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8 > Image 8 of Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 2, No. 4, July 1943

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

1 | . \ Agricultural Experiment ` Station Penalty for prlvntc use to nvold cf the payment of postage $300 A UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY Y LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY _ Thomas Cooper, Director = FREE-ANNUAL REPORT OR BULLETIN OR REPORT OF PROGRESS 1 I i Q_ 1 i I I . 1 < 1 l under these few trees in mid-May, arsenical spray about one month while they were scarce in the reg- before Elberta harvest is scheduled ular orchard. On June 29, jarring to start. in this orchard showed that curculio Additional developments in this adults were plentiful on the 3 or 4 curculio study will be reported trees outside the pig range but they later. were very difficult to find in the _?._._. large orchard, even on nearby trees. _ _ _ This is a splendid example of how Ar<==l Inlury t0 Folmgc the distruction of early season Many fruit growers have ycmaykpd WOYHIY dI0PS Can cut down 'h that they have an unusual amouui amount of late brood curculio. of yellow and dropping foliage on Since a period of 3 to 4 weeks their peaches and to some extent is generally required for eggs to de- on apples and are wondering why. velop in the summer brood curculio, In most cases this is due to arsenical no mature eggs have yet been found injury from the spray schedule. On in the recently emerged adults. It very wet and rainy seasons like is expected that egg laying will this year to date more of the arsenic start during the second week in July becomes soluble and has a burning in Western Kentucky and growers effect that causes many leaves to have been advised to apply another drop after turning yellow. 8