Citrus rejuvenation studies: Three basic soil treatments used in orchard investigations to determine best conditions for root growth and development
AuthorsO. C. Taylor
G. A. Cahoon
Authors AffiliationsO. C. Taylor is Assistant Horticulturist in Citrus Grove Rejuvenation Research, University of California, Riverside; G. A. Cahoon is Assistant Horticulturist in Citrus Grove Rejuvenation Research, University of California, Riverside.
Hilgardia 10(8):3-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n08p3. August 1956.
Declining root systems comprise one of the most serious problems in southern California in citrus production and fruit size. Therefore, a station-wide citrus rejuvenation project was initiated in 1953.
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