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76 > Image 76 of Annual report. 1916

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

l [ ` Kmztueky Agrieuiltural Ezuper-iment Station. G In the line of vegetable gardening a number of experiments . in progress in 1016 are to be eontinued in 1917, ineluding: T0mazoeslruning, training and staking. i S'll.'CCLL_1)OlL((lLOC.S`Vtl1`lCtlCSg level and hill culture; possible , improvement. thru root seleetion. i Irish P0tat0e$Netliods of seed disinfection; spraying meth- ods and materials, various methods of planting; variety tests, to a limited extent. , igo, CZ()'_U\T2l1'lCl`} tests for early and late kinds. A study of art- the eause of pithiness. ign- 1 CcrbbugeField methods of eombating eabbage worm and de- other pests. ine- VVinter storage of eabbage and various root erops. ires- i Our limited greenhouse spare is used largely for purposes ' of propagation and earrying plant stoeks thru the winter, but oltl a number of experiments are being eondueted with: _ our Soil sterilization for the eontrol of lettuee disease and other troubles. ng zi Fnmigatiou with various poisons for eontrol of the different great greenhouse pests. . _ , e au- , Minor studies of tomatoes, radislnes, ele. efer- ln tlorieulture some attention has been given to a. study of lems V sweet peas, carnations and ehr_vsantlienunns under glass. lity: lvpou the grounds about the greenhouse a eonsiderable , tual Humber of trees, shrubs and herbaeeous perennials are being _ sides grown for deeorative purposes. A eonsiderable eolleetion ot ;, gte. peonies, irises. phlox and other ornanientals is being planted for small El stud_v of varieties, problenis ot vulture. ete. _ have ques xrtili- uetell apple Tl.` Ollll ds of I