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Image from page 231 of “Fruits, vegetables and flowers, a non-technical manual for their culture” (1918)

Identifier: fruitsvegetables00gard
Title: Fruits, vegetables and flowers, a non-technical manual for their culture
Year: 1918 (1910s)
Authors: Gardner, Frank D. (Frank Duane), 1864-1963
Subjects: Fruit-culture. [from old catalog] Vegetable gardening. [from old catalog] Floriculture. [from old catalog]
Publisher: Philadelphia, Chicago, The John C. Winston company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

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ack plant lousewith pale shanks. It attacks beans,dock, shepherds purse, pigweed,burning bush and snowballbush. Treatment.—Spray the plantsthoroughly with nicotine solution. Bur. Ent. BuU. 33, p. 109. Bean Weevil, The Common{Bruchus obtectus, Say.).—A smallgray or brown beetle with mottledwing covers, about one-eighth ofan inch long. It lay its eggs on orin beans in the field, also breeds instored beans. The grub eats itsway into the bean and developsthere, sometimes several to onebean. Treatment.—Heat the infestedseed or fumigate with carbonbisulphide.Bur. Ent. BuU. 96; Year-Book, U. S. D. A., 1898, p. 239.Other Bean Weevils.—Several other weevils affect the bean in March,in the same way as the common bean weevil.Treatment.—See Bean Weevil, the Common. The Beet Army Worm {Laphygma exigua, Hbn.).—Beets are some-times attacked in the Western states by this insect at about the same timethe fall army worm is making its attacks in other sections. Several >Bur. Ent. Ck. 102.

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Sprat op Aspakagtjs, with Common Aspar-agus Beetle in its Different Stages.^ Asparagus tip atinjury. right, showing eggsNatural size. and 228 SUCCESSFUL FARMING

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