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  • Annual Report
  • 2018

Getting Back To Cattle

Joe and Jeannie Dobson return to their roots to enjoy the family land after years of city life.

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Moveable hoop houses provide flexibility, versatility

Hoop houses (high tunnels) have long been used by agricultural producers to extend the growing season and to establish crops earlier as compared to crops grown in the field.
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National research project receives historic funding, set to advance DNA fingerprint system in pecans

Six national institutions have become the first multistate and multidisciplinary study to receive funding specifically to work on pecans.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2016
  • June

Cross pollination is essential for pecan production

Adequate pollinators within the pecan orchard are imperative for optimal production.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 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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  • Noble News and Views
  • 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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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2012
  • September

Drought Stress on Pecan Trees

Drought conditions cause extreme stress on pecan trees. It is important for producers to understand the effects of drought and how pecan trees cope with the stress it brings.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 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.