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- Du, Q.; Chang, N.B.; Yang, C.H.; Srilakshmi, K.R.
- Journal of environmental management 2008 v.86 no.1 pp. 14-26
- precision agriculture; remote sensing; multispectral imagery; image analysis; pollution control; Citrus; plant health; pest control; pesticide application; environmental impact; environmental assessment; environmental models; simulation models; Texas
- ... The Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV) of south Texas is an agriculturally rich area supporting intensive production of vegetables, fruits, grain sorghum, and cotton. Modern agricultural practices involve the combined use of irrigation with the application of large amounts of agrochemicals to maximize crop yields. Intensive agricultural activities in past decades might have caused potential contaminat ...
- Louzada, E. S.; del Rio, H. S.; Sétamou, M.; Watson, J. W.; Swietlik, D. M.
- Euphytica 2008 v.164 no.1 pp. 13-18
- acidity; crop quality; total soluble solids; Citrus aurantium; alkaline soils; scions; rootstock-scion relationships; crop yield; rootstocks; chlorosis; grapefruit juice; calcareous soils; Citrus paradisi; grapefruits; stress tolerance; Texas
- ... Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) is one of the most devastating disease in areas where sweet orange or grapefruit are budded onto sour orange rootstock. In Texas, the citrus industry is located in the far south of the state in a high pH and calcareous soils region, which makes sour orange the best rootstock option. The Texas industry has been under a threat since the arrival in Florida and Mexico of th ...