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Advances in Walnut Production: This course provides instruction on applied walnut biology & orchard management. Next offering: Nov. 16-19, 2015. Class Details & Registration

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

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

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.

What's New...

Chill Portion Requirements listing for cultivars of major California fruit & Nut crops updated and expanded by Orchard Advisor Katherine Pope. (January 2015)

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

Pistachio
Video Recordings of recent UC-sponsored Meetings: Advances in Pistachio Production: Nov. 18-20, 2014, Visalia Convention Center. Videos

Job Opportunity: WSU is seeking applicants to fill a Postharvest Specialist position at the Prosser campus (#121089). more

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Fruit & Nut Center Updates

  • Calculate Your VOC Emissions

    Added July 20, 2015
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    As summer continues to heat up, keep in mind that regulations remain in effect to reduce the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that can be emitted into the atmosphere by pesticides and other harmful chemicals and contribute to the amount of ozone or...

  • Advances in Walnut Production Short Course

    Added May 18, 2015
    Walnut Canopy Management

     Set for Nov 16 - 19, 2015 on the UC Davis Campus The UC Fruit & Nut Research & Information Center and UC Cooperative Extension are offering a pomology short course focused on Walnut production: tree biology, orchard management and...

  • New videos from UC IPM help stone fruit growers and PCAs tackle pest problems

    Added April 24, 2015
    Web-spinning spider mites.

    Spider mites, fruit moth and twig borer larvae, aphids, and bark cankers are just a few pests that can wreak havoc on stone fruit trees.   With spring well underway and trees in full bloom and beginning to develop fruit, it's time to...

Online Research Databases

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

Page Last Updated: July 20, 2015
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