Annual Report Of The Wisconsin State Horticultural Society Volume 33

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byWisconsin State Society

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ... hand, I do make the assertion that the quality of fruit, especially the variety, would not equal the variety of some good stock. Mr. Gribbs: I have grafted the Walbridge on the Hyslop and reduced its size one-half and increased its color two-fold. Mr. Green: Of course, I concede, if you graft Ben Davis, you get Ben Davis, but there is nevertheless an influence. PLUM CULTURE, Prof. Cranefield. It has been my pleasure many time3 in the past, to tell you of the advantages to be derived from growing native plums. I am not less enthusiastic on the subject than in the past, in fact each succeeding year serves but to convince me more firmly of the superior advantage of this fruit, both for the home orchard and for market, and I am quite certain that if I were to change my occupation, it would be to engage in the culture of native 'plums. It is notable in the popular discussions relating to plums, that the questions of varieties, culture, marketing, etc., are oftener mentioned than the diseases, insects and other drawbacks. I find in fact, that very many people believe that the natives are not only iron-clad, but also immune from disease and insect attack. This is a serious error and the prospective planter must understand that there are difficulties to be met as well as in the culture of other fruits. The main difficulty the past two years has been to get nursery stock. The great awakening in recent years to the possibilities in this line of orcharding, found but few nurserymen prepared. Conditions are better now and it is probable that stock may be had this season in any reasonable quantities. In the propagation of the natives, many difficulties have been encountered. Eoot-grafting is but rarely successful; crowngrafting on one year seedlings...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ... hand, I do make the assertion that the quality of fruit, especially the variety, would not equal the variety o...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:90 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217336531

ISBN - 13:9780217336536

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