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11 > Image 11 of Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 4, No. 5, Fall 1951

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

Expensive Several i'. eiitucky berry growers found through experience in 195l, that a sod or pasture field - planted to strawberries re sulted in failure - due to injury by grub worms and plant lice. Short Memory Just a few years ago some apple trees in Kentucky produced over $100 worth of fruit per tree. Yet some growers are consi- dering using the bul1dozer on them now. I Still Hungry i Meadow and Pine mice like the flavor of tender apple bark, B and poison is still more economical than valuable apple trees. E Successful Blossom Thinning 1 Proper chemical sprays applied in petal-fall or ten days E later on Golden Delicious and Transparent scored a"home rur1 in several Kentucky orchards in 1951. One grower expressed his T results as follows: "20 worth of spraying saved $5. O0 worth of i thinning labor. " i 1 1 1 V 1 ie Articles for "Kentuek Fruit Notes" are assembled under Y g the direction of W. D. Armstrong, Horticulturist, Kentucky Experiment Station, who is located at the Western Kentucky Experiment Substation, Princeton, Kentucky ll 2300 - 12-51