Control of Cherry Leaf-Spot

One of 1,872 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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Revised edition. "The leaf-spot of the cherry seriously injures both sweet and sour varieties of that fruit in many sections of the eastern half of the United States. It is caused by a fungus which lives through the winter on the fallen leaves and infects the new leaves in the spring. The best control of this disease is obtained by spraying with a diluted lime-sulphur solution or with Bordeaux mixture 1) as soon as the petals fall, 2) about three weeks later, and 3) directly after the fruit is picked." -- p. 2

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8 p: ill; 23 cm.

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Roberts, John W. (John William), 1882- & Pierce, Leslie 1937.

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  • Roberts, John W. (John William), 1882- "Principal Pathologist, Division of Fruit and Vegetable Crops and Diseases, Bureau of Plant Industry."
  • Pierce, Leslie "Principal Scientific Aid, Division of Fruit and Vegetable Crops and Diseases, Bureau of Plant Industry."

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Revised edition. "The leaf-spot of the cherry seriously injures both sweet and sour varieties of that fruit in many sections of the eastern half of the United States. It is caused by a fungus which lives through the winter on the fallen leaves and infects the new leaves in the spring. The best control of this disease is obtained by spraying with a diluted lime-sulphur solution or with Bordeaux mixture 1) as soon as the petals fall, 2) about three weeks later, and 3) directly after the fruit is picked." -- p. 2

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8 p: ill; 23 cm.

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"Issued June 1919. Slightly revised January 1937." -- p. 2

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The United States Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletins were produced to disseminate information about agricultural topics. This collection includes bulletins published between the 1880's and the 1980's.

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  • 1937

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Roberts, John W. (John William), 1882- & Pierce, Leslie. Control of Cherry Leaf-Spot, pamphlet, 1937; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85887/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.