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The Larger Corn Stalk-Borer

Description: This report discusses a pale, dark-spotted caterpillar known as the larger cornstalk-borer which bores into and weakens cornstalks. "Only corn is injured seriously by this insect; some of the larger grasses are food plants, and sugar cane sometimes is damaged slightly. This bulletin gives the life history of the insect, its feeding habits, and methods of combating it. There are two generations in a season, so greater vigilance is necessary. The second generation passes the winter only in the co… more
Date: 1919
Creator: Ainslie, George G.
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The Larger Corn Stalk-Borer

Description: Revised edition. This report discusses a pale, dark-spotted caterpillar known as the larger cornstalk-borer which bores into and weakens cornstalks. "Only corn is injured seriously by this insect; some of the larger grasses are food plants, and sugar cane sometimes is damaged slightly. There are two generations in a season. As the second generation passes the winter in the corn roots, if the roots are destroyed or plowed, the pest will be largely subdued. The injury is worst where corn follows … more
Date: 1933
Creator: Ainslie, George G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Beach and Borrow Site Sediment Investigation for a Beach Nourishment at Ocean City, Maryland

Description: Report describing the methodology used to sample and analyze sediment at Ocean City, Maryland as part of a beach nourishment project. During the project, sediment was moved from borrow sites to construct parts of the beach area; both the borrow sites and native beach were tested.
Date: May 1990
Creator: Anders, Fred J. & Hansen, Mark
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Flood Prevention in Anthracite Mines, Northern Field: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania, Project Number 1 (Lackawanna)

Description: From Scope of Report: "The report covers the following: (a) A brief description of the proposed Conowingo tunnel system, which will drain the anthracite mines of Pennsylvania into the Susquehanna River at Conowingo. Md.; (b) economic development of the Northern field and the improvements desired; (c) geology and hydrology of the Northern field; (d) the basic problem, plans, and costs of Project No.1 (Lackawanna) ; (e) economic analysis and justification of the project; and (f) final recommendat… more
Date: 1954
Creator: Ash, S. H. (Simon Harry), b. 1889; Dierks, H. A.; Kynor, H. D.; Lesser, W. H.; Miller, P. S. & Romischer, W. M.
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Rehabilitation of the South Jetty, Ocean City, Maryland

Description: Partial abstract: Frequent dredging requirements and scouring at the foundation of Ocean City Inlet's south jetty resulted in a study to determine the source of the shoaling and scouring. The study concluded that sand was being transported northward along Assateague Island, through and over the south jetty, and deposited inside the inlet. The sand was then transported north by ebb currents where it encroached on the Federal navigation channel. A rehabilitation program was initiated to create a … more
Date: March 1994
Creator: Bass, Gregory P.; Fulford, Edward T.; Underwood, Steven G. & Parson, Larry E.
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An Experimental Evaluation of the Radiation Protection Afforded by a Large Modern Concrete Office Building

Description: Abstract: "An experimental study was made to determine the effective shielding provided by a modern reinforced-concrete office building (AEC Headquarters building) from nuclear fallout. Pocket ionization chambers were used for measurement of the radiation-field strength. Fallout was simulated with distributed and point-source configurations of Co-60 and Ir-192 sources. Four typical sections were selected for study, and experiments were performed on each. These included an external wing with exp… more
Date: May 1, 1959
Creator: Batter, J. F., Jr.; Kaplan, A. L. & Clarke, Eric Thacher
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Maryland Emergency Management and Homeland Security Statutory Authorities Summarized

Description: This report is one of a series that profiles the emergency management and homeland security statutory authorities of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and three territories (American Samoa, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Each profile identifies the more significant elements of state statutes, generally as codified. This report focuses on the state of Maryland.
Date: September 3, 2004
Creator: Bea, Keith; Runyon, L. Cheryl & Warnock, Kae M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Farm Practice in the Use of Commercial Fertilizers in the South Atlantic States

Description: Report discussing the use of fertilizers on the more important soils of the South Atlantic States in the growing of staple farm crops. Factors which influence the use of commercial fertilizers such as crop rotation, legumes, and manure are discussed. In addition, methods for fertilizing cotton, corn, oats, wheat, and cowpea are discussed.
Date: 1910
Creator: Beavers, J. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Aerial Radiometric and Magnetic Survey: Wilmington National Topographic Map, Delaware/Maryland/New Jersey/Pennsylvania

Description: From abstract: "The results of analyses of the airborne gamma radiation and total magnetic field survey flown for the region identified as the Wilmington National Topographic Maps, numbered NJ18-2 is presented in this report."
Date: 1980
Creator: Bendix Field Engineering Corporation
Location: None
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Geothermal energy development in the Eastern United States. Technical assistance report No. 4. Geothermal space heating: Pittsville Middle/Elementary School, Pittsville, Maryland

Description: A technical evaluation was made to determine whether geothermal energy obtained from a well could be used to space heat the new school building being constructed as well as the existing elementary wing of the Pittsville School. The first part deals with space heating the new school building only; the second part pertains to space heating the new school building together with the new existing wing. An addendum was added for new well and production pump costs. (MHR)
Date: June 1, 1980
Creator: Briesen, R.V. & Yu, K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[Scrapbook of John Briggs personal life, business and travel, 1961-1965]

Description: Scrapbook documenting the life and travels of John Logan Briggs Jr. between 1961 and 1965, including photographs, newspaper clippings, letters, tickets, maps, illustrations, and various other documents. John Logan Briggs Jr. is the creator of "The Experience," a self-discovery workshop for the LGBT community.
Date: [1961..1965]
Creator: Briggs, John Logan, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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The Roundheaded Apple-Tree Borer

Description: This report discusses the roundheaded apple-tree borer, an insect in the eastern and midwestern United States that, in its larval stage, destroys the bark and wood of apple trees. Several methods of control are discussed, including worming, paints and washes, and sprays.Apple-tree borers.
Date: 1915
Creator: Brooks, Fred E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Eelworm Disease of Wheat and Its Control

Description: "The eelworm disease of wheat, long known in Europe, has been found during the past year causing considerable damage in Virginia and in isolated localities in West Virginia, Maryland, Georgia, and California. Every effort should be made to control the trouble in these infested regions, to prevent its further spread, and to find other localities where the disease may exist. The disease may be recognized on young and old plants and in the thrashed wheat by the descriptions given in this bulletin.… more
Date: 1919
Creator: Byars, Luther P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Eelworm Disease of Wheat and Its Control

Description: Revised edition. "The eelworm disease of wheat, long known in Europe, has been found during the past year causing considerable damage in Virginia and in isolated localities in West Virginia, Maryland, Georgia, and California. Every effort should be made to control the trouble in these infested regions, to prevent its further spread, and to find other localities where the disease may exist. The disease may be recognized on young and old plants and in the thrashed wheat by the descriptions given … more
Date: 1920
Creator: Byars, Luther P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[Receipt for issues, August 26, 1864]

Description: Invoice created by Capt. John J. Carter for four cavalry sabres. The issues were received by Carter at a remount camp in Maryland from Lt. Hamilton K. Redway. The invoice is dated August 26, 1864.
Date: August 26, 1864
Creator: Carter, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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