The apple and how to grow it.

Description:

A guide to apple growing, from soil preparation to harvesting.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1909  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
Usage:
Total Uses: 93
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1909
  • Digitized: February 15, 2009
Description:

A guide to apple growing, from soil preparation to harvesting.

Note:

"Issued November 9, 1909."

Illustrations are signed: "S. Proctor" or "S. I. P."

Listed in Nov. 1909 Monthly catalog, p. 191.

Includes bibliographical references.

Contents: Introduction -- Historical notes -- Uses of the apple -- Propagation -- Locating an orchard -- Drainage -- Use of fertilizers and of clover -- Preparing the land for planting -- Distances for planting -- Season for planting -- Selection of trees -- Lists of varieties suited to large areas -- Planting -- Losses by lack of care -- Culture -- Pruning and training -- Protection from mice and rabbits -- Gathering the crop -- Disposition of the crop -- Summary.

Physical Description:

32 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): growing fruit | malus domestica | growing apples | orchards | orchardists
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 113.
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
Collection:
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 15045341 |
  • GOVNO: A 1.9:113/4 x
  • UNTCAT: b3292381 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc6432
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public