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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, pg. 7. View 1 (2014-1619). Chalcid breeding cages -- view 2 (2014-1620). Breeding beneficial insects -- view 3 (2014-1621). Shipment of beneficial insects from South Africa -- view 4 (2014-1622). Propagating rooms in Insectary -- view 5 (2014-1623). Ladybird packing machine -- view 6 (2014-1624). Shipping colonies of Ladybirds -- view 7 (2014-1625). Hauling Insectary exhibit to Citrus Fair, Sacramento, Cal. Feb. 1911 -- view 8 (2014-1626). Hauling Insectary exhibit to Citrus Fair, Sacramento, Cal. Feb. 1911. Shows Studebaker electric commercial vehicle (truck) in front of Studebaker showroom, possibly the Studebaker Bros Co. of California at 800 L St., Sacramento -- view 9 (2014-1627). Interior court of Insectary. 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.
Photographs. Nonprojected graphic
9 photographic prints ; 4 x 2 1/2 in. and 2 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.
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