Title: Agricultural field notes
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00086632/00099
 Material Information
Title: Agricultural field notes
Physical Description: v. : ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company -- Agricultural Department
Publisher: Agricultural Dept., Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Co.,
Agricultural Dept., Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Co.
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Publication Date: February 15, 1946
Frequency: monthly[aug. 1947-]
biweekly[ former nov. 1941-july 1947]
Subject: Agriculture -- Periodicals -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Agriculture -- Periodicals -- Southern States   ( lcsh )
Genre: periodical   ( marcgt )
Dates or Sequential Designation: 1 (Nov. 15, 1941)-
Dates or Sequential Designation: Ceased in 1948?
Numbering Peculiarities: Volume enumeration begins with: Vol. 2, no. 9 (May 1, 1943).
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00086632
Volume ID: VID00099
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 45625504
alephbibnum - 002665095
lccn - sn 00229155

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Aw the go"m a" do ;ZLY Frmolalt n the sandy soils of the OeUT
'IOWAQ U kea been impossible to grow peahes sucoesaully for the
W49Mj~Au f eo b we in thids areae %wa sassots penstroti the rolf
thea and iterferl with their fiuation of msyq1S IaaG
VMU a ibs iuwj to the roots results in their mseauusigS.
at hkntty gs MI and remits in a gomatiam kms sof
AaiKtm plates eawast make nesuL, growth beosom tkei* M
ado iL severe cases oompletely oat oft, in whift 1110"
M M il e artal peach retstoek are knowna to psesseis 4
UO t msainted, the supply of those rootstocks is eAote InIM, a"
h Iaailable to oommeraial and home oroimrdistst
Uumtoleg~.to with the Georgia Casstal Plain 3iosbentat
'Wwe tftt,"noeted.soa peacbeaeap be offaqty vsl GoroklAI bF
Iin M Wland frte froa this Ins.6tg and using cover a
ib intok Mt l39 thsoe workere sat a ='al lspowim ww LMA
lpoem Wr~olk sands which Is a type of soil quite farvarbo to IM
02 mlre jrpla tiog wat givea -sicotly the saso troatlou ozexpt for e6
Oa. So pLanting was dividod JAto four sootim, saokh GORAtoi 84 W'
AW en6 am a oover crop of IhippoirwiMl Oowpses Ina been gpom bliap
SmnI r and lAstran Winter peas during the vintork both of whisk am
ann'UMS to rot-knet Ooan olltivatims, both wiCoa' and su -
JeIM ee as a xo@IW**4.oedueirg praotiece was cared ouit with 4Wbeg .
x omAthwr aror. several tianjings of Whippowill peas were =doft
SrW and then destroyed before the naowtodes ia the rook& beeosom a% %*P
Whe f owrtb area r a cover roop of gotalaroa speetabilis Is in..- d
41040 iL ViA*4r beth AO which Vera turned Waer as green in e.
At .wth end of five yoars, tyuo averaged 2.48 Inshas An iMlAM
Mini W e yield of mnly 9o83 pounds of fruit por tree vhore cipeas v Aww
tiaji WJAi$ peas .umd been uuqd as = ver Werepeg 3*93 lASkes As 4iAMOOP 40
?IS2 poimis of, fruit per tro* wile?, 49tn mialtiiatiom hMA boem
4410 imbhe in d1imeui.r and5 ,;94 pounds of fruit pew tree ,
Ov W44; whila tho treoas wkero Oxotalawin speoetbilis a oan" W'at
sever scpe averaged 4ojk ibaoe ia diameter ead 14L5 Powf *


As a rsult o Latnsivo resewr*a wc*h bp
u IXOGLonie are now being usead in to -pro ducticti
twoiiS a too drup 'that are praet-Ming waiders; i the U fid at

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aMlR. MA bs oa his experiae in gro a' d sai
pie& Ia. po Wr a inMors, who operates a eesaOmr a i .
ore ti-l t me of iaMteBBPdtiag*,Iafny, is eoavinosd th&. thusbe 'e
tms oomm'ral possibilities. With seed obtained from ai pilo of discarded,
ftruit t l AubLr he nmde a mll plnanttBg from which he harvested and measmd.
b vut e Uf o b hoa seleooded and saved seed from the more desirable
fruits MWd espoeot to noer~se hs4 planting this year as muaeh as his supply '"
mwii vlM.paeate Last year his planting was on seAt.b efttam imiL, a l Otihe
U-o e on this type. of Lan a yield of five tons or more per nare oan be ""
Seaily obtained. He roporte the pait is a liberal feeder and on good s4i :4
As a hawy yielder. He mas found that tho fruits may be kopt for several
amaths without detorieration. He is onthusiastic over the quality of the
eannod aso wll as fresh product, and says it is superior to any of tho.. aorth
qr pnpkin of which he has knowlodgoe To him ropoat orders from houseilvw~
hveo Lven .ooaoelusive proof of its high quality*
thie vegetable hie been grow in homo gatdoas by a limitod.au ber
f grordmeors for several years. n the spring of 1932 r. 0. 0. Chapp.ew
C e4iaoe illo, Floride., gvoe a small quantity of the soed 'wohhich ~ tJ i "
aeoied tfom.a miasionary who hod returned from Africa to Wl. oor .'-
.treoomiast, ivisioa of Forago Grope and Dieoaoses, Buropae of plant
bo plated theo at the Floridc Agricultural FpeatinWt SStai.on in Gl
r, itakey found it to be a vary vigorous grower, pirlific and heavy bwarer
f axeollent %qulity fruits Ahich oould be kopt for any month whvn atered drs
4 ordinary building or open covered shod* Ho further observed thot the pFrl&
ad -fruit was oxoaptionr.lly free from ratftak 'by ine at and disousos. Z
;to Floridc 8tction issued. Press Bullotin 490, written by Mr. Ritohey, I
id"Leh he reported the rosults of his plantings, and suggested the naaa Af
SequaeWi Ho ost. out several hundred gall lots of seed for trial pla.t.Kei .
and In this- maner Antroduood Afrioaa s"sh to a number of groweors throMII
tho South. Oror the years Mr. Ritchey hse made solootions and dovelopod 4
strain rthatr uniform as to siso and shapo which ho still knows as African
s Bqunesh It is mudorwtod it mas from seed originally produced by Mr. Ritakey
thot s alotions wero made over a period of years giving a strain to whioh'the
Alabaaa Agrioultural xaperimont Station has assigned tho name "Alagold ppqaih

i :ELA t, FLA The groat importance of the citrus fruit canning
an d proeasing industry in florid is indicated by reports of Oovorniaoer AgoF
S oio as well as thoso of Floridr Citrus Commission and Florida Cnnaorae Asso
siation* Aocording to those reports 5159,955 boxes of Florida grapoafrit,
*r "8 per seat of the estimated total orog, and t4,3S4,743 boxes of orongee,
34 per seat of the estimated total orop, oero ttilised during the 1944-4
Season by prooessors in Florid. in putting up single strength and oonase tal '
jA oot, and grapefruit segments. mxalusive of eitrus Juie oomonutrate, tk-
S eqivr.loat of upwards of 34 million wc sos of No. 2 oans, 24 o.-ns por- cae,
Sof grapefruitt, ranges and combination Juiooes and grcpotruit segments were
packed by florida eannors during the Season.
Tho production of livestock food from coaniag plant onate em alse
IAeroeaod by loop and bonds. Aooordiag to Dr. Ca6 mDowasll, ospseh
A rootor with the COits OaiazE9 ioa, 6,724 toes of utieu pultp. nad L'.-. '.
M60 tos ctf oMttr foed nolaeaeO woro'produoed by foad pleas towoam m4
paant waste during the past season. Ole of the loading producers raporst1
peoduotiun of *itrus foods is expooed to bo increased catorially Arsag :- t
preset oraniag season


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