and usually is more serious in lim- as compared with commercial fruit
..__ ited areas. farms tells why:
mod » Why Black Rot was More Serious Production P9? iF€€ on farms less
.10-14 in 1943 than 100 trees (Farms) ...,____ 1_8 bu,
·’ _ _ . _ _ _ Production per tree on farms of
l Reasons for increase ln black rot 1,000 trees and Over (Fruit
Z infection probably were. (1) Weath- Farms) 3 6 bu
or conditions early in the season Bearing angle"{;eeg"ln"l§é6l` g8_ '
5 lb were especially conducive to fungus 848 070 yleldlng l26 433`05{bu
2 qis growth and arsenical and frost in- Bearing apple tlfees ’ln ’l940. ‘
2,3 J'~ll`Y· (2) Thc P""c€ma$C Of fruits 58,152,108 yielding ..150 236 768 bu.
00 gg} { iniured by insects was high because An an 1 . f F . F’ ’.
—   Of the ligllt cron a ysis o ruit arm income
—A,- _ by the Census Bureau reveals that
I   Control Measures less thin 2% of income is received
In i There was 3 general tendency fel. iorn 0 ier source than fruit. 1940
zzzqlg   black rot to be more prevalent in Fruit Farm lncome fOu°WS·
00 gui. V orchards sprayed with a nicotine F1'0m F{`¤1f .....·.....1........ $$00,975,952
· schedule G r o xv e r 5 experiencing FYOYU I-·lY€$t0€k --—·-·---·-- 5.311,450
rather serious outbreaks may find it FYOm Dalfy —-—v·——--——--·—-—··- 4,946-357
,0,]., necessary to continue the lead sched- l"1`0m Poultry ........___,___, 5,018,372
‘ ‘ ule through at least the fourth cover Frvm V€g€i8bl€S -.·»-·--»- 6,249,077
Jews spray in order that Bordeaux may
be applied during this period. By
using sulfur through the first cover _ _
and bordeaux in the second, third HINTS AND OBSERVA-
many and fourth cover sprays, black rot TIONS
year, ` will be substantially controlled. Un-
on of ' less such preventive measures are BY W· W· MAGH-*L
situa- _ used. it is likely to develop into an- Field Agent in Horticulture
other serious disease of the apple.
Bitter 2 ··—‘
 V THE FRUIT FOOD SUPPLY DE- Systematic Starvationl
a·<;;,<»;;   cw- <>r<<:HAR¤¤ST ihiaraltizih i%*l§i,t£F1tiaii°",“§,,i§
gnnblv (From Missouri Horticultural News, meeting at the Frederick Beyer Or-
e di:_ `— September) chard. He had sealed the inside of
` °’ a large old chicken house with phos-
ys en- ` The general farmer no longer is a glgiaipgfpigexggsaagglsgstlgfiiolgig?
juries factor in producing fruit. Insects. and 3 5O_eent edleek ‘ ln lling house
stings. , blights, and orchard pests have he ned Smredpl 000 neld crates TO
2s in- ’ driven the farmer out of fruit grow- edn.; the enrldslt , Of d few emw_
more ing. The commercial orchard today   bny unlocked tllbe dem. Selected 3
an llll · produces 5/6 of all fruit grown. The ilslle it random and wllll the help
ill in- trend toward the fruit farm and C22 \,‘_ m’wel_S mm the 1
gh the  ` away from the farm orchard is 2l_3;em;l€nnl.l[°l Vglegfeund ’0·l ectlve
Shown m the fouowmg Ycccmly m` over-winteri codling moth larvae hi-
I not leased Census flgums bernating in the cracks and crevices.
ti bw . Farmers Ab¤¤<1