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Collecting Ladybirds in the Sierras (8 views)
California. State Commission of Horticulture. Insectary Division
California. State Insectary
Date Created and/or Issued
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California State Library
California History Section Picture Catalog
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Plates in: [Album of mounted photographs illustrating the work of the California state insectary, Sacramento : Photographs taken from 1910-1912] / California state insectary, Sacramento, pgs. 15, 17.
View 1 (2014-1640). Collecting Ladybirds. 1911 -- view 2 (2014-1641). A load of Ladybirds - 1912 -- view 3 (2014-1642). Ladybirds ready to be packed to railroad. Carnes, Branigan -- view 4 (2014-1643). Packing Ladybirds to railroad. Bacon, Branigan -- view 5 (2014-1644). Packing Ladybirds from collecting grounds to stage line. 1912 -- view 6 (2014-1645). Result of one day's collection. 1912 -- view 7 (2014-1646). Hauling Ladybirds by stage to railroad. 1912 -- view 8 (2014-1647). Where Ladybirds are found.
The Insectary Division of the Commission of Horticulture was responsible for collecting, breeding and disseminating predaceous insects as a means of controlling harmful insects. As part of that work, they collected and disseminated the native species of ladybird (ladybug) beetle or coccinellids, notably Hippodamia convergens.
Nonprojected graphic
8 photographic prints ; 3 5/8 x 4 1/2 in. or smaller and 4 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.
Carnes, Edward K.--Photographs
Branigan, Edward J.--Photographs
California. State Insectary--Photographs
Insects--Collection and preservation--Sierra Nevada Mountains (Calif. and Nev.)--Photographs
Mules--Sierra Nevada Mountains (Calif. and Nev.)
Horses--Sierra Nevada Mountains (Calif. and Nev.)
Pack animals--Sierra Nevada Mountains (Calif. and Nev.)
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)--Photographs
Snow--Sierra Nevada Mountains (Calif. and Nev.)
Biological pest control--Sierra Nevada Mountains (Calif. and Nev.)
Carts & wagons--Sierra Nevada Mountains (Calif. and Nev.)
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
Sierra Nevada Mountains (Calif. and Nev.)
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

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