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Tomato growing.

Description: Discusses tomato growing in detail, including cultivation, pest control, and greenhouse growing. Includes a guide to growing tomatoes for canneries.
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insecticides and fungicides : chemical composition and effectiveness of certain preparations.

Description: Describes several pest-control products sold at the turn of the 20th century, including branded products and generic mixtures in use at the time. Provides buying advice to merchants and potential purchasers of those pesticides and fungicides.
Date: 1902
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The boll-weevil problem.

Description: Describes the characteristics of the boll weevil, the damage that it causes to crops, and methods for its control.
Date: May 1922
Creator: Hunter, W. D. (Walter David), 1875-1925 & Coad, B. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Carbon bisulphid as an insecticide.

Description: A guide to the use of carbon disulfide ("bisulfid of carbon") as an insecticide against the cigarette beetle, as well as other insect pests and borers. The information is largely based on experiments conducted in 1901 by the Division of Entomology, at a large tobacco establishment in Washington, D.C.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Three insect enemies of shade trees.

Description: Describes some major pests of shade trees, the damage they cause, and methods of control. Discusses efforts to control shade-tree insects in cities and towns.
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Demodectic mange in cattle.

Description: Describes demodectic mange, its causes, how it is recognized on cattle, and what can be done to control the disease.
Date: August 1958
Creator: United States. Agricultural Research Service. Animal Disease and Parasite Research Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bed bugs : how to control them.

Description: Describes the life cycle of the bedbug and the hazards associated with a bedbug infestation. Provides advice for identifying and controlling bedbugs.
Date: May 1953
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department