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Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 2, No. 3, April 1943

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

__ Vol. 2 APRIL, 1943 No. 3 il I KENTUCKY FRUIT NOTES A W. D, Anivrsrnowc, Horticulturist, Editor WIARTIME FRUIT E E PRODUCTION Z. f _ E Fruit production under present E ,; wartime conditions presents some of > i :; :2 In .) II'l IIIOSI serious problems OUT gI`O\V- Ben Davis V V V S M ij. ers have ever experienced. With B1ackTrig '`"` V V V S M . shortages existing or expected in la- Dchciouss ``` V M_V R S M bor, spray materials, machinery, fer- G DEliCiOoS;`I`M_V V R_S S M tilizers and containers it will be more Ghmes " S V S_R M_V V ; important than ever to know exactly Jonathahi `''`'`' R V R V M_R what needs to be done and to do it King David ```'` M V R M M _ in the best manner possible. Fruit Mclmosh " V V V S M growing is generally classified as one Maiden S_M V V V M of the most complicated business en- Polly Eade S V R V M terprises. in or out of agriculture. Paducah "M M R S M I g?(g1gg)c$f;`O\\'Cl`S rarely have identi- Rome V M_V M M R > st m in ...... v M R s R It is therefore of real importance Tlxieya ,_______,___ V M R M M for the fruit grower to know his own Wealthy ________ 5 R-$ R V M problems. lf he has apple varieties wgoosab ____,_,_ v R R 5 M . that are very subject to bitter rot. he Y_ Transparent S R R V V should know which ones they are so YOyk* __________,_ M R R S M Sgt; heIlIg211iS};g;?dih;?;0SJ{$1C$$g 1;....ll 4T_p..l-lg generally have same sus- . L'blm and- ESE; TEE?%Ji1tiZ?trJiYi2'1aJi`fZl? I mglcc :)auI;%;'mg lt` fel tO take Comm] in most cases. Repair parts, ordered 1 IC ' well in advance may be obtained; cnt good care will be needed to keep the g $02; Apples spray in operation. H b bl S m t 'als v' pro a ymeet Cl`l I S$PUbilltY 01 lSiSt0 to dis- 194Zi)11ilg]eds? use ihem wisely and Cm5 S?T0 hclp Si`0Wi`5 1`0glZ0 waste nothing. Secure and study the t1`0l thm? P1`0blm$ WO publish b]0W H spray programs needed; then do a , the list of apple varieties and their sus- good job of spraying. 3ld~ C?ptlbim> OV YOSISTZWCC to RDDIG $8b- In all spraving, the right mixture. d. bitter rot, blotch. hre blight and San pl-opolqy tiyhcd and wgll applied JOSC scale. Ot` course, it is generally usually gots good 1oSo]tS_ The pl-im- ` IUIOYVTI IITHI SOIUC V&ll`iGII(S 2`tl`C fTlOl`C cd Spray pyggygypg and the Spray I` Sublcct IO blu"` mt Whcn th'? trees service letters will help in all three of l not are thick and are in zi low, moist lo- thcsg pomtg mph canon In spraying trees, first spray the in- > HQI In the following table, Sslight1y side from near the trunk. This COVGYS APU] $USCl>tible. M-Moderately, V-very, the inside cheek of the fruit that is gg and R1`SiStant. often left untouched when trees are its to on. BULLETIN OF THE KENTUCKY AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION, LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY Ee II.,