• The crown gall disease of the apple : a discussion of the malady in general as applied to Missouri : experiments with the disease 

    Howard, W. L. (Walter Lafayette), b. 1872 (University of Missouri, 1903)
    With ever increasing frequency for the past few years attention has been called to the existence of an affection of apple trees known as Crown Gall. This trouble, which is also known as "root gall", consists of galls or ...
  • Investigation of the rest period of seeds 

    Wiggans, C. C. (Cleo Claude), b. 1889 (University of Missouri, 1913)
    In all plants, including fungi and algae, as well as higher forms, this periodicity of growth, due to season, nutrition, environment, etc., is seen. Practically all temperate zone plants exhibit a yearly periodicity. The ...
  • The killing of plant tissue by low temperature 

    Chandler, William Henry, 1878-1970 (University of Missouri, 1914)
    The term freezing to death is applied to a very specific set of phenomena in plants. With all plant tissues, when a certain temperature is reached very shortly after thawing, it will be found that the tissue has taken on ...
  • Physiological changes occurring in plant tissue as a result of stimuli administered to break the rest period 

    Heinicke, A. J. (Arthur John), b. 1892 (University of Missouri, 1914)
    It is a matter of common knowledge that most of our woody plants do not grow continuously throughout the year. The fact is brought to our attention especially in spring, when we may observe the awakening of the vegetation ...
  • Relation of the physical structure of the fruit bud of the peach to hardiness. 

    Briggs, Russell Goss (University of Missouri, 1912)
    The purpose of this research is to determine the relationship of the structure of fruit buds of the peach to hardiness, and, to add to the general knowledge regarding death of plant tissue resulting from exposure to low ...
  • A study in the marketing of perishable fruit 

    Boles, A. P. (University of Missouri, 1915)
    The strawberry industry has been a large factor in the development of the Ozark region. Its success is dependent upon the proper solution of a great variety of problems which cannot be solved by the growers, the shipping ...
  • A study of trunk injuries and diseases of apple trees 

    Cowart, Ira Ellis (University of Missouri, 1914)
    Owing to the prevalence of canker diseases in Missouri apple orchards, and the untold damage which they are causing, the growers are asking for information that will enable them to combat these diseases successfully. It ...