Dramatization: Samples of toxic compounds to be used for the eradication of Boll Weevils tested in United States.
United States USA Date:1921 Duration:4 min 14 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Dramatization: Calcium arsenates spray to combat Boll Weevils in United States. Proctor, a farmer reads newspaper with his wife. He reads news about the eradication of Boll Weevils. He shows the news to his wife. He visits the laboratory. He discusses the matter with Mr Owens who is a Government expert and helps the farmers. Samples of calcium arsenate are examined at the Department of Agriculture laboratories in Tallulah, Los Angeles. The samples are then transferred to the laboratory of Washington DC. Men test the sample. Test tubes on tables. The matter discussed in the board room. Chairman says that the material is harmful for the use of farmers. The bad material is seized by the Department of Agriculture.
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