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Image 2 of Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 3, No. 3, -11- 1946

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

wormy. Opinions differ as to all the late July and August. To counter- CGUSGS i11\'0l\’€‘€l. but Iliff W1`ll€1` feels act scale, leaf curl and possible mite {L {hilt the i¤diff¤r¤¤t €0\'€i`ilE£€ 0D· troubles, every grower should do an H tgiggdc ;"lth Clusls “'€ls tv blilmc m extra good job this year of applying i W s — zses. , . ( S .1 ._ — ,b,S , Harvest counts were made ifi il tll$e.(l`Q1lf,LElle§°1,$t—et»tithZtiLila";}. V ¤¤¤¤b¤i· of W¤St¤r¤ Kvmuvky or- mo Beteiehhx. Detailed iheh—ht-tthhe 2 °`ll€ll"l$· In Omg Plldllcllll °l`Clllll`Cl on mixing and application are given over 80 percent of the crop contained in Kcmuckv Extmlsmn L(.;,i·|M`t)_ \\ · curculio and it was difficult to find Pcqch Tljcc Burn BV thc Um_ A B Q S°““°l p°"°ll= lll *‘ll°lll°l` °l`“l“‘l"l this IQQLIO of tht- Fruit Ntitts 'l))l"ll`; — ll in the same district only 2 percent . [.1*]* _ b_ bl _ I _ I 1_t_‘1‘l4l “,·' lt of the crop was wormy. Curculio It “lUl°i_°_?) I l°_ Ulm _‘l li. ll ‘lll_llll ` ft infested peaches in most orchards ll° l°*—ll Dst**·£}**1*_*‘.* _l’_l_l)a_‘llll ranged from l0 to 20 percent. In ll°°_Dl)l°l sllllllllj _ll,l” lllslfl, fllls b general, the best control was ob- `l glsfll _ll°l°`” ilml _l;°`ll`°ill” U tained in young orchards or where °llll°l*._°l L"} l.l"ll‘__ " _llllll‘l lll"'l_i ` I. a very thorough program of spray- lll_°lll lb srllllil llll?lllf'_ll$l_1°.l_l`;l_ _ll ‘1 { I ing or dusting had been followed. hlllllgl lll,llll‘i °_l}l°l?ll.i ls lu; lll ‘ [ Some growers had considerable ll°lF`l*·_ ('lll“l`l*.ll “’_l*'l skill) ll,‘,j‘l _ c trouble with arsenical injury to lll“`ll .ll°`°*_llll*_ lflll $5lll_ *ll_ _ lll‘l"` Y foliage but prompt use of nitrogen l‘ll°` lflll lll. °“lll} ”lllllll*· l,l.°:;l;lll_t`lll * fertilizers corrected some of the bi “§'l‘=“_°lll}°li.{`,ll1‘FlF`{‘f` fll‘ llllllflh . \ “‘°¤**‘°- E2·tJ3?-filllifhh-H."vI-W Zt»Jtl"Elf'i-Illia ` t Oriental Fruit Moth. Injury from QOEL A ` ` ` ( oriental moth was very spotty and. ` __AA ,___,_m_n,_ \ in general. lighter than in 1945. . , , , . , . , _. . ; TWO D,.C_hm.,.CSt Spmys Of DDT 194(1 kI;N'1U(I€\r SIATL PAIR I again gave excellent control in the FRUIT I·.XI*llBlT Q EiS<>¤ ¤r¤h¤¤‘d at L¤<¤>¢tt¤r iilivrv The i¤S Represented ‘ more numerous than last year, The apple exhibits were divided ranging from T to 28 percent of the about equally from Jefferson and . crop in ten orchards. The type of Trimble counties in central Ken- cat-facing found on peaches in west- tucky and from Graves and Mc- ern Kentucky orchards is very dif- Cracken counties in western Ken- · ferent from that at Lexington or in tueky. For the first time in years eastern Kentucky, and is no doubt no fruit was exhibited from Hender- _ caused by different insects in each son county. Peach exhibits came ‘ section. Several western Kentucky largely from Trimble and Mci growers who used early DDT treat- Cracken counties. The colorfu ments felt they reduced the amount grape displays were divided between ofsinjiiiry considerably. 1 H Trimble and Jefferson counties. ca e. San Jose scae is sti a . problem in Kentucky peach or- Results ` chards, as evidenced by the amount In the feature apple exhibit of of scale-marked fruit found at twenty trays consisting of three or t harvest and the number of young more varieties, first place went to scales seen crawling over the tree in J. W. Fegenbush, Bucchel, Ken- 2