California Agriculture, April 1955
Volume 9, Number 4
Control of soil-borne fungus disease
Packing box, distribution costs: Deciduous fruit packing house operation studies include cost and efficiency analysis of several methods of supplying boxes
by L. L. Sammet
Pedigree turkey breeding costs: Pedigree breeding enterprises studied to evaluate the efficiency and potential gains of pedigree selection program
by J. C. Abbott
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: Long-run progress in the turkey industry is bound up with the work of the pedigree breeder.
Effect of pesticides on honeybees: Relative toxicity of pesticide dusts studied in laboratory tests with controlled temperature, humidity, and time
by E. L. Atkins , L. D. Anderson , T. O. Tuft
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: In comparative toxicity studies of 57 pesticide dusts, DNOSOBP—2,4dinitro-o-secObutyl phenol (DN-211)—was the most toxic to honeybees.
Small fruit sizes of valencias: Continuing long-range study in state's Valencia districts produces evidence that climatic factors may be critical
by R. B. Harding , H. D. Chapman , F. L. Whiting
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: Small fruit size is one of the most serious problems of the California citrus industry.
Auxins for hardwood cuttings: Effect of root-promoting hormones in propagating fruit trees by hardwood cuttings studied during past three seasons
by H. T. Hartmann
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: Hardwood cuttings of five species of fruit trees, Marianna 2624 plum, Angers quince, Stockton Morello cherry, Malling-Merton 793 apple, and Mission olive, were used in propagation tests to study the effects of various root-promoting hormones—auxins—applied under several different conditions.
Chemical control of Clubroot disease of brussels sprouts: Results from cooperative work between California extension service and experiment station in San Mateo County
by W. C. Snyder , L. D. Leach , R. H. Sciaroni , Chries M. Rick , Donald Y. Perkins , Norman B. Akesson , Ralph R. Parks
Prices and marketing margins: Fluctuations in retail store margins found to be interlocked with changes in wholesale prices and with retail sales volume
by Sidney Hoos