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Northern Nut Growers Association Incorporated 39th Annual Report at Norris, Tenn. September 13-15 1948   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.






39th Annual Report






Fruiting Chinese Chestnut Branches ( Courtesy Dr. H. Reid Hunter ) 2

Officers and Committees 6

State and Foreign Vice Presidents 7

Constitution 8

By Laws 9

Proceedings of the Thirty ninth Annual Convention 12 Address of Welcome George F. Gant 12 Response Dr. L. H. MacDaniels 14 President's Address John Davidson 15 Secretary's Report J. C. McDaniel 16 Treasurer's Report D. C. Snyder 18 Other Business of the Association, Committee Election and Reports 19

The Development and Propagation of Blight Resistant Chestnut in West Virginia Ralph H. Quick 26

The Present Status of the Chestnut in Virginia R. C. Moore 31

Growing Chinese Chestnuts in Lee County, Alabama G. S. Jones 34

Processed Chestnuts on the Market throughout the Year J. C. Moore 38

Chestnut Growing in the Southeast Max B. Hardy 41

Mr. Hardy and Some Chestnuts Prepared for Storage 41

Marketing Chestnuts in the Pacific Coast Carroll D. Bush 51

Chestnut Weevils and Their Control with DDT E. R. Van Leeuwen 54

Diseases Affecting the Success of Tree Crop Plantings G. F. Gravatt and Donald C. Stout 60

Chinese x American Hybrid Chestnut Trees 62

The Brooming Disease of Walnuts 64 65

Trees Killed by the Persimmon Wilt 67

Round Table Discussion on Chestnut Problems Spencer B. Chase, Presiding 69

Greetings from a Kentucky Nut Dr. C. A. Moss 83

Nut Trees for West Tennessee Aubrey Richards, M.D. 85

Marketing Black Walnuts as a Community Projects Rev. Bernard Taylor 87

Experiences with Tree Crops in Meigs County, Tennessee W. A. Shadow 88

Nut Hobbying in Eastern West Virginia Wilbert M. Frye 91

A Look, "Backward and Forward" into Nut Growing in Kentucky W... Continue reading book >>

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