Insect Life

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1891
Devoted to the economy and life-habits of insects, especially in their relations to agriculture.

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Page 223 - ... proper credentials to the secretary and by authorizing him to sign their names to this constitution. Other persons engaged in practical work in economic entomology may be elected by a two-thirds vote of the members present at any regular meeting of the association.
Page 85 - Club then proceeded to the election of officers for the ensuing year, which resulted as follows: President, Prof.
Page 475 - The expense thereof shall be a county charge, and the board of supervisors shall allow and pay the same out of the general fund of the county.
Page 470 - Any person violating any of the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding two hundred dollars or by imprisonment not exceeding six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment...
Page 475 - Any and all sum or sums so paid shall be and become a lien on the property and premises from which said nuisance has been removed or abated, in pursuance of this act, and may be recovered by an action against such property and premises.
Page 474 - Said notices may be served upon the person or persons owning or having charge or possession of such infested trees, or places, or articles, as aforesaid, by any Commissioner, or by any person deputed by the said Commissioners for that purpose, or they may be served in the same manner as a summons in a civil action. If the owner or owners, or the person or persons in charge or possession of any orchard, or nursery, or trees, or places, or articles...
Page 91 - Resuming then what we have said, -we repeat that nature produces this cheapest light at about one four-hundredth part of the cost of the energy which is expended in the candleflame, and at but an insignificant fraction of the cost of the electric light...
Page 474 - ... notice aforesaid has been served, and who shall refuse or neglect to abate the same within the time specified, It shall be the duty of the...
Page 470 - ... situate, by action of contract; but any benefits received by such entry and the acts done on such lands in the execution of the purposes of this act shall be determined by the court or jury before whom such action is heard, and the amount thereof shall be applied in reduction of said damages ; and the Commonwealth shall refund to said city or town one-half of the amount of the damages recovered.
Page 307 - ... to a change of station from herbs to trees, involving better air, a more equable temperature, perhaps a different and better food. 3. The enlarged and specialized tubercles developed more rapidly on certain segments than others, especially the more prominent segments, because the nutritive fluids would tend to more freely supply parts most exposed to external stimuli. 4. The stimuli were in great part due to the visits of insects and birds, resulting in a mimicry of the spines and projections...

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