Best Management Practices for Pecan Production

This listing of online resources is organized chronologically according to the general sequence of operations in managing a pecan orchard.  All links to online publications/resources are from the NMSU Cooperative Extension Service (http://www.cahe.nmsu.edu:16080/pubs/).  Publication numbers are according to the horticulture (H-series) or economics (Z-series) listings of the NMSU Cooperative Extension Service. Several publications from other states are listed for possible evaluation of practices in New Mexico.  

 

Overview Topics

 

H-626: Historical Background of Pecan Plantings in the Western Region
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-631: The Pecan Handbook
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-654: Noncommensurable Values of the Pecan Industry
(PDF Version)

 

Z-501: Economic Importance of Pecan Industry
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

Overview of Pecan Orchard Management

 

Circular 544: Pecan Orchard Management Schedule
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

Orchard Establishment

 

H-639: Pecan Varieties for New Mexico
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-605: Training Young Pecan Trees
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-607: Designing a Pecan Orchard
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-608: Planting Pecan Trees
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-613: Selecting and Storing Pecan Propagation Wood
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-614: Selecting Soil and Site for a Pecan Orchard
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-649: Managing Soils in Pecan Orchards
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

Pecan selection for Northern New Mexico. Growing Pecans in Kansas

 

            Grafting

 

H-623: Inlay Grafting Pecans
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-634: Four-Flap Grafting of Pecans
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-624: Patch Budding Pecans
(Available Only in Print) (Order Print Copy)

 

H-627: Transplanting Mature Pecan Trees
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-646: Caring For Pecan Trees After Transplanting
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

Fertilization

 

H-602: Pecan Orchard Fertilization
(PDF Version)

 

H-651: Nitrogen Movement in the Soil-Pecan Tree System
(PDF Version)

 

Irrigation/Water Management

 

H-652: Water Management in Pecan Orchards
(PDF Version)

 

H-636: Estimating Water Needs for Pecan Trees
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-644: Leaching Requirements of Pecan and Fruit Trees
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-637: A Practical Way of Measuring Soil Moisture
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-640: Measuring Soil Moisture in Pecan Orchards
(PDF Version)

 

Water Application Measurement

            Circular Flume

            Irrigation and N Application Efficiency

            Irrigation Gate Status Recorder

           

H-635: Flood Irrigation In Pecan Orchards
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-642: Fertigation for Pecan Orchards
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

Circular 542: Planning and Operating Pecan Orchards With Drip and Microspray Irrigation
(PDF Version)

 

Growth and Development

 

H-616: Juvenile and Adult Phases of Pecan Trees
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-617: Interpreting Leaf Analysis and Deficiency Symptoms of Pecans
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-622: Flowering Habits of Pecan Trees
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-618: Growth and Development of Pecan Nuts
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-619: Sampling Pecan Leaves for Analysis
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

Pecan Thinning is Oklahoma that could be adapted to New Mexico.  

 

Pest and Disease Control

 

H-645: Pecan Diseases and Their Controls
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-650: Influence of Nut Development on Pecan Nut Casebearer Damage in Pecans
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-633: Controlling Hickory Shuckworm
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-653: Biological Control of Pecan Nut Casenearer and Aphids in New Mexico Pecans
(PDF Version)

 

Harvesting

 

H-628: Orchard Floor Preparation for Mechanical Harvesting
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

Pruning

 

H-629: Pruning Mature Pecan Trees
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

Post-harvest/Marketing

 

H-620: Storing Pecans
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

H-630: Buyers and Custom Shellers in the Western Pecan Growing Region
(PDF Version)

 

Z-303: Some Marketing Alternatives for Pecans
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

Z-304: Marketing Pecans
(PDF Version)

 

H-621: Selecting and Judging Samples for Pecan Shows
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

 

This listing was compiled by Allan Andales on 10 July 2003.