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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Whaley, William Gordon, 1914-
Russian dandelion (kok-saghyz).
Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 1947
|Material Type:||Government publication, National government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
W Gordon Whaley; John Stevenson Bowen
|Description:||vi, 212 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||The rubber emergency. pp. 1. Establishment of the Emergency Rubber Project. pp. 7. Discovery and development of kok-saghyz by the Russians. pp. 11. Experimental production of kok-saghyz rubber : Nature of the plant --
Planting areas --
Cultural practices --
Seed production. pp. 12. Root characteristics, root development, and root harvesting.pp. 120. Economics of production. pp. 148. Improvement of the plant. pp. 166. Equipment development. pp. 170. Sampling and analyses. pp. 172. Summary of the experimental work. pp. 174. Proposals for further investigations. pp. 178. The potential value of kok-saghyz as a domestic source of natural rubber. pp. 181. Literature cited. pp. 184. Processed and typewritten reports. pp. 191. Additional literature. pp. 195.
|Series Title:||Miscellaneous publication (United States. Department of Agriculture), no. 618.|
|Responsibility:||compiled by W. Gordon Whaley and John S. Bowen.|