Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the Year ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1880

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Page 485 - Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire. New Jersey, New York...
Page 447 - Commissioners are hereby empowered to order and require that any premises, farm, or farms where such disease exists, or has existed, be put in quarantine...
Page 447 - He may alter or modify, from time to time, as he may deem expedient, the terms of all notices, orders and regulations issued or made by him, and may at any time cancel or withdraw the same.
Page 216 - Island, and by 1862 had multiplied to such an extent as to occasion a loss of over one-third of the crop in some localities. In this year it first attracted the notice of Dr. Fitch, and his observations are published in the Transactions of the New York State Agricultural Society for 1862.
Page 447 - ... infectious or contagious disease, and for the proper disposition of their hides and carcasses, and of all objects which might convey infection or contagion; provided, that no animal shall be destroyed unless...
Page 364 - Grande, and from there northward over a large portion of Western Texas. The bulbs are produced in clusters like some kinds of sweet potatoes, some clusters weighing several pounds, and can be procured, it is stated, at a cost not exceeding $1 per 100 pounds. The leaves of the plant are somewhat fleshy when in the young state, when they are greedily eaten by cattle, and occasionally used as a potherb by travelers and others.
Page 319 - ... into yeast fungus. The experiments made by Dr. Bail cover a period of more than a dozen years, since the numerous objections which were made against his results induced him to repeat again and again his experiments in different ways. I am obliged to state that even now prominent botanists do not accept Dr. Bail's views, which he maintains to be true and to be corroborated by new and sure experiments. This question, important as it may be for botanists, is without any influence regarding my proposition,...
Page 447 - ... which they may receive from the Governor in the premises ; to employ such and so many medical and veterinary practitioners and such other persons as he may from time to time deem necessary to assist him in performing his...
Page 554 - The native method of preparing the liber is to place these leaves " upon a smooth board, then pre.-s one end of the leaf down with one of the great toes. and with a thin bit of hard stick, held between the two hands, they scrape the leaf from them, and very quickly remove every part of the pulp.
Page 322 - ... rose is represented in the lower part of the figure; an arrangement of valves allows water to pass into the pump through the hose, but will not allow it to return. Thus, when the smaller tube is pulled out, the pump is filled to its greatest capacity; by pushing this tube back, the water can be ejected with considerable force through the rose in a fine spray. By using a nozzle with a single opening, such as is represented upon the pump, a stream can be thrown a greater distance.

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