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A Management Study Of The Cache Elk Herd, Norman V. Hancock May 1955

A Management Study Of The Cache Elk Herd, Norman V. Hancock

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American elk, by virtue of their distributio.n, were the most cosmopolitan members of the cervid family at the time of white settlement of North America. At this early date elk were present in every major region of what is now continental United States, as well as in northern Mexico. They likewise were abundant in upper and lower Canada, though records do not corroborate their presence too far north on the Atlantic coast. Although generally existent throughout the western states, elk were sparsely distributed in Nevada, southern Utah, and most of Arizona and New Mexico. Paucity of elk was also ...


Chemical Thinning Studies On Peaches In Utah, Ramzi Mustafa Khalidy May 1955

Chemical Thinning Studies On Peaches In Utah, Ramzi Mustafa Khalidy

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Investigations on chemical thinning of peaches by use of blossom and post blossom sprays have been in progress since the last decade mainly in the United States, Canada, and some European countries. Horticulturists are attempting to find new means to minimize the expense of hand thinning. The high cost of the hand thinning operation has caused many growers to underestimate the importance of this practice, and as a result their orchards have fallen into the biennial bearing habit. In addition, the fruit from un-thinned orchards was not acceptable on the market since it was small in size, lacked color, and ...


The Biology And Seasonal Distribution Of Eucalliphora Lilaea (Walker) In Cache County, Utah, Robert P. Olson May 1955

The Biology And Seasonal Distribution Of Eucalliphora Lilaea (Walker) In Cache County, Utah, Robert P. Olson

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The association of: flies with man has been recorded through many centuries. In nearly all of these records the association is one of discord rather than harmony. In the Book of Exodus, 8:24, in the King James version of the Old Testament, we can read, "...and there came grievous swarms of flies into the house of Pharaoh, and into his servants' houses; and in all the land of Egypt the land was corrupted by reason of the swarms of flies." Centuries later the "grievous swarms of flies" 'were associated with a particular disease by Mercurialis. In 1577 he expressed ...