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Pecans and Other Orchard Crops

Pecan production has increased dramatically in New Mexico over the past 30 years. New Mexico regularly is the top or second producer in the United States. New Mexico Agricultural Experiment Station research focuses on yield and protection from insect pests and insect-borne diseases.

Title Principal Investigator Funding Source
Information on USDA-funded projects may be found by using the assisted search option on the USDA Current Research Information System (CRIS).
Integrated Pecan Orchard Management Systems Research Richard Heerema Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
Improving Economic and Environmental Sustainability in Tree-Fruit Production Through Changes in Rootstock Use Shengrui Yao Federal Appropriation (Multistate Hatch)

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