California Agriculture, June 1947
Volume 1, Number 7
Processing milk powders for their particular uses
by Helge Shipstead
Not available – first paragraph follows: The first successful milk drying process was the atmospheric double drum dryer.
Vitamin A content similar in yellow or white butterfat
by W. A. Regan
Not available – first paragraph follows: A conclusion drawn in error some thirty years ago misled the milk consuming public, and the dairymen followed suit.
Investigations on the control of codling moth on the payne walnut in central California
by A. E. Michelbacher, W. W. Middlekauff
Not available – first paragraph follows: The codling moth, Carpocapsa pomonella, occurs throughout California and is one of the most important pests of walnuts.
Effects of plant growth regulators on orange drop
by W. S. Stewart, L. J. Klotz, H. Z. Hield
Not available – first paragraph follows: In citrus, fruit drop may be considered a continuous process from the time of flowering to fruit maturity.
New vegetables for California farms result of research
by Glen N. Davis
Not available – first paragraph follows: A number of varieties of vegetables have been developed in recent years, either individually or jointly by members of the University of California Agricultural Experiment Station and the United States Department of Agriculture. Some of the varieties mentioned here have been available for several years. Others are of more recent origin.
Pretreatment and wrapping of frozen pack meats studied for effects on storage qualities
by W. V. Creuss
Not available – first paragraph follows: It is well established that the storage temperature for frozen meats should be as nearly constant as possible. It should be 0 Deg. P or lower for longest storage life.
Studies on plasma fractions from domestic livestock may lead to animal disease control
by H. S. Cameron
Not available – first paragraph follows: Investigations of the effectiveness of plasma fractions obtained from the blood of domestic animals, in combatting certain infectious diseases of livestock are the logical extension of similar studies on human plasma during the war period.
Study of evolution aided by research on Genus Crepis
by E. B. Babcock
Not available – first paragraph follows: New knowledge about evolution which came to light during the investigations of a 25-year research program in the general field of plant genetics has a definite value in practical agricultural plant breeding.
Production problems of rabbit growers subject of cooperative research at Davis and Fontana
by T. J. Hage
Not available – first paragraph follows: Disease - free herds and better management practices for commercial rabbitries form the goal of a research program now under way.
Family selection and progeny testing of poultry worthwhile for higher egg production
by I. Michael Lerner
An abstract of a talk delivered at the Annual Convention of the California Baby Chick Association at Santa Barbara, June 16, 1947 by I. Michael Lerner
Oil spray as weed control in carrot and related crops
by A. S. Crafts
Not available – first paragraph follows: Weeding is a costly and laborious operation in the growing of vegetable crops. It usually requires much hand labor.
Abstracts of new publications