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Page 171 - person" as used in this Act shall be construed to import both the plural and the singular, as the case demands, and shall include corporations, companies, societies and associations. When construing and enforcing the provisions of this Act, the act, omission, or failure of any officer, agent, or other person acting for or employed by any...
Page 171 - Nursery stock, including all field-grown florists' stock, trees, shrubs, vines, cuttings, grafts, scions, buds, fruit pits and other seeds of fruit and ornamental trees or shrubs, and other plants and plant products for propagation, except field, vegetable, and flower seeds, bedding plants and other herbaceous plants, bulbs, and roots...
Page 141 - This latter probability has an important bearing both from the standpoint of the public health and economic interests, and the Bureau of Plant Industry of the United States Department of Agriculture has undertaken an investigation of corn with a view to determining its possible relation to the development of pellagra.
Page 155 - An act to provide further for the national security and defense by encouraging the production, conserving the supply, and controlling the distribution of those ores, metals, and minerals which have formerly been largely imported, or of which there is or may be an inadequate supply.
Page 3 - Does it not seem plausible that they cause the subsequently apparent change? It does to me, but this is the extent of my own faith; we should not say the conclusion is reached and the cause of the difficulty definitely ascertained. So far as I know, the idea is an entirely new one — that bacteria cause disease in plants — though abundantly proved in the case of animals.
Page 156 - ... reasonable and as nearly as may be to cover the cost for the service rendered: Pro-vided, That certificates issued by the authorized agents of the Department shall be received in all courts of the United States as prima facie evidence of the truth of the statements therein contained $459,000.
Page 171 - Act, the act, omission, or failure of any officer, agent, or other person acting for or employed by any corporation, company, society, or association, within the scope of his employment or office, shall in every case be also deemed to be the act, omission,, or failure of such corporation, company, society, or association as well as that of the person.
Page 21 - ... There is always danger that the dust mixture may be carried by the wind to the other plats, and this difficulty makes it impossible to select trees in adjoining rows for different kinds of treatment when a dust mixture is used. For most of the experiments performed, the plats were arranged so that a part of each row of plants was included in each of the different plats. With such an arrangement there is less danger that the dust mixture may affect the results in the sprayed and the untreated...