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Wisconsin State Horticultural Society / Annual report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society for the year 1910
Volume XL, Part II (1910)

Transactions to the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society,   p. [54] PDF (144.5 KB)


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TRANSACTIONS
TO THE
Wisconsin State Horticultural Society
WINTER MEETING.
Annual Convention, Madison, Jan. 18-20, 1910.
TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JANUARY 18.
SMALL FRUIT SESSION.
The meeting was called to order at 2 p .m. Following the in-
vocation by Irving Smith President Toole called on Mr. Rich-
ardson for:
REPORT FROM THE SPARTA DISTRICT FOR THE SEA-
SON OF 1909.
E. A. RICHARDSON, Mngr., Sparta Fruit Growers Assn.
The season of 1909 had some surprises, also some disappoint-
ments for the Small Fruit Growers in the Sparta District. The
healthy condition of Strawberry plants when spring opened, and
the vigorous growth which they made as the spring advanced,
led us to believe that we might expect a fairly good crop. Al-
though the plants were somewhat thin in the row, they were al-
most entirely free from black root which has been so prevalent
for the last few years,


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