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Agriculture today : reel 1, part 2
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British Columbia. Horticultural Branch
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[ca. 1965] (Creation)
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1 film reel (ca. 17 min ; ca. 600 ft) : mag-striped reversal, b&w/colour, sound/silent ; 16 mm
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The item consists of a reel of 16 mm film which includes the following items:
D. At Cawston, an entire unprofitable apricot orchard is cut down. The cut trees are shredded and dispersed as mulch. At Revelstoke, three deep wells are being drilled to provide water for irrigation and domestic use.
E. Orchard scenes.
F. The golden nematode, a pest of tomatoes, potatoes and eggplants, infested Vancouver Island in 1965. The plant protection of the federal Department of Agriculture eradicated the threat using quarantine, soil preparation and fumigation.
G. The federal Department of Agriculture's national potato-breeding program. At a research station in Fredericton, researchers select the best varieties for each region of Canada.
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Copyright Government of British Columbia.
References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #A/09.
Accession number(s): F1981:02
Previously described as AAAA0483.
broadcaster: CHBC-TV (Television station : Kelowna, B.C.); producing agency/company: British Columbia. Horticultural Branch; producer: R.M. Wilson