Form of bunch....................      10

Size of bunch.....................      15

Size of berry.....................      10

Color.......................      10

Bloom.......................        5

Freedom from blemish..................      20

Flavor.......................      25

Firmness......................        5

Collections of Apples, Pears, Plums, Peaches, Cherries, and Grapes on Plates

Freedom from blemish..................      20

Color.......................      15

Uniformity .....................      10

Size........................      10

Form.......................      10

Commercial value...................      10

Quality.......................      10

Nomenclature ....................        5

Arrangement.....................        5

Season.......................        5

100 Barrels. - Apples Fruit: Size....................    10

Color....................    20

Uniformity..................    15

Freedom from blemish..............    15

Texture and flavor...............    15

Package: Material..................4

Finishing..................6

Packing: Facing.................. . 6

Tailing...................2

Racking...................3

Pressing...................4

Fruit:-                       Boxes. — Apples, Pears, Peaches

Size....................    10

Color....................    20

Uniformity...................    15

Freedom from blemish..............    15

Texture and flavor...............    15

Package and packing: —

Material ..................3

Finishing..................4

Fullness or bulge................4

Solidity or compactness.............5

Attractiveness and style of pack..........5

Alignment..................4

The American Rose Society scale of points

All exhibits will be judged by points in accordance with the following official scales:—

Points of Value

Competitive Classes

Novelties for Certificates, etc.

Points of Value

Competitive Classes

Novelties for Certificates, etc.

Size ....

15

10

Foliage . . .

15

15

Color ....

20

20

Fragrance (for novelties only)

   

Stem ....

20

15

5

Form ....

15

15

Distinctiveness

10

Substance . .

15

10

 

100

100

Standardization of the grading of roses (American Rose Society, 1911).

Nine-inch, twelve-inch, fifteen-inch, eighteen-inch, and twenty-four-inch, and higher as necessary. Such a grading should be appreciated by both the commission men and retailers.

Scale of points for judging carnations (American Carnation Society)

This scale shall be employed in judging all seedlings for Certificate of Merit, or for any special prize, and in all classes where competition is close, it shall be used to arrive at a decision : —

Color .......................     25

Size........................      20

Calyx.......................        5

Stem........................      20

Substance......................      10

Form.......................      15

Fragrance......................__5

Total.......................100

Scale for gladioli (American Gladiolus Society)

Resistance to disease...................      5

Texture of flower....................    10

Duration of bloom...................    10

Size of bloom.....................    10

Color of bloom.....................    15

Form of flower.....................    10