Report of the Iowa State Horticultural Society, for the Year Volume 49

Report of the Iowa State Horticultural Society, for the Year Volume 49

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...and churn violently for a few minutes, then dilute with fifteen gallons of water. Tobacco Tea: Soak one pound of tobacco stems in three gallons of water, or use nicotine solution, one-half pint to 50 gallons of Water. With the proper use of these formulas the fruit grower can control insects and fungi so they will do little damage to his crops. The following treatment is recommended in spraying an apple orchard: 1. Spray with lime-sulphur, winter strength, when the buds begin to swell.. 2. Spray.with bordeaux and arsenate of lead just before the blossoms open. 3. Spray-with arsenate of lead for codling moth when the petals fall. 4. Spray with lime-sulphur, summer strength, and arsenate of lead. 5. Spray with bordeaux and arsenate of lead. BOARD MEETING, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1914. 8:30 A. M. The Board of Directors met in the room of the society at 8:30 o'clock, Friday morning. Members present: F. P. Spencer, W. T. Richey, C. F. Gardner, A. B. Dennis, L. A. Clemons, C. C. Blodgett, G. H. True, Charles O. Garrett, Eugene Secor, G. H. Van Houten, Millard Harrington, W. C. Haviland. The bills of Mr. Bechtel and Deur for expenses at St. Louis meeting were referred to executive committee with power to act and issue warrant. The bills of N. E. Hansen and Roy E. Cady were upon motion ordered paid. Upon motion any business matters needing attention referred to the new board. Upon motion duly made the old board adjourned and the new board assumed its duties. The rules were next taken up, read by the secretary, and upon motion duly made Rule 16 was stricken.. The remaining rules were approved as read. Upon motion duly made C. F. Gardner was elected to succeed himself as a member of the supervising committee. Captain Watrous made an oral report...show more

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  • Paperback | 210 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236911725
  • 9781236911728