Illustrated descriptive catalogue of some of the more important injurious and beneficial insects of New York State, Issue 11

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University of the State of New York, 1900 - Science - 52 pages
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Page 45 - ... paris green, is good for cutworms. Poison carrier.1 Heat 1 pint fish oil or cheap animal oil except tallow, 5 pounds pulverized resin in iron kettle with 1 gallon water till resin softens; then add lye solution (1 pound concentrated lye dissolved as for soap); stir thoroughly; add 4 gallons water and boil 2 hours, or till mixture will unite with cold water, making a clear, amber colored liquid. Add water to make 5 gallons. Use 1 gallon of the solution to 16 gallons water, and add 3 gallons milk...
Page 45 - FORMULA — Dissolve 11 ounces acetate of lead (sugar of lead) in 4 quarts of water in a wooden pail, and 4 ounces arsenate of soda (50 per cent purity) in 2 quarts of water in another wooden pail. (The sugar of lead can be dissolved more quickly by using warm water.) If only a small quantity of the arsenate of lead is required it can be purchased in the prepared paste form.
Page 33 - Melanoplus spretus: a, a, a, female in different positions, ovipositing; b, egg-pod extracted from ground, with the end broken open; c, a few eggs lying loose on the ground; d...
Page 17 - See page 126. a, larva; b, female pupa; c, male pupa; d, e, male moth; f, female moth ; g, same, ovipositing ; h, egg mass ; i, male cocoons ; k, female cocoons, with moths carrying eggs — all slightly enlarged. (After Howard.
Page 24 - All enlarged about 3J times; line at side of beetle shows natural length. (Chittcnden.) borers. This is a neighborhood or community problem, and to insure, that the work is thoroughly done and in good season it must be enforced either by community ordinance or by aroused public sentiment and understanding. THE PARANDRA BORER.
Page 46 - ... recommended are prepared as follows : To a gallon of soft soap add half a gallon of hot water and a pint of crude carbolic acid, or a half pint of the refined acid, stirring the latter thoroly in and leaving the mixture over night. Then dilute with eight gallons of water and apply with a whitewash brush. Or, to a saturated solution of washing soda add soft soap to make a thick paint, and stir in a pint of crude carbolic acid and half a pound of Paris green to each ten gallons of the wash. Or,...
Page 46 - Or in <i gallons saturated solution of washing soda, dissolve 1 gallon soft soap, add 1 pint carbolic acid, mix thoroughly, slake enough lime in 4 gallons water, so that when added, a thick whitewash will result, then add % lb.
Page 43 - Chrysopa oculata: a, eggs; b, full-grown larva; c, foot of same; d, same devouring a Psylla ; e, cocoon ; /, adult insect ; g, head of same ; h, adult, natural size — all enlarged except^. (After Marlatt.) one of its own brothers as quickly as any other insect, and when nearly full grown its jaws are strong enough to pierce the skin of a human being. In Toronto, Canada, I once felt a sharp prick on the knuckle of one of my...
Page 31 - Moth above, pupa below, and eggs in natural position in a grass leaf— all natural size (after Comstock) Indies.
Page 26 - The orange-yellow eggs are deposited in clusters on the under surface of the leaves...

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