Guide to Hazelnut Production in Ontario publication cover.

Executive summary

The Guide to Hazelnut Production in Ontario, Publication 863 provides growers, advisors and researchers with a comprehensive handbook on the basic and advanced methods of producing hazelnuts in Ontario.

The Guide to Hazelnut Production in Ontario includes concepts such as:

  • developing a hazelnut industry in Ontario
  • cost of production and marketing
  • site selection and orchard establishment
  • orchard management
  • nutrient management
  • control for insects, diseases, wildlife and disorders
  • weed management
  • site preparation
  • ordering nursery stock
  • harvest and post-harvest handling
  • food safety
  • a glossary of terms

This 150-page handbook includes illustrations, diagrams and figures to help growers to understand disease cycles and production challenges.

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