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Fruit Varieties and Horticultural Digest
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American Pomological Society

Volume 5 Number 3 Article 2 Pages: 67-74
Year 1950 Month 3
Title: Peach Variet:ies Vary In Resist:ance To Frost: At Blossoming
Authors: G.D. Oberle and R.C. Moore
Peach growers in the eastern United States have suffered serious crop losses during recent seasons because of frosts and freezes during the blossoming period. In 1949 and 1950 damage ranging from moderate to severe occurred in many orchards located in the area between Georgia and northern Virginia. The Virginia peach crop in 1950 was reduced to less than 50 per cent of the previous year and states lying south of Virginia reported almost a complete loss of crop.

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