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7 > Image 7 of Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 2, No. 10, February 1945

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

ing is is the place we should expect to prove to be of longtime importance _Fl1l`- find the best size and color. These to pear work in the lower central tional tall trees also require tall ladders and southern sections of the coun- and extra labor at harvest time, and try l,5<< break-doxp of larghe limbs often ..-- am occurs. ter trees ave grown too do ,0 , 1,,,,, p,_u,,,,,g back ,5 about 3,, Om, HINTS AND OBSERVATIONS },l0l can dt;) about it, bait if tlxe pruning By VV. W. MAGILL m Y0- must e severe, t e resut may be , , `YSHUY ` rather unsatisfactory. How much Mr' and MrS' Fruit Gmvwr nulatc better it would be to maintain the Mr. Kittering, Vice President of ulates V height desired by annual pruning, General Motors, offers a simple re- llloing i In recent years the tendency to search problem within the range of $5, So maintain fruiting wood on lower every family. He says to take the lvc U , l)l`a[`tChUS l'L3ChiI\g Ziil`HO5i. tl) tht; lll1`l0 to YOLIY O\VI`l bLISlI`1SS. Tl the ground, has been 3 good one, but too nfld \\'1`llu dO\\'l] 5 le3SOI1S why yOU WGS ,2i . often these branches have been al- did not make more money or were ian it lewed to become too thick. Under not more successful in your busi- . these conditions, much of the fruit ness in 1944. Then during the long 1 _8ll