Annual Report of the New Jersey State Agricultural Experiment Station and the ... Annual Report of the New Jersey Agricultural College Experiment Station ..., Volume 29

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1909
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Page xxiv - June 30, 1902; 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 xvii - Annual Report of the New Jersey State Agricultural Experiment Station, as required by the law establishing the Station, which was approved March 10.
Page 318 - ... so helpless were the authorities against them that the suggestion was made and favorably acted upon, that this foreign bird be introduced for the specific purpose of dealing with the "worms.
Page 404 - At a cost of $250, 3,000 feet of ditching was placed or improved, and all the surface water was drained to a culvert through a railroad embankment. The heavy rains of May gave excellent opportunity for testing the effectiveness of the work, and no mosquito breeding...
Page xx - AN ACT to provide for locating and abolishing mosquito-breeding salt-marsh areas within the State, for assistance in dealing with certain inland breeding places, and appropriating money to carry its provisions Into effect.
Page 10 - Organic Nitrogen in dried and fine-ground fish, meat and blood, and in mixed fertilizers. ... 17.0 " " " fine-ground bone and tankage 16.5 " " " coarse bone and tankage 12.0 Phosphoric Acid, soluble in water 4.5 " ammonium citrate* 4.5 " " insoluble in fine bone and tankage 4.0 " " "
Page 317 - On the evening of July 17 [1908], Newark, Elizabeth, Paterson, Jersey City, and some of the surrounding towns were treated to a unique experience; a veritable swarm of snow-white moths flying around the electric lights and giving the appearance of a snowstorm in midsummer .... On the morning after the flight the sparrows apparently became very busy soon after daylight, and all that was left to mark it was numerous quantities of wings without bodies .... This flight was composed of individuals of...
Page xvii - March 2d, 1887, and with an act of the Legislature of this State, approved March 5th, 1888, I beg leave to submit, on behalf of the Trustees of Rutgers College in New Jersey maintaining Rutgers Scientific School...
Page 317 - Eugonia, known everywhere half a century ago as the parent of the 'span worm.' It was at that time the most abundant and destructive shade-tree insect in the eastern United States, and its caterpillars, feeding upon most of the shade trees, were a nuisance by their habit of suspending themselves by threads from the foliage upon which they fed, and dropping upon pedestrians moving beneath. "These caterpillars were responsible for the introduction of the English sparrows into this country. So abundant...
Page 153 - We found the length of time which elapses between spawning and spatting to depend somewhat on the temperature of water. At a temperature ranging between 70 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit, the fry required about three weeks to mature to the spatting stage. At a temperature ranging from 75 to 80 degrees the period is only two weeks in length. This result has great importance, because the nearer the planter can place his cultch to the date when a batch of fry is setting as spat, the better will be his catch...

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