Bulletin of the New Hampshire College Agricultural Experiment Station, Issues 22-76 (Google eBook)

Front Cover
1894
0 Reviews
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 107 - It shall be the duty of each of said stations, annually, on or before the first day of February, to make to the governor of the state or territory in which it is located a full and detailed report of its operations, including a statement of receipts and expenditures, a copy of which report shall be sent to each of said stations, to the said commissioner of agriculture, and to the secretary of the treasury of the United States.
Page 111 - June 30, 1898 ; that we have found the same well kept, and classified as above, and that the receipts for the year from the treasurer of the United States are shown to have been...
Page 110 - Dr. To receipts from the Treasurer of the United States, as per appropriation for the fiscal year ending- June 30, 1909, as per act of Congress approved March 2, 1887 $ 15,000.00 Or.
Page 13 - Americana: Agricultural Entomology) : "The losses occasioned by insects injurious to agriculture in the United States, are, in the aggregate, enormous, and have been variously estimated at from $300,000,000 to $400,000,000 annually. It will never be possible to fully protect our crops from the ravages of the many species that injuriously affect them; but it is the aim of the economic entomologist to prevent as much of the loss as possible and at the very least expense. To do so effectually, the chief...
Page 41 - Weigh out 6 pounds of copper sulphate, then tie the same in a piece of coarse gunny sack and suspend it just beneath the surface of the water. By tying the bag to a stick laid across the top of the barrel no further attention will be required. In another vessel...
Page 79 - Acting Director. ANNUAL STATEMENT Of the Hatch Fund of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, for the year ending June 30, 1900. RECEIPTS. Cash received from United States treasurer . . $15,000.00 EXPENDITURES. Cash paid for salaries .... $9,362.81 labor .... 1,400.43 publications . . 1,363.15 Cash paid for postage and stationer...
Page 149 - The male (Fig. 15) is a winged moth with feathery antne. iiie and very hairy fore legs. The general color is ashygray, the front wings being crossed by undulated bands of darker shade, with two black markings on the outer edge near the tip and a white spot on the inner edge also near the tip. He may frequently be seen sitting...
Page 73 - From experiments which I have made I am satisfied that where fencelumber can be easily obtained it may be used to advantage as a substitute for the ditch or trench by being secured on edge and then smeared with kerosene or coal tar (the latter being more particularly useful) along the upper edge. By means of laths and a few nails the boards may be so secured that they will slightly slope away from the field to be protected. Such a barrier will prove effectual where the worms are not too persistent...
Page 72 - They cut a trench as before ; then took round and smooth sapling sticks, of six or eight inches diameter and six or eight feet in length, sharpened them to a point, and with these made holes in the bottom of the ditch, once in two or three feet ; and as their meadows were bottom lands, they experienced no difficulty in extending these holes to two or three feet in depth below the bottom of the trench. The sides of these holes were made smooth by the bar or lever which made the holes, and as soon...
Page 151 - ... for about two-thirds of their length are black, the remaining third is yellow, and they are ornamented with bands and spots arranged in the following manner : a yellow spot on each shoulder, a broad, yellow, curved band or arch, of which the yellow scntel...

Bibliographic information