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  • 2019
  • February 2019

How to Do a Perc Soil Test for Fruit and Pecan Production

A percolation (perc) test is a soil test used to determine the adsorption of water into the soil. The perc test is also very important in agriculture because soil drainage can affect production of crops, including fruits and pecans.

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Pecan Management Calendar

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 the year.

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  • 2018
  • May 2018

How to Manage the Pecan Nut Casebearer

The pecan nut casebearer, Acrobasis nuxvorella (Neunzig), is the most damaging nut-feeding insect that occurs in pecans.

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  • 2019
  • April 2019

How to Identify and Control Pecan Nut Casebearer

There are more than 200 insects that feed on the roots, wood, foliage and nuts of a pecan tree. Of these insects, 17 are nut feeders, with one of the most important nut-infesting insect pests being the pecan nut casebearer (Acrobasis nuxvorella Neunzig).

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  • 2019
  • March 2019

Using Traps as Part of Your Integrated Pest Management Plan

Find tips and resources for using traps to control pecan nut casebearer and hickory shuckworm in pecan orchards.

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  • 2019
  • June 2019

How You Can Control the Pecan Weevil

Pecan growers risk economic losses if they don’t monitor and treat the most damaging insect pest: pecan weevil. Here are tips to do just that.

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U.S. Pecan Growers Face Devastating Storms, Tariff Trouble

History has shown that the pecan industry is resilient, but the tariff trouble is proving to be just one hurdle the U.S. pecan industry needs to overcome. Thanks to recent storms, pecan growers now have bigger problems.

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Pecan Research at the Noble Research Institute | Scab, Cultivar Genetics, Irrigation Studies

Noble's Manager of the Center for Pecans and Specialty Agriculture, Dr. Charles Rohla, brings us up to date on some of the pecan projects currently active at the Institute.

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  • 2019
  • November 2019

How to Recognize Grafted and Native Pecan Trees for Best Management of Your Orchard

Management needs differ among pecan cultivars. Management between natives and improved pecans can differ dramatically as well.

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Charlie Graham, Ph.D.

Charles J. “Charlie” Graham was raised on a farm in Anderson County, Texas. After college, Graham worked on diseases in cotton and Chile peppers at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. He...
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