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Fruit Culture in Alabama: Nursery Stock and Planting Techniques
Arlie Powell, David Himelrick, William Dozier, Dave Williams
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Pages / Length: 4
Publication Date: 03/10/2002

Because fruit plantings are a long-term investment, careful selection and proper care of nursery stock is very important. This four-page publication offers guidelines on locating reliable nurseries and ordering top-quality plants, as well as checking nursery stock for dryness, mechanical injury, insect and disease injury, and cold injury. Includes table of recommended sizes and ages for planting sock as well as proper planting techniques that are crucial for both home and commercial fruit producers.