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Fruit & Nut Center Updates

FNRIC Website Accessible via Mobile Devices

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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...

Posted on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 2:48 PM
  • Author: Krista Rindell

Accumulating Winter Chill: Where are we this year (Dec. 2015)?

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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...

Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 9:47 AM

Calculate Your VOC Emissions

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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...

Posted on Monday, July 20, 2015 at 5:57 PM

Advances in Walnut Production Short Course

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 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...

Posted on Monday, May 18, 2015 at 3:52 PM

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

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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...

Posted on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 11:54 AM

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