Sustainable Pecan Production

By: Steve Diver and Guy Ames
November 2000


This publication briefly introduces essential knowledge on the basics of pecan culture, such as geography, native versus plantation systems, and economics. It includes notes on pecan farming techniques that emphasize sustainable and organic production methods: non-chemical weed control, orchard floor vegetation management using legumes, pecan nutrition with emphasis on organic fertilizer options, and recommendations for organic and least-toxic control of pecan insects and diseases.

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