High-yield orange orchards: Management practices and soil conditions studied in 43 mature, high-performance orchards in California
AuthorR. B. Harding
Author AffiliationsR. B. Harding is Assistant Chemist, University of California College of Agriculture, Riverside.
Hilgardia 5(9):12-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n09p12. September 1951.
High-yielding orange orchards are being sampled throughout southern California to find clues as to management practices and soil conditions that will produce excellent citrus.
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