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Checklist Of Helminths Of Bats From Mexico And Central America, F. Agustín Jiménez, Juan M. Caspeta-Mandujano, Said B. Ramírez-Chávez, Silvia E. Ramírez-Díaz, Marissa G. Juárez-Urbina, Jorge L. Peralta-Rodríguez, José A. Guerrero 2017 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Checklist Of Helminths Of Bats From Mexico And Central America, F. Agustín Jiménez, Juan M. Caspeta-Mandujano, Said B. Ramírez-Chávez, Silvia E. Ramírez-Díaz, Marissa G. Juárez-Urbina, Jorge L. Peralta-Rodríguez, José A. Guerrero

MANTER: Journal of Parasite Biodiversity

Based on original data obtained from fieldwork conducted from January 2008 to December 2015 and from previous records from published accounts, an updated checklist of helminth parasites of bats from Mexico and Central America is presented. The checklist has been organized in four ways, first as a helminth-host list in the state of Morelos, second as a helminth-host list with taxonomic and geographic distributional information, third as a bat-helminth list with references, and last, as a summary of the host-helminth association. A total of 105 records and 67 helminth taxa (26 trematodes, 4 cestodes, and 37 nematodes [33 adult and ...


Best Ferns For The North And Northwest., G. W. Carver 2017 Iowa State College

Best Ferns For The North And Northwest., G. W. Carver

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

Owing to the great beauty and usefulness of the ferns in decorative lines,and the difficulties with which they are grown in the North and Northwest, numerous inquiries have come to us from time to time as to the best varieties. This led us to make some experiments in this direction.

A large number of ferns have been subjected to very rigid tests for several years, and the results have indeed been gratifying, as we have proven beyond doubt that many of the most beautiful ones will thrive and soon make handsome specimens with a little care.


Observations On Insects---Season Of 1894., Herbert Osborn, C. W. Mally 2017 Iowa State College

Observations On Insects---Season Of 1894., Herbert Osborn, C. W. Mally

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

The chinch bug has been destructive over a considerable area of the state. In its distribution it has occupied the southeastern quarter of the state. With the exception of a few isolated cases and the somewhat more extended patch in Howard and Winneshiek counties, all the damage could be included within a line drawn southwest from Dubuque to Des Moines, and from Des Moines south to the border of the state. Throughout this region there was an extended and severe drouth during the preceding spring and fall, and but little rain, so that the bugs had an opportunity to hibernate ...


Bacteriosis Of Rutabaga., L. H. Pammel 2017 Iowa State College

Bacteriosis Of Rutabaga., L. H. Pammel

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

During the month of August, 1892, my attention was called to a disease of rutabagas, which, at that time, had consumed more than ten per cent of the crop. The disease was spreading rapidly, owing to the favorable conditions of the weather, warmth and moisture. The ground was very moist, owing to frequent rains in July and early August. The disease became so severe that in some patches, by the middle of September, more than half of the crop was destroyed ; it was equally disastrous to some yellow turnips.


Potato Scab And Its Prevention., 2017 Iowa State University

Potato Scab And Its Prevention.

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

Among the several diseases of the potato doing great injury none are more troublesome than potato scab. The theories and reasons assigned for the disease are numerous, but scientists have settled down to the conclusion that this disease is caused by a minute parasitic plant, known as Oosporascabies, Thaxter.1 It will not be necessary in this connection to review the work of other investigators concerning the various theories. These briefly are chemical action, mechanical irritation, excessive moisture, and the insect theory, and the insect fungus theory of Hopkins. It will be well to briefly consider the nature of potato ...


Experimental Crop Notes For 1894., C. F. Curtiss 2017 Iowa State College

Experimental Crop Notes For 1894., C. F. Curtiss

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

Since interest in winter wheat growing has revived in some sections of Iowa considerable merit has been claimed for the press drill over other grain drills and other methods of seeding. The Hoosier Press Drill Co., of Richmond, Ind., furnished the Iowa Experiment Station a drill free of charge, and we deemed it of interest to test its value for sowing winter wheat. Accordingly, on October 2, 1893, a small piece of ground, that had grown a crop of oats and vetches, was plowed to a depth of five inches and disced and harrowed thoroughly, and one-half of the piece ...


Construction And Ventilation Of Dairy Barns., C. F. Curtiss 2017 Iowa State College

Construction And Ventilation Of Dairy Barns., C. F. Curtiss

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

The importance of efficient ventilation of dairy barns has been emphasized by the recent investigation of the causes conducive to the development and contagion of tuberculosis in cattle. Bulletin No. 7, of United States Bureau of Animal Industry, on Investigations Concerning Bovine Tuberculosis, says: “Fully nine-tenths of all diseased animals have been infected by inhaling the tubercle bacilli dried and suspended in the air.” Without proper ventilation the tubercle bacilli and other disease germs must be much more readily inhaled, and it is a matter of record that the worst diseased herds are found in poorly lighted and poorly ventilated ...


Growing Turnips, James Wilson 2017 Iowa State College

Growing Turnips, James Wilson

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

Scarcity of feed of a succulent nature, for milking cows, during the fall and early winter, suggested to us the growing of soft turnips for that purpose. Our dry, warm climate is not suited for turnips planted in the spring. They mature early and become rank flavored and unpalatable. European farmers grow them successfully, from spring planting, in. moist, cool climates, where the maize plant will not mature, and where the entire summer season is necessary to develop them. Fairly good success from planting them later, and fairly good results from feeding them to dairy cows, induced us to experiment ...


Soiling Crops 1894., James Wilson 2017 Iowa State College

Soiling Crops 1894., James Wilson

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

Our station pursued its line of inquiry in feeding soiling crops, through July and August of 1894. No rain fell from the 23d of June until the 10th of August. The pastures were dried up and stock that was not fed by hand suffered more severely than at any time since the prairies of the State were enclosed and animals were confined within. fences. The drouth affected pastures unusually early, continuing all summer, strengthening our conviction that successful animal husbandry in the State requires additions to our cropping system that will furnish plants in their best condition for feeding during ...


Front Matter, 2017 Iowa State University

Front Matter

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

No abstract provided.


The Russian Thistle In Its Natal Home., J. L. Budd 2017 Iowa State College

The Russian Thistle In Its Natal Home., J. L. Budd

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

Prior to the writer’s visit to East Europe in the summer of 1882, attention was directed to the plant we call Russian Thistle by a note in Prof. Henfrey’s well known work, "The Vegetation of Europe, its Condition and Causes,” as follows: “On the steppes east of the Volga one curious thorny plant has attracted the attention of most travelers, the “Wind Witch,” as it is called by the German colonists, or “Leap the field,” as the Russian name may be translated. It forms a large globular mass of light wiry branches interlaced together, and in autumn decays ...


Report Of The Chemist., G. E. Patrick 2017 Iowa State College

Report Of The Chemist., G. E. Patrick

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

At the request of the Director three samples were taken from the Russian Thistle plat on as many different dates, two weeks apart, and submitted to chemical analysis. The samples were taken by cutting within half an inch of the ground; the “heights” reported below are from measurement of the samples after cutting.


Papers On The Russian Thistle., 2017 Iowa State University

Papers On The Russian Thistle.

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

No abstract provided.


Botany Of Russian Thistle., L. H. Pammel 2017 Iowa State College

Botany Of Russian Thistle., L. H. Pammel

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

The widespread interest manifested in our state and elsewhere in the northwest indicates that the Russian Thistle (Salsola kali, variety traqus), is a miserable and execrable weed, doing much injury to agriculture.

At the request of the Director of the Experiment Station I have devoted a little time to the botany of this weed. Some attention has therefore been given to the study of the weed, its germination, the anatomy of the root, stem, leaf and seed. A study of the anatomy will be of interest, because its structure may best adapt it to growing on high, dry soil. Professor ...


The Russian Thistle., James Wilson 2017 Iowa State College

The Russian Thistle., James Wilson

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

No abstract provided.


Front Matter, 2017 Iowa State University

Front Matter

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

No abstract provided.


Rainfall Record., W. H. Heileman 2017 Iowa State College

Rainfall Record., W. H. Heileman

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

Rainfall (including melted snow) at the Experiment Station, from September 1, 1893, to March 1, 1894.


Actinomycosis And The Iodide Treatment., W. B. Niles 2017 Iowa State College

Actinomycosis And The Iodide Treatment., W. B. Niles

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

This article is not written for the purpose of stating anything new concerning this subject, but for the purpose of recording our observations and more extensively circulating among the cattle owners of the state the knowledge that a majority of cases of “lumpy jaw” can be successfully treated by giving internally for some time the drug known as Potassium Iodide.

The very frequent occurrence of this disease in the west, coupled with the fact that many animals so affected are unfit for human food and are conseqently condemned when sent to market makes this question a very important one.


Corn Meal And Grass With Stock Steers., D. A. Kent 2017 Iowa State College

Corn Meal And Grass With Stock Steers., D. A. Kent

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

The object of this experiment is to determine whether it would pay to feed the stock steer while running in pasture. The experiment has been confined to one variety of dry feed (com meal finely ground.)

Fourteen steers were put in the experiment, six two-years-old and eight yearlings. Twelve were Holsteins and two were Short-homs. One Short-hom and six Holsteins constituted each lot. Two fields of seven acres each were provided for pasture. The cattle were turned to pasture on the 22d day of May, 1893. The pasture was seven inches high and consisted chiefly of clover with a good ...


Gravity Creaming, Fred L. Kent 2017 Iowa State College

Gravity Creaming, Fred L. Kent

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station)

We are often asked how much loss there is in setting milk in cans or pans as is customary with farmers in general who have but few cows or are at a considerable distance from a creamery. Many experiments of this sort have been made and we will only add our testimony to what has already been written. The table below is the average result of four separate trials, made with the best of farm conditions, viz.: Ice water in which to set the milk, a place where the milk would be undisturbed, and setting of the milk soon after ...


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