. Horticulture; a text book for high schools and normals, including plant propagation; plant breeding; gardening; orcharding; small fruit growing; forestry; beautifying home grounds; the soils and enemies involved. Fig. 141.—Picking and packing peaches for shipment.. Fig. 142.—-A peach tree breaking down with its load because the branches were not cutback, and the fruit was not thinned. (New Jersey Station.) packed in Climax baskets is usually not repacked at the market,but the purchaser takes the package with him. The Delaware peach basket holds one-half bushel or more, has THE PEACH TREE BOR

. Horticulture; a text book for high schools and normals, including plant propagation; plant breeding; gardening; orcharding; small fruit growing; forestry; beautifying home grounds; the soils and enemies involved. Fig. 141.—Picking and packing peaches for shipment.. Fig. 142.—-A peach tree breaking down with its load because the branches were not cutback, and the fruit was not thinned. (New Jersey Station.) packed in Climax baskets is usually not repacked at the market,but the purchaser takes the package with him. The Delaware peach basket holds one-half bushel or more, has THE PEACH TREE BOR Stock Photo
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. Horticulture; a text book for high schools and normals, including plant propagation; plant breeding; gardening; orcharding; small fruit growing; forestry; beautifying home grounds; the soils and enemies involved. Fig. 141.—Picking and packing peaches for shipment.. Fig. 142.—-A peach tree breaking down with its load because the branches were not cutback, and the fruit was not thinned. (New Jersey Station.) packed in Climax baskets is usually not repacked at the market,but the purchaser takes the package with him. The Delaware peach basket holds one-half bushel or more, has THE PEACH TREE BORER 215 sloping sides and is used abundantly for the bulk of peachesshipped to market from many peach sections. These are used bysome growers for packing the third grade or poorest fruit. Thecovers are made of wood and protect the fruit well when shipped. Enemies. The San Jose scale is very destructive to the peach orchard. Itis prevalent in all parts of the country, and attacks nearly all kindsof fruit trees and shrubs, and is very serious on many forms ofshade and ornamental plants. Figures 144 and 145 show the insect. The pest is not so serious that it requires ^the destruction of thetrees by man, as meth-ods of control are nowwell understood. Thor-ough s

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