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8 > Image 8 of Kentucky farm and home science, special report 1, July 1955

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

Tobacco Varie es in a e ty T t g t th t K t k S b t t CS 1'11 611110 Y I1 5211011 x W ` By Leo A. Link and W. D. Valleau, * AgTOHOIT1Y DCPBTIIHCHI & Burley vcriefies reflect both yield and quality, the top variety in the New varieties of burley tobacco carrying resistance tStS WHS the WldlY gtdwh thdsdldteslstdht Ohesdekel -` to mosaic, black root rot, black shank, fusarium wilt, V?lYltY KY l60 which Yetuthed $$517 Per _dCl`e All _. and wildhre are being tested for yield and quality. XPl`llht3l 0hSul9-5l{>1ldd_ll8 Comparisons are made with standard varieties grown POUhtlS lSS than Ky l60 but graded hlghest Ol dll ' under the same conditions. The standard varieties ViYltlS imtl WHS Second in ralu Per dl`e $498- Ol g used are Ky 35, Ky 16, Ky 57, Ky 58, Ky 26, and Ky the fire-cured types, Ky 153 was highest, at $474 per ~}]A_ so [ay hom; O[ the hew ygyigtigs having 3 high acre. Other standard varieties included were Brown _; degree of resistance to all hve of the foregoing diseases l?*li Madelev Ky 154. Llttle Ctlttehdehy lvest KY 2 I has equaled the yield and quality of the standard tlhd Llttl OTlh00 lvlldhre dld hdt heeolhe et l3t0*` 63 varieties when grown on disease-free soil, in the tests this year. Madole was the only variety g In 1954, 10 experimental varieties were compared which Showed Vldh ef lh0Sdl S " with the standard varieties, on re licated nlots. In _ _ eluded were three experimental line; resistaiit to wild- CPreh_n wlth U's'D'A _ lire. ()ne of these, \4F12-53, ranked fourth in yield Th? lelht Pm$Tdm ef the 1<9kr Agmeulmml with 1,835 pounds per acre. The standard varieties EXPel`hhem Stddeh ddd the U _ej Depdmmeht Ot . in the test averaged 1,841 pounds per acre and the Aghedhhre teh the drl1>m<>f Improved dlseese experimental varieties 1,796 pounds per acre. The "eSlSttht Ydrledes Of butler and ddrkdebeeeds ls new e highest yielding varieties were BB753, 2,021 pounds emeldhg ds [hud Yeah Deed are b1s_3ml%d a t per acre: Ky $55, 1,976 pounds per acre; and Ky 16, Ph Yield wd duedltll Of ddvemeed _eX_Pememel lmee 1,9*18 pounds peracre, lll COn1pu1`1SOn with standard varieties both. on the _ _ _ Substation farm at Princeton and in cooperation wrth * D"k `V"'et'$ farmers in the area. Disease plots in 1954 were located lf '1`hirtythree standard and experimental varieties of in Todd and Christian counties, and yield and quality Q dark tolxacro, including both fire-cured and one-sucker plots were located in Henderson and Christian coun types, were grown i11 yield and quality tests. Some of ties. L the experimental varieties have HC()llll)l1l(;(l resistance" A new greenhouse, recently constructed on the to black shank, wildfire, mosaic, and black root rot. Substation farm for use in tobacco investigations, ()n the basis of returns in dollars per acre, which should be of considerable aid in the program. ` Jv v ; ___:_ _ ..,_. _- I, ,__. _ {_` _;`,_ gx { i'. e. Il`, ` I { I ._ ` ` st V ?$f..-ii ?2<$j%."i;I%} *f=}r- T gee " S ;r_-{ye-_ "$y$.;#t?Zj_;,;;,~;i M5; i,;;. ; . A `.l`:? "' <*`dd,eI/efi{*'h'r.>Y~ . . dif} ' l li M40 { I; r~t. n _,. . Burley tobacco varieties on the be t_1~*"?;ii I#""`s% / > . we Plots at h*= <=St<=` Km- * * Uffyg yp 1, V 3 I tucky Substation responded some- ` _ _;" if ; ,' A _ *21" '_, { what differently to the severe xt * , L - ...;%. #2, J ,` 3 . . drouth of wss. _ ,_ r Jp . it !* V r . l e Te -I L/9 V s L tit _ "` " P r te .. ` " f " "'*">z . " ~. . -.-. T es- .r. if =i( s .. ei _, .. , q, ET . * "iie F n giff __, *4.. .. ltt . et { '' ` ifRT*$`$`w fe?*3fe `'"` A S Uxivrausrrv or Kizxtruexr F N s