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Image 8 of Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 3, No. 2, July 1946

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Dr. Snapp of the Georgia Federal licious over 10 percent and only 3 ` · Peach Insect. Laboratory. Propyl- mentioned Delicious. Golden Dr., . ene dichloride is much like ethyl- licious stole the show, with 25 to · enc dichloride, but is said to be till percent of the total planting; ‘ , safer and costs less per tree. Rome. (lrinies tloldenl, Wealtlng QJ; .....;- Polly liades, (Pano, am 'l`ranspar- i Dr. Snapp also has good news ent all carried il good poll. about cat—facing of peaches. Both _ _ . DDT dusts (5 to 10"}—) and DDT Nl`*""l’O*"`Y ("OP LOSSON rr " sprays (1 or 2 pounds of actual A combination of April frosts anrl V DDT per 100 gallons), put on dur- wet weather in late April and I\1a; ing full bloom, reduced the num- reduced strawberry yields by 5i · ber of cat-faces from -12.4 percent percent. and E10 percent in extreiizt- S to less than 12 percent. crises. Many small {garden patclits ur ;.—.. tiat were coverei during colri » . Trunk sprays are being used in nights. however. made fine yield~ B the Pacific Northwest to kill over- _ H _ V · wimering coaimg mom 1iii—»=at·. KEN'i`U€`KY NWN LXIUBITS c il Yothers and Carlson of the Federal with ,l rip TU) Ur ,l ) JW ,_ r · rr Bureau of Entomology killed from _ _“ l· ( l_ fil _i_ Q _ . other liuits bein: pioduterl, x1sit»·:.— ~‘ 84 to 99 percent of the codlmg _} NH <___ Q _ ri r r_ -t Nr . _ jr moth worms with a single March Nl(r_lr(_ ft *`°_lil°, pi. _lliHrVl(r"_mj;` _ application pr ri 4,6-dinitro-o— if " ‘_ri‘{"Q‘}‘ l_·;_l}‘. _“7" V *‘ r·" :8 V. Cresol Spray. The spray concen— Xlllliu `A _` mlb ._".ll_ Tl}; Ni (.lj‘_`_` me is mr On the mem £‘r"i‘..‘£l‘£El-Ei‘ll?‘1t¤lit‘l1Z.“i..lr‘i"(it};%E§`.r"¢<¢‘ c ~— HINTS ANO OBSERVATIONS till} SlQ`[i`llti—`.KL.€`S"i§”tSXlliilif Sl}Z§`l`Z`f£ i ii \V· Vu MAGILL their fine t`ruit and to share in rim ll Apple Segib premium awards. I I . $4 This was not a had year for a - l·Z:u‘ly ttpeuinu app es. suei .»< . ple Scab. yet I visited two neglectpd l‘olly l·Z:ides. l‘aducali and \\`eal=t`·. orchards this week where scalu and some peaches and grapes v.··l` V . had completely taken the crop of have to he kept on cold storaue for . V I Delicious, Winesap. and Stayman. short time ahead of the fair. l·`;J‘ Over half the leaves are now cover- apples such as Jonathan, (}riin¤~——. ed with scab or have already been Red Delicious and (lolden llelieioix I dwarfed. and winter varieties such as Stay, Peach Leaf Injury man. Home. Turley,. \\`inesap ami I No, lime sulfur is not the same mtwk ITN I)u\`lS. will llmlilh gm.?} · Y as wgttablc Sulfur_ I Vishcd rr color and can be picked and lririticrh V I Small peach Orchard lust Wcrtk directly to the exhilut. rlhe-saine i~ T E which had Carried Er nice Crop Of true of late peaches. QlZl}lt‘>. llllllllx · ( fruit. A neighbor had told the (l*"]l$‘"l‘ amd l°"*‘l`T·. ,_ r l Owner to spray with hmc Srdhrr For the'State lair entry blanas V r ]_150_ It did 3 S»W€H jOh Of burh_ stating \\'lll(`l\t‘Xl1llJ.llS(lllt‘llltt‘ll(lf to { ing Off the leaves and thc fruit nrake should he inzuledrin to the lair- Z J dropped. Wettable sulfur would <>tf;<‘<· l"'_All¥l‘_‘S: All Hl“`S" ;’l““lj: ` l have Caused HO injury anc premium iss can pe rar npr:. written request from the lxy. State _ l Om`P;;i)l;lS;)fé§?3%€ “m] Fair ollitre, llouisyiflle. litx'. lr ·r e · ~ ' ·~ · M a ·° `o· ·xnut ‘ ‘ DDT in the b1OSSOm SlOgO Of sh§tilI;l(lli·)(l`i·ef~hol` luliitlilitses loi·linscrt peaches for cat-face control looks hud rirsrrm, mhrrr Shnrrhr hr. ng . T Very promising WC Shall gil? you averaee sire and y color for the if 8 Complete mpmt at hmvcst tlm°· variety should be uniform in size l Apple Varieties for the Future shape and color and such kinds as We made a poll among ;i group apples. pears and plums should hayc of our experienced Kentucky ap- stems in place. _ . ple growers, asking "Whgt vnrioty There is a great deal of satisfac- of apples and what percent of each tion in winning hluc ribbons on ones would you set, if planting a new t`ruit. Try it and see. If you cannot apple orchard in Kentucky?" bring your fruit. sent it carefully Neither Winesap nor Black Twig packed and labeled and the fruit de- l were mentioned. No one gave De- partment will exhibit it for you. . ‘ 8