Transactions Volume 42

Transactions Volume 42

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... GRAPES. For Southern Loess: Diamond, Niagara, Pocklington, Agawam, Brighton. RASPBERRIES. For Southern Loess: Cuthbert, Turner, Cumberland, Kansas, Columbian. DEWBERRIES. Lucretia. STRAWBERRIES. Bederwood, Cresent. The State society does not recommend a list of fruits for planting in any district; it recognizes the fact that each grower can select varieties better adapted to his locality than anyone else. The list given is to assist those who have not given much study to varieties. Where no locality is mentioned the varieties named are for general planting on all soils. The northern part of the State is mostly covered with drift and the southern part with loess. The soil, rainfall and elevation changes the temperature so that the thermal zones do not correspond with degrees of latitude. As an example: Budded peaches seldom prove profitable when planted north of the line showing a mean annual temperature of 49 degrees, though they may be grown much farther north. Charts showing nature of soil, elevation, rainfall and temperature will be found on pages 222-225, Vol. 41. REPORT OF DELEGATE TO NEBRASKA. ALSON SECOK, DES MOINES. The thirty-ninth annual meeting of the Nebraska Horticultural Society was held at Lincoln, January 21-3, under the benign smile of the weather maker. The weather could not have been better. President H. S. Harrison was absent and Vice-President C. L. Saunders presided. At no time was any part of the program postponed. Everything moved along according to schedule and that enabled everybody to know just when to expect a certain paper. The first session was devoted to papers on tree growing in central Nebraska, shade and ornamental trees, and apples for family use. Each paper gave helpful hints on the subjects in hand, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 363g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236956184
  • 9781236956187