The Rusk Cherokeean (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 101, No. 40, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 21, 1949 Page: 8 of 10
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THE RUSK CI1ER0KEEAN. THURSDAY. APRIL 21, 1949
Treat Cotton Seed
Nobody can guarantee
your cotton will produce a
crop, but there is a aood insurance
in chemical seed treatment.
nate, many young seedlings are which often can be chopped and
killed by angular leaf spot, sore- cultivated earlier.
shin or bacterial boll rot. In a four-year lest uy the Texas
that One of the worst cotton dis- Agricultural Experiment Station
vention. Clean farms seldom burn.
Buildings and farm equipment
should be inspected and repairs
and replacements made -where
necessary for fire safety. Too
much emphasis cannot be given
to getting rid of accumuations of
ninntpH with fhemieallv treated treated with a chemical before'increase in the Brazos bottoms: shoot sparks out onto roofs. 1 his
ind -i croD that was not. planting. This same disease also near College Station, and a 4 per j danger is increased if the roof-
Here's the difference. With chemi- destroys some of the early buds, cent increase in the average yield ; ing is^ not iire-resistant. Old pa-
good eases is angular leaf spot. It often with chemical seed treatment le-
shows up first on the young seed suits showed good increases.
leaves, and during damp weather There was a 25 per cent increase
Th'lrp'^ often"auiteT'difference after the seedlings come up, many at College Station, a 15 per cent j debris and eliminating
cotton crop that has been of them will die unless they were increase at Temple, a 10 per cent | such as^ dirty rhimnpv
cally treated seed, chances are anc* may prevent the growth of
good for better stands and greater early fruiting blanches. As the
yields because the chemicals kill cotton plant grows, the disease
seed-borne germs and protect the shows up as angular spots on the
seeds against molds and fungi in leaves, and also as bacterial boll
the soil. rot' Miller says-
Without seed treatment, it is Brown spots or cankers at the
harder to get a good stand for pro- ground level or slightly below on
ducing a good crop, says E. A. a is a g°od siS" of soreshin.
Miller, extension agronomist of Many plants will recover from
Texas A. & M. College. Unpro- this disease, but they are often
tected seed rots easily in the soil *ate 'n developing.
before it has a chance to germin- Experiments have shown that
ate, especially if the ground is feed treatment greatly reduces
too cold or wet for quick germina- these troubles and helps to pro-
tion. Even after the seed germi- mote more vigorous seedlings,
at Lubbock. | pers, feed bags, discarded furni
In another test at the Temple ture, and bedding, broken boxes
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Substation, treated seed gave 25
to 30 per cent better stands than
untreated seed. At the same time,
the plants made greater yields
and similar material should be
destroyed and not stacked away
in closets or attics.
Faulty or dirty electrical equip-
per acre, and had less angular leaf > ment is another chief hazard.
from fuse boxes and motors. Re-
The entire fire loss for the
U. S. last year exceeded $711,000,-
000 and was the highest in his-
tory. The National Fire Protec-
titon Association's records show
that 90 per cent of all farm fires
could have been prevented.
Good houskeeeping is the cor-
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spot. The difference in yields be-, clean away cobwebs and dust
tween treated and untreated seed '
varied from year to year, depend-
ing on the amount of disease
germs on the seed and the condi-
tion of the soil at planting time,
Miller says. i
Chemicals which have proved
effective are ceresan M, common
ceresan (2 per cent), new im-
proved ceresan (5 per cent), Dow
9B and spergon.
Directions on the containers
should be followed very closely,
and the delinted as well as the
fuzzy seeds should be treated. It
is very important that the seeds
are thoroughly and evenly cover-
ed with the dust in a container,
such as a can on an axle that can
be rotated, he concludes.
place frayed extension cords and
Worn wood shingles should be
replaced with asphalt shingles,
asbestos, metal or slate roofing.
To prevent field fires, cut down
dead vegetation, and rake leaves
away from buildings and fences.
Brooder stoves, other stoves,
lamps and lanterns must be kept
clean. Don't keep combustible
materials near stoves or lanterns
where it might catch fire.
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