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Walnut Pruning Trial – Update and Field Day

A study evaluating central leader training, minimal pruning of walnuts in comparison to traditionally trained walnuts has been ongoing within Merced County for the past six years. Over this period, the unheaded, minimally pruned ‘Chandler’ trees have cumulatively out-yielded the headed, or traditionally pruned, walnuts by an estimated 1500 lbs/acre over the first four harvests […]

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