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Agricultural Surveys -- South Dakota

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85002405

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Barberry Bush Survey - Digital Images, Data, and Maps

 Digital Record
Identifier: 2015-092-001
Dates: 2014

Barberry Bush Survey L-Forms, 1918 - 2014

 Series
Identifier: ACC 2015-092:
Scope and Contents Black stem rust (BSR) is a fungus which migrates from barberry plants to cereal crops including wheat, oats, rye, and barley. A BSR epidemic in 1916 made it clear that further action was necessary in order to prevent devastating crop loss. In 1918, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) began a barberry eradication program with the cooperation of thirteen north-central states, including South Dakota. The program provided funding for surveys which identified and removed BSR-susceptible...
Dates: 1918 - 2014