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7 > 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"l6l` 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""cma$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 fOuWS 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$t0k -------- 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 Vgi8blS -.---- 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<<:HARST ihiaraltizih i%*li,tF1tiaii",,,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 \,._.tm_ mwel_S mm the 1 gh the ` away from the farm orchard is 2l_3;em;lnnl.l[l Vglegfeund 0l 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