Rose Experiment Note Records, 1910-1917 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 8/12/14
Volume: 0.1 cubic feet
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Description: Rose Experiment Note Records including typed and handwritten reports summarizing rose growing experiments (1910-12) showing date, section number, experimental procedures and results involving plant growth, flower production, and color and condition of foliage for grafted and own root varieties of Bride and Killarney. Notes on Rose Culture (1912-13) include data sheets providing additional summaries and showing section number, date, rose, variety (Killarney or Bride), general condition of grafted or own root plants, diseases, comparison of grafted or own root, dates of slow, high & los breaking, date of budding, new foliage description, reaction of soil (acid, neutral or alkaline) and height of plant at different graftings or own root. Notes and grafts on fertilizers (1913-17) summarize experiment procedures and results involving the effect of fertilizers on stem growth and flower production of Hoosier, Beauty, Killarney, Ophelia and Richmond Varieties in greenhouses. Fertilizers tested include acid Phosphate, Ammonium Sulphate, Bone Meal, Dried Blood, limestone, manure and potassium sulphate.