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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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Caracteristicas tecnologicas das madeiras de Luehea divaricata, Carya illinoinensis e Platanus x acerifolia quando submetidas ao vergamento.
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.
4-9 Dawn redwood Metasequoia 5-9 glyptostroboides Eastern arborvitae Thuja occidentalis 3-7 Green ash Fraxinus pennsylvanica 3-9 Pawpaw Asimina triloba 5-8 Pecan Carya illinoinensis 5-9 Quaking aspen Populus tremuloides 2-6 Red maple cultivars Acer rubrum 3-9 River birch Betula nigra 4-9 Sweetbay magnolia Magnolia virginiana 5-9 Sweetgum Liquidambar styraciflua 5-9 White willow Salix alba 3-9 Shrubs Arrowwood viburnum Viburnum dentatum 4-9 Blackhaw viburnum Viburnum prunifolium 3-9 Chokeberry species Aronia spp.
alba * Peach Prunus persica * Pear, Bradford Pyrus calleryana Bradford * Pecan Carya illinoinensis * Pine Pinus species Austrian P.
For the past few years, in an orchard in Dona Ana County, New Mexico, yields from mature pecan trees, Carya illinoinensis, have been in decline despite growers' use of normal fertilization and irrigation practices.
Sparks and Yates (1995) describe the process of husk abscission in Carya illinoinensis (pecan) as occurring in three phases.