After the arrival in 2005 of citrus greening disease or Huanglongbing in Florida, making a profitable rootstock decision became more complicated. New rootstocks are being developed and released for commercialization at an accelerated pace. Regardless of these changes, there remains a time-honored framework for selecting rootstocks. This publication provides guidance in 4 aspects of scion selection: site history, objectives, sources of information on rootstocks, and choosing a rootstock that matches site and grower objectives.
This is a revision, original publication: Castle, William, and James Ferguson. 1. “Considerations for Choosing the Right Rootstocks”. EDIS 2003 (13). https://journals.flvc.org/edis/article/view/108974.