Annual Report, Volume 4

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Page 147 - In the dietary studies made in connection with the nutrition investigations of the Office of Experiment Stations of the United States Department of Agriculture...
Page 7 - 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 $15,000, and the corresponding disbursements $15,000, for all of which proper vouchers are on file, and have been by us examined and found correct, thus leaving no balance.
Page 296 - London purple (Paris green and white arsenic have not yet been tried) can be used, at least, eight or ten times as strong without injury to foliage if applied in common Bordeaux mixture instead of water.
Page 182 - Var. validum. Upright tomato. Stem very thick and stout, the plants nearly sustaining themselves, two to two and a half feet high; leaves very dark green, short and dense, the leaflets wrinkled and more or less recurved. An odd plant with much the aspect of a potato plant. Represented by the French Upright or Tree, which has red fruits. The Dwarf Champion is perhaps a cross between this type and the common tomatoes. The Station tomato which is a cross between French Upright and Alpha (var.
Page 142 - Chemistry. EG LODEMAN Horticulture. MICHAEL BARKER . . Horticulture. Office of the Director, 20 Morrill Hall. Those desiring this Bulletin sent to friends will please tend us the names of the parties.
Page 185 - Plants started under glass about ten weeks before transplanting into field gave fruits from a week to ten days earlier than those started two or three weeks later, while there was a much greater difference when the plants were started six weeks later. Productiveness was greatly increased by the early planting.
Page 77 - The effect of a delay in setting on the efficiency of creaming. III. Application of Dr. Babcock's centrifugal method to the analysis of milk, skim-milk, butter-milk and butter. IV. The relation of fibrin to the effectual creaming of milk.
Page 121 - ... did under continuous light. There is no such thing as a plant becoming worn out or tired out because of the stimulating influence of continuous light. , It would seem, therefore, that if the electric light enables plants to assimilate during the night, and does not interfere with growth, it must produce plants of great size and marked precocity.
Page 300 - Some Preliminary Studies of the Influence of the Electric Arc Lamp upon Greenhouse Plants.
Page 8 - I hereby certify that the foregoing statement of account to which this is attached is a true copy from the books of account of the institution named.

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