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'* 17. Analyses of Commercial Fertilizers, State Inspection,

1892 8

** " 18. Analyses of Commercial Fertilizers, State Inspection,

1892. A Word of Caution in the Purchase of Wood
Ashes 8

** ** 19. Concluded List of Fertilizer Analyses, with Summaries

and Comments 12

♦ 1892 " 20. The Production of Capons. Experiments in Caponizing.

Prices of Capons, Broilers, Roasters and Fowls in
Boston and New York Markets. When to Make
Capons, the Time to Sell, and How to Prepare for
Market. Caponizing Tools, and How to Perform the
Operation 42

• " Fifth Annual Report. Report of Director. Winter and Spring

Application of Ashes to Newly Seeded Meadow.
Shrinkage in Curing Field Corn. Tests of Varieties
of Oats. Jansen Hot Water Treatment for Prevention
of Smut of Oats. Fertilizer Experiments with Oats.
Trials of Different Forms of Phosphates. Trials of
Muskmelons. Leguminous Crops. Co-operative Field
Experiments on Indian Corn. Potato Scab. Trial
of Lawn Grasses. Remedies for the Rose-Bug. Cross-
breeding of Poultry. Reports of Divisions 140

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642 B. I. Agl. Expt. Sta. Bep., 1897.

Tear. IKumber. Title. P«ices.

1893. Bull. 21. Sea- Weeds. Agricultural Value and Chemical Composi-

tion 40

** 22. Strawberries. Cultivation and Varieties 23

** " 23. Fertilizers. Commercial and Miscellaneous 18

*' "24. Fertilizers. Analyses of Commercial 8

♦ •' •' 25. Turkeys. Experiments with ; Management of, by Suc-
cessful Producers ; Wild Turkey Crosses, Their Desir-
ability, and Where They may be Obtained 42

" 28. Fertilizers. Oats. Potato Scab 82

Sixth Annual Report. Report of Director. Rotation of crops.
Co-operative Field Experiments. On the Occasional
111 Effect of Sulfate of Ammonia as a Manure, and the
Use of Air-slacked Lime in Overcoming the Same.
On the Effect of Air-slacked Lime Used in Connection
with Certain Forms of Organic Nitrogen. Applying
Liquid Manure with Hydrant Water. New Varieties
of Strawberries. Seed Examination. Experiments
with Turkeys. Diseases of Turkeys. Reports of Divi-
sions 165

1894. Bull. 27. Leaf Blight of the Pear. Raspberries ; Distribution of

Plants 12

" 28. Rhode Island Soils. Fertilizers 32

'* *' 29. Fertilizers. Commercial and Special Formula 16

" 30. Fertilizers. Potato Scab SO

*' r Circular

Bull. 1. Plan of Soil Test. Co-operative Test of Varieties of
Leaf- J Vegetable and Field Seeds.

lets. •* 2. Request for Information Regarding "Black Head " of

Turkeys.
8. List of Experiments in Progress.

1894. Seventh Annual Report. Report of Director. Field Experiments.

Soil Test with Fertilizers and Plants. Growth of
Various Plants upon an Upland Acid Soil Before and
After Liming. On the Substitution of Soda for, and
Its Value in Connection with, Potash. On the Fun-
gous Parasites of the Apple and Pear. Infectious Dis-
ease of Turkeys. Reports of Divisions 135

1895. Bull. 31. Some Special Orchard Treatment of the Apple, Pear

and Quince 18

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List of Publications from Organization to 1898. 643

Year. Nnmber. Title. Pages.

1895. Bull. 82. Analyses of Commercial Fertilizers. • 12

•• 88. Fertilizers. Potatoes. Potato Scab 62

'' 34. Analyses of Fertilizers. Home-Mixed Fertilizers 48

• 85. Garden Seeds 40

Eighth Annual Report. Report of Director. Relative Growth of
Common Sorrel and Clover upon an Upland Acid Soil
Before and After Liming. Soil Tests with Plants and
Fertilizers. On the growth of Various Plant-s upon
an Upland Acid Soil Before and After Liming. On
the Substitution of Soda for, and its Value in Connec-
tion with, Potash. The Recognition of the Acidity of
Upland Soils and Its Bearing upon Agricultural Prac-
tice. Ammonium Thiocyanate as an Impurity in Am-
monium Sulfate. Heating Greenhouses ; trials of dif-
ferent kinds of piping. Experiments with Indian
Corn. Forage Plants. Leguminous Plants Grown
without Nitrogen and with Different Quantities. Three
Seasons' Experiments Cross Breeding of Geese. Re-
ports of Divisions 202

1896. Bull. 86. Potato Culture. Hastening Maturity 28

•* 87. AppleCulture 18

" 88. The Bordeaux Mixture 12

" 39. Analyses of Commercial Fertilizers 10

•* 40. Fertilizers. Potato Scab 28

" 41. Spinach 36

•• 42. Fertilizers 20

Ninth Annual Report. Report of Treasurer. Report of Director.
Oysters in Point Judith Pond. Report of Horticul-
tural Division. Test of Garden Seeds. The Fairy
Ring Disease of Carnations. The Carnation Rust.
Report of Chemical Division. On the Substitution of
Soda for, and Its Value in Connection with, Potash.
Further Observations upon the Growth of Various
Plants upon an Acid Upland Soil, Limed and Unlimed.
Continued Observations for the Purpose of Determin-
ing in How Far the Results Secured in a Soil Test,
with a Given Plant, are Applicable to Others. Fur-
ther Observations upon the Growth of Barley upon an
Acid Upland Soil, Limed and Unlimed. {Con, p, 644.)



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644 B. I. AoL. ExPT. Sta. Rep., 1897.

Tear. Number. Title. F8f«>,

1896. Ninth Annual Report ObeervationB for the Purpose of Ascertain-

ing if a Liack of Lime is More or Less (General in
Rhode Island Soils. Further Observations for the
Purpose of Determining Whether the Beneficial Ac-
tion of Lime upon the Soil of the Experiment Station
Farm is Due, to any Extent, to its Neutralizing Ac-
tion. The Army Worm in Rhode Island. Trial of
Phosphates. Further Tests of Northern and Home
Qrown Seed Potatoes. Report of Poultry Division.
Report of Meteorologist, Donations. List of Station
Publications, from date of Organization to 1897 238

1897. Bull. 48. Additional Tests of Qarden Seeds 14

" 44. Celery 50

" 45. The Loganberry ; from Seed to Fruitage 18

'• 46. lime and Liming 28

Tenth Annual Report 635



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BULLETINS



ANNUAL REPORT





AGRlCeLTUML EXPERllNT STATION,



YEAR 1897.



PROVIDENCE:

L. FBBEMAN A SONS, BTATB PBINTBBS.

1898.



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BULLETINS AND ANNUAL REPORT



Btole Islanl A£ricnltnral EiperlMt StatiOD,



For the Tbab 180T.



PAGE.

Acidity of soils, tests for ascertaining 100, 101

Acid phosphate, analysis of 175

trialof 894-408

African goose 428-484

Agricultural Division, report of 822

Alumina phosphate, raw and ignited, trial of 894-408

Amalanthia Oanadenns 67

Apuim ffraceolem 28

Asparagus Cos lettuce, description of 815

Assimilability of various forms of nitrogen 241-258

Auburn, R. L, occurrence of asparagus rust at 820

A»^IMm dorofifi^nmi in Point Judith pond 119

NoTC.— For pp. 1-U Bee Bal. 48; for pp. 15-04 see Bal. 44 ; for pp. 66-82 see Bui. 46; for
pp. 88-110 see Bal. 46.



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Balloon Cos lettuce, description of 815

Barton, Ben j., experiment on farm of 190-1116

Batavian Cos lettuce, description of 812

Bath Cos lettuce, description of 818

Beet experiment, with and without lime ...11)5-198

Bellegarde lettuce, description of 810

Belmont " " 203

BigBoston " " 286

Biological Division, report of 117

Blackberry, Aughinbaugh, origin of 71

wild, hardiness of 71

Black heart and blight of celery 20

high temperature cause of 28

prevention of 28. 24

Seeded Brown Dutch lettuce, description of 2fNI

Butter lettuce, description of 299

Crisped lettuce, description of 802

Simpson lettuce, description of 805

Tennis Ball lettuce, description of 298

Blonde Royal lettuce, description of 298

Bone, dissolved, analyses of 175, 898

trial of S94-408

ground, analysis of 176

trial of fl94r40B

Bossin lettuce, description of 810

Boston Curled lettuce, description of 807

Market celery, description of 46

varieties resembling 50

Brown and Gold lettuce, description of 297

Batavian lettuce, description of 810

Geneva Cos lettuce, description of 812

Buildings constructed during the year 115, 170

Cabbage seed, test of 8

California Cream Butter lettuce, description of 298

Canada goose 487-440

Cantaloupes, effect of lime upon 218-214

NOTB.-For pp. 1-14 866 Bal. 48 ; for pp. 15-«4 866 Bui. 44; for pp. 66-8S 866 BuL 45 ; for
pp. 88-110 866 Bui. 46.



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Index. v.

PAOB.

Carbonate of potash, analysis of 174

and magnesia, analysis of 174

soda, analysis of 174

Carbonate of potash and soda, comparative effect of 226-286

Carnations, effect of lime upon 215-216

Carrot seed, test of 5,8

Celeriac, apple shaped 48

Celery, black heart, and blights of 20

high temperature the cause of . . 28

prevention of 28. 24

culture, an historical sketch of 51. 58

in Rhode Island 55

level vs. trench 18

the new 58-61

hollow stalks of 25

seaweed as mulch for . . 62

seed, test of . . .• 4, 8

Bubirrigation of, mentioned 61

varieties, Boston Market 84

Broad Ribbed 46

varieties resembling 51

description of 80-51

Fine Leaved Soup 80

Giant Pascal 44

varieties resembling. 51

GoldenHeart 86

varieties resembling 50

improvement of 25-29

Paris Golden, or Golden Self-Blanching 42

Rose 40

varieties resembling 50

Sandringham 82

White Plume 88

Chartier lettuce, description of 812

Chavigny White lettuce, description of 800

Chemical Division, report of 166-176

investigations, mentioned 168-169

Not*.— For pp. 1-14 see Bui. 43; for pp. l^-U see Bui. U; for pp. 65-82 see Bui. 46 ; for
pp.8»-110 8eeBul.46.



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vi. E. L AoL. ExPT. Sta. Ebp., 1897.

PAflK.

China goose, Brown and While 484-437

Clover experiments, with and without lime 186-104. 287-238

Commercial plant food, analysis of 173

Concord, >Ia8S., asparagus rust in market gardens at 817

Corrosive sublimate solution, experiment with 254-258

preparation of W-fiS

Cos lettuce, varieties of 812-^16

Crisp as Ice lettuce, description of 296

Crossing geese, experiments in. 482

Cucumber seed, test of 5, 8

Cultivated water areas, yield from 123

Culture of celery in Rhode Island . 55

level vs. trench 18

D' Alger lettuce, description of 292

Deacon " * " 300

Defiance " " *' 295

Denver Market lettuce, description of 305

Director, report of 115, 116

Dissolved bone, analyses of 175, 896

t/ialof 394-408

boneblack, analyses of 175, 896

trial of 394-408

Donations, list of 684-687

Dried blood, analyses of 175

assimilability of 241-258

Early Curied Silesian lettuce, description of 305

Eldred, Alfred, experiment on the farm of 192-193

Embden goose 426-428

Endive-Leaved lettuce, description of 807

Exchanges, list of 638-689

Experiments with geese. 481-617

lime 185-201

Experiment to test the needs of a soil 177-184

Fat Green lettuce, description of 301

KOTB.— For pp. 1-14 see Bui. 48 ; for pp. 15-64 see Bui. 44 ; for pp. 65-62 see Bnl. 46; for
pp. 83-110 see Bnl. 46.



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Index. vii.

PAOB.

Fertilizer inspectioD, change in the maDagement of 116. 166-167

laws, movement to secure uniformity in 167-168

Fertilizers, Portsmouth Orange, analyses of 173

Fitts, W. K, experiment on the farm of 190-191

Floats, analysis of... ^ 176

trial of 894-408

Formalin treatment for potato scab 98

Fruits, effect of liming upon the growth of the plants 208, 216-225

Geese, breeding of 409-480

buildings for, and care of 456-458

care of eggs, and hatching 460-462

cross breeding of 442-446

crosses of 604-617

African-Brown China 611

African-Embden 606

African-Toulouse 610

African- White' China 1 615

Brown China-African 612

Brown China-Embden 607

Brown China-Toulouse 609

Brown China- White China 614

Embden 596

Embden-African 605

Embden-Toulouse 607

Embden- White China 612

Toulouse- African 611

Toulouse-Brown China 608

Toulouse-Embden 608

Toulouse- White China 615

White China 596

White China-Brown China 614

White China-Embden 613

White China- Toulouse 616

egg records of . . 485-488, 547-551

experiments with 481-617

fattening 467-470. 524-526, 602

Not*.— For pp. 1-14 s«e Bui. 43 : for pp. 16-64 see Bui. 44; for pp. 66-«2 see Bui. 46; for
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Oeese, feeding and management of 458-460, 463-470, 484-485

fodder crops for , 508^504

from grower to consumer 449-452

green 576-589

live and dressed weights of 584-^586

handling 456

improvements in breeds of 440-441

killing and picking 470-474

legs and feet of, for eating 476

Rhode Island, market quotations of for 1897 599

marking 441-448

mating of 458-456

mongrel 608

pdii defaie gras of 475-476

peculiarities of 416-424

picking, live 476-478

quality, color, etc., of crosses of 587-581, 584-589, 577-579

shrinkage in dressing 527-^^. 538, 534-^41, 577-579, 588

suitable location for 458-458

the raising of, in Sweden ^ 478-480

the production of mongrel 474-475

varieties of 424-440

Germination tests (see seeds).

Giant Pascal celery, description of 44

varieties resembling 51

Glass, growth of lettuce under. 277-285

Golden Heart celery, description of 86

varieties resembling 50

Queen lettuce, description of 802

Goose breeding 40^480

eggs, data concerning 485-488, 551-556

experiment, 1896 and li«97 488-542

egg-records of 485-488.547-551

feeding in 484-485

incubation and hatching in 490-498, 556-562

live weights of geese used in 544-546

goslings in 504^524, 532, 534^542

Note.— For pp. 1-14 see Bnl. 48 ; for pp. 16-64 see Bui. 44 ; for pp. 05-«e see Hal. 45; for
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Index. ix.

• PAOK.

Qoose experiment, mating breeding stock In 488-484, 54i^-543

notes on dressed birds from. ; 527-581

shrinkage in dressing in 527-530, 582, 584-541, 590-592

summary of 000-017

history of the 409-418, 417

industry in Rhode Island 446

peculiarities of the 410-424

the African 428-484

theCanada 414-415,487-440

the China, Brown and White 484-487

theEmbden 426-428

the Toulouse 425-426

Qoslings, care and feeding 462-406, 502-508

live weight of, during experiments 504-524, 582, 568-574

method of making the different crosses of 498-502

total and daily gains during fattening period 581

Toulouse blood in,- effect of on color of bills 598

Grand Rapids lettuce, description of 806

Grass experiments, with and without lime 186-194, 208-211, 224, 287-288

Green fringed lettuce, description of 807

Gros Cordon Rouge lettuce, description of 298

Ground Cos lettuce, description of 814

Hammersmith lettuce, description of 801

Hanson lettuce, description of 804

Hardy Winter Cos lettuce, description of 814

Historical sketch of celery culture 51-58

Hollow stalks of celery 25

Iceberg lettuce, description of 809

Ice Drumhead lettuce, description of 804

lUx apaca 272

Italian Ice lettuce, description of 809

James, John P., experiment on farm of 195-196

J uneberry dwarf, native 67

KOTB.— For pp. 1-14 see Bal. 43; for pp. 16-64 see Bal. 44 ; for pp. 05-82 see Bui. 45 ; for
pp. 83-110 see Bal. 46.

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X. R. I. Agl. Expt. Sta. Rep., 1897.

I

PAttl.

Knapp A Van Nostrand. market quotations from, for R. 1. geese, 1897 891^

Land plaster compared with lime. 102

Large White Summer lettuce, dcscriptioQ of 297

Larned, Geo. H., ezperiments upon the farm of 187-18S

Leather, steamed, assimilability of 244-25^

Lettuce, analytical key to varieties of 290-291

care of crop 381-282

classification and description of Yarieties d86-31(^

cultivation under glass 277-28-^

failure of, to head , 274

garden cultivation of 270-285

modifications of, by cultivation 27^274

open air cultivation of 275-271^

preparation of, for market 28^285

soilfor 280

seed,testof 4,^

top burn of '282

varieties grown under glass 283

of 292-«l<^

Asparagus Cos 815

Balloon Cos 815

Batavian Cos 812

Bath or Brown Cos 318

Bellegarde 81(^

Belmont, or Hot House 298

Big Boston 293

Black-Seeded Brown Dutch 296^

Butter 299

Crisped 302

Simpson 808

TennisBall 298

Blonde Royal 298

Bossin 3ia

Boston Curled 807

Market 292

Brown and Gold 297

Note.— For pp. 1-14 see Bui. 43; for pp. 15-M see Btil. 44; for pp. 66-88 see Bol.45: for
pp. 83-110 see Bui. 46.



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Index. ii.

PAGB.

Lettuce, Brown BataviaD 810

Geneva Cos 812

California Cream Butter 298

Charlier 812

Chavigny While 300

Crisp as Ice 297

D'Alger 292

Deacon 800

Denver Market 805

Early Curled Silesian. or Simpson 805

Endive Leaved 307

Pat Green 801

Golden Queen 802

Grand Rapids 806

Green Fringed 807

Gros Cordon Rouge 293

Ground Cos 815

Hammersmith, or Hardy Green Winter 801

Hanson. 804

Hardy Winter Cos 314

Iceberg 809

Italian Ice 805

Large White Summer 297

Mignonette. . ; 808

Mogul 295

New York 304

OakLeaved 308

Onondaga 311

Paris Green Cos 314

White Cos 813

Passion, or Madeira 295

Perpignan, or Defiance Summer 295

Petit Cordon Rouge 295

Philadelphia Butter Head 295

Prize Head 811

Red Bessen 296

Winter Cos 312

NoTB.~For pp. 1-14 see Bui. 43; for pp. 15-64 see Ba). U; for pp. 65-82 see Bui. 45; for
pp.8S-110 8eeBal.45.



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xii. R I. Agl. Expt. Sta. Rep., 1897.

PAGB.

Lettuce, Silver Ball 300

Stanstead Park 2W

St. Louis Black Seeded Forcing 298

Tomhannock 311

Tom Thumb 303

Trocadero 2M

Turkiali, or Butter 301

Variegated, or Spotted 296

Wliite-Seeded-All-the- Year- Round. 299

White Silesian 309

Star 303

Winter Tremont 294

Yellow Seeded Brown Dutch 297

Butter 301

Lime, amount to apply 96,97

analyses 176

and chemicals vs. wood ashes 107-109

biochemical effect of 91,92

chemical action of 90, 91

comparative effect upon clover and sorrel 90

timothy and redtop 90,399

watermelons and cantaloupes 213-214

effect of land plaster compared with 102. 286-239

upon "club root" d3, 94

**potato8cab" 92

the growth of various plants 97-100, 185-353

experiments 185-S;53

forms of, available in R. I. for fertilizing purposes. 102-104

methods of employing 104-106

physical effect of 94

what form to purchase 106, 107

when to apply 94-96

Liming, advantages of in other States ... 85-87

Rhode Island 87-89

to ascertain if a soil needs 100-101

Loganberry, bulletin on 67

first notice of 69

NOTS.~For pp. 1-14 see Bnl. 48; for pp. 15-64 see Bnl. 44; for pp. 65-8S see Bal. 45: for
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Index. xiii.

PAOS.

Loganberry, hardiness of 70

introducer of 74

propagation of 77

seedlings of 81

trellis for 73

winter protection of 73

Logan. J. H., communication from 75

Madeira lettuce, description of 295

ftlagnesium sulfate, analysis of 176

Mayberry, winter killing of 68

Meteorologist, report of 618

Mignonette lettuce, description of 808

Millet, effect of substituting soda for potash upon 226-286

Mogul lettuce, description of 205

Mongrel geese, the production of 474-475, 603

Muriate of potash analysis 174

Muskmelon seeds, test of 4

New York lettuce, description of . . . 804

Nitrate of potash, analysis 174

▼s. nitrate of soda and muriate of potash 286-289

soda, analysis of 175

vs. sulfate of ammonia, limed and unlimed .202-225, 241-258

Nitrogen, assim liability of various forms of 241-258

Nixon, B. H., experiments on the farm of 188-189

Oak Leaved lettuce, description of 808

Oats, effect of substituting soda for potash upon 226-286

Onion seed, test of 4-6, 9

Onondnga lettuce, description of 811

Paris Golden celery, description of 42

green Cos lettuce, " ** 814

white '* '* •• '* 818

Passion lettuce, description of. . . - 295

Pdii de foie graa ! 475-476

NOTS.— For pp. 1-14 see Bui. 48 ; for pp. 15-64 see Bui. 44 ; for pp. 66-82 see Bui. 45 ; for
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xiv. R I. Agl. Expt. Sta. Rep., 1897.

PAOB.

Peckham. W. Horace, experiments od the farm of 191-198

PenDsylvaDia tankage, asaimilability of 242-244

Pepper seed, test of 4, 6. 9

PerpfgnaD. or Defiance Summer Lettuce, description of 89-'S

Petit Cordon Rouge 2»3

Philadelphia Butter Head Lettuce, description of 296

Phosphates, trial of 894-406

Phoephatic slag, analysis of 175

trial of 894-406

Planktology, methods in 130-149

Plankton, bibliography of 130-149

definition of 181

importance of the study of 121-128

methods of collecting 124-187

" Planktonokrit," description of 127-188

experience with the 128

improvements of, suggested 128-189

Plaster, effect of compared with lime 102.28(^289

Point Judith Pond, permanent breach for 118

observations at 117-119

Potatoes, cultural experiment with 822-351

effect of distance of planting sets for 841-848, 850-851

dried blood vs. nitrate of soda upon 369-^71. 373

increasing the phosphoric acid upon 866-869. 872-373

potash upon 865-866, 872

more or less thorough cultivation upon 838-841,849-350

spading at different depths upon 824-888. 848-349

in different rotations 889-893

test of northern grown seed 874-880

varieties of 881-388

Potato scab, corrosive sublimate treatment for 9i. 98, 254-258

formalin treatment for 93

fungus, effect of lime upon 98

sulfate of ammonia as a preventive of 254-868

sulfur treatment for 93, 254-268

Prescott, C. W., asparagus grower 817

Prize Head lettuce, description of 311

NoTB.->For pp. l-U see Bnl. 48; for pp. 15-64 see Bui. 44 ; for pp. 65-82 tee Bal. 45; for

pp. 83-110 see BaL 46.



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XV.



PAOB.

Propagation of the Loganberry 77

Radish seed, test of 4-10

Raspberry, Guthbert, in California. 70

Red Bessen lettuce, description of 296

Winter Cos lettuce, description of 812

Rhode Island, celery culture in 56

lettuce growing in 270

Rhododendron maaimum 272

Rose celery, description of 40

varieties resembling 50

Rotations, potato crop in ». 889-89&

Rudd, W. H., Son & Co., market quotations from, for R. I. geese, 1897. . . 599

Sandringham celery, description of 82

Scallop sets placed in Point Judith pond 119

Seaweed as mulch for celery 62

Seedlings, Loganberry 81

Seeds, garden, in Rhode Island 8-18

number of samples collected 3

results of tests in cups and earth 4

table of germinations 8-10

lest of cabbage 8

carrot 5, &

celery 4,8

cucumber 5.8

lettuce 4, 9

muskmelon 4

onion 4-6, 9

parsnip 4-6, 9

pepper 4-6, 9

radish 4,10

spinach 4, 10

squash 4,10

tomato 4, 5, 10

Silver Ball lettuce, description of 800

Slag meal, analysis of 175

NoTB.^For pp. 1-14 see Bui. 43; for pp. UHM see Bui. 44 ; for pp. 66-82 see Bui. 45; for
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xvi. R. I. Agl. Expt. Sta. Rep., 1897.

PJkOI.

Soda, experiment In substituting for potash 226-240

Soil, preparation of for lettuce 280-281

tests, observations upon 177-184. lM-201

Soils, a study of their needs in Rhode Island 185-201

Soup celery, fine leaved, description of 30

Spinach, New Zealand, eifect of lime upon 214, 215

seed, test of 4, 10

Squash seed, test of 4, 10

Stamstead Park lettuce, description of 204

Slar-flsh, analysis of 163

damage done by lM-152

description of 152-155

explanation of plates of 164-165

fertilizing value of 168

in Narragansett Bay 150-165

life history of 155-158

method of feeding 154

mode of locomotion 153

number caught 161-162

preys of 159

remedies for 160-161

St. Louis Black-Seeded lettuce, description of 293

Station staflf, changes in 115

publications, list of 640-644

Subirrigation of celery mentioned 61

Stone, S. D., experiment upon the farm of 198

Strawberry raspberry, valueless for market. ..*... 68

Sulfate of ammonia, analysis of 175

as a preventive of potato scab 254-268

vs. nitrate of soda, limed and unlimed*. . . 202-225. 241-258

potash and magnesia, analysis 174

Sulfur as a preventive of potato scab 98, 254-268

Tankage, analysis of . . . 176

Teflt, E. N., experiment on farm of 192

Temperature for growth of lettuce. 281

Testing of seeds (see seeds).

Note.— For pp. 1-U see Bui. 43; for pp. 15-64 see Bui. 44; for pp. 65-82 see Bol. 45; for
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Index. xvii.

PAOB.

Tomato seed, test of 4. 5. 10

Tomhannock lettuce, description of 311

TomThumb " " " 803

Toulouse goose 425,426

Trees, forest, effect of lime upon 222-225

Trellis for berries, description of 78

Trocadero lettuce, ** " 298

Turkish *' " " 301

Variegated, or Spotted lettuce, description of 296

Wagner pots, description of 198, 199



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