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Correction to Recent Article


I recently found a typo in my article in the last issue of the Georgia Pecan Grower Magazine and thought it would be a good idea to share it with growers in the midst of irrigating in the hot, dry weather. On p. 4 of the June 2016 issue it states you need 1400-1600 gal per acre per week on mature trees. That should be 1400-1600 gal per acre per day in July. The full season recommended irrigation schedule is below for clarification:

Pecan Irrigation Schedule

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About Lenny Wells

I am a Professor of Horticulture and Extension Horticulture Specialist for pecans at the University of Georgia. My research and extension programs focus on practical cultural management strategies that help to enhance the economic and environmental sustainability of pecan production in Georgia.