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Ask Your PCA: What fall treatments do you recommend for citrus growers?

Issue Date: November 10, 2021
Chris Boisseranc PCA,Southwest Ag Consulting, Redlands, California.

Fall is the time to manage citrus fruit quality. A common practice for navel orange growers is to apply gibberellic acid in mid-fall to increase the rind integrity of the fruit. A plant growth regulator, gibberellic acid slows down the maturing process of the fruit and allows for a later harvest often in more ideal market conditions. An application of gibberellic acid can potentially push the harvest window into April and May for inland navel oranges.

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