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Image 10 of Annual report. 1908

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scr-i V ‘ · I . i___; y Q x T·wem$y-]‘irst Amrual Reportof the » it C t arsenites as com ared with dustin , and with removing tobacco _, _, · O -_ · worms b hand. Ex erinients in siraving an orchard in Hardin . r , .. ei , ·L wl County, being a continuation of work started in 190*7 and reported ;__ l in Bulletin No. 133. Experiments with forage plants at Hindman SCE? in Knott County. Experiments with forage plants on the Experi- A . Q, ment Farm, at Lexington, being a continuation of work that has V fj been in progress for a number of years. Experiments with systems ii} A of rotation being a continuation of work that has been carried on L .- vg.! \— , C) j"jj}~_Y` g for some years in co—operation with the United States Department L Y_;‘i { of Agriculture. A study of` the li‘t`e—history and habits of the corn V ‘V.` _ i. ear worm. A study of themorphology and relationships of bac- ."·V { lei terial organisms roducin nodules on the roots of alfalfa and ._ ._'___;».;; 5. » D · sweet clover. A study of the organisms causing rotting of tobacco __·. is in the field and a form of house-burn in the curing shed. An L_ examination of seeds under the Kentucky pure seed law. .\n in- fp spection of the Kentucky nurseries. d · . · . Among the most important results obtained from the work rr-13 _ . . - .,. .._‘ _ done during the year are the definite establishment ot a relation >— between the organism causing nodules on the roots of sweet clover . .?.T·§};e€*¢‘}g·· ;~ and that rodueing nodules on alfalfa and also between the organ- ik F ¤ > ¤ isms causing nodules on the roots of red clover and those of wlute l·r;»~T ?;;¤Z4 ‘—e`?`;5~ D clover. We have secured proof, also, that the organism associated with the two latter plants is different from that associated with .=:_ _;.3¢Ek,.# ..&§’ fi _ gg the two former and is not transferable from one to the other In if :i};’;, “r`.§°*` ;»3§ =5 . . ;. our studv of the life-histor r of the corn ear worm we have deter- . ~ ’ mined the number of broods produced during a season and have iracticallv com Jletcd the life-historv for this localitv. one feature Pe __$,.·_.;., " l ·/ ., _ , only of importance remaining to be settled. In our work with =1¥€"?+E:·· ;5P*§'?—§. ` - . . . . _ the organism causing the rotting of tobacco, we have found that it ·?é?;?L,; — { “€· . . . . ` . ” . . is identical with one causing the rotting of cabbage which was k-;..?;;·» n a y, 0 ra r> 2 L4 I ·\§;_, g. ‘f , _ _ is described by Professor Carman manv years ago when beginning ~?? "" ¢<;?7‘-? . . “ ` . . _ =>V work here at this Station. These results have been obtained in the div J Sys; course of work done under the Adams Act. - . . . . Some work done incidentally, recently with the idea of pub- · lishiug a farmers’ bulletin consists in the studv of the life-histor r F$%‘:a§§¤}; ei; F “ ’ ·/ · · of the army-worm which did considerable mischief in the State Bi **'¤WnL ’ - . . . . eF"?.;·.iZ `v $.2v last siring, and of the life-lustorv of a minute hothouse insect. ¤e$`§¤_.i Q G ~ ‘ *;— a $2;; ¤A~ — V.`- FT .5f_1iilf} .Q. `·?` =·~i?:i~ E E `f `·;—,

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