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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society. Proceedings, essays and reports at the annual winter meeting held at Madison, February 6, 7, and 8, 1872

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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society. Proceedings, essays and reports at the annual winter meeting held at Madison, February 6, 7, and 8, 1872
Madison, Wisconsin: Atwood and Culver, State Printers, 1872

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[Title page] Transactions of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society. Proceedings, essays and reports at the annual winter meeting held at Madison, February 6, 7 and 8, 1872, p. [1]

List of officers for 1872, p. [2]

List of members, 1872, p. [2]

Preface, Willey, O. S. p. [3]

Contents, pp. 4-5

Nurserymen, florists and gardeners of Wisconsin, pp. 5-6

Constitution and by-laws of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society , pp. 6-7

Laws of Wisconsin, pp. 7-8

Transactions of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society. Annual meeting, held at Madison, February 6, 7 and 8, 1872, p. [9]

Annual address, Stickney, J. S. pp. [9]-15

Address , Minier, George W. pp. 15-24

The secretary's annual report, Willey, O. S. pp. 24-35

Secretary's report of the annual exhibition, Willey, O. S. pp. 36-44

Fruit in the northern or timbered lands, Pinney, Geo. W. pp. 44-45

Memoralize the legislature, p. 45

Honorary members, pp. 45-46

Reports of local horticultural societies, pp. 46-48

Nursery tree propagation, in view of obtaining the greatest amount of hardiness, Tuttle, A. G. pp. 48-53

Production of new varieties from seed--hybridizing, etc., Peffer, G. P. pp. 53-58

Cultivation and care of nursery trees and orchards, Waters, C. pp. 59-62

Soil, aspect and protection of orchards, Finlayson, Wm. pp. 62-65

The growth of trees--their absorbing powers, Foster, Suel pp. 66-68

Profits of fruit growing, and resources of the northwest, Andrews, C. pp. 68-79

Forest trees and climate, Pinney, George pp. 79-98

Pruning, Wier, D. B. pp. 98-101

Resignation of W. W. Daniells, A. M., society entomologist, Daniells, W. W. pp. 101-102

Plumb's cider [confusion in name], pp. 102-103

Fire blight, Plumb, J. C. pp. 104-106

National agricultural convention, pp. 106-107

Fall sales, Greenman, H. H. pp. 107-110

[Codling moth], pp. 110-117

Identity of the Walbridge apple, pp. 117-118

Manuring orchards, pp. 119-120

Outline of a sweet crab, p. 120

Too deep planting causes trees to die, pp. 120-121

Wisconsin ahead, pp. 121-122

Planting and management of an apple orchard, Willey, O. S. pp. 122-132

Hardy pear trees, Tuttle, A. G. p. 133

Treasurer's report, Mason, Geo. A. p. 133

Partial report of committee on seedlings, pp. 133-135

Canker worms, pp. 135-141

Pears, plums and cherries, pp. 141-142

Pruning--principles and practice, McAfee, H. H. pp. 142-153

Report of the committee on fruit, Greenman, C. H.; Tuttle, A. G.; Woodard, L. pp. 153-154

Report of committee on revision of premium list, Finlayson, W.; Peffer, G. P.; McAffee, H. H. pp. 154-155

Insects most noxious to fruit-growers, Wier, D. B. pp. 155-167

Committee on nomenclature, p. 167

Postage for transactions, pp. 167-168

The birds, p. 168

Grape culture, Greenman, C. H. pp. 168-171

Evergreens--beauty and utility, Kellogg, George J. pp. 171-172

Rural taste, Williams, Henry T. pp. 172-175

Final adjournment, pp. 175-176

Miscellaneous papers, p. [177]

Residence and pleasure grounds of Hon. Alexander Mitchell, Roby, H. W. pp. [177]-183

Window gardening, pp. 184-186

Fruits in Wisconsin valley, Hatch, A. L. pp. 187-189

Trampeauleau valley, Wilcox, E. pp. 189-190

Walworth County, Morrison, W. H. pp. 190-191

Notes and observations of the season. Hardy and successful varieties in northeastern Wisconsin, Richardson, J. B. pp. 191-195

Reports of local societies, pp. 195-197

Partial list of fruit grown in Wisconsin, pp. 197-198

Summary of meteorological observations for the year 1871, pp. 199-200 ff.

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