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Millet

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Maybe A New Root Stock?
« on: November 26, 2017, 09:57:53 PM »
Tests are underway in Australia to use finger lime as a rootstock for citrus, as it is highly resistant to Phytophthora citrophthora root disease. Recent U.S. Department of Agriculture research in Fort Pierce, Florida, revealed HLB resistance in finger limes

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Re: Maybe A New Root Stock?
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2017, 09:49:13 AM »
that great news! do you have a link or source?

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Re: Maybe A New Root Stock?
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2017, 03:21:55 PM »
Do finger limes have any particular cold resistance?

The resistance to foot rot interests me a lot.


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Re: Maybe A New Root Stock?
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2017, 04:24:04 PM »
Do finger limes have any particular cold resistance?
The desert finger limes are believed to have about as much cold resistance as Satsuma mandarins, if not perhaps slightly more. I don't know about regular finger limes (but I can assume they'd be less cold hardy than the desert limes because the climate region where they are indigenous to has more moderate temperatures).
« Last Edit: November 30, 2017, 04:26:53 PM by SoCal2warm »

 

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