Southwest Florida Multi-County Citrus Agent Dr. Mongri Zekri will speak on growing peaches in our area. Topics include low-chill peach varieties, cultural practices such as pruning, thinning, and irrigation, and dealing with pests and other problems.
Dr. Zekri received his graduate training at the University of Florida before working for more than five years at the Citrus Research and Education Center at Lake Alfred. He is a prolific author of scientific and trade publications on citrus and other Florida fruits. In his role as Extension Agent, he also provides educational outreach to commercial and home growers, gardeners, and students.