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Related to Carya illinoinensis: pecan tree, Pecan nut
  • noun

Synonyms for pecan

tree of southern United States and Mexico cultivated for its nuts

smooth brown oval nut of south central United States

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It was detected in Buenos Aires in 2001, associated with Monellia caryella (Fitch) (Hemiptera: Aphididae), on pecan, Carya illinoinensis (Fagales: Juglandaceae) (Saini 2004).
Sparks and Yates (1995) describe the process of husk abscission in Carya illinoinensis (pecan) as occurring in three phases.
All referred to Taxodium distichum (bald cypress) and Carya illinoinensis (pecan) along the rivers (Fig.
alba 29 Black cherry Prunus serotina 27 Black walnut Juglans nigra 31 Pecan Carya illinoinensis 14 Persimmon Dispyros virginiana 17 Red pine Pinus resinosa 22 Sugar maple Acer saccharum 22 Silver maple Acer saccharinum 17 Sycamore Platanus occidentalis 18 Sweetgum Liguidambar styraciflua 18 Tulip poplar Liriodendron tulipifera 28 White pine Pinus strobus 31 Table 2.