Memorial of Life and Entomologic Work of Joseph Albert Lintner, State Entomologist, L874-98

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University of the State of New York, 1899 - Insects - 611 pages
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Page 304 - Dr LO Howard, chief of the division of entomology of the United States department of agriculture, and his associates have frequently been of service by determining insects or by placing information at my disposal.
Page 388 - Aspidiotus ferniciosus, and some other destructive scale insects of the state of New York. (New York state museum. Bulletin vol. 3, no. 13, April 1895. Published June n, 1895, 44p., 7 pi.) As introductory, ' What scale insects are,
Page 304 - The great care and thoroughness of the author have hardly been equalled by any other writer upon economic entomology. The form of the reports is most admirable, and the account of each insect forms almost invariably a complete compendium of our knowledge concerning it down to the date of publication. His accounts are also arranged in the most convenient form for reference, a full bibliography precedes the consideration of each species, and the frequent subheadings enable the most practical use of...
Page 352 - Immense fruit produciion — no overproduction; Large areas devoted to fruit crops; Increase in plant diseases; Increase of insect ravages; Food habits of insects; Change of food plants ; Introduction from abroad; Spread of scale insects; Number of insect pests ; An unknown currant insect; How insect ravages are to be met; Insecticides; Publications relating to fruit insects; Conclusion. [Published, also, in the 4th report on the insects of New York, 1888.
Page 304 - GO 391.) (Chap. 377 of the Laws of 1881. Passed May 26, 1881, three-fifths being present.) The movement which resulted in the passage of this law was started by the regents of the University of the State of New York at their annual meeting in 1877, and the person appointed to fill the office was Dr. JA Lintner, a well-known worker in entomology, who, up to that time, had been connected with the State Laboratory of Natural History. Dr. Lintner has held office continuously since 1881. He brought...
Page 340 - Lachnoslerna fusca. Read before the New York State Agricultural Society at the annual meeting January 16, 1884.
Page 322 - President of the Entomological Club of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Page 392 - A brief abstract of the paper under the above title was published in the American Naturalist for January, 1896.
Page 347 - Ihe evidences of progress in entomology during the past year. Sweet potato pest. (Albany express. Dec. 8, 1886) Notice of the sweet potato weevil, Cyla
Page 390 - BACON. 15. Frail Children of the Air: Excursions into the world of Butterflies. By SAMUEL H. SCUDDER Illustrated. 16. The Pilgrims in their Three Homes. By WILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS, DD Illustrated. FISKE'S War of Independence. John Fiske's book, " The War of Independence,

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