Title: 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
Year: 1919 (1910s)
Authors: Davis, Kary Cadmus, 1867-1936
Subjects: Gardening Vegetable gardening Fruit-culture
Publisher: Philadelphia, London, J. B. Lippincott company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress
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Fig. 185.—Raspberry crown gall. Thi:disease may spread in the soil to peach treesDo not set raspberries and peaches close together. (Minnesota Station.) THE KINDS 259 Ancient Briton are common varieties of this group (Fig. 186).Mersereau probably belongs to this group. Iceberg is one of thealbino varieties.
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Fig. 186.—The Rathburn blackberry is a standard old variety which is still quite popular. (2) The short-clustered blackberries are borne on smaller andweaker plants, with greenish canes, less thorny than the preceding.The clusters of berries are short and leafless. The berries are 260 BUSH FRUITS IN THE HOME GARDEN globose, a few in a cluster. The lobes of the berries are irregularly-set. Popular varieties of this group are Snyder, Lawton, Kitta-tinny, and Agawam. (3) The leafy-clustered blackberries have low, bushy plantsbearing short clusters with leaves mingled with the flowers orberries. Early Harvest is the best commercial representative ofthis group.
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