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Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 1, No. 15, March 1940

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

I of Vol. 1 March, l94O No. 15 ho >th gl; KENTUCKY FRUIT NOTES ti"' W. D. Armstrong, Horticulturist, Editor a mh . Tl IMPORTANT! Price, State Entomologist. The me yellows disease spreads to the runner Pelwh growers (wer most of the plants from affected mother plants to Bmw have lost mm!. cmp of fruit from that are set and seriously reduces the of the Cold 'mh" ThS le the Jackson yields of affected plantings. Growers by purchase seem to have enough fruit who plan to gm", Blakemore plants mss; buds IQU for {I lm'iil to {I mir cmp in for sale should plant the yellows-free ced Eomc lmi"S le um ~ili*v ot strains which are available at stand- [tch Henderson the crop is lost and severe Md DHCQS llgs wood injury has taken place. In the A V t Louisville and Lexington sections the THE ANNUAL MEETING crop is lost and the wood injury does V _ _ {by not Seem to bc SO $,.vr_ l`he eighty-fourth annual convolution Jig It ls difficult to determine the extent of the kentucky State I-Iortlcu gm on of tree mjury In general, where any Society was held at Lexington, 1;;; I 111% wood injury occurs it is safest to delay f<`kY on auaY_Y 3L February 1} mv; any pruning until as late in the spring llldcglectlogy wlrth the animal] . . ... K head an ome ee program o e mw, as possible. Croutis should go a V J V V k with their plans for dormant sprays Wlellb of \tu Y to control scale and leaf curl. It The attendance was greatly in RAL either of these troubles should cause excess of expectations because it was additional injury to trees already suf- feared the unfavorable weather would P- O fering from winter injury their keep a great many away from the 389 recovery might be delayed or the trees meetings. Each of the sessions was killed. Dr. Ritcher of the Entomology attended by representatives from vari- med department points out that it would ous sections of the State and it has p not be safe to leave off the dormant been years since the entire State was 1939i spray on the assumption that the cold represented as well as this year. V 3 for might here killed a portion of the In the presidential address Mr. Wn- Agp overwinteriug scale. liam Fegenbush stressed the impor- . ; Eton- Any new development in the peach tance of the use of improved methods icky. situation that comes to light will be and new developments in fruitgrow- Sl2 discussed in this bulletin. ing and called for the c00pel8t10l1 of ' all fruit growers and fruit workers in l`. J. BLAKEMORE STRAWBERRY the State to help build a better fruit ; 202 NOTICE growing industry for Kentucky. , Q I Blackeniore strawberry plnntin;;s Nr. \\'. W. Rlllgiue led a discussion U 7 Elrg {hill show signs of yelltiws among the till 'Ol`(il3l<`l PYHCIIUQS alld Expen- hgrsi plants during the inspection season ences where practical suggestions _ A Og 1940 and tilelpagtm- wm not bg and experiences in various fruit grow- U. S. certitied and, therefore, they will not ing enterprises were related by Mr. _> Bur be salable under the provisions of the \\. F. \\'ilson, Pulaski County; Mr. lv ` L Kentucky Nursery Inspection Act. B. L. Karcher, Jefferson County; Mr. a fiwgf according to a statement by \\. A. Terrell Bray, Trimble County; Mr. Ben pi. V ~ BULLETIN OF THE KENTUCKY AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY i