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Image 3 of Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 1, No. 17, June 1940

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V spray program. Coming at the time mulching material is purchased. " it does it coincides with the first EX])€l'lIl1€l1t8.1 results thru the berry S spray for summer brood codling moths season just past demonstrate that a Ll and is often combined with this failure to mulch last December cut F spray. ln orchards where bitter rot the yield 50 to 80 crates per acre or “ losses have been severe this first Bor- a loss of $100 to $150 per acre. U deaux spray should be applied about C June 15 and be of 4-6-100 strength fol- SUDAN GRASS FOR MU!-CH A lowed at two·week intervals with Sudan HFKSB. Dlahtéd thick hhd clit tl three more Bordeaux sprays of 4-6-100 ooforo tho Sooo YOYIDB is the host ll Srredgur ··Thd grower Should be known substitute for wheat straw as Y alert to observe the first appearance o oo""Y mulch- It Gah h8 Dlhhtéd ‘° of the disease. lt usually occurs first from June 15 to July 15- SOW the Sééd nr Ou (md certain [red (Buch yddr_ Hal]d_ on as good la11d as is available, 30 to is pick V ddd destroy dd bmw. rot 35 pounds per acre. (The seed usual- tc spotted fruits and search for over- IY Sells ut about- 5c Do? D0uhd·) SOW lc wintering places, such as old fruit o" M11 llrollurou loud, and C0V€!` .u stems, mummied fruit, cankers and with o Sluko hi*l`l'oW· Just h€t0i`€ th€ 10 dead wood. The source will usually Sooo begins to foluu cut with 8 m0W€¤`- A "‘ be round directly above me mst S¤¤¤ as it is well cured. rake with a ld rotted fruits and should be removed. huY Yoko and Shock liké you Would `-5 With the first appearance of bitter hay- Lot tho shocks Stahd ih th€ es wt, remove spurred {run dud Spray field until December and then mulch , lk affected trees and neighboring trees the bo"`! Hold usi¤s two t0hS D€1' id immr,diar€]y_·· acre. lf the season has plenty of rain Recent te-ets carried out by Dr. Y0? may be able tov cut the Held ( Kadow in l»t-leware show that Bor- mma Al any mm }°u can expect deaux mixture is still the most effec- from 2 to 4 tons per acre" Some A tive spray material to use in the bit- f?m?l€l'S_ have been fable to double . I" ter rot sprays. In this work it was ulglr yield by applymg 100 pmmds 2 at shown that many of the newer mmlte of Soda per acm when the ed insoluble copper Sprays had very grass is 2 to 6 inches in height. This M poor spreading and sticking qualities Should be apphéd durmg a' rainy day , L and that very little actual copper was to prevent bummg the lender grass' A j ’<'l deposited on the fruit and leaf sur- .5 *11* faces, Bordeaux mixture also helps A NEW CROWN BORER or- to correct arsenate of lead injury to CONTROL STUDY - I lhl the foliage, Sulfur sprays are not Based on the work Dr. P. O. Ritcher HW effective against bitter rot. has done with crown borer in western MN Do a good job-—it pays big divi— Kentucky it has been established that E _ — >il· dends in bitter rot control. crown borer-free plantings can he . ll established by (1) digging young ‘ A lll] WAN"]Q‘ED...]_()() STRAWBERRY plants before March 1, cleaning and — ;! No G_ROWERS__T0 RAISE 100 washing them thoroughly and heeling 4.*- ililh them in in clean ground, (2) using ` lu" ACRES OF MULCH certified plants, (3) locating new A Z- ulu MATERIAL- plantings at least 300 yards from old I V l>l<· Half of the Strawberry farms of plantings, and (4) avoiding locations g lily Southwestern Kentucky will have no where cinquefoil (five finger), a ` <‘l`Y wheat, rye or barley straw available native host of crown borer is grow- " tut" for mulching their berry fields this ing. I ilus fall. This means that many fields will It is often rather difficult to be ( u*u` pass through the winte1· bare unless certain that plants are dug from 3 · V_._