Tag "hull rot"
Hull rot disease is caused by two pathogens that thrive on split hulls of well-watered and well-fertilized trees. The best defense against these pathogens is to cut back on irrigations and check that nitrogen rates do not exceed crop demand.
The UC water production function (WPF) project within almond has given us an opportunity to look at how irrigation rates can impact the amount of hull rot that develops.
There have been a lot of reports of poor removal of ‘Nonpareil’ almonds. This issue may be caused by a few different issues, all which require a different management plan. The potential causes as well as some thoughts on management are
Harvest in the Nonpareils continues. No specific yield reports and no word of shaking in other varieties. Some informal observations about potential yield don’t paint a particularly strong picture. More sticking than normal is being noted in places. Reports of