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The newest addition in our agriculture production series!
Written in easy-to-read non-technical language, this manual is the perfect field application guide. Inside you’ll find the professionalism, expertise and science-based answers you’ve come to expect from the University of California—with contributions from more than 40 Cooperative Extension professionals, UC faculty, USDA scientists, and highly skilled prune industry experts.
An industry overview
A detailed description of prune biology
Information on understanding soils, varieties, irrigation and fertilization
Pest management techniques
A lesson on harvest and postharvest management
The breadth of expertise and knowledge contained in the 320 pages of this manual, along with the more than 300 photos and 56 color illustrations make this one of the most comprehensive prune production manuals in the world.
Flowering Pollination and Fruit Development
Root Systems and Physiology
Soil Evaluation and Physical Modification
Irrigation Scheduling and Tree Stress
Orchard Planning Design and Planting
Insect and Mite Pests
Diseases and Physiological Disorders