Huanglongbing (Chinese for yellow dragon disease or yellow shoot disease, abbreviated as HLB) also known as citrus greening, is a lethal, fast-spreading bacterial disease of citrus. HLB is the worst disease of citrus trees worldwide.
Pecan bacterial leaf scorch (PBLS) is an important and chronic disease that affects pecan in Arizona, as well as other pecan production regions of the United States. This article discusses the disease.
Authors: Mary Olsen, Mike Matheron, Mike McClure and Zhongguo Xiong
Many diseases of citrus have been described world wide and have colorful and descriptive names such as: blue mold, green mold, gray mold, pink mold, pink nose, brown rot, black spot, black rot, black pit, yellow vein, yellow spot, rubbery wood, lumpy rind, curly leaf, corky bark, slow decline, spreading decline, and stubborn. This article secribes some of the diseases common to Arizona
Pruning is a common task necessary for best production of many common fruit trees. Most types of deciduous trees are pruned to invigorate the tree, to improve branch configuration, and thus make branches less likely to split under a heavy crop, to improve fruit quality, and/or to reduce the crop load which will improve the potential size of individual fruits.
Water is essential for citrus trees.This article discusses some of the symptoms of stresses caused by lack of water and gives suggestions on how to estimate and time water applications on citrus trees.
This article lists Citrus Varieties and discusses some of their characteristics. Some varieties grow better in Arizona than others and some suggestions considering some of the varieties are raised. Harvesting times are shown in a chart.