California Agriculture, October 1949
Volume 3, Number 10
Disease-causing fungi and host plants
Isotopes in veterinary medicine: Progress in basic atomic energy research suggests similar advances in veterinary medicine
by Logan M. Julian
Not available – first paragraph follows: The benefits of atomic energy will be measured—in part—by the evidence of solutions to those scientific problems which can be solved only by the utilization of isotope techniques.
Pathogenic fungi: Disease-causing parasitical plants may overcome resistance of host plant developed by genetic means
by H. N. Hansen
This is the seventh article in a series of brief progress reports on the application oj the science of genetics to commercial agriculture.
Swine brucellosis: Coöperative investigation by state and university indicates feasibility of eradication program
by H. S. Cameron
Not available – first paragraph follows: Swine brucellosis could be eradicated from California which is not a large swine-breeding state. It is relatively isolated and imports very few breeding stock.
Irrigated pasture usage: Study records show dairymen can improve profits through better use of pasture
by A. Shultis, M. D. Miller
Not available – first paragraph follows: Maximum use of pasture as a basic feed for the dairy herd reduces feed costs and increases profit.
Prepackaged products: Maintenance of high quality important factor in marketng fresh fruits and vegetables
by L. L. Claypool
Not available – first paragraph follows: Successful prepackaging of fresh fruits and vegetables involves many factors which contribute to the success attained.
Investigations on variati: Possibilities for the development of a hybrid carrot with root size uniformity under study
by J. E. Welch, E. L. Grimball
Not available – first paragraph follows: Male sterility has been reported in several crop plants including tomato, flax, corn, onion, sorghum, barley, and sugar beet.
On of carrot root sizes: Studies made of spacing and seed germination to determine possible cause of size variation
by Louis K. Mann, J. H. MacGillivray
Not available – first paragraph follows: Cullage of carrots grown for bunching causes considerable loss of yield because the roots are so highly variable in size.
Yield of broccoli strains: Investigations on the influence of summer planting dates on yield of four strains of broccoli
by J. E. Knott, G. C. Hanna
Not available – first paragraph follows: Broccoli quality is best if the flower-bud clusters reach market maturity in cool weather, although the early growth may take place at high temperatures.
Swine values: Body types and carcasses studied for development of a better hog
by Peter C. Gaines
Not available – first paragraph follows: The carcass value of a fat hog is not always indicated by the dressing percentage, nor by the body type.
Nitrogen for orange trees: Experiments on the use of urea applied to the foliage as a source of nitrogen now under study
by Winston W. Jones, E. R. Parker
Not available – first paragraph follows: Urea sprays designed to supply nitrogen to the foliage of orange trees are being tested at the Citrus Experiment Station in Riverside.
Crooked toes: Poultry defect may be hereditary nutritional or managemental in type
by A. F. Hicks
Not available – first paragraph follows: In past years crooked toes in chickens have been considered to be of two types, one due to a nutritional deficiency and another caused by faulty management. A third type which has not been described until recently is hereditary in nature and as such, is of considerable interest to breeders and hatcherymen.
Poultry marketing and pricing: In the Los Angeles area affected by absence of central market and lack of definitions of classes and grades
by Kenneth D. Naden