Jujube, an Alternative Fruit Crop for the Southwestern United States

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This paper was part of the colloquium “Alternative Specialty Crop: Opportunities and Challenges,” presented at the 2015 ASHS Conference, New Orleans, LA, on 4 Aug. 2015, and sponsored by the Working Group of Asian Horticulture, Tropical Horticulture Working Group, and Pomology Working Group.

We thank Steve Guldan and Robert Heyduck from NMSU for reviewing this paper before submission. This paper is partially supported by the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant through the New Mexico Department of Agriculture. This is also a contribution of the New Mexico Agricultural Experiment Station, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM.

Corresponding author. E-mail: yaos@nmsu.edu.

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    Two old jujube trees at the old LC Ranch Headquarters in Gila, NM, in 2015 (A and B), tree transplanted from a suckers from one of those two trees at Silver City, NM, and its fruit in 2015 (C and D), and some big fruited jujube trees near Tornillo, TX, and Las Cruces, NM (E and F).

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