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    • Best management practices of poultry litter in pecan orchards 

      Wells, Marvin Leonard; Hawkins, Gary L. (University of Georgia, 2009-04-02)
      The use of poultry litter as a source of fertilizer in commercial pecan production has increased dramatically in the past few years due to the rising cost of synthetic fertilizers. When managed properly, poultry litter can ...
    • Clover management in pecan orchards 

      Wells, Marvin Leonard (University of Georgia, 2009-12-11)
      An orchard floor provides a working surface for orchard operations and influences activities in the trees, which produce the crop. An efficient orchard floor cover does not compete heavily with trees for moisture and ...
    • Cultural management of commercial pecan orchards 

      Wells, Marvin Leonard; Harrison, Kerry A. (University of Georgia, 2010-01-21)
      In order for a commercial pecan operation to be consistently successful, the goal of the operation should be annual production of a moderate crop of high quality nuts, rather than the production of a high yield in a single ...
    • Establishing a pecan orchard 

      Wells, Marvin Leonard (University of Georgia, 2009-10-19)
      One of the most important decisions a pecan producer makes is about the establishment of a new orchard. A well-planned, organized orchard will be more efficient, require less input and offer larger potential returns. Select ...
    • Mouse ear of pecan 

      Wells, Marvin Leonard (University of Georgia, 2009-05-05)
      Mouse ear of pecan is a growth abnormality resulting from a deficiency of nickel in the pecan tree. Only recently, the discovery was made that mouse ear indicates a severe nickel deficiency. The disorder occurs most ...
    • Nutritional, environmental, and cultural disorders of pecan 

      Wells, Marvin Leonard (University of Georgia, 2010-09-17)
      Although many problems regarding pecan production result from pest or disease pressure, the crop may also be adversely affected by nutritional imbalances, nutrient deficiencies, or environmentally induced disorders. These ...
    • Pecan trees for the home or backyard orchard 

      Wells, Marvin Leonard; Hudson, William G., III; Brock, Jason H. (University of Georgia, 2008-10-31)
      Pecan trees are commonly found surrounding both urban and rural dwellings throughout Georgia. They can enhance the environment and provide additional income from the sale of nuts. This publication contains comprehensive ...
    • Pecan varieties for Georgia orchards 

      Wells, Marvin Leonard; Conner, Patrick J. (University of Georgia, 2009-02-27)
      The most fundamental step in pecan production is the selection of varieties or cultivars to be planted in the orchard. Planting the wrong pecan variety can be a costly mistake, resulting in considerable expense.