The Citrus Planting Management series aims to facilitate an understanding of the development of new citrus orchards, and how to maintain records of individual orchards over their lifespans.
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Module 1 comprise citrus cultivars and rootstocks, orchard layout and planning, orchard establishment and orchard recordkeeping.
Module 2 discusses citrus cultivars and citrus rootstocks in more detail.
Module 3 focuses on the natural resources (soil, water, climate, topography and erosion) that influence orchard layout and orientation.
Module 4 covers the various aspects of orchard establishment, including the tools and equipment required, soil preparation, windbreaks, irrigation installation and taking care of young trees.
Module 5 discusses the importance of recordkeeping.
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