Hurricane Recovery

Literature on Hurricanes

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Albrigo, L.G., et al. 2004. The impact of three hurricanes in 2004 on the Florida Citrus Industry: Lessons learned, what we know and what we don't know .  Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society. 118: (in press, contact author for a copy).

Buker, Richard S., Gene Albrigo and Jim Syvertsen. 2004. How will the hurricanes affect next years crop?  Citrus Industry 85(11): 17-19.  PDF

Salvatore, J. , Mark Ritenour and L. Gene Albrigo. The effect of the 2004 hurricanes on citrus flowering potential for the 2005 season. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society. 118: (in press, contact author for a copy).  

Hurricane and Drainage Publications (alphabetical by author)

Attaway, J. 1999.  Hurricanes and Florida Agriculture. Lake Alfred : Florida Science Source

Attaway, J. 2000. Hurricane Donna: The 40th anniversary. Citrus Industry. 81: 21-22. PDF

Beeler, D.H. 1977. Crop insurance: a risk management tool for developed and developing citrus producing countries. International Citrus Congress (2nd : 1977 : Orlando, Florida), Orlando, Florida  USA, 1977.2 363-366.

Brooks, J.R. 1946. Hurricane damage to commercial fruit trees in Dade county. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society.59 149-151.

Campbell, R.J., C.W. Campbell, J. Crane, C.F. Balerdi, and S. Goldweber. 1993. Hurricane Andrew damages tropical fruit crops in South Florida . Fruit Varieties Journal. 37: 218-225.

Crane, J.H., R.J. Campbell, and C.F. Balerdi. 1993. Effect of hurricane Andrew on tropical fruit trees. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society.106 139-144.

Crane, J., C. Balerdi, R. Campbell, C. Campbell, and S. Goldweber. 1994. Managing fruit orchards to minimize hurricane damage. HortTechnology. 4: 21-27.

Duryea, M.L., G.M. Blakeslee, W.G. Hubbard, and R.A. Vasquez. 1996. Wind and trees: a survey of homeowners after Hurricane Andrew. Journal of Arboriculture. 22: 44-50.

Garrett, C.A. 1951. History of Florida Hurricanes. report: 4pp.

Lawrence, F.and W.H. Mathews. 1960. Treatment of Hurricane Damaged Trees. memo 2-60:2pp.

Muraro, Ron.  2004.  Guidelines for claiming citrus casualty loss due to freeze, hurricane or other natural disasters.  Mimeo.  PDF

Pena, J.E. 1994. Update on status of pests of tropical fruit crops in South Florida . Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society.107 340-342.

Reitz, H.J. 1960. Care of Hurricane-Damaged Citrus Grove. Triangle. 10: 1,4.

Ritter, S.and C.A. Campbell. 1993. Dooryard fruit tree replacement following Hurricane Andrew. Proceedings of the Tropical Region of the American Society for Horticultural Science, Dominican Republic.37 165-166.

Rouse, R.E. 2001. Hurricane management planning for Florida citrus groves. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society.114 135-137    PDF

Shibles, David 2004.  Caring for Hurricane-damaged home landscape plants.Mimeo. PDF

Sleeth, B. 1972. Treatment and recovery of foot rot affected grapefruit trees. Journal of the Rio Grande Horticultural Society. 26: 28--32.

Terry, R.R. 1993. Impact of hurricane Andrew on tropical fruit acreage in Dade county. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society.106 116-117.


Boman, B.J. 1987. Effects of soil series on shallow water table fluctuations in bedded citrus. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society.100 137-141.

Boman, B.J. 1997. Soil conditioner applications to salinity-stressed citrus. Proceedings of the Soil and Crop Science Society of Florida.57 7-11.

Boman, B.J.and D.P.H. Tucker. 2002. Drainage systems for flatwoods citrus in Florida . Circular 1412:16pp.

Calvert, D.V., M. Cohen, L.H. Allen, Jr., and F.G. Martin. 1981. Deep tillage, liming and drainage affects citrus growth and yields. International Citrus Congress (4th : 1981 : Tokyo , Japan ), Tokyo, Japan, 1982-1983.2 534-536.

Ford, H.W. 1954. Root Distribution In Relation To The Water Table. Proceedings of the American Society For Horticultural Science, 1954.62 30-33.

Ford, H.W.and C.F. Eno. 1962. Distribution of microorganisms, citrus feeder roots, nitrate production and nutrients in the profile of Leon , Scranton , Immokalee, and Blanton fine sands. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society.75 49-52.

Ford, H.W. 1968. Chemical Changes in tile-Drain Filters and Ditch Banks Caused by Anaerobiosis. Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers.11 41-42.

Ford, H.W. 1968. Water management of wetland citrus in Florida . International Citrus Symposium (1st : 1968 : Riverside , California ), Riverside , California USA , 1969.3 1759-1770. PDF of Offprint

Ford, H.W. 1973. Levels of hydrogen sulfide toxic to citrus roots. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 98: 66-68.

Tucker, D.P.H., L. R. Parsons and S.H. Futch.  Evaluating flooding injury in citrus groves.  Citrus Industry.  73(9):44-45. PDF

Zekri, M.and L.R. Parsons. 1999. Determination of field capacity in a Florida sandy soil and drainage time at different depths. HortTechnology. 9: 258-261.

Zekri, M., L. Parsons, and F. Davies. 2002. Drainage and flooding injury. Citrus & Vegetable Magazine. 67: 16-17.

Weed Control

Erickson, Clair G.  1996.  Management of Glyphosate-related fruit drop.  Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 109:40-42.  PDF

EDIS Documents

The Potential Correlation between Natural Disasters and Cuba's Agricultural Performance, José Alvarez

Hurricane Dennis' Impact on Cuban Agriculture

William A. Messina, Jr. and Thomas H. Spreen

Citrus Reset Management, L.K. Jackson
Topics: Citrus Cultural Practices, CITRUS

Citrus Reset Analysis, Ronald P. Muraro and Fritz M. Roka

Caring for Hurricane-Damaged Home Landscape Plants, Robert J. Black

Detention/Retention for Citrus Stormwater Management
Brian Boman, Chris Wilson, Mark Jennings, and Sanjay Shukla

Citrus Rootstocks and Their On-Site Evaluation, William S. Castle and James J. Ferguson

Environmental Acts and Regulatory Agencies Affecting Citrus Groves in Florida
Michael T. Olexa, Brian J. Boman, and Scott L. Hall
Topics: Citrus Water Management, Environmental Law

Safe Handling and Use of Pesticides for the Commercial Citrus Grove Operator, J.L. Knapp, H.N. Nigg and O.N. Nesheim

Florida Citrus Pest Management Guide 2007