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Title: Orange blossoms
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Title: Orange blossoms
Alternate Title: Orange blossom
Physical Description: 25 v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Florida Citrus Production Credit Association
Publisher: Florida Citrus Production Credit Association,
Florida Citrus Production Credit Association
Place of Publication: Orlando Fla
Publication Date: June 1955
Frequency: irregular
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Subject: Oranges -- Marketing -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
Oranges -- Periodicals -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Genre: periodical   ( marcgt )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1, (May 1942)-v. 25, no. 8 (Nov. 1967).
Numbering Peculiarities: Vol. 16 repeated in numbering.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00086633
Volume ID: VID00048
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Snd Annual Growers Institute


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Vol. 14, No. 3. OFFICIAL PROGRAM June 1955.
SECOND CITRUS AND SUB-TROPICAL FRUITS INSTITUTE
JUNE 8 and 9, 1955
NEW 4-H CLUB CAMP
(3 Mi. N. W. of LAKE PLACID, HIGHLANDS COUNTY)



















Dr. Walter Reuther Fred P. Lawrence
Head Extension Citriculturist
Horticultural Department Agricultural Extension
University of Florida Service University of
Florida
Effective June i, 1955, Dr. ---
Reuther became head of all Has life long experience
teaching,research and exten- and training in the citrus
sionwork in Horticulture at industry of Florida and
the University of Florida. has directed educational
Formerly Principal work in citrus of the Ex-
Horticulturist USDA tension Service since
Orlando July 1, 1947
DIRECTED BY AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SERVICE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA





THURSDAY AFTERNOON JUNE 9, 1955 1:00 P.M.


Dr. James Soule


SUBTROPICAL FRUITS SECTION (continued)

Insect Pests of the Major Sub-tropicals -James E. Brogdon
Entomologist -Agric. Extension Service -Gainesville, Fla.
(An illustrated tallonmethods of identifying and controll-
ing the major pests of sub-tropical fruits in So. Florida.

RECESS

When is anAvocado Ripe? Dr. James Soule, Pathologist
USDA Horticultural Station Orlando, Fla.
This questionhas long been a stumbling block to the avoca- James E. Brogdon
do industry. Recently the USDA was invited to study the
situation with the idea of helping us establish some sort of mat-
urity standards. This is a report on the progress of the study.


The West Indian Cherry, Possibly a new Commercial Fruit
for Florida -Dr. R. Bruce Ledin, Horticulturist, Sub-Tropical
Experiment Station Homestead, Florida.

The history, culture andtaxonomy of this interesting tropi-
cal fruit will be outlined. It is one of the highest available
sources of Vitamin C known it is a delicious fruit creat-
widespread interest in the state.
FOOD SERVICE RECREATION HOUSING
Food Service:Meals served at camp beginning with supper
Wednesday night, June 8 through lunch on Thursday, June 9.
LUNCHEON & SUPPER $1. 25 ea. BREAKFAST $. 75 ea.
Children under 10 years old Half Price

RECREATION Bring the family. Swimming,fishing, songs,
game s and fun for everyone. If you have a boat, bring it along.
Mix some much needed recreation with a fine Institute program.

SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS 12 Cabins available with -
out charge. Six for men and six for women(see picture). Will
sleep 144. Facilities are available for men, women and child-
ren. Persons using the accommodations at camp must bring
sheets, pillows, towels and other personal effects, as they are
not provided by the camp. Sleeping accommodations are also
available at nearby motor courts and hotels in Sebring & Lake
Placid, at a nominal cost.


R. Bruce Ledin


5 of the 12 cabins available for
sleeping accommodations


Edgar Davis





WEDNESDAY MORNING JUNE 8, 1955 9:00 A. M.
Fred P. Lawrence, Citriculturist, Agricultural Exten-
sion Service University of Florida PRESIDING

FLORIDA'S HORTICULTURAL FUTURE Dr. Walter
Reuther, Head, Dept. of Horticulture, University of
Florida

The potential of Florida's horticultural industries and
the role of the Horticultural Department at the Universi-
Dr. Harry W. Ford ty of Florida in servicing these industries. r R
Dr. Harry W.Ford Dr. Walter Reuther
The Effect of a Fluctuating Water-table on the Root
System of Citrus Trees Dr. Harry W. Ford, Ass't.
Horticulturist, Citrus Experiment Station Lake Alfred

Stabilizing the water table at a lower level increases the
total rooting area and the newly developed roots survive
without periodic destruction.

The Use of Hormones to Prevent Fruit Drop Dr. J.W.
Sites, Horticulturist, Citrus Experiment Station- Lake
Alfred

Most varieties of mid-season fruit have a tendency to
shed their crop prematurely can we overcome this
through the use of hormone sprays?


RECESS

REPORT of the TREE CENSUS SURVEY Joe N.Busby
Ass't. Chief Inspector State Plant Board
JWy ae N.Busby Dr. J.W. Sites
Joe In over 400 years of citrus history we have never had an
inventory of our treesalthough the tree survey is not yet
complete there have been manyinteresting facts revealed.
Losses in Young Citrus Plantings Dr. Gordon Grimm
Pathologist, USDA Horticultural Station Orlando, Florida

Why are they increasing? Florida now has some 73, 000
acres of young non-bearing citrus and planting is continuing
at the rate of about 15, 000 acres per year. Losses in
these young plantings have been from nothing to 50% -WHY ?

How Many Trees Per Acre? Zach Savage, Agricultural
Economist Agricultural Experiment Station University
of Florida Setting Distances and Approximate Number of
trees per acre.

Effects on Production Life of Tree, grove operations and
returns.
Zach Savage

r. Gordon Grimm 11:30 11:45 Question & Answer Period.

11:45 1:00 P.M. LUNCH





THURSDAY MORNING JUNE 9, 1955 8:30 A.M.


Jasper N. Joiner


L. P. Johnson


Seymour Goldwebbe]


M.S. McMullen, District Agent, Agricultural Extension
Service, University of Florida PRESIDING

PANEL DISCUSSION OF CITRUS FERTILIZATION -Fred
P. Lawrence Moderator

Dr. Walter Reuther Mr. Bill Post Mr. Edgar Davis
Dr. H. J. Reitz Mr. Bill Jones Mr. L. P. Johnson
Mr. Arch Updike, Jr. Dr. H. J. Reitz

Fertilization is half the cost of production are you satis-
fied with your programs? If not maybe our panel can help.



RECESS
SUB-TROPICAL FRUITS SECTION Jasper N. Joiner,
PRESIDING

Avocado and Mango Nutrition Dr. S. John Lynch, Profes-
sor of Horticulture, University of Miami

The latest research information on nutritional needs ofav-
ocados andmangos will be givenplus fertilizer recommend-
ations for coastal and interior sections of the state. D S
Dr. S. John Lynch
Clitocybe Rot of Lychees Dr. Mortimer Cohen, Plant
Pathologist, State Plant Board

Many new lychee plants have been seriously infected with the
fungus clitocybe rot, caused primarily from improper land l
clearing. Pictures of the disease will be shown along with ;
recommendations for its control.


LUNCH

Macadami Nut Production in Florida Seymour Goldwebber,
Research Assistant, University of Miami
r
Dr. Mortimer Coh
What are the possibilities of growing macadamia nuts in
Florida? Much informationto answer this question will be
covered, plus other interesting factors concerning the his-
tory and requirements of this nut.

Insects and Diseases of Mangos Dr. George D. Reuhle, Vice
Director in Charge, Subtropical Exper. Station-Homestead

Insects and diseases not only reduce fruit quality they also
reduce the total crop as well as the growers net income. Dr.
Reuhle will outline a spray program designed to improve ex-
isting conditions.
Bill Post



















Gerald G. Norman


W. L. Thompson


Ed L.Ayers


WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON JUNE 8, 1955 1:00 P. M.

Fred P. Lawrence, Citriculturist, Agricultural Exten-
sion Service, University of Florida PRESIDING

CITRUS DISEASES Gerald Norman Special Inspector
State Plant Board

What are we doing about them? For the past three years we
have been trying to get a budwood certification program
under way. Here is a report on the progress made as well
as the benefits we may expect from such a program. Dr. E. P. DuCharme

Citrus Insect Problems on the Lower Ridge -W. L. Thompson
Entomologist, Citrus Experiment Station -Lake Alfred, Fla.

The citrus insect pest control program will be discussed in
general but particular emphasis will be placed on "greasy
spot" and subsequent infestations of mites and scales where
certain insecticides are used.


RECESS
SOIL SAMPLING Dr. I. W. Wander, Soils Chemist,Citrus
Experiment Station Lake Alfred

Its value and how to use it Soils analysis are a good tool
to help a grower do a better job of producing fruit - but
do you understand the correct way to take a sample andhow
to interpres the information after you get the laboratory re-
port.

PANEL DISCUSSION on SPREADING DECLINE Joe N.
Busby Moderator Dr.I. W Wander
Mr. Ed Ayers Dr. E. P. DuCharme
Dr. Julius Feldmesser Mr. Frank Alexander
Mr. Charles D. Kime, Jr. Mr. Charles Holloway

Your panel is composed of researchmen, production mana-
gers and growers who have a first hand knowledge of spread-
ing decline. It is our hope that the panel will be able to an-
swer any questions you have on spreading decline. The mod-
erator will start the ball rolling by asking a few questions.
You are invited to join in and ask what questions you like.


Dr. Julius Feldmesser


Chas. D. Kime, Jr.
















H lt
H. G. Clayton


B. J.Harris, Jr.


J. C. Hayman


W. L. Tait
Representative
Inspector


INSTITUTE PROGRAM ARRANGED FOR YOU BY:
AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SERVICE
H. G. Clayton Director
K.S. McMullen District Agent
B. J. Harris, Jr. -County Agent Hillsborough County
W.L. Woods County Agent DeSoto County
J.F. Barco County Agent Hardee County
J. C.Hayman -Ass't. County Agent -Highlands County
GROWERS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Cole Danley Franklin Ward Bill Post Jim Coarsey
John Hutchinson HIGHLANDS COUNTY
L.P. Johnson J.F. Hollingsworth -DESOTO COUNTYMullen
RECREATION DIRECTOR
N. H. McQueen County Agent DESOTO COUNTY
4-H CLUB DETAIL
J. C. Hayman,Ass't. County Agent -HIGHLANDS COUNT Y.' |
INSTITUTE HOSTESS
Mrs. John H. G. Hutchinson

COOPERATING AGENCIES
Florida Citrus Production CreditAss'n. Programs and
Song Books
Florida Citrus Mutual Dispensers and orange juice
Dolomite Products Incorporate Name Plates John F. Barco
City of Sebring Chairs
Ridge Lime and Avocado Growers Association
Superior Fertilizer Company Inscription on Envelopes

INSTITUTE STAFF EXPRESSES APPRECIATION TO:
Florida Citrus Production Credit Ass'n. Programs and
Song Books
Florida Citrus Mutual Dispensers and orange juice
Dolomite Products Incorporated Name Plates
City of Sebring Chairs
Ridge Lime and Avocado Growers Association
Superior Fertilizer Company Inscriptions of Envelopes
W. L. Woods
FLORIDA CITRUS PRODUCTION CREDIT ASSOCIATION
427 So. Orange Ave. P. 0. Box 2111
Orlando, Florida
Florida Citrus Production Credit Association in coopera-
tion with the county agents of Highlands, Hardee & DeSoto
counties and their Citrus Advisory Committees, University la
of Florida, College of Agriculture, Extension Service, Cit-
rus Experiment Station, and the U.S. Horticultural Station
contributes this program as a service to the growers of :' i
Florida to assist in bringing current information on new
practices and developments which will aid in raising and
marketing their citrus and sub-tropical fruits.
FIELD OFFICES AT: A.H.Whitmori
WINTER HAVEN EUSTIS Sec'y Treas,
P. O. Box 695 P. O. Box 1415


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