James S. Wiant

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At irregular intervals during the last several years there have been received at the U. S. Market Pathology Laboratory at New York City samples of Long island-grown Green Mountain potato tubers that were affected with an internal black discoloration at the time of their arrival on the market. On the basis of symptoms exhibited, the trouble was tentatively(More)
REINER BONDS, P r e s i d e n t . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . University of Maine, Orono, Maine G. H. REIMAN, V i c e P r e s i d e n t . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis. 0RA SMITH, S e c r e t a r y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(More)
Market pathology is concerned with diseases that affect fresh fruits and vegetables between the time they are harvested and the time they arc consumed. Broadly speaking, it is concerned with the spoilage that occurs during the operations of harvesting, packing, handling, transporting, storing or marketing fresh produce as well as with losses that are(More)
E x p e r i m e n t s conducted in 1929 indicated tha t a fo rmaldehyde dust appl ied to the su r face of scabby tube r s p r io r to p lan t ing gave some control of this disease. U n f o r t u n a t e l y the crop was ser iously reduced by d rough t and the scab infect ion was low th roughou t . A more detai led tes t of this ma te r i aF was made in(More)
According to the above data it will be seen that spraying cont inued during the later period of plant development did not overcome the necessi ty for early planting if max imum yields were to be obtained. Further , the benefit derived f rom later sprayings varied according to the age or development of the plant. Where potatoes were planted very early there(More)
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