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Citrus Production Manual

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978 1601 078407
1.70 LBS
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Citrus Production Manual is the first comprehensive manual on citrus production produced by the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources.  This manual provides the most current information on all phases of fresh citrus production in arid climates.  The text is largely nontechnical and is intended for field applications.  It includes a glossary of technical terminology and references for those interested in more detail.


Part 1. California Citrus Industry Overview: History and development of the California Citrus Industry, Costs of establishment and production

Part 2. Citrus Botany and Physiology: Physiology and Phenology

Part 3. Citrus Orchard Establishment: Scion cultivars, Rootstocks, Commercial production of container-grown nursery trees, The California Citrus Clonal Protection Program, Soil and water analysis and amendment, Establishing the citrus orchard

Part 4. Citrus Orchard Management: Nutrient deficiency and correction, Irrigation, Fertigation, Pruning, Plant growth regulators, Frost protection

Part 5. Citrus Pest Management: Integrated weed management, Citrus IPM, Invasive pests: insects, Nematodes, Fungal diseases, Bacterial diseases, Virus and viroid diseases, Invasive pests: exotic plant pathogens, Environmental, physiological and cultural injuries and genetic disorders

Part 6. Citrus Postharvest Handling: postharvest handling

Part 7. Developing Issues and Opportunities for Citrus Production: Surface and ground water quality, Ozone air polution, Precision agriculture, Biotechnology

Measurement conversion table, Glossary, Index.

Louise Ferguson and Elizabeth E Grafton-Cardwell, Technical Editors, 2014, 433 p, Colored photos, illustrations, charts, graphs & tables, soft.   $75.00

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