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

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

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 catfacing of peaches. Both _ _ . DDT dusts (5 to 10"}) and DDT Nl`*""lO*"`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..lEl-Eill?1tlitl1Z.i..lri"(it};%E`.r"< c ~ HINTS ANO OBSERVATIONS till} SlQ`[i`llti`.KL.`S"itSXlliilif 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 . $4 This was not a had year for a - lZ:uly ttpeuinu app es. suei .< . ple Scab. yet I visited two neglectpd lolly lZ:ides. laducali and \\`eal=t`. orchards this week where scalu and some peaches and grapes v.l` V . had completely taken the crop of have to he kept on cold storaue for . V I Delicious, Winesap. and Stayman. short time ahead of the fair. l`;J Over half the leaves are now cover- apples such as Jonathan, (}riin~. ed with scab or have already been Red Delicious and (lolden llelieioix I dwarfed. and winter varieties such as Stay, Peach Leaf Injury man. Home. Turley,. \\`inesap ami I No, lime sulfur is not the same mtwk ITN I)u\`lS. will llmlilh gm.?} Y as wgttablc Sulfur_ I Vishcd rr color and can be picked and lririticrh V I Small peach Orchard lust Wcrtk directly to the exhilut. rlhe-saine i~ T E which had Carried Er nice Crop Of true of late peaches. QlZl}lt>. llllllllx ( fruit. A neighbor had told the (l*"]l$"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 SWH jOh Of burh_ stating \\'lll(`l\tXl1llJ.llS(llltlllttll(lf to { ing Off the leaves and thc fruit nrake should he inzuledrin to the lair- Z J dropped. Wettable sulfur would <>tf;<< l"'_Alll_S: All Hl`S" ;llj: ` l have Caused HO injury anc premium iss can pe rar npr:. written request from the lxy. State _ l Om`P;;i)l;lS;)f?3% m] Fair ollitre, llouisyiflle. litx'. lr r e ~ ' ~ M a `o xnut DDT in the b1OSSOm SlOgO Of shtilI;l(lli)(l`ief~hol` luliitlilitses loilinscrt 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