Planning for a Successful Commercial Subtropical/Tropical Fruit Grove
Row of Mango trees. Photographed on 06-27-18. Photo Credits: UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones
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Keywords

tropical fruits
subtropical fruits
site selection
water management
irrigation
crop insurance
food safety
profitability

How to Cite

Crane, Jonathan, Yuncong Li, Edward Evans, Fredy Ballen, and Jeff Wasielewski. 2020. “Planning for a Successful Commercial Subtropical/Tropical Fruit Grove”. EDIS 2020 (6). https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-hs1387-2020.

Abstract

Planning is the key to successful grove establishment, maintenance, and production. Developing a detailed infrastructure description and plan, cultural program, and financial and marketing plan for a new or existing grove with a new fruit crop will save you time and money and help minimize mistakes. Prospective growers should compile and analyze information needed to select a grove site, establish the needed infrastructure, and develop maintenance plans for the plants and how the production will be marketed. This new 15-page publication of the UF/IFAS Horticultural Sciences Department presents an outline of the type of information growers need when establishing a tropical fruit grove or contemplating management or modification of an existing grove. Written by Jonathan Crane, Yuncong Li, Edward Evans, Fredy Ballen, and Jeff Wasielewski.
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https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-hs1387-2020
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