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 Handling(For more information, see the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service Fruit and Vegetable Market News website, http://www. marketnews.usda.gov). ... aurantium ), sweet orange (C. sinensis), mandarin (C. reticulata), pummelo or shaddock (C. maxima), and grapefruit (C. paradisi). ... species are much higher (Roose et al. 1995). In addition, some cultivars have also arisen as sexual hybrids Scion Cultivars 67.
|Title||:||Citrus Production Manual|
|Author||:||Louise Ferguson, Elizabeth Elliot Grafton-Cardwell|
|Publisher||:||UCANR Publications - 2014-04-09|