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Lenny Wells

Irrigation is one of the most important management tools used in pecan production and results in increased nut size, yield, nut quality, and precocity ( Alben, 1957 ; Brison, 1974 ; Daniell, et al., 1979 ; Stein et al., 1989 ; Worley, 1982

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M. Lenny Wells

Pecans are commercially produced across a wide geographic range in 14 states within the United States, generating a crop valued at $369 million [ U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 2010 ). Aside from the United States, pecans are also produced

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Patrick J. Conner

Pecan is a wind-pollinated monoecious crop with staminate flowers organized into an ament or catkin and female flowers borne on a spike ( Wetzstein and Sparks, 1986 ). Self-pollination in pecan is usually limited by dichogamy, whereby female and

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Bruce W. Wood

deficiency in crops resulting from either excessive supplemental fertilization with certain trace metals and/or cropping on mineralized soils relatively rich in these metals. Pecan trees growing in commercial orchards, yards, gardens, and nurseries often

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M. Lenny Wells and Eric P. Prostko

Pecan orchards in the southeastern United States are often found growing adjacent to fields of annual row-crops. There can be multiple advantages and/or disadvantages to this situation for both crops. The roots of mature pecan trees can extend to a

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Tommy E. Thompson and L.J. Grauke

‘Lipan’ (Lēpän) is a new pecan [ Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch] cultivar released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service. The Lipan are a Native American Apache tribe ( Hodge, 1975 ). ‘Lipan’ was

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Tommy E. Thompson, L.J. Grauke, and William Reid

‘Lakota’ is a new pecan [ Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch] cultivar released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service and the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, Kansas State University. ‘Lakota’ is

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Frederic B. Ouedraogo, B. Wade Brorsen, Jon T. Biermacher, and Charles T. Rohla

to remove the potting medium before planting so the roots acclimate to the new soil environment more rapidly. Lipe et al. (2018) recommend using a hose to wash off the outer inch of potting medium. Pecan trees are native to the southern region of

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Tommy E. Thompson and L.J. Grauke

‘Mandan’ is a new pecan [ Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch] cultivar released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service. ‘Mandan’ was released because of its high nut quality, high yield potential, early

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Heriberto Aguilar Pérez, Jesús Arreola Ávila, Emigdio Morales Olais, Eutimio Cuéllar Villarreal, Ángel Lagarda Murrieta, Héctor Tarango Rivero, Jesús Humberto Núñez Moreno, and Leonardo Lombardini

Origin Norteña is a new pecan cultivar originated as an open-pollinated seedling tree that was selected for its outstanding behavior from a native stand of trees collected near the Conchos River in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. ‘Norteña’ has been