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Page 89 - They may be distinguished from those of the tent caterpillar by being placed at the tips of the branches, while the tent caterpillar con structs its tent in a fork of the limbs. The latter insect rarely, if ever, attacks pear, which is a favorite food plant of the brown tail moth. The fall webworm, while often found on peartrees, spins a large open web at the ends of the branches and feeds within this web. This insect does not appear until after the brown tail moth has ceased to do damage. Food plants....
Page 1 - Emmons, Ebenezer. Agriculture of New York; comprising an account of the classification, composition and distribution of the soils and rocks and the natural waters of the different geological formntions, together with a condensed view of the meteorology and agricultural productions of the State.
Page 74 - Catalogue of the Cabinet of Natural History of the State of New York and of the Historical and Antiquarian Collection annexed thereto.
Page 8 - requested to report to the Legislature, at its next session, the most expedient method of obtaining a complete geological survey of the State, which shall furnish a scientific and perfect account of its rocks, soils, and minerals, and of their localities ; a list of all its...