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10 > Image 10 of Annual report. 1908

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

scr-i V I . i___; y Q x Twem$y-]irst Amrual Reportof the it C t arsenites as com ared with dustin , and with removing tobacco _, _, O -_ worms b hand. Ex erinients in siraving an orchard in Hardin . r , .. ei , L wl County, being a continuation of work started in 190*7 and reported ;__ l in Bulletin No. 133. Experiments with forage plants at Hindman SCE? in Knott County. Experiments with forage plants on the Experi- A . Q, ment Farm, at Lexington, being a continuation of work that has V fj been in progress for a number of years. Experiments with systems ii} A of rotation being a continuation of work that has been carried on L .- vg.! \ , C) j"jj}~_Y` g for some years in cooperation with the United States Department L Y_;i { of Agriculture. A study of` the lit`ehistory and habits of the corn V V.` _ i. ear worm. A study of themorphology and relationships of bac- ."V { lei terial organisms roducin nodules on the roots of alfalfa and ._ ._'___;.;; 5. D sweet clover. A study of the organisms causing rotting of tobacco __. is in the field and a form of house-burn in the curing shed. An L_ examination of seeds under the Kentucky pure seed law. .\n in- fp spection of the Kentucky nurseries. d . . Among the most important results obtained from the work rr-13 _ . . - .,. .._ _ done during the year are the definite establishment ot a relation > between the organism causing nodules on the roots of sweet clover . .?.T};e*}g ;~ and that rodueing nodules on alfalfa and also between the organ- ik F > isms causing nodules on the roots of red clover and those of wlute lr;~T ?;;Z4 e`?`;5~ D clover. We have secured proof, also, that the organism associated with the two latter plants is different from that associated with .=:_ _;.3Ek,.# ..& fi _ gg the two former and is not transferable from one to the other In if :i};;, r`.*` ;3 =5 . . ;. our studv of the life-histor r of the corn ear worm we have deter- . ~ mined the number of broods produced during a season and have iracticallv com Jletcd the life-historv for this localitv. one feature Pe __$,._.;., " l / ., _ , only of importance remaining to be settled. In our work with =1"?+E: ;5P*'?. ` - . . . . _ the organism causing the rotting of tobacco, we have found that it ??;?L,; { . . . . ` . . . is identical with one causing the rotting of cabbage which was k-;..?;; n a y, 0 ra r> 2 L4 I \;_, g. f , _ _ is described by Professor Carman manv years ago when beginning ~?? "" <;?7-? . . ` . . _ =>V work here at this Station. These results have been obtained in the div J Sys; course of work done under the Adams Act. - . . . . Some work done incidentally, recently with the idea of pub- lishiug a farmers bulletin consists in the studv of the life-histor r F$%:a}; ei; F / of the army-worm which did considerable mischief in the State Bi **'WnL - . . . . eF"?.;.iZ `v $.2v last siring, and of the life-lustorv of a minute hothouse insect. e$`_.i Q G ~ *; a $2;; A~ V.`- FT .5f_1iilf} .Q. `?` =~i?:i~ E E `f `;,