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Image 8 of Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 2, No. 12, -11- 1945

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· Top honors in grapes and Sweeps- HINTS AND OBSERVATIONS takes for the best basket and best w_ w_ Mggill plate went to Joe Bray and Sons _ Orchards of Bedford, in Trimble Hlfngry world , County, v The War_1s over but the world V Mr_ Jgg Bray and Song glgg won lS tstlll fruit lltlflgfy. FI‘CSl't fruit tgp honors with their fine peach prices are likely to_ hold their own ` exhibits and Sweepstakes honors with SUIDIC food DF1€0S· Y for the best basket and best plate _ of peaches. Second in the peach ex- Big Bild Wolf hibit WGINQ to M1`. F1`€d J· W11`Th Apple Scab. As usual this was \Vltl1 8 IIICG €Xlilblt. H9 also \\’OH pygdugtigri pi·Ob]gm N()_ 1 in Keri. Sweepstakes honors in pears. lucky apple orchards in 1945. Yet Mrs. D. C. \Vlth€1`$P00U of AH- some growers had less than l per- €h01`3E€, J€ff€Y$0¤ County, WOTI 'LOD cent of scab at harvest time. · honors with her collection of 5 pear ` varieties, and several first prizes Ceiling Prices On her Separate Variety plateg Three dollars and cighty—fivt· i " cents September a le ceilinr with ` DDT NOTICE an tinusual demangpfor applgs was DDT, the valuable new insgcti- not profitable_te the grower who let cicle, has received such sensational scab end €`0dl1¤§ m0lh t¤k€ his CYOP- publicity that many people have V _ _ been led to believe that it will solve }\€€€$$¤i}’ V5- I¤v¢¤i¤¤¤ all insect problems. This, of course. The short pole with a l2" sprar is not the case, however. for while hose method of thinning peaches it is very effective against a num- was really a "find." One Kentucky ber of common and harmful house- commercial peach grower covered hold pests, including flies, fleas, the subject when he remarked lice, bedbugs and termites and such "necessity is the mother of inven— orchard pests as the Codling moth, tion." lt reduced thinning labor it is known to be harmful to certain 75 pereenr I vegetable crops, such as beans and . melons, and to kitl certain pida- Split Nitrogen Aplieations tor or eneficia) insects. lso, · · · · · _ orchard tests have shown that the ..Ogégmgi.ti5ggi.aggiiiiiagmxc Ogniiig,. material has to be used about as nnd Cniiv Snnnnci. nnid intgc dividi frequently as other control meas- Gnds Kentucky ncncn 0i.cntn.dn ‘ ures if success is to be had. Doubt- in 1945 tes; tDD'I` xviii maken aflarge cont ` ri u ion to t e goo o mankin , · but we need to know more about it. D D_'D`T` E""°.'““iQ“‘s k . In this connection, much work was D T °:"p°1_1m€m$ m cntucf Y gl done in Kentucky and over the na- i945# t°i°°m1O1 SQYGYQ icasesho 9°_` tion in mis, and much more will ies m¤~*z,¤¤;2t¤ mow wei be undertaken in 1946· a.most `a_ knockout. You will ytani In 1945 DDT tests, carried on in tO hem lt d}SCuSS°d at Om .Wm;?1li commercial orchards, by the Ken- Frult ,M€€tmg·_ _(Th€r€ li tucky Experiment Station, GXC€1_ plenty to be learned about it ye . lent control was obtained with the . _ Oriental fruit moth in peaches and Lcad Immy t° Pcachcs the codling moth in apples. These A¥‘$€¤¤t€ Of lsed SDYQYS C%lu$€d results will be reported in the next l00 f1`€€lU€¤l damage te Pcach leaves issue of this bulletin, as well as the and twigs this year. More than two summaries of some other work. Be €_¤1`€Uh0 SD1`€lYS_1D CUNY SPYIUE m`°‘ sure to look for this report. llkfély to CGUSG 1¤J¤1‘Y Zmy Y€3¥`· 01* 11; chards which were dusted had less . ONLY 3 FRUIT NOTES mJul`Y· THIS YEAR Let Him Know Instead of the usual four numbers Your local supply merchant may of the Kentucky Fruit Notes per not know you need and want il year, there will be only three in sprayer or sprayer parts, this win- 1945. No August number was issued ter. Better talk it over with him 1 this year. this week. 8 l l