Annual Report of the Indiana State Board of Agriculture, Volume 6

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State Board of Agriculture, 1858
Vols. for 1869- include Annual report of the Geological Survey of Indiana.

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Page 426 - Fruit of medium size, regularly formed, roundish-ovate, or tapering to the eye. Skin thin and smooth, the ground clear light yellow, nearly covered by lively red stripes, and deepening into brilliant or dark red in the sun. Stalk three-fourths of an inch long, rather slender, inserted in a deep, regular cavity. Calyx set in a deep, rather broad basin. Flesh white, rarely a little pinkish, very tender and juicy, with a mild sprightly flavour.
Page 620 - I see by little and little more of what is to be done, and how it is to be done, should I ever be able to do it. On my soul, there should be some reward for that continual agonie ennuyeuse.
Page 432 - Spitzenburgh, and deserves its extensive popularity. Fruit large, roundish, and narrowing a little to the eye. Skin yellow in the shade, but nearly covered and striped with crimson, red, and orange, in the sun ; dotted with a few large russet dots, and with radiating streaks of russet about the stalk. Calyx closed, and set in a rather narrow, plaited basin. Stalk half to...
Page 430 - The trees require high culture, and open heads to let in the sun ; otherwise the fruit is wanting in flavor, and apt to be imperfect and knotty. Young shoots dark, reddish brown. The tree blooms late, often escaping vernal frosts. Fruit large, roundish, oblate, conical. Skin thin, smooth, in the shade greenish or pale yellow, in the sun covered with light and dark stripes of purplish red, marked with a few pale dots, and a thin white bloom. Stalk three-fourths of an inch long, rather slender, planted...
Page 72 - Judges on any class are present, they shall constitute a quorum, and be authorized to award premiums, and the first on the list of those present shall be chairman ; but when a committee cannot agree, there shall be no award.
Page 418 - Fruit pretty large, rather above the middle size, and very smooth and fair, roundish, a little narrowed towards the eye. Skin almost entirely covered with deep crimson, with sometimes a little greenish yellow in the shade, and occasionally a little russet near the stalk, and covered with a pale white bloom. Stalk rather short and deeply inserted. Calyx set in a slight basin, which is sometimes a little irregular. Flesh quite white, crisp, moderately juicy, with an agreeable, rich, acid flavor. A...

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