1. 1983-01-01 What are the advantages and disadvantages of growing citrus from seed when that is possible? One obvious advantage is that it is much less labor intensive to simply sow citrus seeds and eliminate the grafting step. Another advantage is that the seedling will most likely be free from viruses that...
  2. 2001-10-20 A friend of ECHO recently wrote to us on behalf of a farmer in Chilewho raises naval oranges. Apparently oranges are attheir sweetest when they are still green. When the farmer thinks they have reached the pinnacle of sweetness, he moves them to a greenhouse, where they turn orange. We were asked...
  3. 1993-01-01 Dried citrus pulp is high in calcium and digestible energy, but low in digestible protein and phosphorus. (What is the difference between, for example, “digestible” energy and just plain energy? Just because something is present in a food does not mean an animal’s digestive system can make use of...
  4. 1983-01-01 In response to various questions from overseas, we have tracked down some answers that are of general interest to our readers. These have been published in past issues of ECHO Development Notes. This technical note reprints those in their entirety. It also adds a couple of helpful tables that...
  5. 1999-02-15 Amazon.com Description Citrus Health Management is the fourth title in the Plant Health Management Series designed to aid in developing a successful plant health program. It emphasizes current Integrated Pest Managment practices. Management practices cover not only the interelationship between...
  6. 2018-01-31 Yellow Shoot, Green Fruit: Citrus Greening Disease EIAC 2017 Topic Summaries Echoes from our Network: edible insect feedback From ECHO's Seed Bank: Tree Lucerne(Tagasaste),multipurpose forage crop for the highlands eBook Release: Agricultural Options for Small-Scale Farmers
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    2018-01-31 ECHO’s Technical Response Unit recently received a few requests from areas in the Caribbean, for information about what might be causing citrus death. With multiple requests for information about widespread citrus decline, we decided to learn more about its potential cause and practical...
  8. This manual provides low-cost technology suitable for small-scale Asian farms. The system of orchard management it recommends has proved highly successful on small farms in Vietnam, Taiwan and other Asian countries with warm, humid climates, where citrus orchards are under heavy pressure from...
  9. 1983-06-19 Jerry Larson with Double Harvest in Haiti asked us what varieties of citrus might come true from seed. I checked with Dr. Carl Campbell at the University of Florida Extension research center. Carl has given me many in-depth, insightful answers to tropical fruit questions sent by several of our...
  10. Florida produces a wide selection of citrus fruits grown for processing and for fresh consumption. Suitable selections from the range of varieties are described in this booklet and will provide the commerical grower and the home owner with fruit for sale or personal use throughout most of the...