Vol 11 (1898)

Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
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Original 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 page under topical heads
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Address of Welcome
. Elwang
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Response to Address of Welcome
. Layman
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President's Annual Address
. Taber
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Secretary's Annual Report
. Hastings
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Treasurer’s Annual Report
. Hart
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Executive Committee's Annual Report
. Phelps
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Report of Committee on Local Arrangements
. O’Neal
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21

Articles

Report of the Committee on Citrus Fruits.—Methods suggested for the protection of citrus trees during freezes
. Waite
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Some Problems in Breeding Citrus Fruits.—Summary of previous work, Character of hybrids— - Desirable modification of citrus fruits
. Webber
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25 - 30
General Citrus Discussion
. Phelps
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31 - 33
Orange Insects and Diseases—The Cotton Stainer—Thrips—Conditions Favorable to the Thrips - Remedial Measures - The Orange Maggot - Red Spider - The Soft Scale - Ornamentals Attacked - Treatment
. Rolfs
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34 - 42
Protecting Orange Groves from Frost
. Kerr
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Pineapples - the Experience of Mr. Kinney, of Pierson, in carrying his orange grove through the freezes of the past four years without material injury by the use of wood fires in the grove— The appointment of a Committee on Frost Protection
. Richards
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Protecting Pineapples from cold - A Chapter of Experience on the Protection of Pineapples from Cold in Different Parts of the State and the Different Methods Used. - Discussion Following the Reading of Mr. Richard's Paper on Pineapples
. Kerr
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Tobacco as a Profitable Crop - Its Successful Culture Governed by Arbitrary Rules— Vuelta Abajo— Sumatra —The Seedbed—Transplanting—Topping and Suckering— Barn Curing—Curing or Sweating
. Pulling
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Hints to Beginners in Tobacco Growing - Location—Seed—Seed Beds—Transplanting— Preparation and Fertilizing—Care of the Crop—Harvesting—Barn Curing - —Curing or Sweating—Marketing. With Discussion Following
. Stockbridge
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63 - 70
Peaches and Plums - Preventive Measures for the Curculio in Peaches —Importance of Irrigation in Early Peaches—Talk on Peaches by President Taber—The Kelsey Plum—Quinces
. Cooper
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71 - 79
Pears and Apples in Florida - Propagating the Pear—LeConte Pear —Keiffer Pear—Fertilizing—The Blight.—The Apple— The Apple not Profitable in Florida
. Kirkpatrick
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Legislation for the Control and Extirpation of Diseases and Insects of Agricultural Products of the State of Florida
. Hart
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Injurious Insects and Diseases of the Year - Bean Leaf Boiler— Canna Leaf Boiler—The Strawberry Pamera—Status of the San Jose Scale—The Fungus—Bacterial Tomato Blight— The Natural Method of Infection—Treatment—Fungus Tomato Blight —The Remedy
. Rolfs
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Kerosene Sprayers and Their Use
. Weed
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Strawberries and Miscellaneous Fruits
. Painter
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Irrigation - Report of the Committee on Irrigation— Dissent from the Views of the Chairman of the Committee— Partial Shade as a Factor in Retaining Moisture in the Soil
. Moreman
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Ornamentals in Florida - Importance of the Planting of Ornamentals in Florida —Adding - to the Beauty of the State and its Attractiveness to Northern Winter Visitors—Roses for Pleasure and for Profit—General Discussion of the Subject of Ornamentals
. Bacon
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Grapes in Florida - Grapes as a Shipping Crop not a Success— Fertilizing the Grape—The Scuppernong Varieties tooth for Table Use and as a Wine Grape—Unfermented Grape Juice
. Leslie
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Forestry - Its Importance - The Destruction of Forests by the Turpentine Interests - By the Lumber Interests - By Wood Fires - Experience of Iowa in Replacing the Forest Growth
. Wright
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Forestry from a Historical and Scientific Standpoint - Its Importance to the Agriculturist and Horticulturist—Its Recognition by the European Governments and Japan—Its Relation to Rainfall and Climate
. Margary
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Kaki or Japanese Persimmon - General discussion of the subject no regular report having been made
. Frink
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Figs - Fig Culture in an Experimental Stage—Varieties—Soils— The Smyrna Fig—The Wild Fig—As a Crop for Profit, Except for Preserves, not Considered Profitable
. Baker
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Figs in Florida - Edible Figs—The Different Flowers—The Pollination of Figs—Varieties—Method of Propagation—Preserving Figs
. Ormond
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Fertilizers for Florida - All Florida Soils Deficient in the Principal Elements of Plant Food—Nitrogen—Phosphoric Acid—Potash— Leguminous Crops and Their Importance as a Source of Nitrogen
. Price
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Marketing our Products - Prices Largely Dependent on Good Packing and Neat Packages—Florida Growers far Behind Their Competitors in this Respect—Methods of Selling— Establish Your Brand—Largely Dependent on the Individual Shipper and Packer
. Icenhour
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129 - 132

Back Matter

Necrology
 
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Election of Officers; Place of next Meeting
 
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Resolutions and Special Resolutions
 
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140 - 141