Fruit & Nut Research & Information Center
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Fruit & Nut Center Updates

California growers awarded scholarships to attend the second annual “Principles of Pomology” extension course

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The Fruit and Nut Research and Information Center (FNRIC) recently awarded four scholarships to new California tree fruit and nut growers to attend our 2nd annual “Principles of Fruit and Nut Tree Growth, Cropping and Management”...

Posted on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 9:05 AM

New educational webpages on tree growth and structure

New tree growth animation.

Our new collection of pages focused on the basic biology of tree growth and structure is written in a simple and approachable style for students and anyone interested in understanding how trees grow. Professors Ted DeJong and Tom Gradziel...

Posted on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 2:07 PM

Walnut pest management: Recent publications in 2012 and 2013

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A comprehensive search for pest related publications in 2012 and 2013 revealed a few papers of broad interest to researchers working with English walnut (Juglans regia) in California. Citations and abstracts of papers on a wide range of topics...

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 1:42 PM

Nickels Soil Laboratory - Request for Proposals

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS University of California/Nickels Trust Nickels Soil Lab   Research and/or demonstrations project proposals for in-kind supported field work (no per acre fee) for the 2014 growing season in a commercial tree crop orchard...

Posted on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 10:29 PM

New interactive website: Irrigation scheduling using stem water potential measurements

Orchard irrigation. Photo by Jack Kelley Clark, UC IPM Program.

The effects of drought stress on agricultural crop productivity have been studied for decades. Plant water status is a function of water availability in the soil, water transport, water use throughout the plant, and atmospheric evaporative...

Posted on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 1:31 PM

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