Cotton Ginners Handbook

Author: W. S. Anthony
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 078812420X
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Addresses the key cotton ginning issues concerned with facilities, machinery, cleaning, ginning, drying, packaging, and waste collection and disposal as well as ancillary issues concerned with pollution, management, economics, energy, insurance, safety, cotton classification, and textile machinery. Appendices: duties of gin personnel, portable moisture meters and pink bollworm control in gins. Glossary and index. Photos, charts, tables and graphs.

National Lampoon

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Publisher: Rugged Land Books
ISBN: 9781590710579
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In honor of the thirty-ninth reunion of the class of 1964 of C. Estes Kefauver High School in Dacron, Ohio, a new edition of their yearbook brings back familiar characters, accompanied by a "Where are they now?" addendum.

History Of The Indian Tribes Of North America

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A later octavo edition of McKenney and Hall's classic work, after the first octavo edition of 1848-50, reduced from the large folio format produced in 1836-44. The octavo edition was reprinted various times, and this set is comprised of 99 plates in two volumes, as opposed to 120 plates contained in the original three volume octavo edition. Sometimes sets of this edition contain a combination of handcolored lithographs and chromolithographs, perhaps because of broken lithographic stones resulting from overuse. Notwithstanding the notice in the title, this set is complete with 99 plates, as that is the number cited in the list of plates.

Unseen Danger

Author: David DeKok
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ISBN: 9780812212266
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The true story of the Centralia mine fire; a government's indecisiveness and a town's struggle for survival.

Who S Who In The South And Southwest

Author: Marquis Who's Who, LLC
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Includes names from the States of Alabama, Arkansas, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia, and Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Plant Breeding Reviews

Author: J. Janick
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1468488961
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Plant breeding, the domestication and systematic improvement of crop species, is the basis of past and present agriculture. Our so called primitive progenitors selected practically all our present-day crop plants, and the improvement wrought through millenia of selection has so changed some of them that in many cases their links to the past have been obliterated. There is no doubt that this ranks among the greatest of human achievements. Although plant breeding has been a continuous empirical activity for as long as humans have forsaken the vagaries and thrill of hunting for the security and toil of agriculture, genetic crop improvement is now very much of a twentieth-century discipline. Its scientific underpinnings date to the beginning of this century with the discovery of Gregor Mendel's classic 1865 paper on the inheritance of seven characters in the garden pea. If any science can be traced to single event, the best example is surely found in the conception of modern genetics that appears in this single creative work. The relationship of plant breeding progress to advances in genetics has become closely entwined. Mendel himself was concerned with crop improvement and worked on schemes for apple and pear breeding. Plant breeding also has claims on other scientific and agricultural disci plines-botany, plant pathology, biochemistry, statistics, taxonomy, entomology, and cytology, to name a few-and has also impinged on our social, ethical, economic, and political consciousness.

The Papers Of Henry Clay

Author: Henry Clay
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 9780813100562
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Contents--v. 1. The rising statesman, 1797-1814.

A Futile And Stupid Gesture

Author: Josh Karp
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1556526024
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Uses 150 interviews to provide a behind-the-scenes look at humorist Doug Kenney and his role in the history of the revolutionary humor magazine "National Lampoon."