Vol 13 (1900)

Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
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Front Matter
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Minutes (Giving all the events and transactions of the meeting in the order of their occurrence, but omitting papers, reports, discussions, etc., which appear on subsequent pages under topical heads.
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Addresses of Welcome
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16 - 17
Response to Addresses of Welcome
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18 - 19
President's Annual Address
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20 - 24
Report of Committee on Local Arrangements
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Articles

Practical Protection of Orange Trees-All known devices tested by a scientific but practical grower-With artificial heat and without-Dormancy, hybridizing, whitewashing, spraying, banking-Open fires fail utterly or only partially protect-Shields, Sheds and tents do the work-Sheds best of all-Orange culture placed on a business basis
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We Do Not Give Up the Orange-Words of hope and encouragement: Prophetic utterances; Fascination of Orange Culture-It will never die-Dormancy the one great requisite; Damage from Cold and Best Methods of Prevention-Shed covers with coke burning salamanders-A success; Sheds of Split Cypress Lath-Rationale of protection-A plea for better weather forecasts; Personal Experience of a Practical Man-Tenting and Shedding-Rapid covering-A lamp that can be depended on; Irrigation Under Sheds; Insects Under Sheds
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Protection with Boxes-Detailed description-Protection perfect-Cost will be about $4.00 per tree in five years
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Maintaining Permanent Orchard Fertility-Deep plowing-Good ventilation-Use of lime-Cropping with field crops to use up nitrogen-Application of mineral-Wide planting recommended - The Production of a Hardy Orange
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Diseases and Insects of the Citrus-The white fly-Common long scale-The brown fungus as a friend of the tree
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Practical Peach Culture-Requisites of success stated by an experienced grower-Rich land for peaches, poor land for pears-Never prune without good reason-Errors as to pear blight - Oral Report-Profit in peach culture-Avoid pruning-The Oviedo variety
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Notes on Current Entomology-Joint rtJport of the committee-A hopeful and encouraging statement-Cottony cushion scale not to be feared - Crude petroleum as an insecticide
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Pineapples and Other Tropical Fruits-Beginnings on Indian river-Historical statements-Some discussions of varieties-Irrigation not necessary on the East Coast-Few diseases encountered
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Tropical Fruit Growing in Southwest Florida-Not available for commercial purposes-Plant only for home use
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Protection of Pineapples from Frost-At Orlando, the interior pineapple center- Minute, practical description of some devices used
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The Strawberry-Coonsidered historically and commercially-Best varieties up to date-Excellent advice as to packing
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Report on Ornamentals-The hardy shade and ornamental trees of Florida- Native or adopted shrubs and vines
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Discussion on Vegetable Blights
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Election of Officers
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Selection of Next Place of Meeting
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Grapes, Figs and Kaki-High praise of the scuppernong-Caprifigs introduced from Smyrna into California-A hopeful event-Japanese methods needed with the kaki
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Report from Polk County
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Streaks of Sand Called Roads-Linked sandiness long drawn out-Death to ambition and farm profits-Road funds wasted and diverted-"Abnormally developed acquisitiveness"of road officials-Wretched patchwork system-Here a little work, there a little and nothing- done-Good roads could easily be built-What they would do for the State
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The Rationale of Marketing-High rates and hard treatment-Gluts and dearths the shipper's great enemy - The general shipper makes the market, hence the merchant is powerless-The shipper also is powerless-Strong and wide organization the only hope-An able and philosophical paper
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A Year's Experience in Practical Protection-The McFarland tent-Every defect cured-Proof against water, insects and mildew-Can be closed in a few seconds-With artificial heat inside it affords perfect protection
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Florida vs. Porto Rico-For the fruit grower contemplating migration
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Cassava Culture-Fall planting not recommended-Bank the seed canes in an tlpright position-Cutting and planting
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Destruction of Florida's Forests-For lumber and turpentine-Comparison with Indiana forests-Useful products that might be obtained-Papermaking from pine
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The Pecan as a Grove Tree for North Florida-Carefully studied and excellent directions for planting, culture, pruning, etc.
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Report on Fertilizers and Irrigation-Recent rise in fertilizer explained - Lasting nature of fertilizers-Importance of irrigation-A very ingenious system at Sanford
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Back Matter

 
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