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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`ll1` feels act scale, leaf curl and possible mite {L {hilt the idiffrt 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$e.(l`Q1lf,LElle1,$tettithZtiLila";}. V bi of WStr Kvmuvky or- mo Beteiehhx. Detailed ihehht-tthhe 2 `llll"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 Sl p"ll= lll *llllll` l`ll"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_1l4l ,' lt of the crop was wormy. Curculio It lUli__?) 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)ll sllllllllj _ll,l lllslfl, fllls b general, the best control was ob- `l glsfll _lll` ilml _l;`ll`ill U tained in young orchards or where lllll*._l L"} l.l"ll__ " _lllllll 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,lllli _l}ll?ll.i ls lu; lll [ Some growers had considerable lllF`l*_ ('llll`l*.ll _l*'l skill) ll,,jl _ c trouble with arsenical injury to lll`ll .ll`*_llll*_ lflll $5lll_ *ll_ _ llll"` Y foliage but prompt use of nitrogen lll` lflll lll. lll} lllllll* l,l.:;l;lll_t`lll * fertilizers corrected some of the bi 'l=_lll}li.{`,ll1FlF`{f` fll llllllflh . \ **- E2tJ3?-filllifhh-H."vI-W ZtJtl"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<> rhd at L<>ttr iilivrv The iS 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