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Citrus Tissue Analysis

July and August are the best months to collect leaf samples for tissue analysis while nutrient concentrations are the most stable.  Each sample should not represent more than 20 acres and can be taken from 15-20 trees.  Select only one leaf from each shoot that is between 4-6 months of…
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Free tissue analysis for Georgia Growers

Now is the best time to conduct tissue analysis of your citrus trees.  The UGA lab has grant funds to conduct nutrient analysis surveys from citrus trees in Georgia. This year, to get a higher level of participation, the lab is opening free tissue analysis sampling up to growers throughout…
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‘Owari’ Satsuma Rootstock Trial Summary 2019 & 2020

By: Jake Price (UGA Extension, Lowndes County, GA – ) and Dr. Kim Bowman (Rootstock geneticist, Ft. Pierce, FL – ) Purpose: Identify the best commercially-available rootstocks for ‘Owari’ satsumas, based upon effects on fruit yield, fruit quality, cold-hardiness, tree health, fruit size, and tree size. Background: In 2014, Lowndes Extension began…
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‘Owari’ Satsuma Rootstock Trial Summary 2018 & 2019

By: Jake Price (UGA Extension, Lowndes County, GA – ) and Dr. Kim Bowman (Rootstock geneticist, Ft. Pierce, FL – ) Purpose: Identify the best commercially-available rootstocks for ‘Owari’ satsumas, based upon effects on fruit yield, fruit quality, cold-hardiness, tree health, fruit size, and tree size. Background: In 2014, Lowndes…
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