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A nutty idea—a little stress could be good for walnuts

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Phys.org

Publication Date
2018-10-23

When it comes to watering walnuts, most California growers believe you need to start early to keep trees healthy and productive throughout the long, hot summer. But according to striking results from a long-term experiment in a walnut orchard in Red Bluff, California, growers can improve crop production if they hold off irrigation until later in the season and directly measure their trees' water needs.

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https://phys.org/news/2018-10-nutty-ideaa-stress-good-walnuts.html