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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Nickle: Usage guidelines

Authors
item WOOD, BRUCE
item Reilly, Charles

Submitted to: Pecan South
Publication Type: Trade Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: September 1, 2007
Publication Date: October 24, 2007
Citation: Wood, B.W., Reilly, C.C. 2007. Nickle: Usage guidelines. Pecan South. 10(9):20-26.

Interpretive Summary: Knowledge by practitioners regarding how to use nickel fertilizers in pecan orchard enterprises is a limiting factor in optimization of physiological efficiency and profitability of orchard enterprises. Knowledge by farmers and extension specialists about tree nickel nutritional needs, and how these needs are best satisfied, is meager. This review summarizes guidelines relating to how orchard nutritional management for nickel is best accomplished. This information assists pecan growers in efforts to optimize orchard yields and profits by ensuring optimal nickel nutritional status.

Technical Abstract: Knowledge by practitioners regarding how to use nickel fertilizers in pecan orchard enterprises is a limiting factor in optimization of physiological efficiency and profitability of orchard enterprises. Knowledge by farmers and extension specialists about tree nickel nutritional needs, and how these needs are best satisfied, is meager. This review summarizes guidelines relating to how orchard nutritional management for nickel is best accomplished. This information assists pecan growers in efforts to optimize orchard yields and profits by ensuring optimal nickel nutritional status.

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