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Image 2 of Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 2, No. 8, August 1944

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

it with several cold spells and frosty Full crop: South Haven, Veteran, periods a week to 10 days apart dur- Vieeroy and Dr. Burton. ins thc DC3€h·bl0$$0ml¤éi l¤‘*`l*‘d·- Three-fourths erop· June lilberta Each Of **1056 wld Pmods wok it oi-tote, stmtieaiii, U. Is. v. ti-00, ve; 2 mu Of blnssimnsi SU that Pm Snmc dette, llalchaven and Colora; also V · Slms the enum Cmp wus wlpcd ‘“n· Bruce 1\Iuuson and America plums ’ In other locations and sections ` , . i` ~ some varieties came through with 0“°'h"" .°"“n° On“`ll_°i hnff , ninciicniiy A fiiill Ci.nn_ in nL,nL,‘ Beauty, Marigold and U`. S. V. i-it-. , the southern section Or the shit.; 0110-fvyrtly cron: Lzuily Ittisc. _ suffered heavier than the northern Iflcini (“"".`¥i“'_ B*`ll“`· I`**"`lY_ mn » part; since temperatures were about }"'°“`· Mumw l"i’Sf*_ A}i"“· _("’i(l"" t the same, yet the southern section R“i““iYi· S·/X i‘)‘_‘)_‘i· I") OR/it S“"n· [ was further advanced. These con- ,in_*"%"}‘· i in {‘\'¥·"}n~ 90 ‘*"""‘ l~ i ditions proved an excellent test of `)( dm Soul] ****1* l\U‘ “ ‘ _ i cold resistance by blossoms N0 crop or only an occasional _ peach: Gold Allame, Golden Jubi- Tne Variety tcst <¤`¤l¤¤r<¤‘f¤¤‘m¤¤¤<>S by inc "m`lOn$ "m`ic‘ Golden Globe. Sunhigh. White llale. ties, that indicated their ability or ` inability to set a crop of fruit in ··—·‘ ` the face of disastrous spring frosts and freezes during and shortly after BLOSSOM BLIGHT OF the blossom period. Although at _ this writing harvest is some time PEACHES off for most varieties, it is now pos- Thc hinssnin blight iync hi iiiiiiii- sible to €$nm3t€ the _$tZC Of thc of peaches has become very wide- crop the various varieties have set. Sniicnd Gini. Wcsicin Kcnincky (ini, I¤ Order ‘¤<> t>¤SSth1Si¤f<>¤`m¤ti<>¤ ¤¤ mg the last tow spasms alia wss . to the growers as quickly as pos- isi-simply more destructive in 1944 sible some of these ratings are_ listed than any yciii i)i·C\-iOiiSiy_ Thi; below- A fuller 1`€POi`t Wnl bc trouble has generally been more Workcd UP 3ft€1`h31`\`€$t· prevalent on the Red Bird and t Thc ratings nn thc Vaiiiciics at Champion varieties, butrin 1944 it i Lexington nm given in.5i_ The \.ni.iC_ developed alarmingly in several 1 ties ai-G djyjdgd iiiih groups accord- Elberta plantings and was especially ing to the Sim Oi ci-On they dm damaging in an Llberta orchard at considéycd id bc can-ying_ Henderson where it had not been a _ Full crop: Mayflower, Arp Beauty, mem? bcimu _ _ Rgiyjtayi ROSO, Gdidch Jiihiicci Mai- This blossom-blight trouble is qugttgi South Hgiychy Sim G10, Hdic- caused by an early season brown . hgvgny Vcdcttey Vjcgi-Oy, Mdmic rot infection that enters and kills · Ross, Veteran, July Elbertg, Persian thc blossom andlmany small twigs and Hunter NQCt3i·jnOS_ Hl'l(-l S])Lll`S OH Z`tllC(-Ztfjd l.l`CCS. l'llt` Three-fourths my Polly Trio §""C°‘°{,d b"’SSi§“‘S and S“`“§ld""‘““ _· » ‘ urn rown, ave a scorc e ap- gemt Aft¤fg1<>w»_ Olimlcy Sun G‘nd> pearance, and eventually dry upi Belle Of Ggmiglat Vahanb Fmllc often leaving a small canker with a » Hale, Harpole Late Yellow and Sure bii Oi Wax dt ihc iOCniiOn_ This Cmp Nectarine blossom blight stage of brown rot One-half crop: Hardee, _Othelle, has been recognized l`or several Goldeneast, Red Bird, Elberta, Niles years by Experiment Stations in Elberta and Hiley. the central states. Several of these Que-fourth crop; (jghddkay Rcdgi- states recommend a wettable sulfur bgrtg, 5ummGi·Ci—CSi, Suiihighy Gold- spray in the pink bud stage _|ust be- @{1 Glgbgi Ambgi-ggm and Rivers lOl`C l)lOSSOIT1S O[)(‘D~. $G\’t}l`Zll Oll`il`l` · Orange Nectarine_ States 1‘ecti:mme1i1d/lidtiiczl lnnle sullur , _ · , . _ at strengt is of ,3 o ga ons per One nlglith mop` Ncwday 100 gallons of water applied in the N° 0101)* Gold Anam? late pink bud or very early blossom - The June 15 ratings at the Sub- stage. It is generally considered _ station at Princeton are as follows: that the lime sulfur application is _ V