|Initial separation stage of the hull. (UC IPM photos)|
Protecting the nut crop from NOW is critical at hull split, and the first spray should be made at or before 1 percent hull split.
|The hull is split less than three-eighths of an inch wide.|
|Initial drying of the hull.|
|In this photo, the hull is completed dried out.|
Jenna says one grower is planning to do his hull split spraying this week. Others should follow suit this month. The first shaking will come a couple weeks after hull split application.
“We should see the first harvesting at the end of July or early August,” Jenna says.