Sessional Papers of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario Volume 32, No. 6

Sessional Papers of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario Volume 32, No. 6

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...Spy.--Sprayed, 76 per cent. clean. Snow.--Sprayed, 72 per cent. clean. Greening.--Sprayed, 80 per cent. clean; unsprayed, 40 per cent. clean, dropped most of its fruit. Baldwin.---Sprayed, 76 per cent. clean; unsprayed, 28 per cent. clean. After the first application in the orchard selected it was decided to have the work done in Mr. I-Iancy's orchard, as the one previously selected had very few varieties and was not hearing this year. On the second trip the day was wet and the trees in full bloom. lat application, May 30th.--Threatening rain; bud moth and tent caterpillar bad in this locality. 2nd application, June l2tb.---Sprayed after heavy rain; trees in very good shape; canker worm and tent-caterpillar very bad in unsprayedtrees; many orchards have been completely stripped by them. 3rd application, June 26th.---Fair; this orchard fairly free from scab. 4th application, July 10th.--Fine; quite a noticeable dfierence between the sprayed and unsprayed trees.. This orchard is nearly all early fruit, and was harvested before I inspected the orchard. However, Mr. Haney says the results were satifactory, about 80 per cent.' of the sprayed fruit being clean, and the sprayed foliage in good condition. He also says that his snow apples are fit to usefor the first time in many years. On Nov. 27th, Mr. Haney writes, --" Regarding my orchard prior to spraying I may say that the iruit was getting worse every year, --smal1, misshapen and full of grubs--but this year, after spraying, there is a wonderful difference in the size and condition of the fruit, also in the leaves, which were large and healthy looking, while the trees I left unsprayed were worthless. fruit small and scabby, leaves curled and of a brown color. I am more

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  • Paperback | 290 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 522g
  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236914694
  • 9781236914699