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By John H. Perkins

ISBN-10: 1468439987

ISBN-13: 9781468439984

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Science and know-how are cultural phenomena. professional wisdom is generated amid the conflicts of a society and in flip provides gas to fireside but extra swap and new clashes. This essay on fiscal entomology is a case learn on how cultural occasions and forces affected the production of clinical and technical wisdom. The period of time emphasised is 1945 to 1980. My preliminary premises for choosing correct info for the tale have been eventually no longer of a lot use. nearly all debates approximately insect keep an eye on in view that 1945 were established round the environmental and overall healthiness dangers linked to pesticides. My first yet insufficient end used to be that the heart of curiosity lay among those that defended the chemical compounds and those that endorsed using nonchemical keep an eye on equipment. With this formula of the matter, i used to be interested in an research of the way the chemical brands had controlled to dominate or even corrupt the paintings of entomological scientists, farmers, participants of Congress, and regulators within the USDA and EPA. my very own contribu­ tions to a coverage research on the nationwide Academy of Sciences have been dependent 1 in this premise. extra lately, Robert van den Bosch built the two "corruption topic" in significant detail.

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83. G. P. Scoville, Fruit Farms Analysed: 36 Years of Farm Business Records in Niagra County, Cornell Univ. Agric. Econ. 769, Feb. 27, 1951, 38 pp. 84. Tousley and Lemmons, Apple industry, II; Lemmons and Tousley, Apple industry, I. 85. The average figure of $5948 comes from Scoville, Fruit Farms. Data on Niagra County growers come from G. P. Scoville, Apple Costs, 1943, Cornell Univ. Agric. Econ. , 1945, 20 pp. 86. Tousley and Lemmons, Apple industry, II. 87. Ibid. 88. Van Travis and B. F. Stanton, Costs and Use of Labor in Harvesting Apples for Fresh Market, Hudson Valley, New York, 1959 and 1960, Cornell Univ.

1962, 16 pp. (hereafter cited as Zuroske, Washington apples). 79. Joseph Waldo Ellison, Cooperative movement in Oregon apple industry, 1910-1929, Agric. Hist. 13 (1939): 77-96; Joseph W. Ellison, Marketing problems of northwestern apples, 1929-1940, Agric. Hist. 16 (1942): 103-115; C. Brewster Coulter, The big Y country: Marketing problems and organization, 1900-1920, Agric. Hist. 46 (1972): 471-488. SO. Zuroske, Washington apples. 81. Tousley and Lemmons, Apple industry, II. 82. "Royal Commission Investigating the Apple Industry of the Province of Nova Scotia," Report (Halifax: Minister of Public Works and Mines, King's Printer, 1930), pp.

SO. Zuroske, Washington apples. 81. Tousley and Lemmons, Apple industry, II. 82. "Royal Commission Investigating the Apple Industry of the Province of Nova Scotia," Report (Halifax: Minister of Public Works and Mines, King's Printer, 1930), pp. 10-11. 83. G. P. Scoville, Fruit Farms Analysed: 36 Years of Farm Business Records in Niagra County, Cornell Univ. Agric. Econ. 769, Feb. 27, 1951, 38 pp. 84. Tousley and Lemmons, Apple industry, II; Lemmons and Tousley, Apple industry, I. 85. The average figure of $5948 comes from Scoville, Fruit Farms.

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