Apple Growing in the Pacific Northwest 1911 Oregon Agricultural College ~ Horticulture Pomology Orchards Hood River Yakima Valley Washington


Title: Apple Growing in the Pacific Northwest: A Condensation of Lectures, Experiments and Discussions Conducted by the Educational Department of the Portland, Oregon, Young Men's Christian Association

Author: Arthur Burton Cordley, Claude Isaac Lewis, James Withycombe, Charles A. Cole, Edward J. Krause, Herbert Spencer Jackson, Hailey F. Wilson, Clark Carlyle Thom, Walter Strickland Thornber, Henry W. Sparks, Albert Irvin Mason, Wilber K. Newell, Henry M. Williamson, Henry L. Blanchard, Homer C. Atwell

Description: Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine and front cover. Blemish on front cover. Minor wear to edge of ffep, else interior near fine. Illustrated with many photographs. 215 pages. 9 x 6 inches.

1911 collection of essays, with question & answer sections, covering various aspects of growing apples in the Pacific Northwest, written by professors from the Oregon Agricultural College (OAC), Washington State College (WSC), and regional horticultural organizations.


[I] Selection of Orchard Soils.
[II] First Year in the Apple Orchard.
[III] First Things in Apple Culture.
[IV] Management of Orchard Soils.
[V] Varieties and Environment.
[VI] Building an Apple Tree.
[VII] Development of Apple Trees.
[VIII] Pruning.
[IX] Pollinizing.
[X] The Best in Apple Culture.
[XI] Apple Tree Anthracnose.
[XII] Injurious Orchard Insects.
[XIII] The Codling Moth.
[XIV] Apple Scab and Crown Gall.
[XV] Poultry in an Apple Orchard.
[XVI] Packing Apples.
[XVII] Organization for Marketing Apples.
[XVIII] The Process of Charpitting.
[XIX] The Small Farm and How to Make It Pay.

Authors include six professors and one research assistant from OAC: Arthur Burton Cordley, Claude Isaac Lewis, James Withycombe (later Governor of Oregon, 1915-19), Charles A. Cole, Edward J. Krause, Herbert Spencer Jackson, and Hailey F. Wilson; three professors from Washington State College: Clark Carlyle Thom, Walter Strickland Thornber, and Henry W. Sparks; a Hood River fruit grower named Albert Irvin Mason; Wilber K. Newell and Henry M. Williamson of the Oregon State Board of Horticulture; Henry L. Blanchard of the Washington State Experiment Station at Puyallup; and Homer C. Atwell of the Oregon State Horticultural Society.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Young Men's Christian Association
Place: Portland, Oregon
Year: 1911

Keywords: YMCA, fruit, fruit trees, apple trees, orchards, antique, Hood River, Yakima Valley, Walla Walla, Rogue River Valley, Oregon Agricultural College, Washington State College, horticulture, pomology, Oregon, Washington,

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