Florida Citrus: A Comprehensive Guide, edited by David Tucker, Steven Rogers, Edward Stover and Michael Ziegler.
From tree selection to product marketing, Florida Citrus: A Comprehensive Guide is an essential reference for all things citrus.
Florida citrus is a multi-billion dollar industry and a vital part of the state's economy. Due to devastating, recent hurricanes, freezes, and diseases the industry is in flux. The Florida Citrus: A Comprehensive Guide is your complete guide to current practices and future changes resulting from these events.
Starting with an industry overview, the editors examine the relationships between all aspects of the citrus industry and the citrus production cycle. Forty-two, self-contained chapters include the following topics:
- Grove Design
- Site Selection
- Grove Planting
- Tree Growth, Development, and Productivity
- Regulatory Agencies and Environmental Assessment
- Risk Management
- Fruit Harvesting, Handling, and Transport
- Sustainability of Commercial Citrus Production
Utilizing dynamic presentation, detailed text, and over 140 illustrations, the editors have distilled current research and historical data to help the Florida citrus industry make sound decisions toward achieving success, growth, and agricultural sustainability.
91 color and 51 b/w illustrations. 413 pp. SP278. $30.00. ISBN: 0-916287-34-3.