The Pecan and its Culture
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The Pecan and its Culture

By H. Harold (Hardrada Harold) Hume
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Table of Contents
  • THE PECAN
    • AND
  • ITS CULTURE
    • BY
    • H. HAROLD HUME
    • CONTENTS.
    • ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • PREFACE.
    • PART I.
    • Introduction. Botany.
    • THE PECAN AND ITS CULTURE.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • COMMERCIAL AND ORNAMENTAL IMPORTANCE OF THE PECAN.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • COMMERCIAL AND ORNAMENTAL IMPORTANCE OF THE PECAN.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER II.
      • NATIVE AND CULTIVATED RANGE.
      • Cultural Area.
    • NATIVE AND CULTIVATED RANGE.
    • Cultural Area.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • PECAN BOTANY.
      • Pollination.
    • PECAN BOTANY.
    • Pollination.
    • PART II.
      • Varieties.
    • Varieties.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • VARIETIES OF PECANS.
      • Classification of Varieties.
      • HYBRID PECANS.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • VARIETIES OF PECANS.
    • Classification of Varieties.
    • HYBRID PECANS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER V.
      • PECAN JUDGING.
      • Explanatory Notes, Character and Condition of Samples.
    • PECAN JUDGING.
    • Explanatory Notes, Character and Condition of Samples.
    • PART III.
      • Cultural.
    • Cultural.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • PROPAGATION OF THE PECAN.
      • Seedling vs. Grafted Trees.
      • Pecan Stocks.
      • Storing and Planting Seed Nuts.
      • Cultivation of Nursery Seedlings.
      • The Necessary Materials and Tools.
      • Selection of Scions.
      • Time.
      • Budding.
      • Grafting.
      • After-care.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • PROPAGATION OF THE PECAN.
    • Seedling vs. Grafted Trees.
    • Pecan Stocks.
    • Storing and Planting Seed Nuts.
    • Cultivation of Nursery Seedlings.
    • The Necessary Materials and Tools.
    • Selection of Scions.
    • Time.
    • Budding.
    • Grafting.
    • After-care.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • TOP-WORKING PECANS.
      • Methods of Operation.
      • Care of Top-Worked Trees.
    • TOP-WORKING PECANS.
    • Methods of Operation.
    • Care of Top-Worked Trees.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • SOILS AND THEIR PREPARATION.
      • Preparation.
    • SOILS AND THEIR PREPARATION.
    • Preparation.
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • WHAT VARIETIES TO PLANT.
      • Varieties Recommended for Different Sections.
      • General Recommendations.
    • WHAT VARIETIES TO PLANT.
    • Varieties Recommended for Different Sections.
    • General Recommendations.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • PURCHASING AND PLANTING PECANS.
      • Cost of Nursery Stock.
      • Detecting Bogus Trees.
      • Planting Pecan Trees.
      • Planting Systems.
      • Laying Out Before Planting.
    • PURCHASING AND PLANTING PECANS.
    • Cost of Nursery Stock.
    • Detecting Bogus Trees.
    • Planting Pecan Trees.
    • Planting Systems.
    • Laying Out Before Planting.
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • CULTIVATION AND FERTILIZATION.
      • Fertilization.
      • Applying the Fertilizer.
    • CULTIVATION AND FERTILIZATION.
    • Fertilization.
    • Applying the Fertilizer.
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • PRUNING.
      • High vs. Low-Headed Trees.
      • Time to Prune.
      • Care of Broken Trees.
      • Nursery Root-Pruning.
      • Root Trimming Before Planting.
    • PRUNING.
    • High vs. Low-Headed Trees.
    • Time to Prune.
    • Care of Broken Trees.
    • Nursery Root-Pruning.
    • Root Trimming Before Planting.
    • PART IV.
      • Harvesting. Marketing.
    • Harvesting. Marketing.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • GATHERING, STORING AND MARKETING PECANS.
    • GATHERING, STORING AND MARKETING PECANS.
    • PART V.
      • Diseases. Insects.
    • Diseases. Insects.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • FUNGOUS AND OTHER DISEASES OF THE PECAN.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FUNGOUS AND OTHER DISEASES OF THE PECAN.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • INSECTS ATTACKING THE PECAN.
      • Feeding Habits of Insects.
      • Insects Attacking Buds and Leaves.
      • Insects Attacking the Trunk and Branches.
      • Insects Attacking the Fruit.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • INSECTS ATTACKING THE PECAN.
    • Feeding Habits of Insects.
    • Insects Attacking Buds and Leaves.
    • Insects Attacking the Trunk and Branches.
    • Insects Attacking the Fruit.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • PART VI.
      • Uses. Literature.
    • Uses. Literature.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • PECAN KERNELS.
      • Nut-Crackers.
      • Pecan Oil.
    • PECAN KERNELS.
    • Nut-Crackers.
    • Pecan Oil.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
      • PECAN LITERATURE.
    • PECAN LITERATURE.
    • INDEX.
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