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Records on sucker-application patent, 1947-1960
Tobacco -- Research
Agricultural engineering
Agricultural inventions
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This folder contains records related to an invention to control the growth of "suckers" on the nodes of tobacco plants, using the application of chemicals. North Carolina State College applied for the patent rights of an invention developed by their agricultural engineers, the recognition and intellectual control of the application of mineral oil to recently "topped" tobacco stalks to prevent lateral buds ("suckers") from forming, as well as an applicator device for administering the oil. Included are patent applications and other forms, correspondence and memorandums, contractual agreements, and other related records.
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Application forms

Digital Project:
Cultivating a Revolution

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Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
North Carolina State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering Records, 1928-2008 (UA100.014) held by
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Digitization of this resource was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Scanned folders from the same box

  1. Loan agreements, 1949-1959
    Series 2, Legalbox 6, Folder 1
  2. Anthracite Institute memorandums of understanding and records, 1950-1952
    Series 2, Legalbox 6, Folder 2
  3. Bloxham Engineering, Inc. records, 1952-1954
    Series 2, Legalbox 6, Folder 3
  4. Butler Manufacturing Company memorandums of understanding and records, 1951-1960
    Series 2, Legalbox 6, Folder 4
  5. Farmers Cooperative Exchange and United Cooperatives, Inc. memorandums of understanding and records, 1952
    Series 2, Legalbox 6, Folder 5
  6. The Hofft Company memorandums of understanding, 1951-1952
    Series 2, Legalbox 6, Folder 6
  7. "Facilities for Off-Farm Drying and Storage of Small Grain and Corn" records, 1948
    Series 2, Legalbox 6, Folder 7
  8. Scott Viner Company collaborations records, 1949-1959
    Series 2, Legalbox 6, Folder 8
  9. Memorandums of understanding, 1942-1959
    Series 2, Legalbox 6, Folder 9
  10. Records on sucker-application patent, 1947-1960, Series 2, Legalbox 6, Folder 10 (Current Folder)
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