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California Agriculture, Vol. 2, No.11

Improving beef production efficiency
November 1948
Volume 2, Number 11

Research articles

Irrigation by sprinkler system: Adaptable for definite crops and special purposes
by C. N. Johnston
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Not available – first paragraph follows: The above progress report is based upon Research Project No. 860.
The above progress report is based upon Research Project No. 860.
Small oranges: Size problem under extensive study to determine cause and control
by L. D. Batchelor
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Not available – first paragraph follows: Condensed report of riddress by L. D. Batchelor before Directors' Meeting of the California Fruit Growers' Exchange.
Condensed report of riddress by L. D. Batchelor before Directors' Meeting of the California Fruit Growers' Exchange.
Breeding yearling heifers: Field studies indicate weight more important than age
by Reuben Albaugh
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Not available – first paragraph follows: Breeding beef heifers so they will calve at two years of age rather than at three years is one method of increasing meat supplies and improving production efficiency without enlarging numbers of breeding animals.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Breeding beef heifers so they will calve at two years of age rather than at three years is one method of increasing meat supplies and improving production efficiency without enlarging numbers of breeding animals.
Scale insects on citrus: Fumigation with hydrocyanic acid effective control treatment
by D. L. Lindgren
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Not available – first paragraph follows: Fumigating oranges for red scale control is most effective when done between the middle of December and the end of February.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Fumigating oranges for red scale control is most effective when done between the middle of December and the end of February.
Sucrar-beet nematode: Identification and control of the pest recommendations for in California fields
by D. J. Raski, M. W. Allen
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Not available – first paragraph follows: The only control for the sugar-beet nematode—that is knawn to be effective in California—is a four-point program based on crop rotation.
Not available – first paragraph follows: The only control for the sugar-beet nematode—that is knawn to be effective in California—is a four-point program based on crop rotation.
Root-knot nematode: Westan variety of baby limas is highly resistant to the pest
by R. W. Allard
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Not available – first paragraph follows: Lima beans are susceptible to the root-knot nematode—a nearly microscopic worm—whose attacks on the roots lead to severe curtailment of yield or to death of the plant.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Lima beans are susceptible to the root-knot nematode—a nearly microscopic worm—whose attacks on the roots lead to severe curtailment of yield or to death of the plant.
Palatable dry whole milk: Of good keeping preparation and quality assured by correct proper packaging
by E. L. Jack, N. P. Tarassuk
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Not available – first paragraph follows: Dry whole milk and dry ice cream mix of acceptable quality and with good storage properties can be manufactured if proper precautions are observed.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Dry whole milk and dry ice cream mix of acceptable quality and with good storage properties can be manufactured if proper precautions are observed.
Pneumatic pruning: Orchardists reducing labor costs by using especially designed equipment
by E. F. Serr, R. R. Parks
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Not available – first paragraph follows: Labor savings in orchard pruning—ranging from 20 to 50% in man-hours—are often possible through use of pneumatic pruning equipment.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Labor savings in orchard pruning—ranging from 20 to 50% in man-hours—are often possible through use of pneumatic pruning equipment.
Prune products: Improved processing and new uses developed by research
by W. V. Cruess
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Not available – first paragraph follows: Molds and yeasts in packaged prunes can be destroyed by a few drops of propylene oxide.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Molds and yeasts in packaged prunes can be destroyed by a few drops of propylene oxide.
Sudangrass poisoning: Of livestock minimized by good management practices
by Milton D. Miller
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Not available – first paragraph follows: Only three alleged cases of prussic acid poisoning from sudangrass were reported in California during the first nine months of 1948.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Only three alleged cases of prussic acid poisoning from sudangrass were reported in California during the first nine months of 1948.
Hexamitiasis of turkey poults: Recent studies indicate possible control treatment for the disease
by Ethel McNeil
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Not available – first paragraph follows: Marked reduction in mortality among young turkey poults afflicted with Hexamitiasis—an enteritis—has been obtained when diseased birds are, given dried whey in copper sulfate solution as a substitute for drinking water.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Marked reduction in mortality among young turkey poults afflicted with Hexamitiasis—an enteritis—has been obtained when diseased birds are, given dried whey in copper sulfate solution as a substitute for drinking water.

General Information

Early potatoes: California situation, 1948
by Ivan M. Lee
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California Agriculture, Vol. 2, No.11

Improving beef production efficiency
November 1948
Volume 2, Number 11

Research articles

Irrigation by sprinkler system: Adaptable for definite crops and special purposes
by C. N. Johnston
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: The above progress report is based upon Research Project No. 860.
The above progress report is based upon Research Project No. 860.
Small oranges: Size problem under extensive study to determine cause and control
by L. D. Batchelor
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: Condensed report of riddress by L. D. Batchelor before Directors' Meeting of the California Fruit Growers' Exchange.
Condensed report of riddress by L. D. Batchelor before Directors' Meeting of the California Fruit Growers' Exchange.
Breeding yearling heifers: Field studies indicate weight more important than age
by Reuben Albaugh
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: Breeding beef heifers so they will calve at two years of age rather than at three years is one method of increasing meat supplies and improving production efficiency without enlarging numbers of breeding animals.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Breeding beef heifers so they will calve at two years of age rather than at three years is one method of increasing meat supplies and improving production efficiency without enlarging numbers of breeding animals.
Scale insects on citrus: Fumigation with hydrocyanic acid effective control treatment
by D. L. Lindgren
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: Fumigating oranges for red scale control is most effective when done between the middle of December and the end of February.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Fumigating oranges for red scale control is most effective when done between the middle of December and the end of February.
Sucrar-beet nematode: Identification and control of the pest recommendations for in California fields
by D. J. Raski, M. W. Allen
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: The only control for the sugar-beet nematode—that is knawn to be effective in California—is a four-point program based on crop rotation.
Not available – first paragraph follows: The only control for the sugar-beet nematode—that is knawn to be effective in California—is a four-point program based on crop rotation.
Root-knot nematode: Westan variety of baby limas is highly resistant to the pest
by R. W. Allard
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: Lima beans are susceptible to the root-knot nematode—a nearly microscopic worm—whose attacks on the roots lead to severe curtailment of yield or to death of the plant.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Lima beans are susceptible to the root-knot nematode—a nearly microscopic worm—whose attacks on the roots lead to severe curtailment of yield or to death of the plant.
Palatable dry whole milk: Of good keeping preparation and quality assured by correct proper packaging
by E. L. Jack, N. P. Tarassuk
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: Dry whole milk and dry ice cream mix of acceptable quality and with good storage properties can be manufactured if proper precautions are observed.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Dry whole milk and dry ice cream mix of acceptable quality and with good storage properties can be manufactured if proper precautions are observed.
Pneumatic pruning: Orchardists reducing labor costs by using especially designed equipment
by E. F. Serr, R. R. Parks
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: Labor savings in orchard pruning—ranging from 20 to 50% in man-hours—are often possible through use of pneumatic pruning equipment.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Labor savings in orchard pruning—ranging from 20 to 50% in man-hours—are often possible through use of pneumatic pruning equipment.
Prune products: Improved processing and new uses developed by research
by W. V. Cruess
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: Molds and yeasts in packaged prunes can be destroyed by a few drops of propylene oxide.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Molds and yeasts in packaged prunes can be destroyed by a few drops of propylene oxide.
Sudangrass poisoning: Of livestock minimized by good management practices
by Milton D. Miller
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: Only three alleged cases of prussic acid poisoning from sudangrass were reported in California during the first nine months of 1948.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Only three alleged cases of prussic acid poisoning from sudangrass were reported in California during the first nine months of 1948.
Hexamitiasis of turkey poults: Recent studies indicate possible control treatment for the disease
by Ethel McNeil
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: Marked reduction in mortality among young turkey poults afflicted with Hexamitiasis—an enteritis—has been obtained when diseased birds are, given dried whey in copper sulfate solution as a substitute for drinking water.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Marked reduction in mortality among young turkey poults afflicted with Hexamitiasis—an enteritis—has been obtained when diseased birds are, given dried whey in copper sulfate solution as a substitute for drinking water.

General Information

Early potatoes: California situation, 1948
by Ivan M. Lee
Full text HTML  | PDF  

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