Report of the Virgin Islands Agricultural Experiment Station

Report of the Virgin Islands Agricultural Experiment Station

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...minimum temperature, 55 F., occurred on the night of February 5, 1925. On May 4, 1925, the hour of observation was changed from 8 o'clock a. m., to 4.30 p. m., at the suggestion of O. L. Fassig, meteorologist in charge of the Weather Bureau Office in San Juan, Porto Rico. Table 9 gives a summary of the meteorological data collected within the year. Table 9.--Condensed meteorological data for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1925 'The anemometer was blown down and rendered useless by high winds on Aug. 28. The new instrument was not installed until Sept. 28. VIRGIN ISLANDS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION, ST. CROIX Under the supervision of the Office of Experiment Stations, United States Department of Agriculture E. W. Allen, Chief, Office of Experiment Stations Walter H. Evans, Chief, Division of Insular Stations, Office of Experiment Stations STATION STAFF John B. Thompson, Director W. M. Pebby, Horticulturist M. S. Baker, Agronomist B'bancisco Quinones, Agricultural Assistant1 A. Bissebup, Executive Assistant 1 Temporarily engaged for work on the island of St. Thomas. VIRGIN ISLANDS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION ST. CROIX, VIRGIN ISLANDS, U. S. A. Under the supervision of the UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Washington, D. C. April, 1927 REPORT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION, 1926 REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR By J. B. Thompson Work at the station during the year ended June 30, 1926, was chiefly along lines previously inaugurated, and results on the whole were satisfactory. The annual rainfall totaled 36.06 inches, which is 9.94 inches below normal and 20.07 inches less than the total precipitation for the preceding year. Much progress was made in the various branches of the station's activities notwithstanding more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236526368
  • 9781236526366