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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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‘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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