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Economic Evaluation of Protection against Freezes in Satsuma Mandarin Production 

Lindsey, Jeanne (2008-05-15)
This dissertation consists of three essays that evaluate the effect of freeze-risk reduction techniques on discounted net returns for Satsuma mandarin (Citrus unshiu Marc.) in the northern Gulf Coast region of the United ...

The Effect of Irrigation Frequency on Growth and Physiology of Native Landscape Shrub Species 

Wilkin, Matthew (2007-12-15)
Studies were conducted utilizing the Horhizotron™ to evaluate horizontal root growth of Morella cerifera (L.) Small (syn. Myrica cerifera) (wax myrtle) and Illicium floridanum Ellis (Florida anise tree) when portions of ...

Ice Formation and the Affects of Cold Acclimation on Cold Hardiness in a Subtropical Fruit Species 

Carter, Philip (2007-12-15)
Fruit production in the southeastern United States is highly vulnerable to freezes. Understanding the mechanism of damage in various fruit crops leads to methods for mitigation of damage through direct protection, cultural ...

Interaction of Wax, Fungicide and Ethylene Treatments on Storage and Shelf-Life of Satsuma Mandarins 

Campbell, Julie (2005-05-15)
Satsuma mandarins (Citrus unshiu Marc.) were once the center of an important industry along the Gulf Coast of the United States. Several freezes in the early 1900’s essentially wiped out the industry. In recent years ...