Swine production: Development of bacon-type hog considered by California growers
AuthorE. H. Hughes
Author AffiliationsE. H. Hughes is Professor of Animal Husbandry and Animal Husbandman in the Experiment Station, Davis.
Hilgardia 2(9):15-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n09p15. September 1948.
Before World War II there was an inclination on the part of all producers of swine in California—pnrebred breeders, the commercial hogmen and the garbage feeders—to settle on a uniform type.
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Citrus pest control: Studies made of results from the addition of 2,4-D to oil sprays
Fertilization of celery: Adequate supply of nitrogen required for best yields
Alternate bearing of avocado: May be corrected eventually by one of two possible solutions to problem
Abscission: Chemical control of shedding or dropping of plant parts
Fruit-stem die-back: Reduction is extra benefit of application of 2,4-D to citrus for fruit drop control
Weed control: Effectiveness of soil treatment compared with contact sprays in rank growing crops
Control of rats and mice: Effectiveness requires continuous application of proven methods
Onion seed yields increased: By adequate supply of irrigation water
Wood pocket: May be result of virus or toxin in parent tree in certain strain of Lisbon lemon
Sulfa drugs tested: For control of coccidiosis, pullorum, typhoid and cholera in chickens
Aphid control on potatoes: Experimental plots near Arvin and Shafter used to test effectiveness of insecticides
A preliminary study of petroleum oil as an insecticide for citrus trees