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  • 2014
  • May

Fungicide and host resistance help control pecan scab

One of the most damaging diseases in pecans is pecan scab, caused by the fungus Fusicladium effusum. It infects actively growing tissue, such as stems, leaves and nut shucks, when temperatures are above 70 degrees Fahrenheit and relative humidity is above 90 percent.
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  • Legacy Magazine
  • 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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  • 2014
  • October

Pecan alternate bearing challenges production

Pecan trees exhibit a strong tendency to produce a heavy crop one year, followed by one or more years of little to no production. This may best be characterized as alternate bearing with irregular symmetry.
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  • 2012
  • May

Consider Pecan Management Decisions Over Coming Months

It is hard to believe that summer is almost upon us. This has the potential to be a heavy pecan crop year, if the drought has not hurt things too badly. To ensure a good crop, many management decisions need to be considered over the next few months, including proper fertilization and insect and disease control.
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  • 2013
  • October

Pecan research moves into the 21st century

For decades, scientists have used molecular markers for research and breeding purposes to increase yields and water and nutrient efficiencies as well as disease and insect resistance in agricultural crops. Recently, pecan scientists have looked at the development of new technologies used in this research and considered its use in pecan breeding and research.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2015
  • August

American Pecan Board establishes marketing order

The Federal Marketing Order was created to benefit the domestic and global pecan market.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 1997
  • April

Ladybug Invasion

There is a new bug in town. You probably know that already, it is hard not to notice a few thousand of them in your home. What you may not know is that this is a different Lady Beetle than you have seen before.
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  • 2005
  • February

The Pros and Cons of Backyard Pecan Production

The concept of growing a tree big enough to provide shade and produce delicious nuts is very appealing to homeowners. However, there are several challenges associated with growing pecan trees in an urban setting.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2010
  • December

Health Benefits of Pecans

Nuts have been a part of the human diet for countless ages. The first documented evidence of nut consumption occurred around 7,000 BC during the Stone Age. More recently, nuts have received a large amount of media attention as an emphasis on heart- healthy diets has spread.
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  • 2013
  • March

Research updates pecan tree fertilizer recommendations

Proper fertilization can decrease stress and improve the health and development of trees. Annual application of nitrogen and adequate levels of phosphorus have been shown to help reduce alternate bearing in pecan trees.
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