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A Fungicide Application Decision (FAD) Support System for Postbloom Fruit Drop of Citrus (PFD)

Peres, N. A. R., Kim, S., Beck, H. W., Souza, N. L., and Timmer, L. W.

31 July 2002


PFD is a serious problem in most citrus production areas of the Americas. Because a predictive model previously developed in Florida to time fungicide applications was inadequate for use in many other regions, an expert system (PFD-FAD) with broader applicability was developed and implemented in a web-accessible Java Servlet. Cost savings with the use of PFD-FAD were assessed.


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