. The encyclopedia of practical horticulture; a reference system of commercial horticulture, covering the practical and scientific phases of horticulture, with special reference to fruits and vegetables;. Gardening; Fruit-culture; Vegetable gardening. APPLES Cost of box Making box Papei Xails Nailing up Packing and sortiup; Overhead expense. The average between the cost ot putting up apples, also pears and peaches, in the to largest truit growing distiicts in the State of Washington, as given (in one case unofficially) by the chief coopeiative association operating in each district is itemiz

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. The encyclopedia of practical horticulture; a reference system of commercial horticulture, covering the practical and scientific phases of horticulture, with special reference to fruits and vegetables;. Gardening; Fruit-culture; Vegetable gardening. APPLES Cost of box Making box Papei Xails Nailing up Packing and sortiup; Overhead expense. The average between the cost ot putting up apples, also pears and peaches, in the to largest truit growing distiicts in the State of Washington, as given (in one case unofficially) by the chief coopeiative association operating in each district is itemiz
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. The encyclopedia of practical horticulture; a reference system of commercial horticulture, covering the practical and scientific phases of horticulture, with special reference to fruits and vegetables;. Gardening; Fruit-culture; Vegetable gardening. APPLES Cost of box Making box Papei Xails Nailing up Packing and sortiup; Overhead expense. The average between the cost ot putting up apples, also pears and peaches, in the t\\o largest truit growing distiicts in the State of Washington, as given (in one case unofficially) by the chief coopeiative association operating in each district is itemized m the following table Cost of box Making box Paper. Nails Nailing up Packnig Sorting In addition to this is an ovei'head ex- pense varying greatly with conditions. Most of the above items in each table must necessarily be but approximately cor- rect, and will vary from year to year. On an average, 50 pounds of wrapping pa- per are required for one 100 packed boxes, seven pounds of lining paper and 16 pounds of cardboard. Of course in any case the problem of packing house management is one deal- ing more or less with the fact of per- sonality, and the success or failure of any one system or method depends in a Apple Pear Peach S 105 S 10 S 0575 01 01 0075 0272 0272 016 00359 00359 .0023 01 01 0063 055 055 03 058 0525 - large measure upon the character of the directors and overseers as well as of the workers themselves. JUBG^ING AT APPLE SHOWS Judging apples at the fruit exhibitions is one of the important features of the fruit business, since it is by this means, or through this channel, that many grow- ers receive education and obtain their ideals of what constitutes proper grading, and estimates of the relative value of fruits when judged by a perfect standard. Of course, we understand that the word. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations ma

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