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Image 1 of Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 3, No. 3, -11- 1946

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_ 1 t — t""'\ ._ v V . uuli 2 I Vol. 3 November, 1946 NO_ 3 1) Do » — »»»»-—-VA-.--;.__.... ., 1.5 to . — mj , v_ \(J.‘.\.\ ,,,,;;;, Q »~KENTUCKY FRUIT NOTES ISD"` » _ ,, W. D. Armstrong. Horticulturist, Editor “ . \ · 4; i * » . . · s anti I nl?-Fflllt Insect Control in 1946 real prvoblem. Our spray schedules 1 31,,,, ’ , must t erefore be modified to in- >y 5t . P' O' RITCHER clade mite control. In other states, ll`¤1i1t- Kgntuekv fruit growers had their W me mites have caused damage mimi ups and downs in 1946. 'l`he apple ms mem, y°m`S* It has been Shown eolr; Crop thimkv to mv vwmhcl, and that the dormant spray is the first ,·i,.M> · DDT MN U‘m_ of th‘(_ Clmnwt p1_O_ point of attack because the European Bm » ¤¤<·<>€* i¤`*<~¤¤·¤k>‘ is ¤¤·¤>° >‘~¤~· t‘$$tgY`§$d(i}§?‘Q`Zt§’T‘°*S 3,“ the atpple ` ‘ The peach crop. due to a tremendous The ’bc’ b31`€~ vv .v; _ severe mite infestations developed CG1‘ti11¤ \‘Hl`1€t1€S _0f 3PD1€s_ sssm `uju in some orchards and caused con- to be m01`€ suscsptlbls lc mue eu' ‘u*‘ ‘E sidcrable bronzing and loss of foliage TGC}? than Otheis- Oc the commerclel Ic uf — from late July on through Arigusp varieties. Red Delicious suffers the uu P ln the Purchase area most of the worst mJUl`}`· ‘ _*’;*c damage was caused by the common us. red spider while in other sections PEACH INSECTS A h—l‘*` the European red mite was preva- Curculio. Curculio adults appear- . _ . ICM. HS wcll. ed unusually early last spring and in lsfuef Continued use of DDT, which rc- large numbers. In spite of heroic (mts suits in the destruction of mites` efforts on the part of many peach -li{llH‘l _ natural enemies. will make mites a growers. the 1946 crop was very ~ u y ll d<‘· ` CIRCULAR OF THE KENTUCKY AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT iu. . STATION, LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY