Browse Bulletin - Illinois Natural History Survey by Title

  • Larimore, R. Weldon (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1957-08)
    OVERPOPULATION among certain warm-water fishes is now commonly recognized as a cause of poor fishing in many lakes and ponds of the United States. More than a decade ago, Bennett (1944:186) suggested that perhaps ...

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  • Adams, C.C. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1915-09)
    In four generations a true wilderness has been transformed into the present prosperous State of Illinois. This transformation has been so complete that in many parts of the state nearly all of the planet and animal life ...

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  • Sampson, H. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1921-08)
    The purpose of this survey was to determine as far as possible the composition and ecological relation of the prairie vegetation of Illinois. The prairie area of this state is an eastern arm of the prairie region proper ...

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  • Baker, F.C. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1910)
    The present paper is an attempt to place on record a minute study of a small area with special reference to its molluscan inhabitants. It is believed that this is one of the first attempts to apply the ecological method, ...

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  • Yeager, Lee E. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1949-08)
    The objective of the study on whicii the present report is based was to determine the rate of flooding mortality in various Mississippi River Valley tree species and the rate and effect of tree fall ; in the course ...

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  • Farrar, M.D. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1936-11)
    The ratio between saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons in an oil determines to a large extent the [use of that oil as an insecticide on either dormant or nondormant plants. The viscosity, volatility and degree ...

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  • Whitten, J.H. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1914-10)
    It has long been a custom among farmers to pour kerosene over seed corn just previous to planting in order to protect it from being injured or destroyed by squirrels, crows, or other pests. Until recently few or no careful ...

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  • Bennett, George William; Adkins, H. Wickliffe; Childers, William Franklin (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1973-01)
    IN 1963 WHEN THE PROGRAM described here was begun, studies of the fish population of Ridge Lake had been going on for 21 years (Bennett 1954a and 19546; Bennett & Durham 1951 : Durham & Bennett 1949 and 1951: Bennett, ...

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  • Starrett, William Charles; Barnickol, Paul G. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1955-07)
    IN 1944 and 1946, a fishery survey was made of the Mississippi River between Caruthersville, Missouri, and Dubuque, Iowa, under the auspices of the Technical Committee for Fisheries, a subgroup of the Upper Mississippi ...

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  • Sparks, Richard E.; Starrett, William Charles (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1975-08)
    Because of their importance as unique resources, the Illinois River and its bottomland lakes were studied intensively by the Illinois State Laboratory of Natural History and its successor, the Natural History Sur\ey, ...

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  • Alexander, C.P. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1925-10)
    Publication of the following paper, prepared in 1921, setting forth the effects on aquatic insects of the heavy pollution of a small stream by sewage from the twin towns of Champaign and Urbana, has been delayed by deficiency ...

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  • Tehon, Leo Roy, 1895-1954.; Stout, G.L. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1930)
    From 1921 through 1928, a survey was made in Illinois of the epidemic diseases of fruit-trees. During these years, methods of measuring the epidemics had to be devised, tested, and perfected; in every year the epidemics ...

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  • Tehon, Leo Roy, 1895-1954. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1927-10)
    As the first of the necessary steps in a study of the epidemiology of crop diseases, the Natural History Survey published a report in 1924 on the occurrence and distribution of the common diseases of crop plants in Illinois ...

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  • Thompson, D.H. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1927-11)
    In the course of field work in aquatic biology on Rock River it was noticed in the winter of 1925-1926 that almost every red-mouth buffalo (Ictiobus cyprinella Cuv. & Val.) was heavily infest with the leech, Pisciola ...

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  • Shelford, V.E. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1918-05)
    In Article VI of this volume a piece of apparatus for controlling gas content and adding gases and fluids to water is described by the present writer. His earlier work, as well as that reported by Dr. Wells in Article ...

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  • Flint, W.P.; Malloch, J.R. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1920-06)
    The recent discovery in the eastern part of this country of the European corn-borer (Pyrausta nubilalis Hubner) and the possibility of its spread westward, has caused much alarm among farmers throughout the corn belt. The ...

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  • Shelford, Victor Ernest, 1877- (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1932-01)
    The abundance of the chinch bug (Blissus leucopterus Say) has long been associated with variations and peculiar distributions of rainfall and temperature in particular years or series of years. A desire for more detailed ...

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  • Shelford, Victor Ernest, 1877- (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1927-03)
    The varied effects of the variable weather of current and preceding seasons on the rate of development of an insect, and hence on the time of appearance and period of continuance of each of its stages, and even on the ...

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  • Shelford, V.E. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1917-03)
    The products of destructive distillation of coal include an innumerable series of substances representing most of the important groups of organic compounds ranging from gases to solids. In the manufacture of illuminating ...

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  • Shelford, V.E. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1917-03)
    The products of destructive distillation of coal include an innumerable series of substances representing most of the important groups of organic compounds ranging from gases to solids. In the manufacture of illuminating ...

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