Regular Bulletin Volume 193-216

Regular Bulletin Volume 193-216

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...but is far from being equal to that variety here, as yet. Burbank.--Vigorous and very productive. When well thinned, large and attractive in appearance; quality good. A better shipper than Abundance. One of the best Japan varieties on trial. Hale.--Of medium size; color pale yellow; texture tender, very juicy; flavor sweet at first, but bitter, unpleasant next the skin and pit. Maru.--Of medium size; quite productive, but too low in quality to be valuable. Not desirable. Ogon.--A large-sized, clear yellow, early ripening plum of rather low quality; unproductive. Not valuable. Red June.--The most profitable early-ripening plum on trial. Begins to ripen ten days before Abundance, and lasts until that variety comes on the market. Of medium size; color clear red; quality good. Productive and entirely free from rot. Satsuma (Blood Plum).--Of large size and attractive in appearance; color dark reddish-purple, with dark purple flesh. Tree vigorous, upright, spreading grower and an abundant bearer. A valuable variety for culinary and market purposes. Yosebe.--The earliest ripening variety on the station grounds. A small red plum of poor quality. Lacks productiveness. Not valuable. GRAPES. The crop of grapes, taken as a whole, was light although most of the standard varieties made a good showing. Among the best were Campbells Early, Delaware, Diamond, McPike, Worden, Jessica and Guinevra. Of the Rogers hybrids and other crosses, Agawam, Iona, Jefferson, Vergennes and Ulster made a good showing. A small amount of anthracnose and rot made its appearance on a few varieties, but all kinds were entirely free from mildew. The Delaware is one of the most profitable varieties on the station grounds; the small four-pound baskets selling for the same price...show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236790413
  • 9781236790415