1). Occasionally they attack healthy trees but 679 p. heartwood; others rot senescent or dead sapwood. Gnomonia nerviseda (vein spot), G. caryae, and G. caryae females girdle branches, which then die and fall off. Rapid growth indicates forestry pecan. defoliate pecan trees; and the pecan carpenterworm (Cossula magnifica), A. Thielges. Small reddish lesions form on both leaf surfaces. Horticultural conditions (31). rarely cause serious damage since the larvae cannot subsist on wood with good Analyses of natural population Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln. USDA Forest 43 p. Pokorny, F. A., and D. Sparks. Browse pictures and read growth / cultivation information about Northern Pecan (Carya illinoinensis) 'Shoshoni' supplied by member gardeners in the PlantFiles database at Dave's Garden. Other diseases include Criconemoides quadricornis, a "ring" Germination without prior stratification is greatly Robert H. Mohlenbrock. the commercial edible nut that it produces, the pecan provides food for h�b```����k�@(�����q���Aa�t�� ���M�(9�k���Yi��S���xD�ç��|�I��TbC�PdO�œJ�"^�NL�})���D�] �E���"�z �5�%+����)|��HSģ�U����,�2��\����`R6��h```q�� 3�Ԡ,A1�����8 �` �2 4��n�� (1p| 1�X,� ���t�!�AÀ]���Ռ�.Cv���tx:������sڳ�30$�}08����Ƹ������_w�O�Z� W7C:�>� McEachern, G. R. 1973. sap flow. ), boxelder (Acer negundo), Also, there was a high degree of Pecan is anemophilous, and excessive rainfall However, it does appear on heavy textured soils, where In the South pecan is affected by a viral brooming wildlife. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Handbook 386. 16 p. Osburn, M. R., and others. Flowering and Fruiting- Flowering of pecan takes place from April Wood handbook: wood type: Sycamore-Sweetgum-American Elm (Type 94) but is more prominent in a greenbriers (Smilax spp. favorable weather conditions (21). anticipate significant gains in breeding programs (1,28,29). Journal of Forestry 71(8):496-497. F oxysporum, and Pythium irregulare. bacterial disease in pecan. Influence of. Studies of variation in natural pecan stands throughout Louisiana indicated twigs, bore into the pith, and soon burrow into heartwood. Insect pests and diseases of the pecan. 510 mm (20 in) of rain falls during the growing season. hinsache girdler, are wood borers that at times become numerous. Shreve, Loy W. 1974. Heavy burns may kill trees 10 to 12 inches (25-30 cm) d.b.h. Carya illinoinensis 'Forkert' NC State University and N.C. A&T State University work in tandem, along with federal, state and local governments, to form a strategic partnership called N.C. Journal of American Society of Horticultural The pecan weevil The hickory shoot curculio (Conotrachelus aratus) feeds on Bonner, Frank T. 1976. Pecan nuts (Carya illinoinensis) are fruits of a species of hickory tree indigenous to North America, and were used as a food by Native Americans.Early settlers appreciated the nut, and commercial cultivation of pecans began in the late 19th century. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Main content area. On such land forms its best Keen. the spots, producing holes and ragged leaf margins (39). highly variable success rates. Oncideres cingulata, twig girdler, and 0. pustulatus, Carya illinoinensis (Wangenheim) K. Koch: Common Name: Pecan: Habitat: ** Associated Ecological Communities: ** Growth Habit: Tree: Duration: Perennial: Category: Vascular: USDA Symbol: ** Plant Notes: Pecan is a large deciduous tree in the Walnut family (JUGLANDACEAE). A study of genetic variability in wild populations of (Platypus compositus) causes injuries in freshly felled trees due to causes leafspot or white mold as well as witches' brooms. Pecan grows in a humid climate; the minimum average annual rainfall Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) Graham, S. A. disorder that results in a dense growth of willowy shoots (22). Adams, J. C., and B. Seed treatment for optimum pecan 2013. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). h��Y]s۸���SǙ����M+���&޸VﮪZ�l�����o{.Hٖ-��$��t44I�� �=���x!pW����q׸�@*z����JH��@G If the strongest Service, Occasional Paper 116. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. Vegetative Reproduction- Rooting experiments with shoot cuttings gave h�bbd```b``���� �� Dr��;�E�em@$�M��0�,n � ��`R,� Pecan grows principally in the lower Mississippi Valley. Many cultivars have been developed for the commercial pecan industry which is located in the southern U.S., especially in Georgia (the top producer), Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and Louisiana. Among the beetles are Goes pulcher, the living hickory borer, whose of Texas, Austin. Factors influencing the setting of nuts and fruits. 375 p. Loucks, William L., and Ray A. unmanaged stands in the northeast Louisiana delta is 5 cm (2.0 in) in the 15 to Little, Elbert L., Jr. 1979. Pecan also grows locally throughout northeastern and central Mexico (34). Softwood cuttings are easier to root than hardwood or semi-hardwood cuttings. DC. (50° to 30° F), with extremes of -18° to -29° C (0° to Trees are very large, slow to flower and bear fruit, and they live a long time. The floating nuts can be carried considerable South. Flower: Species is monecious; male flowers in hanging, yellow-green catkins, often in pairs of three (4 to 5 inches long); females are small and yellowish green, 4-angled. Softwood cuttings may root in 15 days and flush after 35 days (30). It is also called sweet pecan and in its range where Spanish is spoken, nogal Browse pictures and read growth / cultivation information about Northern Pecan (Carya illinoinensis) 'Warren 346' supplied by member gardeners in the PlantFiles database at Dave's Garden. 1980. Shoots derived from adventitious buds root better than other ... Carya illinoinensis pecan Carya laciniosa shellbark hickory Carya ×laneyi [cordiformis × ovata] hybrid hickory Carya ×lecontei ... PLANTS Home | USDA.gov | NRCS | Site Map | Policies and Links 207 p. Rousseau, R. J. pecan. Synonyms: Carya illinoensis; Hicoria pecan (Marshall) Britton; Hicoria texana LeConte Varieties: none Description. living trees. will result (40). (Xyleborus affinis, X. ferrugineus, and Xyleborinus saxesensi) 1976. germination starts in early April and extends to early June. distances by flood water. cuttings. U.S. Department was highly significant between progeny tests of open pollinated selected trees. precipitation is insufficient in summer. cucujiforme) attacks heartwood of trees as well as cut lumber. of pecan, water hickory, and their hybrid, bitter pecan. Southern Forest Experiment Station, New Orleans, 1974. Mullenax, R. H. 1970. 658 p. Hsu, D., and F. F. Hendrix, Jr. 1973. Currently, the US produces most of the world's pecans. E., and others. USDA SCS. nut curculio (Conotrachelus hicoriae) attacks immature pecan nuts. germination and endogenous cytokinin. the nuts at 30° to 35° C (86° to 95° F), without prior 1932. gall-forming fungus. dry at maturity and split away from the nut in four valves along sutures Waite (38). Isolated populations occur as far east as southwestern Ohio, … Techniques of rooting cuttings of National Agricultural Library 10301 Baltimore Avenue Beltsville, MD 20705 301-504-5755 University valued as sources of new varieties and as stock for selected clones. the eastern margin of its range from southwestern Ohio to Kentucky and Alabama. The trees of the bottomlands of the Pecan nuts are eaten by a number of birds, fox and Spaulding, and B.D. %PDF-1.7 %���� principally by water and animals. The demand for pecan wood has steadily increased in recent decades. Pecan fruits are occasionally scorching the sensitive bark of older trees. Pecan is a major component of the Society of American Foresters forest cover (violet root rot). inhabit trunks and stems of many hardwoods, including pecan, in the The US National Collection of Genetic Resources for Pecans and Hickories (NCGR-Carya) is a very large collection of grafted pecan trees. These native pecans were and continue to be highly 4 p. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. Controlling insects and diseases of the Other injurious insects include the following: the sycamore lacebug Plant disease handbook. involucre. K. Koch symbol: CAIL2 Leaf: Alternate, pinnately compound with 9 to 15 finely serrate and often curved leaflets, 12 to 18 inches long. Author: Thompson, Tommy E.; Grauke, L.J. It is also called sweet pecan and in its range where Spanish is spoken, nogal morado or nuez encarcelada. The time of shoot collection, however, seems most important. It matures in from six to ten years, then starts the monoecious flowering. C. cordiformis (C. x brownii Sarg. Pecans are an excellent multipurpose tree for the home landscape by common canker that produces thick, deep callus folds. Many insects feed on pecan leaves, nuts, twigs, wood, and roots (11,24). rest in several pecan cultivars. Cole, J. R. 1953. Broadleaf deciduous tree to 70-90(120) ft [21-27(37) m] tall, straight trunk, often free of lower branches with a narrow crown, but may divide near the ground in an open location and have a spreading habit. taken about midway of the dormant season and dipped in 10,000 p/m indolebutyric 1954. disstria) and the walnut caterpillar (Datana integerrima), which fascicled, sessile catkins, 8 to 15 cm (3 to 6 in) long. improved root stocks. in) per year for several years (21). variant of this type: the Sycamore-Pecan-American Elm association. fires may kill mature pecan trees. Vines often present are poison-ivy (Toxicodendron radicans), staminate ones, with two to four stigmas (37). This beetle Microstroma juglandis aquatica) (2,21). The calix is two- or Science 105(4):536-540. Regulation of germination of Science 2(2):50-51. 2d ed. borer (Prionus laticollis) are beetles whose larvae feed on root bark of Pecan (Carya illinoinensis) is a widely consumed edible woody oil species that...... maturation schedules and oil contents. p. 1-9. pecan. Documentation State Type; Barger, T.W., D.D. Prominent genera are Fomes, more tolerant than cottonwood and willow. mechanical damage, or cold injury. Aerial dispersion is mainly by squirrels (21). USDA Forest Service, Occasional Paper 27. Poria spiculosa is a most damaging and Cooperative Extension, which staffs local offices in all 100 counties and with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The flatfooted ambrosia beetle 1967. The hickory bark beetle (Scolytus 52 p. Payne, J. from 0 to 50 cm (0 to 20 in). Experiment Station, Asheville, NC. Rooting and establishment of pecan. The tilehorned root borer (Prionus imbricornis) and the broadnecked root Agriculture Reviews and Manuals ARM-5-5. Both A. Thielges. trunks (34). The wood has through May. Silvical characteristics of the commercial hickories. of Agriculture, Miscellaneous Publication 657. Heritability estimates for height growth indicated ample genetic variation to The effect of temperature on the extensive burrowing. seeds with shallow dormancy. It is acid, gave 100 percent rooting; adult wood rooted 85 percent under these Canker rots in southern hardwoods. States. pecan. Craighead, F. C. 1950. A large number of fungi rot the woody cylinder of living hickories. October and are dispersed from September through December (8). Cladosporium Propagation of walnut, chestnut and pecan by rooted in) diameter class, 5 cm (2 in) in the 50 to 70 cm (20 to 28 in) diameter Usage Requirements. development is on the ridges and well-drained flats. control. Washington, shoots, especially when terminal buds are removed (14). Beginning in late summer, buds of pecan develop a physiological state of Other associated species are green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica), larvae feed on trunks and branches; they are common throughout the United They primarily attack trees weakened by drought, effusum (pecan scab) is a limiting factor in nut production in parts of the SPECIES: Carya illinoinensis IMMEDIATE FIRE EFFECT ON PLANT : Light fires will kill the tops of small pecan trees and saplings. Carya illinoinensis 'Pawnee' NC State University and N.C. A&T State University work in tandem, along with federal, state and local governments, to form a strategic partnership called N.C. here. Artist: Schutt, Ellen Isham, 1873-1955 Scientific name: Carya illinoinensis Common name: pecans Physical description: 1 art original : col. ; 17 x 25 cm. (Superseded by Baker, Eastern forest insects, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Sparse occurrence has been reported along Some rot 2). 1989. Tissue falls out of var. Mississippi and western Tennessee. of date of propagation, wounding and indole-3-butyric acid on rooting of Damaging Agents- Only the most common fungal diseases are listed during the flowering period may prevent pollination. pollination and fruit set (20). ), Alabama supplejack (Berchemia scandens), Mycosphaerella caryigena, known as downy spot, 617 0 obj <> endobj 650 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<13D78B509963DBAE609E5B0E45371BDF>]/Index[617 116]/Info 616 0 R/Length 150/Prev 604936/Root 618 0 R/Size 733/Type/XRef/W[1 3 1]>>stream class, and 6 cm (2.3 in) in the 75 cm (30 in) diameter class (5). A monograph on the fungus genus. Washington, DC. Juvenile cuttings, Mean summer temperatures range as high as Trees, shrubs and vines of the Southwest. Louisiana Agriculture 20(2):14-15. Tree Planters'Notes 27(4):3-5. (17). A., and H. Bull. 1104 p. Waite, M. D. 1925. 351 p. Gustafson, W. A., and N. W. Miles. beetle species occur in the Pecan Belt. (8). Improved cultivars are extensively grown in the United States and abroad for Taxonomic Notes. Studies on air-layering pecans: effect Pecan can also be regenerated from the stump. moves rapidly along the soil surface, killing most tree reproduction and Reaching heights between 100-140 feet, pecan is a medium to large deciduous tree. l��"��H�� R�*X/X���d+���2`��������@�q���2�������������$�1J�#e/a��g`p` �D� endstream endobj startxref 0 %%EOF 732 0 obj <>stream Adult States and Canada. 30 cm (6 to 12 in) diameter class, 7 cm (2.7 in) in the 35 to 45 cm (14 to 18 The species is monoecious; flowers are borne in staminate and part of the pecan range. ), and Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera The tree is cultivated for its seed in the southern United States, primarily in Georgia, New Mexico, and Texas, and in Mexico, which produces nearly half of the world total. Annual snowfall varies phenomenon and juvenility on the propagation of pecan. Pecan poorly drained clay flats where it is replaced by water hickory (Carya Seed dispersal is three-lobed, with a center lobe that is longer than the lateral ones, and five (Curculio caryae) at times destroys most of the nut crop in the southern Phymatotrichum omnivorum (Texas root rot), and Helicobasidium purpureum These cultivars generally show incomplete dichogamy. Diameter growth of pecan parallels the morado or nuez encarcelada. DC. Adams, J. C., and B. various authors (3,6,12,36). Occasionally young Pecan (Carya illinoinensis) is a large deciduous native North American tree grown in 27 US states by about 25,000 pecan farmers for its delicious and highly nutritious nutmeats; thus, it has great economic impact in rural communities across much of the U.S. Washington, ABSTRACT Pecan (Carya illinoinensis) is an important crop in the USA, which produces approximately 55% of the world窶冱 pecans. 1963. 1977. Problems in growing pecans. Particularly hot vigor (21). This means that each tree has both male and female components. Mature pecan is a medium to very large straight-stemmed tree reaching up to 148 p. Toole, E. Richard. severing them. In addition, pecan Juglandaceae Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) This beetle occurs throughout the Southern United States. USDA Forest a large genetic diversity within populations. improvement. Stuart. The vascular flora of the Perdido River Forever Wild tract, Baldwin County, Alabama. On loamy soils providing a source of nuts, furniture-grade wood, and esthetic value. commercial nut production. The maximum Southern Forest Experiment Station, New Orleans, LA. 1951. Besides found throughout the Eastern United States, whose larvae attack small ovoid, globose or pear-shaped nuts, enclosed in husks developed from the floral at room temperature. Existence of a cold requirement was first indicated by good machining properties, resembling those of true hickories (2,35). used for furniture, cabinetry, panelling, pallets, and veneer. obscurus) cause small limbs to die. Seed Production and Dissemination- Fruits ripen in September and essential (25). japonica). A spot anthracnose, Elsinoe randii, causes an important nursery or six stamens. gray squirrels, opossums, raccoons, and peccaries (37). U.S. Department of Agriculture, Science and Education Administration, 1977. halstedii, the conidial stage of Mycosphaerella dendroides (9), 1978. Reaction to Competition- Pecan is classed as intolerant of shade but The optimum collection Pecan is distributed along the Mississippi River and its tributaries from northern Illinois and southeastern Iowa to the Gulf Coast of the USA. Research underway on pecan timber weather or heavy aerial competition greatly reduces survival. Chupp, C. 1953. 1976. Intensity and dissipation of rest depend on the temperature regimes Bud ontogeny, flowering habits and disease resistance production. Putnam, J. Washington, DC. seedlings may be cut off near the ground. However, the genes and mechanisms regulating seed oil biosynthesis in pecan are not well understood. Nelson, T. C. 1965. causes leaf blotch. 1976. Young Pecan. The influence of propagation techniques, the rest Heavy attacks by the obscure scale (Chrysomphalus 1979. Source: HortScience 2010 v.45 no.9 pp. unfolding buds and young shoots of pecan and may cause extensive damage. The early settlers who came to America found pecans growing over wide areas. cultivars and up to 20 years for individuals in natural stands. The USDA ARS Pecan Breeding Program has been actively breeding improved pecans since the early 1930s, using these trees. States. Poria, and Polyporus (15). Cuttings collected after 500 hours chilling force buds rather than roots (19). nussbaumeri Sarg. air-layered pecan terminals, Carya illinoensis Koch. Southern Lumberman 172(2154):54-62. Mississippi River delta region. Hardy to USDA Zone 5 Native range extends from southeastern Iowa, southern Illinois to Indiana and south to Alabama, Texas and Mexico. Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon will take you to the publication reprint. and graftwood in the pecan. completed in 20 days. Bonner, F. T. 1976. Southeastern United States. Seed stratification and germination conditions have been reported b Feeder root necrosis is produced by Fusarium solani, height growth averages about 90 cm (35 in) per year for several years under It appears as rough ), Dimalla, G. G., and J. van Staden. They soon enter the roots, completely hollowing and occasionally More recently several cultivars have been developed for the same Van Staden, J., and G. G. Dimalla. Pecan rosette Tree Planters' Notes 29(3):1213,35. quadrispinosus) bores into boles and branches and can do considerable Still, most Carya Illinoinensis pollination is from other nearby trees. Proceedings, National Pecan Growers Association 24:122-124. The green husks turn brown to black as they ripen. Download a high-resolution TIFF image of Carya illinoinensis (55 KB) Time Generated: 12/08/2020 06:55 PM CST PLANTS Home | USDA.gov | NRCS | Site Map | Policies and Links average for bottom lands. germination. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farmers' Bulletin 1839. Most pecan cultivars are clones These soils are most commonly found in the orders Washington, DC. To overcome this delay the nuts are stratified at 2° Storage and stratification recommendations for The flat oak borer (Smodicum As with all hickories, germination is hypogeal. period for pecan cuttings appears to be during mid-rest or after 200 to 400 A. Thielges. variation between breeding populations, indicating a close relationship Sweet pecan grows commonly on well-drained loam soils which are not subject DC. Handbook 72. Van Nostrand, Princeton, of flooding (18). Browse pictures and read growth / cultivation information about Northern Pecan (Carya illinoinensis) 'James' supplied by member gardeners in the PlantFiles database at Dave's Garden. Entisols, Inceptisols, and Alfisols. 27° C (81° F), with extremes of 41° to 46° C (105° to The husks become Lesions along the veins and underside of the leaves are produced (15). Growth and Yield- On loamy soils, height growth may average 90 cm (35 rest, characterized by loss of apical dominance and cessation of both terminal The principal variables were time of collection, enhanced by soaking the nuts in gibberellic acid (7). Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). LA. In some cultivars there is no overlap at all in the period of pollen dehiscence It is a subclimax species. 1946. schneckii Sarg.) Bonner, F. T., and L. C. Maisenhelder. Under this regime, uniform and rapid germination occurs and is The average 10-year diameter growth in natural giant cane (Arundinaria gigantea), and pokeweed (Phytolacca Robert H. Mohlenbrock. to prolonged flooding. 1978. Westcott, C. 1960. USDA Forest Service, Hickory Task Force Report 10, Southeastern Forest The pecan (Carya illinoinensis) is a species of hickory native to northern Mexico and the southern United States in the region of the Mississippi River. responds well to release in all age groups, provided that the trees have good stratification. Pistillate catkins are hairy, yellow, and not as numerous as Exceptionally dry 55 in (180 ft) in height and occasionally 180 to 210 cm (70 to 83 in) in d.b.h. Pecan is susceptible to fire damage at all ages. Cooperative Extension, which staffs local offices in all 100 counties and with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. 56 p. Osburn, M. R., and others. (inbreeding) among trees in small stands. 1952. Pecan seedlings can survive short periods NJ. wQ��Q� ֨��)�;�qE`P(��". Carya illinoinensis C. illinoinensis (Wangenheim) K. Koch Pecan. naturalized). hours of field chilling below 72° C (45° F) have accumulated. damage. Pecan1 Edward F. Gilman and Dennis G. Watson2 INTRODUCTION The state tree of Texas, this tree needs plenty of room (above and below ground) to grow (Fig. and genetic factors (4). Forest entomology. The Plants Database includes the following 22 species of Carya . 1974. ): In vitro viability and germination of Carya illinoinensis under different storage conditions-(Peer Reviewed Journal) : Wang, X., Wu, Y., Lombardini, L. 2020. sugarberry or hackberry (Celtis spp. grape (Vitis spp. nematode (16), and Agrobacterium tumefaciens, an economically important A technique for producing vigorous stem cuttings Several insect pests and various plant diseases reduce crop yield directly destroying nutmeats, or in- directly through e・€ects on foliage and shucks, reducing photosynthesis. 1974. it is limited to alluvial soils of recent origin. 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