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Bulletins

388 Annual Report for the Fiscal Year Ending November 30, 1941. 108 pp.
illus. February 1942.

The main purpose of this report is to provide an opportunity for present-
ing in published form, recent results from experimentation in fields or on
вЦ† projects where progress has not been such as to justify the general and
definite conclusions necessary to meet the requirements of bulletin or jour-
nal.

389 Production and Prices of Milk in the Springfield-Holyoke-Chicopee
Milkshed in 1935. By Alfred A. Brown and Mabelle Booth. 32 pp. illus.
February 1942.

A comprehensive understanding of the productive organization and the
marketing disposal facilities of the fluid milk industry is a necessary basis
for sound marketing regulation. To this end, the investigation reported
here was undertaken.

390 The Composition and Nutritive Value of Potatoes with Special Emphasis
on Vitamin C. By William B. Esselen, Jr., Mary E. Lyons, and Carl R.
Fellers. 19 pp. March 1942.

Potatoes enjoy a prominent position in the American diet. It is the
purpose of this study to evaluate the nutritive properties of this popular
vegetable, with special emphasis on the value of the cooked potato as a
source of vitamin C.

391 A Survey and Study of Spontaneous Neoplastic Diseases in Chickens.
By Carl Oslon, Jr., and K. L. Bullis. 56 pp. illus. April 1942.

Neoplastic diseases (tumors) cause much loss to the poultry industry.
This collection of cases of neoplasia gives information of the characteristics
and relative incidence of the different types.

392 Blooming Dates of Some Selected Hardy Perennials. By Harold S. Tiffany.
55 pp. April 1942.

A flower lover's ambition is to have some blooms available in the garden
at all times during the growing season. This bulletin should be of service
in the selection of perennials for that purpose.

393 Bay State, A Red Forcing Tomato Bred for Resistance to Leaf Mold. By
E. F. Guba. 8 pp. illus. June 1942.

Leaf mold is a devastating disease of tomato in greenhouses and its con-
trol is difficult and expensive. This bulletin describes a new greenhouse
tomato which combines resistance to certain strains of the fungus with
desirable commercial fruit type.



ANNUAL REPORT, 1942 61

394 The Control of Damplng-off of Vegetables by Formaldehyde and Other
Chemicals. By W. L. Doran, E. F. Cuba, and C. J. Gilgut. 20 pp. June
1942.

Damping-off is one of the most serious problems of the vegetable grower,
and the results here reported should provide safer and more effective con-
trol of the disease in hotbeds and greenhouses.

395 Preparation and Use of Artificial Manures. By Karol J. Kucinski. 12 pp.
jIIus. July 1942.

The real or assumed dependence of crop production upon animal manures
has encouraged this attempt to provide an artificial substitute.

396 Breeding Rhode Island Reds for Rapid Feathering. By F. A. Hays and
Ruby Sanborn. 24 pp. illus. September 1942.

Rapid chick feathering, particularly over the back region, is a very
valuable character in general purpose fowls. This study was carried on
over a long period to discover a reliable method for fixing this character
in Rhode Island Reds.

397 A Civilian Program for Tree Protection. By Malcolm A. McKenzie. 32
pp. illus. December 1942.

Public appreciation of shade trees in Massachusetts is evidenced by the
extensive and varied planting throughout the State. This bulletin, pre-
pared primarily to promote municipal tree management, also suggests
methods of tree care in general.

Control Bulletins

112 Twenty-second Annual Report of Pullorum Disease Eradication in Massa-
chusetts. By the Poultry Disease Control Laboratory. 11pp. June 1942.

113 Inspection of Commercial Feedstuffs. By Philip H. Smith. 25 pp. Sep-
tember 1942.

114 Inspection of Commercial Fertilizers and Agricultural Lime Products.
By Fertilizer Control Service Staff. 48 pp. October 1942,

115 Seed Inspection. By F. A. McLaughlin. 94 pp. December 1942.

Meteorological Bulletins

637-648, inclusive. Monthly reports giving daily weather records, together with
monthly and annual summaries. By C. I. Gunness. 4 pp. each.

Reports of Investigations in Journals

385 The Effect of Storage on Carbohydrates of the Ebenezer Onion. By Emmett

Bennett. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. Proc. 39:293-294. 1941.
399 Scoring Baked Potatoes for Texture. By Monroe E. Freeman. Food Res

6 (6):595-598. 1941.
401 A Study of Neoplastic Disease in a Flock of Chickens. By Carl Olson,

Jr. Amer. Jour. Vet. Res. 3(6):111-116. 1942.
403 Report on Soluble Chlorine in Feeding Stuffs. By John W. Kuznieski.

Assoc. Off. Agr. Chem. Jour. 25 (4):870-874. 1942.
406 Vitamin Content of Green Snap Beans. Influence 'of Freezing, Canning,

and Dehydration on the Content of Thiamin, Riboflavin, and Ascorbic

Acid. By Kenneth T. Farrell and Carl R. Fellers. Food Res. 7 (3):17l-177

1942.



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412 Studies in Mineral Nutrition of Laying Hens. I. The Manganese Re-
quirement. By Marie S. Gutowska and Raymond T. Parkhurst. Poultry
Sci. 21 (3):277-287. 1942.

413 Studies in Mineral Nutrition of Laying Hens. II. Excess of Calcium in
the Diet. By Marie S. Gutowska and Raymond T. Parkhurst. Poultry
Sci. 21 (4):321-328. 1942.

415 A Device for Marking Fields on Microscope Slides. By Carl Olson, Jr.
Jour. Lab. and Clin. Med. 27 (7):939-940. 1942.

417 The Significance of Tannic Substances and Theobromine in Chocolate Milk.
By William S. Mueller. Jour. Dairy Sci. 25 {3):221-230. 1942.

418 Experimental Autoecism and Other Biological Studies of a Gall-Forming
Peridermium on Northern Hard Pines. By Malcolm A. McKenzie. Phyto-
pathology 32 (9) :785-798. 1942.

419 Report on Zinc. B\- E. B. Holland and VV. S. Ritchie.
Assoc. Off. Agr. Chem. Jour. 25 (2):393-394. 1942.

421 Maintaining Fertility- Levels in Massachusetts Pastures. By \V. G. Colby.
Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. Proc. 6 (1941):281-284. 1942.

422 The Inheritance of Blossom Type and Blossom Size in the Peach. By J. S.
Bailey and A. P. French. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. Proc. 40:248-250. 1942.

423 Relative Inhibition of Microorganisms by Glucose and Sucrose Sirups.
By L. Tarkow, C. R. Fellers and A. S. Levine. Jour. Bact. 44 (3):367-372.
1942.

424 Further Studies on the Control of Preharvest Drop of Mcintosh. By
Lawrence Southwick. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. Proc. 40:39-41. 1942.

425 Further Observations on a Narrow-Leaf Variation of the Apple. By A. P.
French and Lawrence Southwick. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. Proc. 40:245-247.
1942.

426 Trunk Diameters of Young Apple Trees on Clonal Stocks. By J. K. Shaw.
Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. Proc. 40:269-271. 1942.

427 An Improved Orange Juice Concentrate. By A. Sedky, C. R. Fellers, and
W. B. Esselen, Jr. Fruit. Prod. Jour. 21 (5J:136-138.' 1942.

428 An Improved Orange Marmalade of High Vitamin C Content. B>' A. Sedky,
C. R. Fellers, and W. B. Esselen, Jr. Fruit Prod. Jour. 21 (6):170-172,
185, 189. 1942.

429 The Availability of the Iron of Cocoa and of Iron-Fortified Cocoa Mixtures.
By Faye Kinder, W. S. Mueller, and Helen S. Mitchell. Jour. Dairy Sci.
25 (5):401-408. 1942.

430 The Nontoxicity of Levulinic Acid. By R. G. Tischer, C. R. Fellers and
B. J. Doyle. Jour. Amer. Pharm. Assoc. Sci. Ed. 31 (7):217-220. 1942.

431 Tomato Catsup as a Source of Vitamin C. By W. B. Esselen, Jr., and H.
Fram. Jour. Home Econ. 34 (9):677-678. 1942.

432 The Control of Wood Decay. By Malcolm A. McKenzie. Pests and Their
Control, March 1942.

433 Cider-Apple Jelly. By S. G. Davis, C. R. Fellers, and A. S. Levine. Fruit
Prod. Jour. 21 (9):260-261, 283. 1942.

434 Measurement of Texture in Baked-Potato Tissue. By Monroe E. Freeman.
Food Res. 7 (6):451-458. 1942.

435 Geography of New England Soils. By A. B. Beaumont. Econ. Geog. 18
(2):203-208. 1942.

437 Propagation of Garden Sage, Salvia officinalis L., by Cuttings, Especially
by Cuttings Taken in Winter. By W. L. Doran and A. M. Davis. Amer.
Nurseryman 76 (5):12. 1942.



ANNUAL REPORT, 1942 63

438 Effect of Freezing and of Canning in Glass and in Tin on Available Iron
Content of Foods. By F. R. Theriault and C. R. Fellers. Food Res.
7 (6)-503-508. 1942.

439 Bacteriological Study of Chocolate Milk. By James E. Fuller, W. S.
Mueller, and R. W. Swanson. Jour. Dairy Sci. 25 (10):883-894. 1942.

440 Cranberry Storage Tests. By C. I. Gunness. Cranberries, September
1942, pp. 7, 10.

441 The Food Value of Mushrooms (Agaricus campestris). By E. E. Anderson
and C. R. Fellers. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. Proc. 41:301-304. 1942.

442 Effect of Apples, Tomatoes, and Dates on Urinary Acidity and Blood
Alkali Reserve. By K. G. Shea and C. R. Fellers. Jour. Amer. Dietet.
Assoc. 18 (7):454-457. 1942.

444 Composition and Utilization of the Beach Plum. By S. G. Davis and A. S.
Levine. Fruit Prod. Jour. 21 (12):361-364. 1942.

445 Heat Capacity and Bound Water in Starch Suspensions. By Monroe E.
Freeman. Arch. Biochem. 1 (l):27-39. 1942.

449 A Comparison of Four Methods for Determining Vitamin C with a 25-Day,
Weight- Response Bioassay. C. F. Dunker, C. R. Fellers, and W. B.
Esselen, Jr. Food Res. 7 (4):260-266. 1942.

452 Propagation of Beach Plums by Softwood Cuttings. By W. L. Doran and
J. S. Bailey. Amer. Nurseryman 76 (6):7. 1942.

453 Factors Responsible for the Darkening of Packaged Orange Juice. By E. L.
Moore, W. B. Esselen, Jr., and C. R. Fellers. Food Prod. Jour. 22 (4):100-
102, 124. 1942.

454 The Hemicelluloses of Forage Plants. By Emmett Bennett. Jour. Biol.
Chem. 146 (2):407-409. 1942.

457 Dehydrated Baked Beans. By W. B. Esselen, Jr., and S. G. Davis. The
Canner, October 17, 1942.



Unnumbered Contributions

Slime Flux of Trees. By E. F. Cuba. Arborists Net^'s 7 (13) :1 7-18. March 1942
Third List of Fungi of Nantucket. By E. F. Guba and E. V. Seeler. Rhodora

44:167-175. May 1942.
Progress Report Including Transcriptions of Certain Papers Presented at the

Ninth Annual Five-Day Short Course for Tree Wardens and Other Workers

with Trees, M. S. C, March 30-April 4, 1942.
Indoor Culture of Plants. By L. H. Jones, p. 4.

Ferns in the Roadside Landscape. By A. Vincent Osmun. pp. 12-13.
Municipal Tree Programs in National Defense. By Malcolm A. McKen-
zie. pp. 29-30.
The Present Status of the Dutch Elm Disease and the Program for Massachu-
setts. By Malcolm A. McKenzie. Rpt. of 44th Annual Meeting of the

Mass. Forest and Park Assoc, January 29, 1942.
The Dutch Elm Disease in New England. By Malcolm A. McKenzie. Proc.

Annual Meeting of the Mass. Tree Wardens' and Foresters' Assoc, Boston,

February 4 and 5, 1942.
Iodoform Flavor in Milk. By H. G. Lindquist. Jour. Milk Technol. 5 (6):334-

335. 1942.
Butter from Goats' Milk. By H. G. Lindquist. N. E. Goat News 4 (7:)1, 9, 11.

July 1942.
Control the Flavor. By H. G. Lindquist. N. E. Goat News 4 (10):1, 7, 8.

October 1942.



64 MASS. EXPERIMENT STATION BULLETIN 398

War Time Milk Delivery. By J. H. Frandsen. Milk Plant Monthly, May, 1942.

pp'. 32-33.
Quality Goat Milk and How It is Produced. By J. H. Frandsen. 1941 Yearbook

Amer. Goat Soc, Inc., 1942. pp. 82-86.
Orchard Insects in 1941. By W. D. Whitcomb and A. I. Bourne. Ann. Rpt.

Mass. Fruit Growers' Assoc. 1942.
The Codling Moth Menace. By W. D. Whitcomb. Ann. Rpt. Mass. Fruit

Growers' Assoc. 1942. pp. 27-34.
Some Observations on the Effects of Sulfur Compounds Applied During Bloom,

on Bee Behavior. By F. R. Shaw and A. I. Bourne. Jour. Econ. Ent.

35 (4):607-608, 1942.
Prionus laticoUis (Drury) in a Subterranean Wooden Duct for Telephone Cables.

By W. B. Becker. Jour. Econ. Ent. 35 (4):608, 1942.
Benzoate as a Wartime Food Preservative. By William B. Esselen, Jr. Glass

Packer, September 1942.
Should the Glass Packer Be Concerned About Light? By J. J. Powers and W. B.

Esselen, Jr. Glass Packer, October 1942.
Other Preservatives for Foods. By F. P. Griffiths. Glass Packer, November 1942.
A Note on the Japanese Quince. By Arthur S. Levine. Fruit Prod. Jour. 21

(6):177. 1942.
Souring of Dates by Sugar-Tolerant Yeasts. By C. R. Fellers and J. A. Clague.

Fruit Prod. Jour. 21 (ll):326-327, 347. 1942.
The Non-Toxicity of Levulinic Acid. By R. G. Tischer, C. R. Fellers, and B. J.

Doyle. Quart. Jour. Amer. Med. Technol., April 1942.
Does Light Have Any Effect on Glass Packed Foods? By J. J. Powers and

W. B. Esselen, Jr. Ceramic Indus., August 1942.
Massachusetts Toxicity Test Assay for Red Squill Powder. By C. R. Fellers and

A. S. Levine. Mimeographed. 1942.
Hopper Feeding May Require Changes in Ration. By R. T. Parkhurst. Poultry

Tribune, February 1942.
Finding Substitutes for Cod Liver Oil. By R. T. Parkhurst. New England

Homestead, February 7, 1942.
Government Wheat in Poultry and Turkey Rations. By R. T. Parkhurst. New

England Homestead, April 18, 1942.
Northeastern Poultrymen and National Defense. By R. T. Parkhurst. North-
eastern Poultryman, April 15, 1942.
Ground Barley in Poultry Feeding. By R. T. Parkhurst. Northeastern Poultry-
man, May 15., 1942.
Dried Distillers' Grains with Solubles. By R. T. Parkhurst. Northeastern

Poultryman, June 15, 1942.
The Use of Certain Milk Replacements in Starting and Growing Rations for

Poultry. By R. T. Parkhurst. Feedstuffs, May 16, 1942.
War-time Poultry Feeding Problems. By R. T. Parkhurst. Feedstuffs, October

10, 1942.
War-time Homes for Hens. By R. T. Parkhurst. Country Gentleman, July

1942.
Control of Respiratory Diseases. By H. Van Roekel. National Poultry Digest,

November 15, 1942.






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