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Citrus growing in Florida.

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Date Issued:
1928
Abstract/Description:
Citrus growing in Florida requires close attention to details, particularly systematic attention to fertilizing and spraying operations. This bulletin discusses production, cultural practices, packing house operations, marketing and shipping of several varieties of citrus fruits.
Title: Citrus growing in Florida.
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Name(s): Scott, John M. (John Marcus)
PALMM (Project)
Florida Dept. of Agriculture.
Type of Resource: text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1928
Publisher: Dept. of Agriculture
Place of Publication: Tallahassee, Fla.
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 82 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Language(s): eng
Abstract/Description: Citrus growing in Florida requires close attention to details, particularly systematic attention to fertilizing and spraying operations. This bulletin discusses production, cultural practices, packing house operations, marketing and shipping of several varieties of citrus fruits.
Table of Contents: Introduction -- Development of the citrus industry in Florida -- Citrus production in Florida -- Orange and grapefruit acreage of the United States -- Soils for citrus -- Citrus growing on the muck soils -- Varieties -- Cold protection -- Nursery stock -- Adaptability of the principal citrus stocks for Florida groves -- Planting trees -- Pruning -- Fertilizing citrus -- Culture -- Cover crops -- Cost of grove to bearing age -- Irrigation of citrus groves -- Yield -- Picking -- Grading -- Packing -- Marketing: Prices, shipping -- Limes and lemons -- Citrons -- Satsuma oranges -- Diseases and insects -- Map showing location of citrus trees in Florida by counties.
Target Audience: general
Identifier: UF00003052 (iid), 49837747 (oclc), AAA3525 QF, 981326 (digitool), uf:106322 (fedora)
Note(s): .
Title from cover.
"August 1928"
"Prepared and published in cooperation with the College of Agriculture, University of Florida, Gainesville."
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : Board of Education, Division of Colleges and Universities, PALMM Project, 2001. Mode of Access: World Wide Web. System Requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically reproduced from Collection in George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida.
Subject(s): Citrus -- Florida
Citrus fruit industry -- Florida
Florida -- 12000
Library Classification: S49 .A53 no.2
Library Classification: 102 F636b no. 2
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00003052.pdf
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00003052.jpg
Host Institution: UF
Other Format:
(OCoLC)28521780
Is Part of Series: Bulletin (Florida. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 2.