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Stock And Graft

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At last Saturday's adjourned meeting of the Massachusetts Horticultura] S(jcjety, ;lie subject under dieeus-ioo was "The InJuence of the Stock on the Scion, and vut verst." Mr. Edmund Hersey recited some rather fiingular facts in illustnition. One niM:i[icc was that oL au apple tree wl.irli always dropped ita fruit Lei'oro it was ri pc, md which was partly grai'ied with RhocJe [sland Greening; thegrafts partook of the characterof the stock, and dropped almost all their fruit before it was ripe. Twelve apples was the most every taken froiu the tree. A nother tree bad a peculiar rot on one side ; wheo gathered, almnst every ipple would have a qOárter part rotten. This was grafted with a variety of applos of every season, color, and flavor, and tho sanie rot affected all alike. This was nut owinfj to any peculiarity of the aoil, for tlio old. tree waa cut down and a Baldwin alanted near it, the fruit of which never otted. The speaker's fatlier had twoBald win apple trees, one of wbieh, standini? by the roadside, bore vcry handsome fruit but not vory large ; the other, which grew by ;he barn, bore larsrer fruit. The lat ter was ;ransplanted and placed by the side ot' the winer, and continued to bear larger fruit. - Massachusetts Ploughtnan. Tbe N. Y. World says: Experimenta among feeders, as well a.s the analysis of the varieties of corn, appears to indícate ;hat where good bread is waoted, the wliite lint corn, which aboiuids in tarh and is acking in oil, is the best kind. Coming in analysis near to oats, it is also generally conceded better for workine animáis than yellow corn, which last, containing a large [iroportion of oil, is excellent for fattenintr mímala. Tha ejxperienee with swci-t corn as stock feed is that it will produce flesh very fart, and the.-talks. il cut win n reen and well cured, will be relished by workingcattle and serve as au excellent substituto ibr hay.