Citrus production is complex, requiring a delicate balancing act during the growing season and lots of preparation. This new manual covers the many steps in the process in a clear and accessible way. This manual also details the latest horticultural and disease issues affecting citrus production. From deciding scion variety and rootstock, to establishing an orchard, to managing production, to postharvest handling, you'll find it all here in a readable format. Colorful photos and clear diagrams and illustrations guide you through important concepts. Chapters cover: History Botany and Physiology Orchard Establishment Pest and Disease Management Postharvest HandlingMechanisms described for biocontrol agents include competition, antibiosis, parasitism, and induction of host resistance (Larkin et al. 1998). These mechanisms may ... are clip-harvested. Some Florida citrus fruit are snap-picked ( twist-and-pullanbsp;...
|Title||:||Citrus Production Manual|
|Author||:||Louise Ferguson, Elizabeth Elliot Grafton-Cardwell|
|Publisher||:||UCANR Publications - 2014-04-09|