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M. A. KLEIN, Ph.D., Instructor in Soil Chemistry and Bacteriology.
M. R. MILLER, B.S., Assistant Chemist in Insecticide Control.
W. H. DORE, B.S., Assistant Chemist in Fertilizer Control.
KATHERINE JONES, B.S., Assistant in Landscape Gardening.
W. E. LLOYD, B.S., Assistant in Poultry Husbandry, Davis.
V. F. DOLCINI, B.S., Assistant in Animal Husbandry, Davis.
W. F. OGLESBY, A.B., Assistant in Viticulture.
L. E. BAILEY, B.S., Assistant in Soil Chemistry.
H. M. BUTTERFIELD, B.S., Assistant in Agricultural Education.
H. E. BILLINGS, M.S., Assistant in Agricultural Chemistry.
R. F. HAVENS, B.S., Assistant in Poultry Husbandry, Davis.
CHARLES BURGE, B.S., Assistant in Animal Husbandry, Davis.
F. M. MARQUIS, Assistant in Veterinary Science.

All upper


division courses announced by this department presuppose at least full regular junior standing in the College of Agriculture, and are not open to other students without the special permission of the department.

HONORS Students who become candidates for a bachelor's degree may be recommended for honors on the basis of the quality of the work done in the regular curriculum of the senior year or its equivalent, or on the basis of a thesis showing ability to do original work.


1. General Agricultural Chemistry.

Professor BURD. The relation of chemistry to agriculture. Lectures. 3 hrs., first half-year. Tu Th S, 9. Prerequisite: Chemistry 14-1B.

Prescribed for sophomores in the College of Agriculture. 2. Agricultural Laboratory.

Professor BURD, Assistant Professor HOAGLAND,

Mr. BILLINGS, and Assistants. Experiments with and laboratory tests of agricultural materials. De

signed to illustrate general principles and to call attention to

important facts. 6 hrs., first half-year; 2 units. Section 1, M F, 1-4; section II, Tu Th,

1-4. Prerequisite: Chemistry 1A-1B. Prescribed concurrently with course 1 for sophomores in the College of Agriculture.

101A-101B. Advanced Agricultural Chemistry.

Assistant Professor HOAGLAND. The technical application of chemical principles to agricultural phe

nomena and problems; complete and proximate analysis of materials of agricultural interest; choice of methods, limits of permissable

error, interpretation of results obtained in the laboratory. 6 hrs. laboratory, 1 hr. lecture and recitation throughout the year;

3 units each half-year. Lecture to be arranged. Laboratory first half-year, Tu Th, 1-4; second half-year, Tu Th, 2–5. Prerequisite: Chemistry 5 or 6A-6B and 8 (6A-6B recommended; 8 may be taken concurrently). Required for the major in agricultural chemistry.

102. The Chemistry of Fertilizers.

Professor BURD. The relations of fertilizers to plants and soils; chemical examination

with special reference to agricultural and commercial evaluation; the correlation of chemical properties and physical texture with

availability. 6 hrs., second half-year; 2 units. Lectures and discussions as required.

Laboratory, two three-hour periods, to be arranged. Prerequisite: course 1, 2, Chemistry 5 or 6A-6B. Required for the major in agricultural chemistry and soils.

103A. Laboratory Study of Selected Topics.

Assistant Professor HOAGLAND. Continuation of course 101. Prerequisite to thesis course. 6 hrs. laboratory; 1 hr. lecture and discussion, first half-year; 3 units.

Prerequisite: course 101: Required for the major in agricultural chemistry.

103B. Thesis Course.

Instructor in charge of Thesis. 4 units. Hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: course 103A.

104A-104B. Pro-seminar in Agricultural Chemistry. Members of Staff.

Discussion of literature and papers prepared by members of the class. 2 hrs., throughout the year; 1 unit each half-year. Alternate Th, 4-6.

Required in the junior and senior years for the major in agricultural chemistry. Elective to those taking Agricultural Chemistry 101.

201. Research in Agricultural Chemistry.

Open to properly qualified graduate students. Hours to be arranged.


For a high school teacher's recommendation, the student must make agricultural education his major subject, taking courses 101, 102, and 104. In addition to the required agricultural courses in the sophomore year and in agricultural education, it is urged that students take at least one course in each of the following divisions: agronomy, pomology, plant pathology, entomology, farm management, animal husbandry, dairy industry, poultry husbandry, and veterinary science.

5. Agencies for Rural Progress.

Assistant Professor KERN. A study of country life problems, agencies for rural progress, and

the best means of utilizing those agencies for the improvement

of rural communities. Lectures, assigned readings, and reports. 3 hrs., second half-year; 3 units. M Tu W, 8.

99. Practice in General Agriculture.

Mr. ELWOOD. A six weeks' course, beginning May 18, covering the practical opera

tions on farm, including methods of tillage, irrigation, and crop culture; care and management of horses, cattle, sheep, hogs, and poultry; practice in dairy work; care of orchards and vineyards. The course is intended to familiarize the students with the prac

tical operations on the farm. Given at Davis. 6 units. Prerequisite: two full years of college work.

100A. Agricultural Nature Study in Elementary Schools.

Assistant Professor KERN. The course is specially designed to meet the needs of prospective

teachers and supervisors of nature study and school gardens. Lec

tures and laboratory. 5 hrs., first half-year; 3 units. Lectures, M Tu, 2; laboratory, W, 2–5.

100B. Agriculture in Elementary Schools. Assistant Professor KERN. The course is specially designed to meet the needs of prospective

teachers of elementary agriculture. Lectures, laboratory, and

garden work. 5 hrs., second half-year; 3 units. Lectures, M Tu, 2; laboratory and

garden work, W, 2–5. 101. High School Farms, Gardens, and Community Work.

Associate Professor HUMMEL. Lectures, reports, and conferences on the utilization of land in con

nection with high school agricultural teaching, and a study of the means by which the agricultural education facilities of a school can be brought into intimate and helpful relation with the farm and home life of the community supporting the school; practice in planning and executing school farm problems and demonstrations; ways and means by which the agricultural interests of a

community can be promoted through the local schools. 5 hrs., second half-year; 3 units. Lectures, MW, 2; laboratory, F,

1-4. Prerequisite: senior standing. 102. General Science and First-year Agriculture. Teachers' Course.

Associate Professor HUMMEL. The aims and values of a general science course in the high school,

comparative study of typical courses, and exposition of the peculiar adaptations to the general science work of an elementary agricultural course in which plant study forms the basis of continuity. The materials and methods suited to such a course in the high school will be fully discussed. The nature and amount of practical work needed in the course, including field trips and excursions, outdoor and laboratory exercises, will be considered in detail,

together with the equipment for the work. 3 hrs., first half-year. MW F, 2. 104. Agriculture in Secondary Schools. (Teacher's Course.)

Associate Professor HUMMEL. A study of agricultural teaching, including its history, the teaching

methods to be employed, and the equipment needed. A general consideration of the educational aims and values of the work and of the organization of the course is followed by a detailed study of materials and methods involved in the teaching of the various subjects of the agricultural courses: elementary agriculture, dairy, ing, animal husbandry, horticulture, etc. Lectures, readings, and

assigned practicums. 3 hrs., first half-year; 3 units. M W F, 10. Prerequisite: senior stand

ing. 105. Rural School Administration.

Assistant Professor KERN. Readings and classroom discussions of the fundamentals of rural

school organization, management, and improvement, such as better physical equipment of the school plant, the enrichment of the course of study, and consolidation to provide for the rural

high school. 3 hrs., first half-year. M Tu W, 8.

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115. Individual Study of Selected Topics in Agricultural Education.

Associate Professor HUMMEL and Assistant Professor KERN. Either half-year. Hours and credit to be arranged. 120. Pro-seminar in Agricultural Education.

Associate Professor HUMMEL and Assistant Professor KERN. Discussion of problems in teaching agriculture in elementary and

secondary schools. 2 hrs., throughout the year. Tu, 3–5. 200. The Practice of Teaching -Agriculture.

Associate Professor HUMMEL. This course if taken in connection with Education 201 will satisfy

the requirements in practice teaching for the high school teacher's

recommendation. 202. Special Studies in Agricultural Education.

Associate Professor HUMMEL and Assistant Professor KERN. Each half-year. Time and credit to be arranged.


(Given at Berkeley) *5. Dry Farming Methods and Crops. Assistant Professor MADSON. A study of the fundamental principles of dry-land farming and the

crops adapted to such conditions. 2 hrs., first half-year. MF, 1. Prerequisite: junior standing for

students in the College of Letters and Science. 103. Seeds.

Assistant Professor KENNEDY. Morphology and relationship of seeds, impurities, germination. Special

attention will be given to seeds of economic importance. 4 hrs., second half-year; 2 units. Lecture, Th, 1; laboratory, Th, 2–5. *104. Weeds.

Assistant Professor KENNEDY. Designed to familiarize the student with the appearance, habits, and

problems of the more common weeds in their relation to agriculture.

Lectures and demonstrations. 2 hrs., second half-year. 106. Cereals.

Mr. HENDRY. A detailed study of the cereals of America with special reference to

California and Pacific Coast conditions. It is highly desirable that the student should have finished Botany 3 before entering upon

the course. 5 hrs., first half-year; 3 units. Lectures, Tu Th, 9; laboratory, Th,


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