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Michael F. Polozola II, Daniel E. Wells, J. Raymond Kessler, Wheeler G. Foshee, Amy N. Wright and Bryan S. Wilkins

Approximately 3.1 million kg (6.8 million lb) of pecans were produced in Alabama in 2013 ( Brown, 2013 ). The majority of production occurred in the southwest corner of the state in Mobile and Baldwin counties. Soils in those counties are mostly

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Timothy L. Grey, Keith Rucker, Lenny Wells and Xuelin Luo

Pecan production is increasing in the United States as exports to foreign markets have stimulated value and prompted newly planted groves ( Wells, 2014 ). Between 2009 and 2014, the U.S. in-shell pecan production (nuts from improved, native, and

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Niels O. Maness, Michael W. Smith, C. Zhang and Gerald H. Brusewitz

Pecan

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Dan Chapman, G.R. McEachern, Laurence Sistrunk, John Lipe, Larry Stein and J.B. Storey

Pecan

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Lenny Wells

Georgia is the largest pecan-producing state in the United States, accounting for ≈30% of the nation’s production [ U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 2012 ]. The state’s commercial pecan acreage, however, is difficult to ascertain as a result

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Amir M. González-Delgado and Manoj K. Shukla

Pecan [ Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch] is an important crop in southern New Mexico, and appropriate application of agrochemicals for pest control is required to maintain water quality and sustain pecan production. Indaziflam (Alion

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L.J. Grauke and Richard D. O'Barr

Research conducted at LSU Pecan Research Extension Station, Shreveport, La.

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Eli D. Moore, Gary W. Williams, Marco A. Palma and Leonardo Lombardini

The pecan [ Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) C. Koch] is unique among U.S. nut crops. Besides being the only native nut grown on a commercial scale, pecans exhibit alternate bearing behavior, often referred to as biennial bearing, which leads to

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M. Lenny Wells

Nitrogen is the most commonly applied nutrient in orchard crops and is normally applied at higher rates than most other nutrients ( Weinbaum et al., 1992 ). The effect of N on pecan yield and nut growth has been studied since 1918 ( Skinner, 1922

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Fan Cao, Xinwang Wang, Zhuangzhuang Liu, Yongrong Li and Fangren Peng

Pecan [ Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch], a member of the Juglandaceae family, is native to North America. It is popular worldwide as an important multipurpose tree species for both its economic and ecologic benefits ( Wood, 2001 ). Although