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Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center
Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center
Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center
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Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center


Extension Courses

hands-on pruning instruction: Principles Class
Principles of Fruit & Nut Tree Growth, Cropping & Mgmt. This annual course is focused on tree biology & it's relation to orchard management.  Next offering: Feb. 22 - Mar. 3, 2016. Class Details

IX Congreso Iberoamericano de Tecnología Postcosecha y Agroexportaciones. This Spanish language conference will be held on the UC Davis campus: July 2017. Detalles

Fruit & Nut Information

Go to information about your crop

Sections on management and biology for individual crops, articles & websites by UC experts in crop production.
Fruit & Nut Information

Weather-Related Models

Go to Weather-related Models

Chill accumulation models; irrigation scheduling; prediction models for stonefruit harvest, almond & pistachio N, almond hullsplit.
Weather-Related Models

Tree Biology & Orchard Management

Tree Biology & Orchard Management

New content: Flower Anatomy & Pollination, Tree Growth. Links to: Current UC Research, Spray Technology.
Tree Biology & Orchard Management

What's New...

New Video SeriesWalnut Grafting, Budding & Field Planting. Orchard demonstrations by nurseryman Alex Suchan, Produced by Rachel Elkins and UC ANR.

Job Opportunities: University of Florida is seeking applicants for an Assist. Professor position in Citrus Horticulture. closing 1/19/2016. more

A 3-year postdoctoral position in Bioinformatics funded through the European P-SPHERE Project is available and will be located at IRTA Plant Genomics group near Barcelona. Closing date: 2 Feb 2016. Details...

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Find An Expert

A listing of UCCE Pomology Farm Advisors by County, including their areas of expertise and contact information.
Backyard growers, contact your UCCE Master Gardener.

Online Research Databases

Repositories of Annual Research Reports for the following California crops: Walnuts, Dried Plums, Stone Fruit. Research Databases

Fruit & Nut Center Updates

  • In Memoriam: Jim Beutel

    Added February 4, 2016
    Jim Beutel Lecturing

    Jim Beutel, a UC Cooperative Extension Specialist Emeritus, lecturer and researcher, died on December 28 at the age of 88. The pomologist was involved with the Department of Pomology (now part of the Department of Plant Sciences) for nearly three...

  • FNRIC Website Accessible via Mobile Devices

    Added January 7, 2016
    Mobile Homepage 250x444

    Happy 2016 from the Fruit and Nut Research and Information Center! We want to take a moment to remind you that the FNRIC website is fully formatted to be compatible with mobile browsing from cell phones and tablets. This includes all of our pages...

  • Accumulating Winter Chill: Where are we this year?

    Added December 10, 2015
    dormant tree IPM

    Winter dormancy is the annual life stage of a deciduous tree between leaf drop and bud break. It is initiated by a factor within the plant bud itself, and it takes a certain amount of cool temperature--the chilling requirement -- to break this rest...

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