A study conducted on the correlation between gladiolus corm size post harvest and flower and leaf removal is discussed by the author. The information is especially pertinent for the commercial cut flower market but useful for the home gardener also.
Author addresses the problem of "summer sprouting" in Croft lilies fields in southern, coastal Oregon. The 1955-56 experiments to control sprouting using temperature in the greenhouse are also briefly discussed.
The effects of Cherry Crown Gall on cherry tree productivity in comparison to disease free cherry tree productivity are researched in this 1952 study. The results of the study indicate trees planted with galls on roots showed reduced vigor and infection with new galls.
Very informative and useful publication for nursery management and workers. Discusses the history of Phytophthora ramorum in Oregon and its biology, hosts and symptoms. In depth information on the management and prevention of the pathogen.