Item - PE003254 - “Field Crop Insects and Their Control” pamphlet

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PE003254 - “Field Crop Insects and Their Control” pamphlet

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    • Jun., 1946 (Creation)
      Mitchener, A.V.
      Winnipeg (Man.)
    • Jun., 1946 (Publication)
      Manitoba Department of Agriculture and Immigration
      Winnipeg (Man.)

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    One (1) printed paper pamphlet. The pamphlet is formatted as a large information table divided onto both sides. Half and tri-fold. Hole-punch in top left corner. 23cm x 15.4cm (folded).

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    A pamphlet titled “Field Crop Insects and Their Control” by A.V. Mitchener, a Professor of Entomology at the University of Manitoba. The pamphlet was published by the Manitoba Department of Agriculture and Immigration in Winnipeg, Manitoba in June 1946. The pamphlet is marked as Publication No. 206. The pamphlet consists of a large information table on one side of the pamphlet, and additional information on the other. Each line of the table contains information about a different insect. The columns are labelled “Insect,” “Plants Attacked,” “Evidence of Injury,” “Season in Which Damage May Be Observed,” “Description of Injurious Stage,” “Habits of Injurious Stage Insects,” “Method of Control,” and “When, Where and How to Apply Remedy.” The insects listed on the table are Field Cricket, Grasshoppers, Western Cinch Bug, Alfalfa Plant Bug, Wireworms, Sweet Clover Weevil, Beet Webworm, Armyworm, Corn Earworm, Cutworms, Hessian Fly, Wheat Stem Maggot, and the Wheat Stem Sawfly. The pamphlet also provides various pointers about how to identify which insect is affecting the farmer’s crops. The name “D.J. McFadden” is handwritten in the top right corner.

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        Published by the Authority of Hon. D.L. Campbell, Minister of Agriculture and Immigration.

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