Friday, August 25, 2017
Pecan kernels filling - pests on the prowl
kernel filling process (photo above, right). At this point during the growing season, the seed inside the shell has formed a thin layer of kernel tissue just under the seed coat. The amount of kernel deposition by late August is both weather and cultivar dependent. Earlier ripening cultivars will fill their kernels sooner that later ripening cultivars.
coni-bear traps since early summer to help reduce the resident squirrel population.