The University of Georgia to release their newest pecan variety, Avalon.

Next spring, the University of Georgia will be releasing their newest pecan variety, Avalon.
UGA horticultural scientist, Patrick Conner, says it has shown good resistance against scab disease so far.
That combination of big size, high quality, and high levels of scab resistance is fairly unique, Conner said.
Most highly resistant cultivars are either small in size, or they don’t have the commercial quality we like to see.

Read more about AvalonĀ here.