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Osage Orange: Identification and Management

Osage orange [Maclura pomifera (RAF.) C. Schneider] is a native tree species also known as bois d'arc, hedge apple, bodark, horse apple and bowwood. Its natural range was limited primarily to the Red...
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Orchard/Air Blast Sprayer Calibration

Orchard, or air blast, sprayers are the most common pieces of equipment used to apply foliar insecticides, fungicides, plant growth regulators and foliar nutrients to tree crops. In order to apply...
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DIY Fruit Tree Planting

Steve Upson demonstrates how to plant 3 fruit trees, purchased from a garden center, and then demonstrates how to prune the new trees to the preferred method of growth. This will give you a great...
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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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Honey Locust: Identification and Management

Honey locust (Gleditisia triacanthos L.) is a native tree species with a natural range that extends from central Pennsylvania to South Dakota to southeastern Texas to Alabama. At maturity, trees may...
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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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  • 2013
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Conserving roost sites helps maintain Rio Grande turkey

Fall and winter roost habitat may be the most critical and limited Rio Grande turkey habitat. Wild turkeys roost in relatively tall, mature trees with large crowns, spreading horizontal branches, and relatively few woody plants and tall herbaceous plants under their canopies.
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McGee family improves land through hard work

Craig McGee has spent the last six years working toward goals that are similar to many landowners - reducing Eastern red-cedar and increasing wildlife on his property.
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