• Budding Citrus Trees

      Wright, Glenn C.; Plant Sciences, School of (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2000-02)
      Citrus budding is a plant propagation technique that any homeowner can do. Once the technique is learned, homeowners can add citrus tree. This publication addresses the budding techniques of citrus trees. Topics include the preparation prior to budding, selecting budsticks, storing budsticks, selecting and preparing the budding location, cutting the bud, inserting the bud in the t cut, and forcing the bud.
    • Diagnosing Home Citrus Problems

      Wright, Glenn C.; Begeman, John; Plant Sciences, School of (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2009-04)
      Diagnosing Home Citrus Problems includes information on all the commonly encountered dooryard citrus problems encountered in Arizona. Problems/disorders are grouped into three catagories: problems with fruit, problems with leaves, and problems with stems, branches and entire tree. Symptoms, causes and control measures are given for each disorder.
    • Growing Blackberries in the Low Desert

      Wright, Glenn C.; Plant Sciences, School of (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2008-03)
      A homeowner's guide for growing blackberries in the low desert.
    • Irrigating Citrus Trees

      Wright, Glenn C.; Plant Sciences, School of (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2000-02)
      Water is essential for citrus trees because it is an integral component of the biochemical reactions that occur within the plant, and also because it is the carrier that moves plant nutrients and other substances throughout the tree. This publication examines irrigating citrus trees. Topics include; water stress, estimating tree water use, timing water applications, dealing with salty water, calculating how much water is applied, as well as application methods and mulches. And it also includes a table which can be applied to spreadsheets, to calculate the exact amount of water a citrus tree needs.