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Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Third Annual Meeting Lancaster, Pennsylvania, December 18 and 19, 1912   By:

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DISCLAIMER The articles published in the Annual Reports of the Northern Nut Growers Association are the findings and thoughts solely of the authors and are not to be construed as an endorsement by the Northern Nut Growers Association, its board of directors, or its members. No endorsement is intended for products mentioned, nor is criticism meant for products not mentioned. The laws and recommendations for pesticide application may have changed since the articles were written. It is always the pesticide applicator's responsibility, by law, to read and follow all current label directions for the specific pesticide being used. The discussion of specific nut tree cultivars and of specific techniques to grow nut trees that might have been successful in one area and at a particular time is not a guarantee that similar results will occur elsewhere.

NORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION

REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE THIRD ANNUAL MEETING

LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA DECEMBER 18 and 19, 1912

THE CAYUGA PRESS ITHACA, N. Y.

1913

[Illustration: PROFESSOR JOHN CRAIG

A FOUNDER OF THE ASSOCIATION

Died 1912 ]

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Officers and Committees of the Association 3

Members of the Association 4

Constitution and Rules of the Association 8

Proceedings of the Meeting held at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, December 18 and 19, 1912 9

Address of Welcome by the Mayor of Lancaster 9

Response by Mr. Littlepage 11

President's Address. The Practical Aspects of Hybridizing Nut Trees. Robert T. Morris, New York 12

Fraudulent and Uninformed Promoters. T. P. Littlepage, Indiana 22

Recent Work on the Chestnut Blight. Keller E. Rockey, Pennsylvania 37

Some Problems in the Treatment of Diseased Chestnut Trees. Roy G. Pierce, Pennsylvania 44

Nut Growing and Tree Breeding and their Relation to Conservation. J. Russell Smith, Pennsylvania 59

Beginning with Nuts. W. C. Deming, New York 64

The Persian Walnut, Its Disaster and Lessons for 1912. J. G. Rush, Pennsylvania 85

A 1912 Review of the Nut Situation in the North. C. A. Reed, Washington, D. C 91

Demonstration in Grafting. J. F. Jones, Pennsylvania 105

Some Persian Walnut Observations, Experiments and Results for 1912. E. R. Lake, Washington, D. C 110

The Indiana Pecans. R. L. McCoy, Indiana 113

Appendix:

Report of Secretary and Treasurer 116

Report of Committee on Resolutions 117

Report of Committee on the Death of Professor John Craig 119

Report of Committee on Exhibits 120

The Hickory Bark Borer 122

Miscellaneous Notes:

Members Present 124

List of Correspondents and Others Interested in Nut Culture 124

Extracts from Letters from State Vice Presidents and Others 138

OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION

President T. P. Littlepage Indiana Secretary and Treasurer W... Continue reading book >>


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