Browse Bulletin - Illinois Natural History Survey by Title

  • Irwin, Michael E.; Lyneborg, Leif (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1980-11)
    During the course of preparing the Therevidae chapter for the soon-to-bepublished Manual of Nearctic Diptera (Ganada Department of Agriculture 1981), v\'e found that the previously published descriptions of genera ...

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  • Forbes, Stephen Alfred, 1844-1930 (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1927-04)
    Ecology being the science of the interactions between an organism or a group of organisms and its environment, and between organisms in general and their environment in general, this complex of relations may, of course, ...

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  • Flint, W. P. (Wesley Pillsbury), 1882-1943; Larrimer, W.H. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1928-08)
    The Hessian Fly, an insect that infests practically all of the large wheat-growing areas of the world, was first found in North America on Long Island in 1779 and was probably brought into this country in the straw used ...

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  • Evers, Robert August (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1955-08)
    Prairies are grasslands. To many persons, prairies are flat grasslands. However, it is not topography but vegetation that distinguishes prairies and other plant communities. Forests occur on flat land or on slopes. ...

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  • Moore, J.P. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1901)
    This paper is a partial descriptive catalogue of the leech fauna of Illinois. It is founded on collections gathered from time to time during the past twenty-five years hy the Illinois State Laboratory under the direction ...

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  • Hansen, Donald F.; Bennett, George William; Webb, Donald W.; Lewis, John M. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1960-08)
    EXPERIMENTS carried on in the United States during the past 30 years have shown that the total weight of fish in a pond, that is, the standing crop, may be increased two to six times through the use of fertilizers. ...

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  • Childers, William Franklin (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1961-09)

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  • Mohr, Carl O. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1943-09)
    FOR more than a century after Illinois became a state, stock-taking of its renewable natural resources was conducted only irregularly and, in some instances, was not attempted until after serious shortages had become ...

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  • Richardson, R.E. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1925-10)
    The present paper is based on one hundred and fifty Petersen sampler collections taken in the Illinois River and Peoria Lake between June and September 1923: including 26 taken between La Salle and the head of Peoria Lake; ...

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  • Harris, Hubert A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1932-10)
    A PLANT disease epidemic is difficult enough to combat when the cause of the disease is known, but when it is unknown, as in the case of this elm malady, the problem is even more serious. As the prevalence of this elm ...

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  • Woodworth, C.W. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1887)
    The insects included under the name Jassidae, form a large and well-defined natural group. They are readily distinguishable from members of the allied families as follows: from Cicadidae by the possession of but two ocelli ...

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  • Forbes, S.A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1876)
    At the semi-annual meeting of the Board of Education of the State of Illinois, held at Normal, Ill., on the 15th of December, 1875, the following preamble and resolutions were unanimously adopted : Whereas, Since the ...

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  • Forbes, S.A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1878)
    This is the second of a series of publications, issued by authority of the State Board of Education of Illinois, and designed especially to elucidate the natural history of this State. The first number was published in ...

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  • Thompson, D.H. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1928-10)
    The knothead malformation of carp described here is believed to be the first known instance of rickets among fishes. Its resemblance to rickets in man and other higher vertebrates is as close as can be expected in view of ...

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  • Forbes, Stephen Alfred, 1844-1930 (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1925-11)
    A lake is to the naturalist a chapter out of the history of a primeval time, for the conditions of life there are primitive, the forms of life are, as a whole, relatively low and ancient, and the system of organic interactions ...

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  • Larimore, Richard Weldon; Tranquilli, John A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1981-08)
    Lake Sangchris, in central Illinois, provides cooling water for the Kincaid Generating Station, a coal-fired electric generating plant that was developed by Commonwealth Edison Company of Chicago in the early ...

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  • Bennett, George William; Adkins, H. Wickliffe; Childers, William Franklin (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1969-09)
    THE RESULTS OF STUDIES of fishes in the small artificial impoundment known as Ridge Lake (Frontispiece) in Fox Ridge State Park, Coles County, Illinois, have been presented in several publications. One of the more ...

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  • Bennett, George William (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1954-11)
    IN 1941, when Ridge Lake, in Fox Ridge State Park, Coles County, Illinois, was completed, it was set aside as a study area for the largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides (Lacepede). Initially, the largemouth was ...

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  • Vance, Thomas C. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1974-08)
    The morphology and taxonomy of the immature stages of the Thysanoptera have received minimum attention in North America. Significant contributions on the larvae of thrips have been made in Europe, East Asia, and ...

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  • Bellrose, Frank Chapman (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1959-05)
    THE mortality resulting from lead poisoning in populations of wild waterfowl has been a cause of concern to conservationists for many years. This concern has grown out of the knowledge that lead poisoning is of common ...

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