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Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Eleventh Annual Meeting Washington, D. C. October 7 and 8, 1920   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 ELEVENTH ANNUAL MEETING

WASHINGTON, D. C. OCTOBER 7 AND 8, 1920

CONTENTS

Officers and Committees of the Association 4

State Vice Presidents 5

Members of the Association 6

Constitution and By Laws 11

Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Convention 13

Report of the Secretary Treasurer 13

Chestnut Work at Bell Experiment Plot, Dr. Walter Van Fleet, Glendale, Maryland 16

Report of Prof. Close and Discussion 22

Constitution and By Laws Amended 26

Report of Committee on Importation, Mr. Littlepage 27

Excursion to Dr. Van Fleet's and Mr. Littlepage's Places 29

Nut Culture in the United States, C. A. Reed, Washington, D. C. 33

Address of Dr. David Fairchild 42

President's Address 56

The Place of Nut Trees in Our Northern Nut Culture, Dr. William A. Taylor, Washington, D. C. 66

Address by Charles Lathrop Pack, President American Forestry Association 70

A Nursery of Improved Filberts, Conrad Vollertsen, Rochester, N. Y. 73

Nuts Needed as Supplementary Foods, Dr. J. H. Kellogg, Battle Creek, Michigan 83

Propagated Hickories, Willard G. Bixby, Baldwin, N. Y. 93

Selecting and Handling Scions, J. F. Jones, Lancaster, Pa. 99

Address of F. E. Brooks on Some Insects that Injure Nuts 101

Top Working Hickories, Dr. Robert T. Morris, New York 105

Selection and Propagation for Improvement of Pecans, Theodore Bechtel, Ocean Springs, Mississippi 112

Georgia's Pecan Industry, A. S. Perry, Cuthbert, Ga. 118

Appendix 131

OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION

President WILLIAM S. LINTON Saginaw, Michigan

Vice President JAMES S. MCGLENNON Rochester, New York

Secretary WILLIAM C. DEMING Wilton, Connecticut

Treasurer WILLARD G. BIXBY Baldwin, Nassau Co., New York

COMMITTEES

Auditing C. P. CLOSE, C. A. REED

Executive J. RUSSELL SMITH, W. C. REED AND THE OFFICERS

Finance T. P. LITTLEPAGE, WILLARD G. BIXBY, W. C. DEMING

Hybrids R. T. MORRIS, C. P. CLOSE, W. G. BIXBY, J. G. RUSH

Membership JAMES S. MCGLENNON, H. R. WEBER, R. T. OLCOTT, W. O. POTTER, W... Continue reading book >>


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