Poison gas tests on gophers: Gases and gas bombs much less effective and more costly than poison bait, contrary to common claims
AuthorMilton A. Miller
Hilgardia 8(10):7-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n10p7. October 1954.
Controlled experiments to determine the effectiveness of several commercial poison gases and gas-generating bombs and dusts–as compared to standard poison baits–were conducted in gopherinfested alfalfa fields at Davis.
Also in this issue:Trucks in produce marketing: About 15% of California's interstate shipments of fresh fruits and vegetables are moved by truck
Pacific coast canned fruits: F.o.b. prices reflect average industry experience for the period June 1, 1953 through May 30, 1954
World-wide grape surplus: Analysis of price-depressing effects of California's exportable surpluses on the grape product markets
Rancid flavor in fresh milk: Activating effect of some pipeline milkers and farm tanks apparently major cause of rancidity
Irrigation tests with oranges: Effects of various irrigation practices on growth and production of citrus trees subject of studies
Citrus grove rejuvenation study: Ten areas selected for stationwide research on problems of decline in production and fruit size
Reseeding controlled burns: Records of 45 controlled brush burns in woodland-grass areas indicate self-reseeding predominates
Forage composition and yield: Studies of forage regrowth and grazing capacity on controlled burned areas in northern California
Off-flavor in canned olives: Tests show application of certain insecticides to olive trees will produce musty flavor in the fruit
Experiments with the aster-yellows virus from several states
Transmission of California aster yellows to potato by Cicadula divisa
Transmission of California aster and celery-yellows virus by three species of leafhoppers