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Inheritance of Fusarium Resistance in Cabbage.

By: Walker, J.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Govenment Printing Office: 1930

Seller ID: 9719

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Reprinted from JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, 40 (#8 April 15, 1930). Pages 721-745, illustrations, tables. Seperate in wrapper with former owner's initials on cover "H.E.T.". Study of plant genetics using selection to eleminate a disease attacking cabbage and its results. View more info

Diseases of Rose Caused By Species of Coniothyrium in the United States.

By: Waterman, Alma M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1930

Seller ID: 9729

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Reprinted from JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, 40 (#9 May 1, 1930). Pages 805-827, illustrations, tables, bibliography. An examination of cankers on diseased rose stems as caused by the species of Coniothyrium. View more info

Alfalfa Root Injuries Resulting from Freezing.

By: Weimer, J.L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Govenment Printing Office: 1930

Seller ID: 9706

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Reprinted from JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, 40 #2 (January 15, 1930) Pages 121-143. Seperate in paper wrapper; illustrations, tables, brief bibliography. Former owner's initials in pencil at top of cover "HET". Deals with the different varieties of alfalfa and their reaction to freezing. View more info

Some Factors Involved in the Winterkilling of Alfalfa.

By: Weimer, J.L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Secretary of Agriculture: 1929

Seller ID: 9726

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Reprinted from JOURNAL OF AGRICULTUREAL RESEARCH, 39 (#4 August 15, 1929). Gray wrapper, pages 263-283, illustrations, tables, charts, bibliography. ". this paper deals with only a limited phase of winter injury , no attempt has been made to give an exhautive survey of the literature, ." View more info

Temperature and Soil-Moisture Relations of Fusarium Oxysporum Va. Medicaginis.

By: Weimer, J.L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Government Printing Office: 1930

Seller ID: 9737

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Reprinted from JOURNAL OF AGRICULTUREAL RESEARCH, 40 (#2 January 15, 1930). Pages 97-103, chart, bilbiography. A brief account of a study to determine the effect of temperature upon the growth of the disease and its ability to attack the alfalfa plant. View more info

Content in a Garden.

By: Wheeler, Dandace

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13024

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


209 pages; drawings; publisher's binding with a floral design, gilt lettering. Former owner's bookplate 'Emma Gray' inside the cover. A general account of gardening in the United States. Pages 61 and 117 is earmarked. Bottom of last page is chipped, approx 2 cm X 1 cm. Front and back covers are lightly soiled. Spine is sunned. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

California Garden Flowers, Shrubs, Trees and Vines; Being Mainly Suggestions for Working Amateurs

By: Wickson, Edward J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Pacific Rural Press: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1804

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Illustrations. The author writes about California gardening: Climatic Characters and Advantages; Laying out the Garden; Hotbeds and Cold Frames; Planting, Pruning and Training; Lawns and Ground-Co vers; Open-Air Herbaceous Plants; Flowers for Hot, Dry Regions; Choice and Treatment of Arborescent Plants; etc. 262 pages, including index. View more info

California Garden-Flowers, Shrubs, Trees and Vines. Being Mainly Suggestions for Working Amateurs.

By: Wickson, Edward J.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: San Francisco, California, Pacific Rural Press: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13041

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


262 pages; [2] pages ads in back; illustrations; index; publisher's binding. Former owner's bookplate 'Edward Murray Durst'. Contents - California Conditions; California Cultural Suggestions; California Garden Year; California's Ways With Garden Plants; Shrubs, Trees, and Vines; Plant Protection. E.J. Wickson (1848-1923) was along with Luther Burbank the most prolific writer on agriculture and gardening in the state of California. For 34 years he was Professor and later ... View more info

The "Frozen-Pack" Method of Preserving Berries.

By: Wiegand, Ernest H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Corvallis, Oregon, Oregon State Agricultural College: 1931

Seller ID: 8876

Condition: Collectible-Fine


State Bulletin 278 (May 1931). 42 page pamphlet with photos, tables, and charts. Study of the packaging methods for Frozen-Pack, sugar vs. sirup, and style of packaging. Nice clean copy with former owner's initials in pencel on cover. View more info

Lilies. Their Culture and Management. Including A Complete Descriptive List of Species.

By: Woodcock, H. Drysdale

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, Country Life Limited: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018014

Condition: Fine


Original tan cloth with gilt and green lettering on front cover and spine. 5 3/4 X 9 inches. 242 pages. Copy has 130 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph. Contents include, the make-up of the lily, climate, position and soils, the lily bed, lilies, easy and otherwise, their place in the garden, the planting of the bulbs and their cultivation, the propagation of lilies. lilies in pots and in the greenhouse, hybridization, insect pests and diseases, the class... View more info

An Islandian on the Islands : A Field Report By Austin T. Wright, Author of ISLANDIA, on the Southern California Islands of Santa Rosa and Santa Cruz, Written in a Letter to His Brother, John K. Wright, December 9, 1930. Introduced By Lawrence Clark Powell

By: Wright, Austin T., Introduction by Lawrence Clark Powell

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Friends of the UCLA Library: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11520

Condition: Collectible-Fine


'Reprinted from the SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA QUARTERLY, XLV (March 1963). 18 pages; light tan paper wrapper with the title on the cover (6 x 9 1/4 inch) stapled. An account of a botany trip to the Channel Islands of Santa Rosa and Santa Cruz with Austin T. Wright, author of Islandia (1942), Ralph Hoffmann, director of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, W.F. Daniell, a botanist, and Lester Rowntree. Some evidence of a fold to the lower right of the pamphlet, otherwis... View more info

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Sweet Peas

By: Wright, Horace J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: T. C. & E. C. Jack:

Seller ID: 016734

Condition: Very Good


Circa 1910. Paper covered boards, color illustration of sweet peas glued on front. Some rubbing, especially on edges and corners. Offsetting on end papers and fly leaves. 116 pages with index and 8 color plates, complete. How to grow the annual flower Sweet Pea. View more info

The Practical Book of Outdoor Flowers

By: Wright, Richardson

Price: $37.50

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company. 1924. Philadelphia.: 1924

Seller ID: 1761

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Illustrated cloth. Illustrations. Untrimmed pages. Book sections include: Kinds of Soil (soil tests, topsoil and subsoil, compost and how to make it, etc.); Preparing the Soil; The Childhood of Plants (how to read and enjoy seed and n ursery catalogues); The Enemies of Plants; Managing a Garden; The story of Perennials; Rock Gardens; A Diversity of Gardens; etc. View more info

The Garden Centipede

By: Wymore, F.W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California, Agricultural Extension Service.: 1931

Seller ID: 9816

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Bulletin 518 (November 1931). 22 pages; illustrations; wrapper. Deals with the centipede, its effect in the garden and farming, and use of flooding fields to control it. Former owner's name in ink at the top of the front cover 'Calvert E. Norland.' View more info

Effect of Various Fumigants on the Germination of Seeds.

By: Young, H.D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Govenment Printing Office: 1930

Seller ID: 9713

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Reprinted from JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, 39 (#12 Decmeber 15, 1929). Pages 925-927, tables; paper wrapper. Former owner's initials in pencil "H.E.T."on the cover. Title says it all. View more info