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Author United States. Congress. House.

Title U.S. Department of Agriculture. Fourth report of the United States Entomological Commission, being a revised edition of Bulletin No. 3, and the final report on the cotton worm, together with a chapter on the boll worm. By Charles V. Riley, Ph. D. [electronic resource]

Published Washington, DC, 1885


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 584 p. : illustrations, maps, tables.
Series United States congressional serial set; serial set no. 2325
Mis. doc. / 48th Congress, 2nd session. House ; no. 39
Mis. doc. (United States. Congress. House) ; 48th Congress, no. 39
Notes Publication contains discontinuous pagination.
Table of contents, p III.
Classification and nomenclature. Destructiveness, p. 1.
Characters, habits, and natural history, p. 5.
Past history of the cotton worm in the United States, p. 23.
The cotton worm in other countries, p. 39.
On the anatomy of Aletia, by Edward Burgess and C.S. Minot, p. 45.
The cotton belt, by E.A. Smith, p. 59.
Terrestrial and meteorological influences affecting the worm, p. 81.
Natural enemies, p. 87.
Preventive measures, p. 120.
Remedies; means of coping with the insect; substances used for its destruction, p. 128.
Machinery and devices for the destruction of the worm, by W. S. Barnard, p. 191.
History of the literature and bibliography, p. 322.
Insects liable to be mistaken for Aletia, p. 345.
The boll worm, p. 355.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Chester, Vt.: NewsBank, inc., 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access restricted to Readex U.S. Congressional Serial Set subscribers.
Usage Terms Copyright 2007 by NewsBank, Inc. All rights reserved.
Other author Barnard, William Stebbins.
Burgess, Edward.
Hubbard, Henry Guernsey.
Minot, Charles Sedgwick.
Riley, Charles V., (Charles Valentine)
Smith, Eugene Allen.
United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Entomological Commission.
Subject Agricultural machinery.
Agricultural pests.
Boll weevil.
Cotton leafworm.
Cotton production.
Pest control.
Plant diseases.
Annual Reports.
Executive Department Publications.