Three stacked photos exhibit how Zhang's team measure the shuck, shell, and embryo of each cultivar.

Know Your Nuts – From Flowering to Fruiting

Scheduling irrigation, pesticide sprays, and preparing the orchard floor for harvest are all tied to how pecans develop into mature nuts, and how they grow in any given year. Our current language about pecan growth highlights some key growth points. One such example is the water stage—the best time for fruit thinning to better regulate...

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