Report of the Proceedings at the Fourth Annual Meeting

Washington D.C. November 18 and 19, 1913

Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 37,624 / 119 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.2
LoC Category: SB
Downloads: 229
Added to site: 2008.02.09
mnybks.net#: 20007
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction
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RIENCES AND EXPERIMENTS WITH THE PERSIAN WALNUT

A. C. POMEROY, NEW YORK

When our secretary asked me to prepare a paper on this subject, I thought it would be very simple, but after making a beginning I found that about all I knew on nut culture was my own experiences--successes and failures--covering a period of about twenty-five years.

During the past year better data have been kept of the behavior of the Persian walnut trees under my observation, than in former years.

Hereafter it is my intention to keep a more detailed record of the time of the appearance of the nutlet blossoms of each tree, which is of the utmost importance to those interested in the growing of the Persian walnut in the North and East.

In order to keep a better record of each tree I have numbered the old original trees, planted by my father, from 1 to 7.

Nuts from each tree are here in jars numbered to correspond with the trees from which they were gathered and may be compared for variation in siz

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