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Annual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society (Volume 46; V. 1916) (Paperback) Loot Price: R390
Discovery Miles 3 900
Annual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society (Volume 46; V. 1916) (Paperback): Wisconsin State Society
Annual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society (Volume 46; V. 1916) (Paperback): Wisconsin State Society

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Annual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society (Volume 46; V. 1916) (Paperback)

Wisconsin State Society

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899. Excerpt: ... LOUDON'S SEEDLING GRAPES AT WISCONSIN STATE FAIR IN-1898. By J. S. Harris, Judge of Fruits. One of the most attractive and interesting exhibits seen at the Wisconsin State Eair at Milwaukee in September, 1898, was a magnificent collection of native seedling grapes, comprising 63 distinct varieties, equaling in size and appearance a like number of the popular named varieties that are now in cultivation in this country. Their season ranges from the earliest to the latest. Some of them are so excellent in quality, flavor productiveness and hardiness of plant, that if they were propagated, they are liable to supersede some of the popular varieties now in cultivation, and as it is a fact that varieties originating in a locality are often best adapted for that and similar locations, these should become of great value for growing in Wisconsin and the region known as the central northwest. All of these varieties have been originated at Janesville, Wis., from the seeds of northern grown fruit, by the careful selection of the seeds and skillful manipulation and cultivation of the plants: and what is most wonderful is that one man in a long lifetime should have succeeded in securing so many first-class varieties of this valuable fruit. Many of them will till a long felt want for the most northern regions where only the early and hardy giapes can be successfully grown, and it is to be hoped that they will bo propagated and put upon the market. The name of the originator is F. W. Loudon. He is a "grand old man," a public benefactor who has spent the best years of a long and useful life in originating and improving our fruits and demonstrating their adaptation to growing in the most arid regions of our great country, and he stands today the peer of Ephriam Bull of Mass...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Wisconsin State Society
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 100
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-69127-0
Barcode: 9781235691270
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-235-69127-6

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