1898-1899 field notebook of Spencer A. Beach
Beach, Spencer A.
1898-1899 field notebook of Spencer A. Beach, who was a horticulturist at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York from 1891 to 1905. He was lead author on the monumental book "Apples of New York" which is still regarded with much esteem today. He went on to a position as Chair of Horticulture at Iowa Agricultural College. The notebook contains notes on plant breeding, especially castrating and cross pollinating. Notes include data on apples, grapes, gooseberries, melons, cabbage, turnips, etc.
Handheld flip note book for field use. Two PDFs -one high res and one OCR. Also included is a photo of S. A. Beach.
New York State Agricultural Experiment Station
Horace Gillett vineyard, Penn Yan; Grapes; Apples; Horticulture; Agriculture; History; NYSAES; Hybrid; Fruit; Vegetable