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Image 8 of Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 3, No. 5, December 1947

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try to ripen. These symptoms usual- the disease onto their farms by "' ly occur first in the lower parts of digging plants from a ncighbor`s fields, in little draws. dips or de- infected field. lt will take the co- pressions. Most of the foliage operation of all growers in a section scorches on seriously infected plants to keep this disease from seriously and the berries do not mature or crippling the industry. This is es- are seedy and of very low quality. pecially true in sections of west- Most of the infected plants con- ern Kentucky and elsewhere where tinue to lose vigor and die out. The much of the soil devoted to straw- disease can be identified easiest by berry growing is rather tight and " carefully digging suspected plants poorly drained. and splitting the riots lengthwise. ·\ In diseased lants tie centra core _ (or stele) oflihe roots is a darlii red HINTS AND ()BSERVATIOl\S or co er color. This corres on s to the zijrijpearance of the legd in a BY W- W· MAGILL pencil Fpht lcngthlusg _ _ lf you failed to control appl».~ gr Comml mcasm-cs` At pmbgm thc scab on your fruit or foliage this fr the best Comm] Swms to be le year don't be discouraged. ltemenir lll Qvflid the dlS€?*$€· if POSSlb1€‘· This ber,`wc had almost perfect scah cfm bs dime- to G large Qxwnt b3' weather through late May and all iii Smtlllg 0¤lY Clmll Pl2lllt5 that ll€lV€ of June. six weeks after the scati if come from inspected fields. Use season of normal years. " higher. well-drained soil as far as possible. especially after the disease , v has become established on the farm. PEACH BRO“N R01 t-; Sctllng b€l`l`}` Pl?mt$ en Silllilll rldscs Attention -—Farm orchard ani r: has weren helpful in l¤f¤¤t¤' Ellld lllSlll’ tfltiwllli at least five ys31.s_ since the disease with a very high humidity itliifitiglr ri remains in the soil for an unknown late JulY._m°°l_Ail?ll*g· Smgie U _Oi‘_‘ length of time. The use of resistant ¤¤mm¤¤e·*l gmlius Gum dt mm}; `_ i . . sarv to applv fiom -1 to 0 sulphu. g "a"‘€“°S “’°“ld be an ldwl °°““`°l sprays or duists during the 20 ams . measure; h.O“'€\’€l" to dfltet we krww iust ahead of harvest to save their . of no satisfactory shipping berry sms {mm I-OL , that is resistant to the trouble. The ` , United States Department of Agri- { . Y Y I culture and several state experi- SAFE' RATHER 'IHAN S0Rl{\ ; ment stations are attempting to Buy your 14948 nitrogen fertiligrer i breed new varieties that arc resist- now or the first date you can find , 3nt_ The Temple variety Seems {aj}-- sonic available. From all reports it ]y resistant to I-sd stsis and is dO_ will be scarce and hard to get in ing nicely in several infected areas 1948* in other states but little is known, to date, of its behavior in Ken- TROUBLE AGAIN tueky. Where tried, Temple seems , _ I _ __ _ to be satisfactory for local markets if?) mimy ‘;p?¥i_5l(){\}i and processing but tw Sm lm 3 $i‘iiy“`iE§r€Li iii ttf? tp‘Faé§;1-.l"2?i» ¢l¤¤¢¤d¤l>l€ Shippmg Vamciy Much orchard mice last winter. A fall ap- _ testing Of mslstant Secdlmgs and plieation of poison is more profit- new sorts is scheduled for Ken- ublcthammjmsd {mcs tucky the coming season, as well as possibly some breeding work. The presence of this disease in a A BARGAIN section (as it is known to be started Are you a regular subscriber to around Paducah) makes it more any fruit journal'? If you got only important than ever to use only in- one "idea" from it during the next spectcd plants for setting. Several twelve months. you would certainly growers are known to have brought be ahead. . 8