Choose the Right Citrus Rootstock
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Castle, William S., Stephen Futch, and Rhuanito Soranz Ferrarezi. 2020. “Choose the Right Citrus Rootstock: HS932/HS178, Rev. 9/2020”. EDIS 2020 (5). Gainesville, FL.


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).
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