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Image 6 of Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 2, No. 8, August 1944

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.| li and limbs of the cedar tree. If t`ects of quincc rust. On the other oro present, both of these types can be hand, the trees that had the straight {or. - easily found on cedars during the sult`ur program had an average ol early spring rainy season. 554 quinee rust infected drops; or ~ The usual spray materials such as G'; times as many as the Ferinair V lll? . lime sulfur and wettable sulfurs ap- plots. These tests are being carried . plied during the pre-blossom and out on Stayman, Red Delicious, and l_;l_ calyx periods have generally failed Winesap varieties. Additional E ’ * to control these two diseases and counts will be made through the Clllll the amount of injury from them has $L*liSOIl, as well as harvest records in ` LH" been chiefly dependent on the order to get a complete picture of amount of rain during March and the trials. U bl} early April- Th'? n€“’ fungicide ma' The reduction of early season in- teri¤1,k¤0\V¤ 35 F€l`In8l€» has Sl\'€n fections and drops bv use of tilt . in ~ good C0¤l1`0l of both 8Dl>l€ scab and Fermate is very interesting.; and » cedar rust in some recent tests 1¤ represents an important saving of 3_( ` lVliSSOuri and other states. This fruit. The Fermate sprayed trtis spring H small Hm0L1¤l of the ma- also have much less cedar rust leaf ' terial was obtained for trials at the spotting than the others. App1·· lil< Western Kentucky Experiment Sub- scab has also been well controllevi dif station at Princeton. The material to date in the Ferinate plots and thi did not arrive until tinig for the the llrltll l`eSLlltS (lf these tests arr C0 pink spray and was then used in awaited with much interest. be the pink spray, full bloom spray, 3 calyx spray, and in the first and T"? Bt second cover. Applications were be- rt tween April 3 and May 5. The fre- KENTUCKY STATE FMR- Gi quent sprays during that period 1944 ar were needed because of the fre- _ _ V. . _ V __ , ea quent and heavy rains and ideal Alml Sl"l’l’mg ll‘° _l°m*· lm k< scab and cedar rust infection con- Kgntilclw Slat? Fall “}ll bs nj ar ditions that existed. In one test the Slllned m l9`H· BOCQUSC °l_“`m` “"‘l`§ fo Fermate \/vas used at the rate Of 1]/3 being QHl`l`1eCl Ol] Ht the l`2]1l‘ gl`Ollllft§ W ‘ pounds Of Fermate and lré pounds the fair will be held at Cluircliiil . of lime per 100 gallons of mixture. Dmvns mls YM"` and the dam ljffi T i On the other plots 3 mixture Of 3 it are from Monday, August -¤·. . ` pounds of wettable sulfur and le through Molldayi S“l’l°mb°l` 4- if pound of Fermate per l00 gallons Of special interest to fruit men ` f, was uggd_ The sulfur plots that and to a large part of the public. in ff were used for cgmpgiriggn received ,&fCIlO1`£1l, will be the exhibit of Kell- 2 gallons of liquid lime sulfur in the lL1ClF¤$l· 2, pink bud stage and 6 pounds or wet- these exhibits of apples, peaches. H table sulfur per 100 gallons during D€€n`$, g1`€ll>€$» l>lU¤lS» Grill) ¤l>lll<’F· L the other sprays mentioned All walnuts, hickory nuts, pecans, and g plots had rgqgivgd lime Sulfur Sprays ])2l\Vl)8\V$ ll8\'e 21tt1`2tCleCl wide £tllt‘ll· U in the delayed dormant and pre-plnk tion. With a good fruit crop in the stage, state this year the fruit exhibit Shortly after the calyx period a Should be outstanding. The limit- a number or small qulnee rust ln- ing factor will be the general ruslt \‘ fgctgd apples wgi·@ rigticgd On [hg £lllCl SllOl`l€lgC of lZ`tl)0l` {lI‘1"t()ll;{ l'l`Llil ~ ll straight sulfur plots while it was SYOWQYS- 5 difficult to find even one in the Fer- Due to the earlincss of the fair l mate plots. It was soon noticed this year (August 28), peaches and ‘ that the number of infections in the grapes should show to special advan- sulfur block were quite numerous tagc. In view of this, special classes. 1 and were causing many young fruits have been added for the best peek j to drop. During late May and early and best half bushel of Elbcrta. A j June the dropped fruits under sev- Hale, and any other variety. Also. l eral of these trees were picked up, a sweepstakes ribbon and award ; classified, and counted. Up to June has been added this year for thc 8 the trees that had been sprayed best basket of peaches. The usual with the wettable sulfur and Fer- exhibit of the best plates of peaches mate mixture had an average of 85 and best climax basket of peaches is fru1ts per tree fallen from the ef- being continued. The fine peach 6