The Florida Entomologist Volume 1-5

The Florida Entomologist Volume 1-5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... meeting in January." Under the head of new business, Dr. Montgomery presented for consideration of the Society a proposition to change the name of the official organ of the Society. There was considerable discussion which was participated in by practically all members present, and after considering various suggestions decision was finally arrived at that the name of the publication be changed from THE FLORIDA BUGGIST to THE FLORIDA ENTOMOLOGIST, this upon motion of Mr. O'Byrne, seconded by Dr. Montgomery. Under Timely Notes Mr. Watson, Entomologist Florida Experiment Station, displayed specimens of a spider, the "black widow," Latrodaectus mactcms. This is said to be the most poisonous of the spider family known in Florida. Mr. Goodwin reported a newspaper item indicating that the pink bollworm had found lodgment in Louisiana near the Texas line. ' Dr. Berger made further report on production of Cuban Aschersonia, Aschersomla cubensis, and two or three other fungi (names not known). Dr. Berger reported that the growth of these cultures was very much slower than the yellow and red aschersonias.--J. H. Montgomery, Secretary. On the first page of Bulletin 87 of the Arizona Agricultural Experiment Station occurs the following remark: "Many farmers now located in Arizona have had experience with it (the boll weevil) in Texas, Oklahoma and other states of the so called cotton belt" (italics mine). MOSQUITOES FOUND ABOUT GAINESVILLE, FLA. (Continued from page 59) year in the traps. Psorophora were usually rare, but comprised about 75% of a lot collected by hand or found dead on the window sills of the Agricultural Building. They were sometimes troublesome at night during May in Science Hall. Two or three...show more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236865464
  • 9781236865465