Citrus Industry magazine

Citrus Industry magazine

April 2020

CATEGORY: Business

As we all strive to stay healthy amid the coronavirus crisis, the April issue of Citrus Industry magazine focuses on another kind of health— young tree health. Four articles this month address practices for planting new trees. The first article gives growers advice on what to watch for when receiving trees from nurseries. The second article is about the benefits offabric mulch groundcover for new tree installation.Weed management for both new blocks and resets is the topic of the third article. Finally, the fourth articleexamines the economics of using mesh bagsfor protecting young citrus trees. Tune in to the latest episode of the All In For Citrus podcast to learn how the University of FloridaInstitute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is responding to coronavirus restrictions. In addition, the podcast addresses current root health and weed management research.

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