where high temperatures prevail throughout the summer and the rainfall is rather heavy. The disease is caused by a minute fungus parasite.... Careful field sanitation, crop rotation, and seed selection aid in controlling the disease." -- p. 2
Date: 1920
Creator: Tisdale, W. H. (Wendell Holmes), 1892-
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Buckwheat

Description: Report discussing best practices for cultivating the grain crop buckwheat. Topics discussed include soil preparation, fertilizers, varieties, sowing, harvesting, insect enemies, and its many uses.
Date: 1919
Creator: Leighty, C. E. (Clyde Evert), b. 1882
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Fall-Sown Grains in Maryland and Virginia

Description: "For the best results, fall-sown grains in Maryland, Delaware, and the Virginias require -- A well-drained, fertile soil, well-supplied with humus and lime. An abundance of available plant food, supplied by the use of stable manure, green crops turned under, and commercial fertilizers. A rotation which includes at least one cultivated crop and one or more legumes. A seed bed with the surface 2 or 3 inches loose and finely pulverized, while the soil just beneath is firm and moist. Good, pure, cleaned, and graded seed which has been treated for smut, sown with a drill at the proper time and rate. Varieties which are adapted to the locality and which produce high yields of grain of good quality. The best varieties are listed on page 23." -- p. 2
Date: 1917
Creator: Stanton, T. R. (Thomas Ray), b. 1885
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Diseases of Apples in Storage

Description: This bulletin is a catalog of diseases that commonly affect apples being kept in storage. There is also a brief introductory paragraph about methods of disease control. Diseases discussed include scab, blotch, bitter rot, Northwestern anthracnose, and scald.
Date: 1920
Creator: Brooks, Charles; Cooley, J. S. & Fisher, D. F.
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Control of Apple Powdery Mildew

Description: "Apple powdery mildew is a serious disease of nursery stock throughout the United States and occasionally is serious on orchard trees in the East. In the apple-growing districts west of the Rocky Mountains, however, and especially in the pacific Coast States, it has become an important orchard disease that annually causes heavy losses.... Pruning out infected shoots during the dormant season is an important step in control, but this treatment must be supplemented by spraying during the growing season. The most effective sprays are diluted lime-sulphur solutions and those containing sulphur in a finely divided form. This bulletin tells how to prepare the spray materials needed and how to apply them. A spraying schedule, showing concisely when and with what to spray, is included." -- p. 2
Date: 1920
Creator: Fisher, D. F.
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The Control of the Root-Knot

Description: "Attention should be directed to the continual spread of a common disease of plants generally known under the names of root-knot, root-gall, big-root, etc. It occurs as an out-of-doors pest in all except the most northern Sates, but it is most abundant in the South and Southwest and is everywhere prevalent in greenhouses. It is the cause of serious damage to many crops. The extent of this damage is difficult to estimate, since it is both direct and indirect and in many cases is overlooked entirely. The direct damage is that caused to the growing crops. The indirect damage results from the fact that the presence of the disease makes it impracticable to grow certain crops." -- title page
Date: 1915
Creator: Bessey, Ernst Athearn, 1877-1957 & Byars, Luther P.
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Control of the Root, Stalk, and Ear Rot Diseases of Corn

Description: Report discussing the effect of rot diseases on the stalks and roots of corn grown in the United States, particularly the dent varieties grown in the corn belt. Describes both the symptoms of the various rot diseases and control measures.
Date: 1920
Creator: Holbert, J. R. & Hoffer, G. N. (George Nissley), 1887-
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Corn Growing Under Droughty Conditions

Description: "For 50 years new settlers from the East[of the United States] have attempted to grow corn in the semiarid West. The seed used and the methods employed were often those with which the settlers had had experience in the East. They were not adapted to western conditions, and many failures resulted... It is the purpose of this bulletin to show in a general way some of the causes of these failures and how failures may be made less frequent or less intense. Particular varieties of corn and particular methods of cultivation are not applicable to the whole of any large area. Nevertheless, there are certain fundamental requirements of moisture, heat, and fertility which everywhere govern corn yields. A change in the supply of one may make a change in another advisable. Thus, the moisture requirement varies with the amount of heat available. In short, the secret of successful corn culture is to maintain a proper balance of moisture, heat, and fertility." -- title page
Date: 1916
Creator: Hartley, C. P. (Charles Pinckney), 1870- & Zook, L. L.
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Control of Cherry Leaf-Spot

Description: "The leaf-spot of the cherry seriously injures both sweet and sour varieties of that fruit in many sections of the eastern half of the United States. It is caused by a fungus which lives through the winter on the fallen leaves and infects the new leaves in the spring. The best control of this disease is obtained by spraying with a diluted lime-sulphur solution or with Bordeaux mixture 1) as soon as the petals fall, 2) about three weeks later, and 3) directly after the fruit is picked." -- p. 2
Date: 1919
Creator: Roberts, John W. (John William), 1882- & Pierce, Leslie
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Control of Cherry Leaf-Spot

Description: Revised edition. "The leaf-spot of the cherry seriously injures both sweet and sour varieties of that fruit in many sections of the eastern half of the United States. It is caused by a fungus which lives through the winter on the fallen leaves and infects the new leaves in the spring. The best control of this disease is obtained by spraying with a diluted lime-sulphur solution or with Bordeaux mixture 1) as soon as the petals fall, 2) about three weeks later, and 3) directly after the fruit is picked." -- p. 2
Date: 1937
Creator: Roberts, John W. (John William), 1882- & Pierce, Leslie
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Growing Fruit for Home Use

Description: "This bulletin aims to furnish, in concise form, information that will be of practical help to the beginner in fruit growing. It deals with the widely grown temperate-climate fruits, such as the apple, pear, peach, and plum. Lists of desirable varieties of these fruits are given for the different parts of the country. Because of the number of fruits considered and the territory covered, cultural directions are necessarily brief, but they cover the most important general points." -- p. 2
Date: 1919
Creator: Gould, H. P. & Darrow, George M. (George McMillan), 1889-
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Growing Fruit for Home Use

Description: Revised edition. "This bulletin aims to furnish, in concise form, information that will be of practical help to the beginner in fruit growing. It deals with the widely grown temperate-climate fruits, such as the apple, pear, peach, and plum. Lists of desirable varieties of these fruits are given for the different parts of the country. Because of the number of fruits considered and the territory covered, cultural directions are necessarily brief, but they cover the most important general points." -- p. 2
Date: 1919
Creator: Gould, H. P. & Darrow, George M. (George McMillan), 1889-
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Growing Fruit for Home Use

Description: Revised edition. "This bulletin aims to furnish, in concise form, information that will be of practical help to the beginner in fruit growing. It deals with the widely grown temperate-climate fruits, such as the apple, pear, peach, and plum. Lists of desirable varieties of these fruits are given for the different parts of the country. Because of the number of fruits considered and the territory covered, cultural directions are necessarily brief, but they cover the most important general points." -- p. 2
Date: 1925
Creator: Gould, H. P. & Darrow, George M. (George McMillan), 1889-
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Growing Fruit for Home Use in the Great Plains Area

Description: This report gives recommendations to farmers in the Great Plains of the United States who would like to grow fruit in this region in which fruit is not commonly cultivated. Topics discussed include climate and soil requirements, pruning, irrigation, orchard pests, injury from hail, and suggested fruit varieties.
Date: 1916
Creator: Gould, H. P. & Grace, Oliver J.
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Growing Grain on Southern Idaho Dry Farms

Description: "In this bulletin a brief description of the climate and soils of southern Idaho is given. The equipment of the dry farm is then discussed, followed by directions for growing the principal grain crops and recommendations as to the best varieties to grow." -- title page
Date: 1916
Creator: Aicher, L. C.
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Growing Hard Spring Wheat

Description: "This bulletin discusses the topographic, soil, and climatic features of the northern Great Plains, with special reference to the production of hard spring wheat in that area. Cultural methods for growing the crop are given." -- title
Date: 1915
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958 & Clark, J. Allen (Jacob Allen), b. 1888
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Growing Hay in the South for Market

Description: This report discusses the challenges of growing hay in the southern United States and practices farmers can use to successfully grow their own hay crops there. Details specific crops for hay production.
Date: 1915
Creator: Piper, Charles V. (Charles Vancouver), 1867-1926; McClure, H. B. (Harry B.) & Carrier, Lyman
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department