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Agricultural archives reference collection

  • MS-14-REF
  • Collection
  • 1819-2007

This series contains 53 books, 8 booklets, and 164 cm of other textual and graphic material related to agriculture, which includes related organizations, industries, machinery, research, products, livestock, harvesting, management, crops, etc. These were published between 1846-2000.

Blueberry resource: 235/07

This item is a collection of 23 journal articles, each having a corresponding index card regarding blueberries, published between 1960-1983. Topics include plant growth and development, species variety, fruit yield, plant physiology, frost effects, pathology, etc.

Blueberry resources: 235 - 235/06

This item is a collection of 26 journal articles, each having a corresponding index card regarding blueberries, published between 1960-1983. Topics include plant growth and development, surveys, genetics, cytology, growth factors, species variety, fruit yield, breeding, etc.

Blueberry resources: 235/08 - 235/20

This item is a collection of 26 journal articles, each having a corresponding index card regarding blueberries, published between 1963-1991. Topics include sugar levels, hormone production, volatile production, plant growth and development, blueberry industry, species variety, home gardening, and preservation.

Blueberry resources: 235/21 - 235/23

This item is a collection of 32 journal articles, each having a corresponding index card regarding blueberries, published between 1963-1991. Topics include species variety, growing techniques, fruit yields, growth factors, plant growth and development, germination factors, parthenogenesis, etc.

Blueberry resources: 235/24 - 235/34

This item is a collection of 30 journal articles, each having a corresponding index card regarding blueberries, published between 1958-1986. Topics include propagation, fruit development, growth factors, seedlings, plant growth and development, effects of pruning, species variety, etc.

Blueberry resources: 235/40 - 235/81

This item is a collection of 41 journal articles, each having a corresponding index card regarding blueberries, published between 1954-1989. Topics include
species variety, genetic inheritance, fruit development and yield, pollination, breeding, plant growth and development, seedlings, harvesting, etc.

Blueberry resources: 235/500 - 235/615

This item is a collection of 49 journal articles, each having a corresponding index card regarding blueberries, published between 1954-1989. Topics include
effects of nutrient and fertilizer variation on plant growth, growth factors, seedlings, pathology, effects of fungicides, effects of insecticides, fruit yield, plant care, pollination, etc.

Collected reprints, volume I

This file contains a volume of reprinted journal articles written by William Threlfall between 1963-1984. It deals primarily with diseases, virology, and parasitology of birds and waterfowl.

Collected reprints, volume II

This file contains a volume of reprinted journal articles written by William Threlfall between 1963-1984. It deals primarily with diseases, virology, and parasitology of birds and waterfowl.

Composts and composting: a selective annotated bibliography of materials relevant to Canadian agriculture

Subseries contains an annotated bibliography of compost resources compiled and annotated by Lisa Simpson, Department of Biology and MacRae Library, Nova Scotia Agricultural College. It presents literature pertaining to agricultural composting as it relates to ingredients, factors, processes, and product benefits, as well as Bio-Dynamic and vermicompost methods. Specific reference is made to agricultural products, particularly animal and plant wastes. References were acquired from various academic institutions. Selection from the large volume of available composting information was based on the relevance to and usage in Canadian agriculture. Literature which did not pertain to Canadian environmental conditions, or agriculture, was excluded. Articles of special interest have been included though they do not necessarily pertain to the specified locale or to agriculture. Information included dates from 1830 to 1994. Article summaries were composed by the author. References for which a print copy was not obtained (or which an English copy was not obtained) are listed by citation only. To avoid duplication, bibliographical entries are organized into sections according to subject, listed alphabetically within subject area sections, and numbered for purposes of indexing and cross reference to other subject areas.

Cranberry resources: 233 - 233/641

This item is a collection of 36 journal articles, each having a corresponding index card regarding cranberries, published between 1965-1981. Topics include species variety, industry, plant growth and development, horticultural experiments, pathology, crop yield, etc.

Endel A Karmo beekeeping fonds

  • MS-14-37
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1900-1999]

This fonds contains boxes of periodicals, monographs, photographs, and one artifact related to beekeeping that were created by and/or collected by Endel Karmo. Mr. Karmo was as internationally renowned apiarist who began work with the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing in 1948 and was the provincial apiarist from 1950 until his retirement in 1977.

Film/Video

This sub series consists of 6 film reels, 5 VHS tapes, and 1 article regarding sheep. The motion picture material show exhibitions, documentaries, course material, and tours, between 1970-1996.

History of agriculture in Nova Scotia

This item is a article that includes a covering letter, dated Dec. 1, 1913 from F.W. Patterson (Director'sAssistant, Dept. of Agriculture, Ottawa) returning copy of original article.

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