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- 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 ...
- Johnson, J.A.; Soderstrom, E.L.; Brandl, D.G.; Houck, L.G.; Wofford, P.L.
- Journal of economic entomology 1990 v.83 no.3 pp. 905-909
- Citrus; citrus fruits; Coleoptera; gamma radiation; insect control; mortality; quarantine; crop damage; crop quality; deterioration; exports; California; Japan
- ... Since 1985 when eggs of the Fuller rose beetle, Pantomorus cervinus (Boheman), were found by Japanese fruit inspectors under the calyxes of California citrus, researchers have sought to develop alternatives to methyl bromide fumigation as a suitable quarantine treatment for this pest. Three different ages of Fuller rose beetle eggs laid on waxed paper were exposed to gamma radiation doses of 10, 5 ...