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of Roxbury, Mass., and very popular there, but little known as yet abroad. Desoribed as a very thrifty grower, and great bearer ; fruit needs thinning, and is best ripened on the tree.

LYCERGUS.—Mr. Elliott said this was an Obio pear; originated at Cleveland, prob ably from seed of the Seckel, and resembling that variety in size, color and flavor, but more pyriform in shape, and ripening in winter. (See cut and description in Report of Department of Agriculture for 1062.) The fruit is too small for a market variety, but its excellence of flavor makes it desirable for the dessert.

GANSELL'S LATE BERGAMOTTE.-Mr. Lyon has found this very good and profitable in Michigan. Mr. Elliott considered it superior to the old Bergamotte. Mr. Bateham said it was a poor grower and a tardy bearer.

HOSENSHENCK.- :-Mr. Fahnestock and Dr. Warder recommended this pear as deserving attention. It is a native of Pennsylvania, very popular around Lancaster. Described as an early variety ; very sweet, not first rate.

BEURRE HARDY.-Mr. Lyon and several others spoke well of it; recommended for trial.

Des Tongres.—Mr. Elliott recommended it as worthy of trial. It is a large pear, of fine appearance, ripening in October and November, and will keep for several weeks after it is ripe ; of a sprightly, vinous, or sub-acid flavor. (See Am. Pom. Report, 1862.)

Belle William8.—Was also mentioned as.a new foreign pear of great promise, ripening in January.

NOTE.--A number of the varieties of pears marked as approved in the different sections of the State are but of recent introduction, and as yet only tested by a few individuals; but the well known good qualities of the fruits elsewhere, and the excellence exbibited on a brief trial, seem to warrant their commendation. It is also quite probable that a large share of those marked as untested will be found, on trial, equally deserving of commendation.

EXPLANATION.—The same columns and characters are used as for apples, (see p. 3,) with the addition of the last right-hand column, in which stands for those varieties that are found to succeed best on the quince, (as dwarfs ;) most of these, bowever, also do well as standards; but a few, marked S, are found unsuited for the quince, and are recommended only as standards. Those pot designated bave not been long enough tested on quince, or grow equally well on both kinds of stocks.

PEARS.

1. Ananas d'Ete, good as far as tested ; said to be variable.
2. Andrews, little known; good where tested; on standard.
3. Bartlett, good every time ; tree not very durable as a dwarf.
4. Belle L'crative, excellent everywhere ; best as standard.

Buerre Bosc, good only as standard ; rather variable.
6. Buerre Clairgeau, beautiful and good; poor grower on quince.
7. Buerre d'Amanlis, profitable and good ; especially North.

Buerre d'Anjou, universally approved ; large and profitable. 9. Buerre d'Aremberg, sometimes good, but variable ; poor on quince. 10. Buerre d'Brignais, or Des Nonnes, fair and productive ; not tirst rate. 11. Buerre Diel, large and generally good, especially on the quince. 12. Buerre Easter, one of the best winter pears, if fully ripened : variable. 13. Buerre Giffard, excellent; tree of slender growth; best standard. 14. Buerre Golden of Bilboa, handsome and good ; moderate grower. 15. Buerre Oswego, not fully tested; promises well. 16. Bloodgood, rather small, but excellent as standard ; slender grower.

Bonne d'Ewe, productive and fair, not first rate. 18. Brandywine, vigorous and productive ; very good. 19. Buffam, splendid grower; fruit good, but not first rate. 20. Cushing, a favorite with amateurs'; not much known.

Dearborn's Seedling, small, but excellent; best as standard. 22. Dix, good fruit, but tardy bearer ; won't thrive on quince. 23. Dogenne Bussock, worthy of general cultivation. 24. Diyenne d'Alencon, one of the best late pears; tree vigorous and productire 25. Doyenne d'Eto, very productive and good. 26. Duyenne Gray, generally very good and profitable in Ohio. 27. Djyenne White, or Virgaliev ; first rate in must parts of the West. 28. Dichesse d'Angouleme, large and prufitable, especially as dwarf. 29. Duchesse d'Berri d'Ete, small, but bandsone and good. 30. Dachesse d'Orleans, or Buerre St. Nicholas ; very handsome and good. 31. Early Rous-elet, very productive, and appears bardy; profitable ; secon rata 32. Elizabeth (Mioning's,) approved where kaowa; rather small. 33. Fig 10 d'Alencon, fine grower; proticable on quince. 34. Fluinish Bealty, first rate everywhere, expecially as standard. 35. Fulcon, rather small, but goud and productive ; moderate grower. 36. Gluut Morceau, excelleat; rather lite ; not very productive. 37. Heathcot, handsome tree ; very gool. 38. Henry the Fourth, very productive and good sometimes; variable. 39. Hlwell

, fino grower, and excellent, especially dwarf. 40. Jackson of N. H., little knowa; proves very good at Columbus. 41. Jackson's Elizabeth, productive, goud, bind some. 42. Jalousie d'Fontenay, little known; very good sometimes. 43. Janin :tte, not generally tested ; very good winter. 44. Julienne, very productive, early and good. 45. Kin2sussing, very bardy and good, as far as teste l. 46. Kirtland, productive and fine, standard and dwarf ; nearly first rats. 47. Lawrence, valuable winter fruit-one of the best.

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Q. PEARS.

48. Louise Bonne de Jersey ; fine grower, great bearer, and good fruit. 49. Madelaine, one of the best early; good grower, as standard. 50. Napoleon, productive, juicy, vinous ; not very good. 51. Noveau Poiteau, vigorous and productive; good if well ripened. 52. Onondaga, or Swan's Orange ; large and productive ; nearly first rate. 53. Osband's Summer, productive and fair; soon decays when ripe. 54. Ott, one of the best; resembles Seckel, and larger. 55. Passe Colmar, productive; very fine if well ripened; standard. 56. Rostiezer, good, bigh flavor ; tree a straggling grower. 57. St. Ghislin, delicious, bigb flavor; slow in bearing.

St. Michael Archange, beautiful tree, and fine fruit; new. 59. Seckel, very productive and popular, though small fruit and tree. 60. Sheldon, considered the best of all American pears. 61. Steven's Genesee, approved generally in Ohio; a little variable. 62. Summer Butter, of Mears, late in bearing, good, early. 63. Tyson, delicious, one of the best early years. 64. Urbaniste, very good everywhere and every time. 65. Vicar of Winkfield, very productive, valuable. 66. Washington, deserves to be better known; good, to very good. 67. Winter Nelis, very fine, winter.

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