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Interesting writings of Ira J Condit available on the Internet may provide useful knowledge to all interested in growing figs and to answer to most of their today's questions.
. University of California Press, 1922 This is 'Circular 77' he wrote in 1933. https://books.google.pt/books?id=Hl8VAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA1&lpg=PA4&ots=6q8YT7qYo7&focus=viewport&dq=Gasparrini+and+the+fig+wasp&hl=pt-PT Another interesting book of the same author can be easily found on the Internet (free) Caprifigs and Caprification Francisco Portugal
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Thanks Francisco this is a very useful reference!
Pino, zone 6, Niagara
Wish List: Brogiotto Bianco, Fico Datto, Fiorone di Ruvo, Fracazzano Multicolore, Fiorone Oro, Popone, Rigato del Salento and other multi colour striped figs. Pino's Figs / Pino's Photos; 2017 Brebas / 2017 Main crop
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For those interested in old texts relating to figs, here are two more that I enjoy.
Condit, I.J. 1927. The Kadota fig
Clark, W. Sam. 1920. The Kadota Fig a Treatise.
https://archive.org/details/kadotafigtreatis00clar Marcel __________________ Zone 4b, St. Paul, MN Wish list: Grantham's Royal, Florea, Laradek's EBT, Longue d'Août, Randino, Valleiry
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Thanks for the info. guys !
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Interesting links, I didnt know how to sulfur my figs now I do. I also need a 3' x 4' iron pot to boil the ingredients to control scale. apparently 100 years ago figs were a big farm item. Sometime when I have a lot more time ill read them all.