Drought takes toll on Georgia pecan crop

07/12/2011 01:03:00 PM
Vicky Boyd

Although this year was supposed to be an "on" year in Georgia pecan production, a prolonged drought may turn it into an "off" year.

Pecans are alternate bearing, with one year typically producing a large crop, followed by a much smaller crop the next.

And surprisingly, trees in irrigated orchards are under much more drought stress than dryland trees.

Read the complete article at the University of Georgia.



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