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Lethal Yellowing of Coconuts in Florida

  title={Lethal Yellowing of Coconuts in Florida},
  author={A. P. Mart{\'i}nez and D. Roberts},
  • A. P. Martínez, D. Roberts
  • Published 1967
  • Biology
  • The rapid mechanization of gladiolus corm handling on flower farms and the need of quick curing motivated an experiment to compare five methods of curing corms. Four standard varie ties, 750 large corms per variety, were: 1) cured in a dry shed before cleaning off old corms and roots, or 2) cleaned immediately after harvest. Part of each lot was held at 90-95° F for five days before storage while the other part was placed in cold storage immediately. Flower and corm production were not greatly… CONTINUE READING
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