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" If well directed, pruning is one of the most useful, and, if ill-directed, it is among the most mischievous, operations that can take place upon a plant. "
The Country Gentleman's Magazine - Page 181
by Simpkin Marshall & Co. - 1868
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The Theory of Horticulture; Or, An Attempt to Explain the Principal ...

John Lindley - Plant physiology - 1840 - 387 pages
...the organs of vegetation. If well directed, pruning is one of the most useful, and, if ill-directed, it is among the most mischievous, operations that can take place upon a plant. When a portion of a healthy plant is cut off, all that sap which would have been expended in supporting...
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The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste, Volume 4; Volume 9

Gardening - 1854
...the yalue of the fruit, but increase the longevity and health of the tree. LINDLEY truly remarks : "If well directed, pruning is one of the most useful, and, if ill directed, it is among the most mischevious operations that can take place upon a plant." [We commend Mr. SAUNDER'S remarks to the...
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The Theory and Practice of Horticulture: Or, An Attempt to Explain the Chief ...

John Lindley - Plant physiology - 1855 - 606 pages
...the organs of vegetation. If well directed, pruning is one of the most useful, and, if ill-directed, it is among the most mischievous, operations that...flowers and fruit, or to augment the quantity of timber, These two purposes demand separate consideration. A. Pruning for Flowers or Fruit. "When a portion...
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The Theory and Practice of Horticulture: Or, An Attempt to Explain the Chief ...

John Lindley - Plant physiology - 1855 - 606 pages
...directed, pruning is one of the most useful, and, if ill-directed, it is 362 PRINCIPLES OF PRUNING. among the most mischievous, operations that can take...flowers and fruit, or to augment the quantity of timber, These two purposes demand separate consideration. A. Pruning for Flowers or Fruit. When a portion of...
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The New England Farmer

Samuel W. Cole - Agriculture - 1861
...the organs of vegetation. If well directed, pruning is one of the most useful, and if ill-directed, it is among the most mischievous, operations that can take place upon a plant "When a portion of a healthy plant is cut off, all that sap which would have been expended in supporting...
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The Country Gentelmans Magazine Vol II

The Country Gentleman's Magazine - 1869
...practise, and how thorough a knowledge he ought to possess of all the laws which regulate the actions of the organs of vegetation. If well directed, pruning...one of the most useful, and if ill directed, it is one of the most mischievous operations that can take place in forests." Again, the same author says—"...
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The New England Farmer, Volume 4

Agriculture - 1870
...cutting. Our object is now, mainly, to present some authorities on this point. Prof. Lindley says, "If well directed, pruning is' one of the most useful, and, if illdirected, it is one of the most mischievous, operations that can take place upon a plant. The season...
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Hints on Arboriculture in the Punjab, etc. [With illustrations.]

Berthold Ribbentrop - Arboriculture - 1873 - 182 pages
...and branches, whence it may be at once understood how delicate are the operations he has to practise, and how thorough a knowledge he ought to possess of...one of the most useful, and, if ill directed, it is amongst the mo.st mischievous operations that can take place upon a plant. The object of pruning is...
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Report of the Secretary, Volume 14

Agriculture - 1876
...pruning as in most other farm operations. Most of us will agree that Dr. Lindley was right in saying : "If well directed, pruning is one of the most useful, and, if ill-directed, it is among the most mischievous operations that can take place upon a plant." It is...
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The Culture and Diseases of the Peach: A Complete Treatise for the Use of ...

John Rutter - Peach - 1880 - 95 pages
...and will adopt such a system as will prove to the greatest advantage between expense and profit. * Well directed pruning is one of the most useful, and if ill directed, it is among the most mischevious operations that can take place in application to a tree. THE VALUE OF PEACH GROWING. There...
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