Bulletin, Issues 235-245

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Page vii - ... comparative effects on crops of different kinds; the adaptation and value of grasses and forage plants; the composition and digestibility of the different kinds of food for domestic animals; the scientific and economic questions involved in the production of butter and cheese; and such other researches or experiments bearing directly on the agricultural industry of the United States as may in each case be deemed advisable, having due regard to the varying conditions and needs of the respective...
Page vii - That it shall be the object and duty of said experiment stations to conduct original researches or verify experiments on the physiology of plants and animals; the diseases to which they are severally subject, with the remedies for the same; the chemical composition of useful plants at their different stages of growth; the comparative advantages of rotative cropping as pursued under a varying series of crops ; the capacity of new plants or trees for acclimation; the analysis of soils and water; the...
Page viii - ... their comparative effects on crops of different kinds; the adaptation and value of grasses and forage plants; the composition and digestibility of the different kinds of food for domestic animals ; the scientific and economic questions involved in the production of butter and cheese ; and such other researches or experiments bearing directly on the agricultural industry of the United States...
Page 52 - C, (rows 9 to 12) has received annually since 1912, 1000 pounds per acre of a commercial fertilizer carrying 4 per cent of nitrogen, 8 per cent of available phosphoric acid and 7 per cent of potash.
Page x - Jersey citizen who is concerned in agriculture, whether farmer, manufacturer, or dealer, has the right to apply to the Station for any assistance that comes within its province to render, and the Station will respond to all applications as far as lies in its power.
Page 225 - IV. On a General Formula for the Constitution of the nth Generation of a Mendelian Population in which all Matings are of Brother and Sister.
Page vii - ... analysis of soils and water; the chemical composition of manures, natural or artificial, with experiments designed to test their comparative effects on crops of different kinds; the adaptation and value of grasses and forage plants; the composition and digestibility of the different kinds of food for domestic animals; the scientific and economic questions involved in the production of butter and cheese; and such other researches...
Page 140 - This is one of the most abundant and widely distributed species of the genus throughout the eastern US, but it seems to be confined in Maine to the southern and eastern portion of the state. To the north it appears to be replaced by apertus. One specimen taken at Orono in pasture July 3ist, Portland Aug. I4th, Highmoor Farm Aug.
Page xiv - Studies on the Physiology of Reproduction in the Domestic Fowl. XIV. The Effect of Feeding Pituitary Substance and Corpus Luteum Substance on Egg Production and Growth.
Page 53 - The orchards were annually fertilized at the rate of 1,000 pounds per acre of a commercial fertilizer carrying 4 per cent of nitrogen, 8 per cent of available phosphoric acid and 7 per cent potash. At the end of the third year the orchards had so far responded that they gave a good crop and since that time fertilizer experiments have been carried on in various portions of the orchards, as follows: The use of highly nitrogenous fertilizers...

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