Drought Stress on Pecan Trees

Post date: Sep 4, 2012 1:32:48 PM

Oklahoma and Texas endured a severe drought in 2011, and dry conditions persist for 2012. Drought conditions cause extreme stress on pecan trees. Water is critical for tree survival and nut production, and is involved in all processes within the trees, ranging from nutrient transportation to the production of leaves and fruit. It is important for producers to understand the effects of drought and how pecan trees cope with the stress it brings. To read more go here Drought Stress on Pecan Trees