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2 > 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 DC3hbl0$$0mli 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"iSf*_ A}i" _("i(l"" t the same, yet the southern section RiiYi 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 <`lrS 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>SSth1Sif<>`mti<> 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)iC\-iOiiSiy_ Thi; below- A fuller 1`POi`t Wnl bc trouble has generally been more Workcd UP 3ft1`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 considycd 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 NQCt3ijnOS_ Hl'l(-l S])Lll`S OH Z`tllC(-Ztfjd l.l`CCS. l'llt` Three-fourths my Polly Trio ""C{,d b"SSiS and S`ld"" _ urn rown, ave a scorc e ap- gemt Aftfg1<>w_ Olimlcy Sun Gnd> 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, 5ummGiCiCSi, 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 1ecti: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