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

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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 t€StS WHS the Wld€lY gtdwh thdsdldteslstdht Ohesdekel -`· to mosaic, black root rot, black shank, fusarium wilt, V?lYl€tY KY l60» which Yetuthed $$517 Per _dCl`e· All _‘. and wildhre are being tested for yield and quality. €XP€l`l¤l€ht3l 0h€·Su€l<€l` Vdl`l€tY» DB?>9-5l{>’1€ld€d_ll8 Comparisons are made with standard varieties grown POUhtlS l€SS than Ky l60» but graded hlghest Ol dll ' under the same conditions. The standard varieties V¥iYl€tl€S imtl WHS Second in ralué Per d€l`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 $474 per ~}]A_ so [ay hom; O[ the hew ygyigtigs having 3 high acre. Other standard varieties included were Brown _; degree of resistance to all hve of the foregoing diseases l·€?*li Madelev Ky 154. Llttle Ctlttehdehy lvest KY 2» I has equaled the yield and quality of the standard tlhd Llttl€ OTlh0€0· lvlldhre dld hdt heeolhe et l3€t0*` 63 varieties when grown on disease-free soil, in the tests this year. Madole was the only variety g In 1954, 10 experimental varieties were compared which Showed €Vld€‘h€€ ef lh0Sdl€· S " with the standard varieties, on re licated nlots. In— _ _ eluded were three experimental line; resistaiit to wild- C°°P€reh_°n wlth U's'D'A° _ lire. ()ne of these, \4’F12-53, ranked fourth in yield Th? lelht Pm$Tdm ef the 1<¤¤¤9¤kr 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 d¤r¢l¤1>m€¤¤<>f Improved dlseese experimental varieties 1,796 pounds per acre. The "eSlSt€tht Ydrledes Of butler and ddrkdebeeeds ls new e highest yielding varieties were BB7—53, 2,021 pounds emeldhg ds [hud Yeah Deed are b€1¤s_3¤¤¤m¤l%¤€d a t per acre: Ky $55, 1,976 pounds per acre; and Ky 16, Ph Yield wd duedltll Of ddvemeed _eX_Pe¤memel lmee 1,9*18 pounds peracre, lll COn”1pu1`1SOn with standard varieties both. on the _ _ _ Substation farm at Princeton and in cooperation wrth ’* D°"k `V°"'et'€$ farmers in the area. Disease plots in 1954 were located lf '1`hirty»three 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?Z°j’_§;·,;;,~;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 ‘ .‘ * ’ ‘ "iiée F n giféf » __, *4.. .. ltt . et { '' ` §ifRT*$`$€`w fe?*3fe `'"` A S Uxivrausrrv or Kizxtruexr F N s