Nuts are fruits consisting of a hard or tough shell around an edible kernel. This category is for websites pertaining to the cultivation of nut crops, such as hazelnuts, pecans, Brazil nuts, chestnuts, cashew nuts and walnuts. Almonds are listed elsewhere.
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Areca catechu: Betel Nut Palm
Information on growing this crop which is cultivated in East Africa, South Asia and the Pacific Islands. [PDF]
Australia’s Most Delicious Bush Nut: Macademia Nuts
Information on these nuts, their history, distribution, cultivation, nutritional benefits and uses.
The Brazil Nut Industry: Past, Present and Future
Article by Scott A. Mori on Bertholletia excelsa, its natural history, the harvesting of the nuts from the Amazonian forests and the problems of plantation cultivation.
The Brazil Nut Project, initiated by the Amazon Conservation Association, aims to integrate field research with better management policies so as to increase the viability of Brazil nuts as a forest crop.
Hazelnuts: Current Production Research
Information from the Oregon Hazelnut Marketing Board on their research including their hazelnut breeding program, the micro-propagation of hazelnuts, pest management strategies and foliar fertilizers.
Macademia Nut Grower Fact Sheet
Information on all aspects of cultivating this crop, with special reference to New Zealand.
Information on several different types of nut tree suitable for growing in Ontario.
Nuts with Commercial Potential for America's Heartland
Information on site requirements and suitable cultivars for the cultivation of filberts, chestnuts and walnuts.
Off-Site Resource on Nuts and Fruit
Links to resources on nut tree growing and nut tree cultivars.
Restoring the American Chestnut Tree
Information on the breeding of chestnut trees resistant to chestnut blight by the process of back crossing. [PDF]
Start a Nut Orchard
Information from the Society of Ontario Nut Growers on all aspects of establishing and caring for nut trees.
Last update:December 7, 2016 at 10:05:09 UTC