Books for the desk of the farmer
AuthorC. B. Hutchison
Author AffiliationsCalifornia Agriculture.
Hilgardia 1(1):4-4. DOI:10.3733/ca.v001n01p4b. December 1946.
In one inclusive volume about soils crops, livestock, and the protection of plants and animals from pests and diseases, the authors—and there are several—trace the history of, and discuss the social and economic development, of California's agriculture from the time of the arrival at San Diego in 1769 of the original cattle herd to the current production of more than 200 commercially important crops.
Also in this issue:Explanatory note
Fruit-bud differentiation in deciduous fruits
New strains of wheat bred by agronomists at Davis increase yields nearly 25 per cent
Situation and outlook topics of new reports
University president discusses work of college of agriculture and its value to the farmers
Seven new dairy industry projects to be undertaken
Penicillin is not suited to control blight of trees
Army of 23 million wasps is winning fight to control the oriental fruit moth in state
Nutrients for beef cattle are outlined
It's no longer “just chicken feed”-now a product of scientific nutritional research
Avocado tree decline report shows progress
New methods developed for fruit dehydration make superior product
Veterinary scientists prove that one type of mastitis can be controlled successfully
Abstracts of new publications