II. MAIZE PUBLICATIONS ‑‑ 1949
(Including certain 1948 publications not previously listed
and some early 1950 publications.)
Anderson, Edgar. The corn plant of today. Des Moines, Pioneer Hi‑bred Corn Co. 1949.
Anderson, E. G., et al. Hereditary effects produced in maize by radiations from the Bikini atomic bomb. I. Studies on seedlings and pollen of the exposed generation. Genetics 34: 639‑647. 1949.
Anonymous. Growth and development of the corn plant. 60 p. American Seed Trade Association, Chicago. 1948.
Aurand, L. W. and R. C. Miller. Influence of heredity on the crude protein and carotene contents of corn. Fed. Amer. Socs. Proc. Expt. Biol. Fed. 8: 378. 1949.
Barrett, L. S. and O. Edle. Determination of dry substance in concentrated corn steep water. Cereal Chem. 26: 174‑181. 1949.
Beek, S. D. and J. H. Lilly. Report on European corn borer resistance investigations. Iowa State Coll. Jour. Sci. 23: 249‑260. 1949.
Bennett, N. and W. E. Loomis. Tetrazolium chloride as a test reagent for freezing injury of seed corn. Plant Physiol. 24: 162‑174. 1949.
Brown, W. L. Numbers and distribution of chromosome knobs in United States maize. Genetics 34; 524‑536. 1949.
Brunson, A. M. and G. M. Smith. Popcorn. U.S.D.A. Farmers' Bull. 1679. 1948.
Burnham, C. R. Chromosome segregation in maize translocations in relation to crossing over in interstitial segments. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 35: 349‑356. 1949.
_________. Chromosome segregation in chain‑forming translocations in maize. Genetics 35: 99. 1950.
Burnham, J. Hybrid corn. Dakota Farmer 69: 14‑21. 1949.
Butler, F. C. Ear, cob and grain rots of maize. N.S. Wales. Dept. Agr. Plant Dis. Leaflet 113. 1948.
Butler, G. D. and L. A. Carruth. Corn earwom control with DDT and other insecticides. Jour. Econ. Entomology 42: 457‑460. 1949.
Cauderon, A. L'utilisation de l'heterosis dans l'ameloiration du mais. Acad. Agr. France Compt. Rend. 35: 228‑230. 1949.
Chase, S. S. Monoploid frequencies in a commercial double cross hybrid maize and in its component single cross hybrids and inbred lines. Genetics 34: 328‑332. 1949.
Christensen, C. M. and D. R. Gordon. The mold flora of stored wheat and corn and its relation to heating of moist grain. Cereal Chem. 25: 40‑51. 1948.
Combs, J. B. and Zubee, M. S. Further use of punched card equipment in predicting the performances of double‑crossed corn hybrids. Agron. Jour. 41: 485‑486. 1949.
Comestock, R. E., et al. A breeding procedure designed to make maximum use of both general and specific combining ability. Agron. Jour. 41: 360‑367. 1949.
Cox, H. L. Sorghums, waxy corn and maize. Chemurgic Digest 8: 18‑19. 1949.
Crabb, R. Hybrid corn is up to new tricks. Successful Farming 47 (28): 114‑116. 1949.
Crumbaker, D. E et al. Inheritance of popping volume and associated characters in crosses between popcorn and dent corn. Agron. Jour. 41: 207‑212. 1949.
Cunningham, J. C. Maize bibliography for the years 1888 to 1916 inclusive. Iowa Agr. Exp. Sta. Corn Res. Inst. Contrib. 3: 67‑169. 1948.
Decker, G. C. and J. H. Bigger. Spraying and dusting field corn for corn borer control. Ill. Agr. Ext. Serv. Cir. 642. Urbana, 1949.
Ellis, N. K. and E. T. Bullard. Varietal response of sweet corn to 2,4‑D spray, and the effect of different formulations of 2,4‑D on yield. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. Proc. 51: 505‑508. 1948.
Erickson, R. O. and G. U. Rosen. Cytological effect of protoanemonin on root tip of Zea mays. Amer. Jour. Bot. 36: 317‑322. 1949.
Erwin, A. T. Origin and history of pop corn, Zea mays L. var. indurate (Sturt.) Bailey mut. everta (Sturt.) Erwin. Agron. Jour. 41: 53‑ 56. 1949.
Everett, H. L. Isolation of a genic series controlling chloroplast pigment production in Zea mays L. Genetics 35: 104. 1950.
Fenaroli, L. Hybrid corn. Agr. Sarda 26: 16‑18. 1949.
Finan, J. J. Maize in the great herbals. Chronica Botanica. 1949.
Fogel, S. A mutable gene at the R locus in maize. Records of Genetics 35: 105. 1950.
Frey, K. J. Inheritance of protein, zein, tryptophane, valine, leucine and isoleucine in two maize hybrids. Iowa State Col. Jour. Sci. 23: 33‑35. 1948. Abst. of Ph.D. thesis. Iowa State Col.
_________. Inheritance of protein and certain of its components in maize. Agron. Jour. 41: 113‑117. 1949.
Frey, K. J. Effects of selection upon protein quality in the corn kernel. Agron. Jour. 41: 399‑403. 1949.
Frolik, E. F. and C. R. Burnham. Chromosome segregating in maize crosses producing rings of six chromosomes. Genetics 35: 106. 1950 (Abst.).
Galinat, W. C. and H. L. Everett. A technique for testing flavor in sweet corn. Agron. Jour. 41: 443‑445. 1949.
Geyer, J. A. Teaming up for better corn. Crops and Soils 2: 8‑11. 1949.
Graner, E. A. and W. R. Accorsi. The genes y3‑al (albescent plants) and y7 (albino plants) of corn and their relations with the plastids. Sci. Genet. 3: 160‑171. 1949.
Green, J. M. Effect of flaming on the growth of inbred lines of corn. Agron. Jour. 41: 144‑146. 1949.
Greenwood, D. E. and R. N. Hofmaster. Corn earworm control studies in Virginia. Jour. Econ. Ent. 42: 675‑676. 1949.
Haskell, G. Application of probits to sweet corn earliness data. Science 109: 544. 1949.
_________. Hybrid corn (maize) in theory and practice. Heredity 3: 123‑124. 1949.
_________. Studies with sweet corn. Plant and Soil 2: 49‑58. 1949.
Hawkins, J. H. European corn borer control. Maine Agr. Exp. Sta. Bull. 468. Orano, Maine, 1949.
Heimsch, C., et al. Vascular development and differentiation in inbred and hybrid maize. Amer. Jour. Bot. 35: 794. 1948.
Hepperly, I. W. A corn with odd‑rowed ears. Jour. Hered. 40: 3. 1949.
Hill, R. E., et al. Corn root worm control tests with benzene hexachloride, DDT, nitrogen fertilizers and crop rotation. Jour. Econ. Ent. 41: 392‑401. 1948.
Holbert, B. Mexico looks to hybrid corn. Ill. Agr. 53: 4‑11. 1948.
Hopkins, J. A. Corn breeding program in Mexico. For. Agr. 13: 184‑186. 1949.
_________. Mexican corn improvement program. Mex.‑Amer. Rev. 17: 18‑20. 1949.
Hoppe, P. E. Differences in pythium injury to corn seedlings at high and low soil temperatures. Phytopath. 39: 77‑84. 1949.
Huber, L. L. Heredity plus environment equals a corn crop. Better Crops Plant Food. 33: 11‑14. 1949.
Hull, P. H. Genetics and corn breeding. Assoc. South. Agr. Workers Proc. 45: 97. 1948 (Abst.).
Hutchcraft, C. D. and J. L. Robinson. The 1948 Iowa corn yield test. Iowa Agr. Exp. Sta. Bul. P97. 1949.
Isecke, E. Experiments with hybrid corn in Germany. Seed Trade News 52 (13): 6. 1949.
Jenkins, M. T. Hybrid corn of tomorrow. Crops and Soils 1: 18‑20. 1948.
_________. Hybrid seed produces 3/4 billion bushels more corn annually. U.S. Agr. Res. Admin. Res. Achvt. Sheet 108. 1948.
_________. Hybrids predicted from the uniform tests sponsored by the Northeastern and North Central Corn Improvement Conferences. U.S. Bur. Plant Indus., Soils and Agr. Eng., Div. Cereal Crops and Diseases. Pedigrees Exp. Hybrids: Indexed List 1. 1949.
_________. Corn of tomorrow. Chemurgic Digest 8: 12‑14. 1949.
Johnson, A. G., et al. Bacterial leaf blight and stalk rot of corn. Jour. Agr. Res. 78: 719‑732. 1949.
Johnson, D. R. Chemical treatment of seed corn for control of Agonoderus comma. Jour. Econ. Ent. 42: 801‑805. 1949.
Jordan, H. V. The rise of corn in Dixie. Crops and Soils 2: 7‑9. 1950.
Jugenheimer, R. W. Developing corn for machine harvesting. Crops and Soils 1: 18‑19. 1949.
Keller, K. R. Comparison involving the number of, and relationship between, testers in evaluating inbred lines of maize. Agron. Jour. 41: 323‑331. 1949.
Kramer, H. H. and R. L. Whistler. Quantitative effects of certain genes on the amylose content of corn endosperm starch. Agron. Jour. 41: 409‑411. 1949.
Krontz, B. A. and H. P. Harvey. How to get that new hybrid sooner! Crops and Soils 1: 19‑22. 1948.
Kulash, W. B. Further tests with soil insecticides to control southern corn rootworm. Jour. Econ. Ent. 42: 558. 1949.
Kurtz, T., et al. Yield and nitrogen composition of two single‑cross corn hybrids when grown in alternate rows. Agron. Jour. 41: 474‑476. 1949.
Larrogue, P. Scientific basis of the new method about rapid selection of plants based on the consideration of inherited complexes. Maize International Conf., Pau, France. Dec. 1, 2, 3, & 4, 1949.
Laubengayer, R. A. The vascular anatomy of the eight‑rowed ear and tassel of Golden Bantam sweet corn. Amer. Jour. Bot. 36: 236‑244. 1949.
Laughnan, J. R. Action of allelic forms of the gene A in maize; the relation of crossing over to mutation of Ab. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 35: 167‑178. 1949.
Lebedeff, G. A. and O. L. Brooks. Performance tests of corn hybrids and varieties, 1943‑1948. Georgia Agr. Exp. Sta. C. 158. 1949.
Lebedev, D. V. New data on the heterosis theory. Priroda 37: 74‑75. 1948.
Leng, E. R. Genetic studies on differential host reaction to Peniciliium seedling disease of corn. Urbana, Ill. Abst. of Thesis, Univ. of Illinois. 1948.
_________. Direct effect of pollen parent on kernel size in dent corn. Agron. Jour. 41; 555‑558. 1949.
_________. Differential reaction to Penicillium seedling disease of corn. Agron. Jour. 41: 435‑439. 1949.
_________. Inheritance of number of kernels per raw in corn. Genetics 35: 121. 1950. (Abst.).
_________ et al. Estimates of heritability and degree of dominance in certain quantitative characters of corn and soybeans. Genetics 35: 121. 1950. (Abst.).
Lewis, D. Problems and policy in plant breeding. Nature (London) 163: 51‑53. 1949.
Lonniquist, J. H. The development and perfomance of synthetic varieties of corn. Agron. Jour. 41: 153‑156. 1949.
Lungo, A. D. The greatest agricultural innovation of the post war period: hybrid corn seeds. Mezzogiorno Agr. 5: 3. 1949.
Mains, E. B. Heritable characters in maize. Linkage of a factor for shrunken endospem with the a1 factor for aleurone color. Jour. Heredity 40: 21‑24. 1949.
Mangelsdorf, P. C. Inheritance of amylaceous sugary endosperm and its derivatives in maize. Genetics 32: 448‑458. 1947.
_________ and C. E. Smith, Jr. Discovery of remains of primitive maize in New Mexico. Jour. Heredity 40: 39‑43. 1949.
Mather, K. and G. Haskell. Breeding cold hardy sweet corn in Britain. Jour. Agr. Sci. 39: 56‑63. 1949.
MeNew, E. Hybrid corn marches on. Purdue Agr. 40: 6‑16. 1949.
McNew, G. L. Effect of corn seed treated with tetrachloro‑parabenzoquinone on the growth and fattening of swine. Iowa State College Jour. Sci. 22: 177‑184. 1948.
McRostie, G. P. Some factors influencing the artificial drying of mature grain corn. Agron. Jour. 41: 425‑429. 1949.
McVickar, M. H. Hungry crops tell their story. Crops and Soil. 2 (1): 14‑15. 1949.
Merli, V. Italian corn culture and the new hybridization technique. Rinascita Agr. 3: 1. 1948.
Meulen, E. V. and F. Henke. Cold testing of seed corn. Seed World 63 (7): 8‑10. 1948.
Milliron, H. E. and A. W. Buzicky. Fighting the European corn borer (Pyrausta nubilalis) in Minnesota. Minn. Univ. Agr. Ext. Bull. 257, St. Paul, 1948.
Mitchell, H. H. ahd J. R. Beadles. The effect of storage on the nutritional qualities of the proteins of wheat, corn and soybeans. Jour. Nutr. 39: 445‑463. 1949.
Moore, R. F. Downward translocation of phosphorus in separating maize roots. Amer. Jour. Bot. 36: 166‑169. 1949.
Moschler, W. W. and J. D. Pendleton. The effect of various fertilizer treatments on the composition of the grain from hybrid and open‑pollinated corn. Proc. Virginia Acad. Sci. 1947‑48: 72. 1948.
Muma, M. H. et al. Soil treatments for corn rootwom control. Jour. Econ. Ent. 42: 822‑824. 1949.
Murray, M. A. and A. G. Whiting. Effect of 2,4 dichlorophenoxyacetic acid on root development in young corn plants. Bot. Gaz. 110: 404‑426. 1949.
Nason, A. Existence of a trytophan‑niacin relationship in corn. Science 109: 170‑171. 1949.
Neal, N. P. Corn. Wis. Agr. Ext. Serv. Cir. 291. Madison, 1949.
Patch, L. H. and H. C. Deay. Effect of plant development on resistance of corn hybrids to European corn borer. Jour. Econ. Ent. 41: 766‑769. 1948.
Payne, K. T. and E. K. Hayes. A comparison of combining ability in F2 and F3 lines of corn. Agron. Jour. 41: 383‑388. 1949.
Pendleton, J. W., et al. Illinois tests of corn hybrids in wide use in 1949. Illinois Agr. Exp. Sta. Bull. 536. 1950.
Peterson, E. L., et al. Predicting the performance of popcorn hybrids from single cross data. Agron. Jour. 41: 104‑106. 1949.
Pinnell, E. L. Genetic and environmental factors affecting corn seed geminating at low temperatures. Agron. Jour. 41: 562‑568. 1949.
Rabideau, G. S., et al. Relationships between radioactive phosphorus absorption and the developmental pattern of inbred and hybrid size. Amer. Jour. Bot. 35: 769‑797. 1948.
Reece, O. E. The inheritance and susceptibility of Zea mays to stalk rot. Abst. 41st Am. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Agron. p. 10, 1949.
Richey, F. D. and J. L. Martin. La culture du mais. III. Colon Franc de Tunisii 58 (2070): 1, 3, 4. 1948.
Rick, C. M. and E. Anderson. On some uses of maize in the Sierra of Ancash. Ann. Mo. Bot. Gard. 36: 405‑412. 1949.
Robles, L. H. The pathogenicity of species of Helminthosporium on corn. Phytopath. 39: 1020‑1025. 1949.
Robert, A. L. and M. T. Jenkins. Variability in monoconidial and hyphal- tip isolates of Helminthosporium turcicum. Phytopath. 39: 504. 1949.
Roberts, L. M., et al. Relationship between ear row number and tassel condensation in Mexican corns. Abst. 41st Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Agron. p. 11, 1949.
Robinson, H. F., et al. Estimates of heritability and the degree of dominance in corn. Agron. Jour. 41: 353‑359. 1949.
_________ et al. Phenotypic and genetic correlation in corn. Abst. 41st Am. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Agron., p. 12, 1949.
Rodionov, A. D. and A. S. Musiiko. Effect of tassel removal on the increase of corn productivity. Agrobiologiia 1948 (4): 142‑144. 1948.
Roman, H. Mitotic nondisjunction in the case of interchanges involving the B‑type chromosome in maize. Genetics 32: 391‑409. 1947.
_________. Factors affecting mitotic nondisjunction in maize. Genetics 35: 132. 1950.
Rossman, E. C. Viability and vigor of inbred and hybrid maize seed subjected to freezing temperatures. Iowa State Col. Jour. Sci. 23: 75‑77. 1949. Abst. of Ph.D. thesis.
_________. Use 2,4‑D wiih caution in producing hybrid seed corn. Crops and Soils 1: 29. 1949.
_________. Freezing injury of inbred and hybrid maize seed. Agron. Jour. 41: 574‑583. 1949.
Rossman, E. C. and G. F. Sprague. Effect of 2,4‑D on yield of maize in the succeeding generation after treatment. Plant Physiol. 24: 770‑773. 1949.
Rupp, R. C. Minnesota men make strides in developing borer‑resistant corn. Crops and Soils 2: 39. 1949.
Salamov, A. B. Reciprocal crossings in corn. Agrobiologiia 1948 (2): 135‑138. 1948.
_________. Possibility of securing heterosis in corn. Selek i Semen. 15: 22‑32. 1948.
Sass, J. E. and G. F. Sprague. Histological development of "accessory blade" and associated abnormalities in maize. Iowa State Col. Jour. Sci. 23: 311‑316. 1949.
Schmidt, J. L. How to reduce ear corn to bushels of shelled corn. Agr. Eng. 29: 294‑296. 1948.
Schlosberg, M. and W. A. Baker. Tests of sweet corn lines for resistance to European corn borer larvae. Jour. Agr. Res. 77: 137‑156. 1948.
Schulz, J. A. and B. H. Thomas. The biological value of the proteins of corn gem and endospern wet‑milled experimentally. Cereal Chem. 26: 67‑71. 1949.
_________. The biological value of some commercial corn protein fraction. Cereal Chem. 26: 60‑66. 1949.
Schneider, C. L. and J. J. Christensen. Relation of the European corn borer to stalk rot of corn. Phytopath. 39: 21. 1949.
Shank, D. B. 1948 corn perfornance tests. So. Dakota Agr. Exp. Sta. C. 76, 18 p. 1949.
Shear, G. M. and H. M. McVickar. A study of pulling resistance of U.S. 13 and golden queen corn plants. Assoc. South. Agr. Workers. Proc. 45: 146‑147. 1948.
Singleton, W. R. Short corn can be good corn. Crops and Soils 1: 22‑24. 1949.
Smith, F. L. and C. B. Madsen. Susceptibility of inbred lines of corn to fusarium ear rot. Agron. Jour. 41: 347‑348. 1949.
Smith, H. P. and J. W. Sorenson. Mechanical harvesting of corn. Texas Agr. Exp. Sta. Bull. 706. Coll. Station, 1948.
Snell, R. S. and E. O. Gangstad. Commercial sweet corn with home garden quality. Crops and Soils 1: 10‑11. 1949.
Sprague, G. F. Feeding quality of corn improved by breeding. Crops and Soils 1: 20‑21. 1949.
Sprague, G. F., et al. A gene controlled, light induced chlorophyll deficiency in maize. Abst. 41st Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Agron. p. 13. 1949.
Stadler, L. J. Spontaneous mutation at the R locus in maize. II. Race differences in mutation rate. Amer. Naturalist 82: 289‑314. 1948.
_________. Spontaneous mutation at the R locus in maize. III. Genetic modifications of mutation rate. Amer. Naturalist 83: 5‑30. 1949.
Stakman, E. C., et al, Variations induced by uranium nitrate in corn smut and the cultivated mushroom. Sci. 108: 554‑555. 1948.
Stoner, C. R. and E. Anderson, Maize among the hill peoples of Assam. Ann. Mo. Bot. Gard. 36: 355‑404. 1949.
Thayer, J. W., Jr. The effect of variability in the double cross corn hybrid of parental inbreds differing in maturity and other plant characteristics. Mich. Univ. Microfilm Abst. 9 (2): 9‑10. 1949.
Thomas, R. O. Photoperiodic responses of maize. Iowa State Col. Jour. Sci. 23: 86‑88. 1949.
Tverdovskii, V. Seed supplies of the Soviet Union. Interagra 2: 326‑329. 1948.
Ullstrup, A. J. Method for producing artificial epidemics of diplodia ear rot. Phytop. 39: 93‑101. 1948.
_________. Corn seed treatment. Ind. Agr. Exp. Sta. Circ. 337. Lafayette, 1948.
Uttaman, P. Embryo culture to obtain F1 plants of incompatible crosses in corn (maize). Cur. Sci. 18: 297‑299. 1949.
Vance, A. M. Some physiological relationships of the female European corn borer moth in controlled environments. Jour. Econ. Ent. 42: 474-483. 1949.
Wagoner, J. A. Microscopical observations and procedures used in a study of industrial corn steeping. Cereal Chem. 25: 354‑361. 1948.
Wallace, H. A. and Bressman, E. N. Corn and corn growing. Ed. 5. Rev. Wiley, New York, 1949.
Walton, R. R. and G. A. Biederdarf. Seasonal history of the southwestern corn borer. Diatraea grandiosella in Oklahoma. Okla. Agr. Exp. Sta. Tech. BT‑32. Stillwater, 1948.
Watson, S. A. An agronomic and biochemical comparison of four strains of corn which differ widely in total grain nitrogen. Urbana, Ill., 1949. Abst. of Thesis, Univ. of Illinois.
Wellhausen, E. J., et al, The role of teosinte in the evolution of tripsacoid races of maize. Abst. 41st Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Agron., p. 14, 1949.
Wernham, C. C. Techniques for inoculating corn with disease producing organisms. Penna. Agr. Exp. Prog. Rept. 5: 1‑16, 1949.
_________ and R, E. Patterson. A device for planting root‑rot organisms with maize seed. Phytopath. 39: 25. 1949.
Whaley, W. G., et al, Growth patterns of inbred and hybrid maize. Amer. Jour. Bot. 35: 798‑799. 1948.
Whitehead, E. I., et al. Nitrogen distribution in the corn plant. So. Dakota Agr. Exp. Sta. Tech. Bull. 7. 40 p. 1948.
Wilcox, B. L. Pitting in the cell walls of the scutellum of Zea mays. Bot. Gaz. 110: 519‑520. 1949.
Withner, C. L. Movement of P32 in maturing corn plants. Plant Physiology 24: 527‑529. 1949.
Witthoft, J. Green corn ceremonialism in the eastern woodlands. 91 p. Univ. Mich., Ann Arbor. 1949.
Woodworth, G. M. and Jugenheimer, R. W. Breeding and genetics of high protein corn. Pp. 74‑83 in "What's New in the Production, Storage, and Utilization of Hybrid Seed Corn", Amer. Seed Trade Ass'n. 1949.
Yang, Y. Study on the nature of genes controlling hybrid vigor. As it affects silking time and plant height, in maize. Agron. Jour. 41: 309‑312. 1949.
Zuber, M. S. and W. E. Aslin. 1948 yield trials with corn hybrids in Missouri. Mo. Agr. Coll. Ext. Manual 48. 1949.
Bonnett, O. T. Bar and tassel development in maize. Ann. Mo. Bot. Gard. 35: 269‑287. 1948.
Burnham, C. R. Crossing over differences in micro‑ and megasporogenesis in corn. Abst. 41st Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Agron. p. 2. 1949.
Jugenheimer, R. W. Efficient development and testing of corn inbred lines and hybrids. Abst. 41st Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Agron. p. 6. 1949.
_________ et al. Experimental corn hybrids tested in 1949. Illinois Agr. Exp. Sta. Bull. 538. 1950.
Singleton, W. R. Breeding for sucrose in corn stalks. Abst. 41st Ann. Mtg. Amer. Soc. Agron. p. 13, 1949.
Kiesselbach, T. A. The structure and reproduction of corn. Nebraska Agr. Exp. Sta. Research Bull. 161. 1949.
Julian P. Craigmiles