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Going "Nuts"

Growing up in southwest Oklahoma, I had little appreciation for pecans. My grandparents have a few trees on their place, and I remember them gathering pecans for Thanksgiving pecan pie when I was a child, but overall my perception of the industry was that it was small, perhaps nonexistent.

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  • 2012
  • February

Shaping Up Pecans with Irrigation

Installation of an irrigation system is one of the most important steps in establishing a new pecan orchard. Water is critical to produce healthy trees capable of optimal fruit production.
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Pecan Tree Grafting: Four- flap (Banana) Graft, "American Method"

Dr. Charles Rohla, pecan researcher at Noble Research Institute, demonstrates a four-flap (or "banana") graft on a pecan tree seedling.
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Weed Management in Pecans

An effective weed management program is a necessary part of any pecan production enterprise. Weeds compete with pecans for water and nutrients, and may have allelopathic effects on pecan growth....
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Pecan Grafting: Texas Inlay Bark Graft, "American Method"

Dr. Charles Rohla, pecan researcher at Noble Research Institute, demonstrates a Texas inlay bark graft on a pecan tree seedling.
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  • 2018
  • February

Pecan Management Calendar: February to April

Pecan growers should develop a plan for preparing for and addressing tasks throughout the year. Will Chaney, a senior research associate in pecan management systems, outlines activities for February, March and April.

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  • Legacy
  • 2011
  • Summer 2011

Growth Potential

More and more, farmers and ranchers are planting pecan orchards, hoping to grow a brighter financial future. In support of the pecan growers, Charles Rohla, Ph.D., builds on more than 30 years of pecan research tradition at the Noble Research Institute, studying ways to maximize the wonder nut's production and developing more effective management strategies.
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  • Legacy
  • 2012
  • Winter 2012

The Pecan

Since purchasing the Red River Farm (Love County, Okla.) in 1973, the Noble Research Institute has been engaged in pecan research and now manages more than 450 acres of pecan trees. How much do you know about this popular Southern delicacy?
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  • 2017
  • December

Best Pecans Cultivars for Oklahoma, Texas

Charles Rohla, Ph.D., shares information to help pecan growers choose the best cultivars to grow in Oklahoma and Texas.

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  • 2018
  • July 2018

How to Identify and Control Pecan Aphids

Three aphid species can prove problematic in pecans: black pecan aphids and two species grouped together in what is referred to as the yellow aphid complex, or simply yellow aphids.