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Image 7 of Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 2, No. 6, January 1944

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

and usually is more serious in lim- as compared with commercial fruit ..__ ited areas. farms tells why: mod » Why Black Rot was More Serious Production P9? iF€€ on farms less .10-14 in 1943 than 100 trees (Farms) ...,____ 1_8 bu, ·’ _ _ . _ _ _ Production per tree on farms of l Reasons for increase ln black rot 1,000 trees and Over (Fruit Z infection probably were. (1) Weath- Farms) 3 6 bu or conditions early in the season Bearing angle"{;eeg"ln"l§é6l` g8_ ' 5 lb were especially conducive to fungus 848 070 yleldlng l26 433`05{bu 2 qis growth and arsenical and frost in- Bearing apple tlfees ’ln ’l940. ‘ 2,3 J'~ll`Y· (2) Thc P""c€ma$C Of fruits 58,152,108 yielding ..150 236 768 bu. 00 gg} { iniured by insects was high because An an 1 . f F . F’ ’. — Of the ligllt cron a ysis o ruit arm income —A,- _ by the Census Bureau reveals that I Control Measures less thin 2% of income is received In i There was 3 general tendency fel. iorn 0 ier source than fruit. 1940 zzzqlg black rot to be more prevalent in Fruit Farm lncome fOu°WS· 00 gui. V orchards sprayed with a nicotine F1'0m F{`¤1f .....·.....1........ $$00,975,952 · schedule G r o xv e r 5 experiencing FYOYU I-·lY€$t0€k --—·-·---·-- 5.311,450 rather serious outbreaks may find it FYOm Dalfy —-—v·——--——--·—-—··- 4,946-357 ,0,]., necessary to continue the lead sched- l"1`0m Poultry ........___,___, 5,018,372 ‘ ‘ ule through at least the fourth cover Frvm V€g€i8bl€S -.·»-·--»- 6,249,077 Jews spray in order that Bordeaux may be applied during this period. By using sulfur through the first cover _ _ and bordeaux in the second, third HINTS AND OBSERVA- many and fourth cover sprays, black rot TIONS year, ` will be substantially controlled. Un- on of ' less such preventive measures are BY W· W· MAGH-*L situa- _ used. it is likely to develop into an- Field Agent in Horticulture other serious disease of the apple. Bitter 2 ··—‘ V THE FRUIT FOOD SUPPLY DE- Systematic Starvationl ences PENDS ON THE COMMER- . a·<;;,<»;; cw- <>r<<:HAR¤¤ST ihiaraltizih i%*l§i,t£F1tiaii°",“§,,i§ gnnblv (From Missouri Horticultural News, meeting at the Frederick Beyer Or- e di:_ `— September) chard. He had sealed the inside of ` °’ a large old chicken house with phos- ys en- ` The general farmer no longer is a glgiaipgfpigexggsaagglsgstlgfiiolgig? juries factor in producing fruit. Insects. and 3 5O_eent edleek ‘ ln lling house stings. , blights, and orchard pests have he ned Smredpl 000 neld crates TO 2s in- ’ driven the farmer out of fruit grow- edn.; the enrldslt , Of d few emw_ more ing. The commercial orchard today bny unlocked tllbe dem. Selected 3 an llll · produces 5/6 of all fruit grown. The ilslle it random and wllll the help ill in- trend toward the fruit farm and C22 \,‘_ m’wel_S mm the 1 gh the ` away from the farm orchard is 2l_3;em;l€nnl.l[°l Vglegfeund ’0·l ectlve Shown m the fouowmg Ycccmly m` over-winteri codling moth larvae hi- I not leased Census flgums bernating in the cracks and crevices. ti bw . Farmers Ab¤¤<1