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Job offer: Nursery Operations Horticulturist in Ventura County

Brokaw Nursery, located in Ventura County, is seeking a motivated employee to spearhead their in-house nursery trials and experimental efforts. Brokaw Nursery is one of California's largest suppliers of wholesale subtropical orchard trees, serving...

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Horticulturist Posting

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 11:44 AM
Tags: Job (1), Nursery (1)

Interview With Tree Breeder Tom Gradziel

Tom Gradziel Breeding trees takes a long time, says Tom  Gradziel, a geneticist at the University of California, Davis. He knows this because he's spent the last twenty years breeding almonds and peaches for California's booming...

Posted on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 9:56 AM
  • Author: Rika Fields
  • Editor: David Alexander Foster
Tags: almonds (1), breeding (1), fnric (1), fruits and nuts (1), peaches (1)

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

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