Research and Related Services in the United States Department of Agriculture: Prepared for the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives, Eighty-first Congress, Second Session. Dec. 21, 1950, Volume 2
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1951 - Agriculture - 2729 pages
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ACTIVE LINE PROJECTS ADDITIONAL WORK NEEDED agricultural aphids apple application areas blackfly breeding Chapter chemical citrus fruits codling moth commercial control measures cooperation costs crop CURRENTLY ACTIVE LINE determine develop economic effective equipment evaluation EXAMPLES OF OUTSTANDING experiment stations factors fertilizer flavor Florida forest frozen fruits and vegetables FUNDS ANNUAL EXPENDITURES fungicides grades grape grape berry moth growers HISTORY AND EVOLUTION important improved increased industry infestation insecticides insects investigations juice laboratory lead arsenate marketing materials ment methods moisture moth NATURE OF CURRENT Northern Great Plains obtained orchards oriental fruitfly OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENTS parathion peach pear pecan pectin pests pine plants plum curculio potatoes practices present problems processing pulp PURPOSE AND NATURE reduce region resistance rootstocks scale insects seed soil species spray storage studies sugar sugar beets sugarcane sweetpotatoes temperatures tests thrips timber tion tobacco tomatoes trees types utilization varieties various wireworms wood yield