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Image 1 of Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 2, No. 2, January 1943

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

V01. 2 January, 1943 No. 2 roid W. D. Armstrong, Horticulturist, Editor _ MAILING LIST NOTICE hiding under trash or in the soil _ 1 As stated in the October issue, about the plants in old strawberry only those who returned the post P¤t€h¤¤· ttm rrlbcmsta mini me next spring ; E MC' i en a mm tm mc U ° WO new when thev start the cycle over " ` gain I comml measmcsr again. There is usually one gen- ` _ _ eration a year but in some seasons e lt the , Life Cycle and Habiw we have found a small second brood on on A . . . . _ j The adult crown borer is a black **5 “"H· _ , and brown beetle about the size of The crown borer is very restricted · . i _ r 2-1 grape seed and cannot ily. Few in its feeding habits and the kind · 1€t1Ch. ~ . . yeeee ef growers have seen the adult since of plants in which 1S can breed. In -- ` f` `E lt is small, plays possum when dis- Kentucky it breeds only in the cul- nd is ~ . ems e turbed and feeds only on the under- tivated strawberry. wild straw- dileih ' Sides Of the leaves. For the most berry, and in a weed called COITUTXOII ed by Daft, the winter is passed in the ciquefoil (or five finger). Cinque- `» Ocicty adult stage. Right now great nun}- toil is very common on many farms . bers of the beetles can be found in the western half ofthe state. j BULLETIN OF THE KENTUCKY AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT ‘ STATION, LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY _

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