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Husmann - The Cultivation of the Native Grapes and Manufacture of American Wines

Husmann - The Cultivation of the Native Grapes and Manufacture of American Wines

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THE CULTIVATION OF THE NATIVEGRAPE,ANDMANUFACTURE OF AMERICANWINES.
By
GEORGE HUSMANN,
OF HERMANN, MISSOURI.
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1866,by GEO. E. & F. W. WOODWARD,In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States,for the Southern District of New York.TO THEGRAPE GROWERS OF"OUR COUNTRY, ONE AND INDIVISIBLE,"THIS VOLUME IS DEDICATEDBY THEIRFRIEND AND FELLOW-LABORER,THE AUTHOR.
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INDEX.
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GRAPE CULTURE.PROPAGATION OF THE VINE.THE VINEYARD.WHAT SHALL WE PLANT?PLANTING.I
NTRODUCTION
 9Remarks on its History in America, especially at the West; its Progress and its Future, 13I.—From Seed II.—By Single EyesThe Propagating HouseMode of OperatingIII.—By Cuttings in Open Air IV.—By Layering V.—By Grafting 27303132373940Location and SoilPreparing the Soil4345Choice of VarietiesThe ConcordNorton's VirginiaHerbemontDelawareHartford ProlificClinton47484849494950Planting.Treatment of the Vine the First SummerTreatment of the Vine the Second SummerTreatment of the Vine the Third SummerTreatment of the Vine the Fourth SummerTraining the Vines on Arbors and WallsOther Methods of Training the VineDiseases of the VineInsects Injurious to the GrapeBirdsFrostsGirdling the Vine to Hasten Maturity51565763697175 7880848586
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VARIETIES OF GRAPES.CLASS I.—VARIETIES MOST GENERALLY USED.CLASS II.—HEALTHY VARIETIES PROMISING WELL.CLASS III.—HEALTHY VARIETIES—BUT INFERIOR IN QUALITY.Manuring the VineThinning of the FruitRenewing Old VinesPruning SawsPreserving the FruitGathering the Fruit to Make Wine919192939596Concord (Description)Concord (Plate)Norton's Virginia (Description)Norton's Virginia (Plate)Herbemont (Plate)Herbemont (Description)Hartford Prolific (Description)Hartford Prolific (Plate)ClintonDelaware (Description)Delaware (Plate)97111988799101101105102102 81CynthianaArkansasTaylorMarthaMaxatawney (Description)Maxatawney (Plate)Rogers' Hybrid, No. 1Creveling (Description)Creveling (Plate)North Carolina SeedlingCunninghamRulanderLouisianaAlveyCassadyBlood's Black Union Village (Description)Union Village (Plate)PerkinsClara (Description)Clara (Plate)Ive's Seedling103104104107107177107108117108109109110110110 113113167113114127114Minor SeedlingMary AnnNorthern MuscadineLogan116119119119
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