Citrus Industry magazine

Citrus Industry magazine

March 2020

CATEGORY: Business

The March issue of Citrus Industry magazine focuses on fertilization and other production practices to keep citrus trees healthy. Features contributed by University of Florida scientists this month include: • A study that looked at 10 different controlled-release fertilizer treatments in two different locations reveals that one size does not fit all when it comes to citrus nutrition. • How the right level of tricalcium phosphate could stimulate root hair growth and help HLB-affected citrus trees. • The effect of planting density and enhanced nutrition on Indian River-grown grapefruit. • Pointers on proper water management for young trees, including both microjet and drip irrigation. • How weed control may help psyllid management. Growers can get other helpful information by listening to the latest All In for Citrus Podcast episode. Current topics of discussion include updates from the Citrus Research and Education Center director, psyllid reduction strategies and fresh fruit issues.

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