Washington, D. C: GPO, 1919. p., staplebound textblock in plain printed buff wraps, illustrated with diagrams and tables. A severe creast affects all lower corner, and a small torn-out corner area affects the last dozen leaves, mainly by obliterating page numbers. Otherwise, leaves are browned and fragile. United States Department of Agriculture bulletin no. 764.
Many diagrams show ship profiles and cross-sections in schematic, with captions like "..arrangement of the steamship and the stowage of the four lots of corn in the holds. The heavy shading represents heat-damaged corn as discharged." World War I spurred research into damage resistant strains.