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Irrigation and Citrus Cold Protection

December 28, 2015

You may have heard that low temperatures can damage citrus trees and greatly impact the citrus industry—but did you know that the most common way to combat freezes in Florida is to encourage ice to form on and around citrus trees? It seems ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Agriculture Hot Topic, Citrus, Citrus Microirrigation, Cold Protection And Chilling Damage, Cold Protection For Plants

Improving the Precision of Blueberry Frost Protection Irrigation

December 2, 2015

In Florida, early-ripening southern highbush blueberry cultivars allow growers to take advantage of high prices in the early market before other states can compete with higher volumes of berries sold at lower prices. That advantage comes with ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops
Tags: Blueberry, Cold Protection And Chilling Damage, Food And Resource Economics Department, Jeffrey Williamson, Mercy Olmstead, Tatiana Borisova, Tori Bradley

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