Annual Report of the Agricultural Experiment Station, Volume 11, Part 1898

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The University, 1899
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Page 89 - Then the little Hiawatha Learned of every bird its language, Learned their names and all their secrets, How they built their nests in summer, Where they hid themselves in winter, Talked with them whene'er he met them, Called them "Hiawatha's chickens.
Page xi - June 30, 1896; 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 v - ... President of the University. FRANKLIN C. CORNELL, Trustee of the University. ISAAC P. ROBERTS, Director of the College and Experiment Station. EMMONS L. WILLIAMS, Treasurer of the University. LIBERTY H. BAILEY, Professor of Horticulture. JOHN H. COMSTOCK, Professor of Entomology. STATION AND UNIVERSITY EXTENSION STAFF. IP ROBERTS, Agriculture. GC CALDWELL, Chemistry. JAMES LAW, Veterinary Science. JH COMSTOCK, Entomology. LH BAILEY.Horticulture, Nature-Study. HH WING, Dairy Husbandry. GF ATKINSON,...
Page 121 - But our breeding experiments and what little definite evidence there is on this point, indicate that the majority of the moths do not emerge until several days after the petals have fallen. Then allowing a few days for the preparation for oviposition. we should not expect, and, in fact, do not find eggs until a week or more after the petals drop. Another week must elapse before the eggs hatch, so that, theoretically, we should find but few worms until after the blossoms have been off for two weeks...
Page 52 - Office of the Director, 20 Morrill Hall. The regular bulletins of the Station are sent free to all who request them.
Page 38 - The wrens pull the sticks from the old hollow rail and seem to be wild with joy to see the place again. They must be the same wrens that were here last year and the year before, for strangers could not make so much fuss over an old rail. The bluebirds and wrens look into every crack and corner for a place in which to build, and the robins and chipping-sparrows explore every tree in the old orchard. If the birds want to live with us, we should encourage them. The first thing to do is to let them alone....
Page 374 - PP. 141 Powdered Soap as a Cause of Death Among Swill-Fed Hogs. 142 The Codling-Moth. 143 Sugar Beet Investigations, 88 pp. 144 Suggestions on Spraying and on the San Jose Scale.
Page 136 - the destruction of this proportion of fully fed and healthy larva; must be considered very satisfactory; " and it will be seen that this old method of treatment is still one of the most effective that can be employed." The next year a similar experiment was made at the Kansas Experiment Station, but in this case all of the trees were also sprayed with poisons, thus somewhat complicating matters. The record shows that the bands captured only about 8.5 per cent.
Page 40 - ... which can be seen without climbing, for if you have to climb the tree the birds will resent it. Make the visit when the birds are absent if possible ; at least, never scare the bird from the nest. Do not touch the eggs or the nest. Make your visit very short. Make up your mind just what you want to see, then look in quickly and pass on. Do not go too often, once or twice a day will be sufficient. Do not take the other children with you, for you are then apt to stay too long and to offend the...
Page 307 - ... and disseminating agricultural knowledge by means of lectures or otherwise; and in preparing and printing for free distribution the results of such investigations and experiments; and for...

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