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Margaret E. Wolf and Michael W. Smith

Leachates of living Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. and Amaranthus sp. were applied to Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) C. Koch. seedlings to compare effects on growth and elemental absorption. Water applied to the weed pot or control pot (no weeds present) leached through the pot and into a funnel with a tube attached, then directly into the corresponding pecan seedling pot. After 4 months of growth, pecan seedlings receiving weed leachates had less leaf area and were shorter than those watered through control pots. These results suggest that leachates from these two weed species inhibit pecan growth, independent of any competition effects.

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Gayle M. Volk, John Waddell, Leigh Towill, and L.J. Grauke

Pecan [ Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch] trees are native to the United States and Mexico with a range that extends from floodplains in Illinois and Iowa through Texas to Mexico ( Fig. 1 ). Trees originating from northern populations mature

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Gianna Ricci and F. Bailey Norwood

Pecan ( Carya illinoinensis ) production using clones rather than natives has a number of advantages. Clones produce a more consistent harvest, produce more and larger nuts that have thinner shells, and their disease resistance properties are known

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Rui Zhang, Fang-Ren Peng, Dong-Liang Le, Zhuang-Zhuang Liu, Hai-Yang He, You-Wang Liang, Peng-Peng Tan, Ming-Zhuo Hao, and Yong-Rong Li

.G. Rodriguez-de la O, J.L. Trejo-Calzada, R. Valdez-Cepeda, D. Borja-de la Rosa, A. 2013 Morphogenic response in the in vitro propagation of pecan ( Carya illinoinensis [Wangenh] K. Koch) Revsta Chapingo Serie Ciencias Forestales y del Ambiente 19 469 481

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Haijun Zhu and Eric T. Stafne

837 839 Wood, B.W. 1986 Influence of paclobutrazol (PP-333), Flurprimidol (EL-500) and Ortho XE-1019 (Chevron) growth retardants on growth and selected chemical and yield characteristics of Carya illinoinensis Acta Hort. 179 287 288 Wood, B.W. 1987

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M. Lenny Wells, Patrick J. Conner, J. Frank Funderburk, and Jacob G. Price

[ Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch] is a wind-pollinated, monoecious crop exhibiting heterodichogamy. Main pecan cultivars in a block require a pollenizer with suitable pollen-release phenology, located within ≈49 m from the main cultivar, to

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Eric T. Stafne, Charles T. Rohla, and Becky L. Carroll

different pecan [ Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch] cultivars Food Chem. 102 1241 1249 10.1016/j.foodchem.2006.07.024 Weller, S.C. Skroch, W.A. Monaco, T.J. 1985 Common bermudagrass ( Cyndon dactylon ) interference in newly planted peach ( Prunus

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Leonardo Lombardini, Tina M. Waliczek, and Jayne M. Zajicek

Phytochemical constituents and antioxidant capacity of different pecan [ Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch] cultivars Food Chem. 102 1241 1249 10.1016/j.foodchem.2006.07.024 Wood, B.W. 1990 Alternate bearing of pecan 180 190 Wood B.W. Payne J.A. Pecan

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

transplanting and so trees are often pruned at planting. Pecan ( Carya illinoinensis ) is a multipurpose tree that can be grown at a commercial scale for timber or nuts or as ornamental trees. One unknown is how much pruning at planting is necessary for proper