Open Hydroponic System of Production in Citrus Explained

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida, General

Kelly Morgan Southeast AgNet’s Ernie Neff catches up with University of Florida researcher Kelly Morgan (photo) in these reports to discuss the Open Hydroponic System, how it iworks in other areas of the world and how it may fit for Florida citrus growers as part of a long term production and disease management program. Morgan says there are several considerations for growers looking into this method of citrus production, particularly as a way to get young trees into production faster to help growers stay ahead of things like citrus psyllids and the HLB disease they carry.
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