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

Fruit & Nut Center Updates

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

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...

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

New Orchard Advisor in UC Cooperative Extension: Katherine Pope

Katherine Pope, UCCE Orchard Systems Advisor, Sacramento-Solano-Yolo Counties.

When you hear the words ‘Harvard-educated', what comes to mind? Washington executive? Nobel Laureate? How about UC Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor. That's because UCCE's relatively-new Orchard Systems Advisor, Katherine Pope, began her...

Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 12:11 PM

A History of UC Research

The UC Fruit & Nut Research & Information Center (FNRIC) website,, has been around for about twenty years and in that time, gone through several formatting updates and expansions. The website provides...

Posted on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 5:02 PM

New UC IPM photo repository shows plant damage from herbicides

The thumbnail image accompanying text 'pops-up' for a detailed view. IPM photo©UC Regents.

We thank the above IPM Program staff for this article about a new IPM resource: Identifying nontarget crop and ornamental plant damage from herbicides has become much easier with the launch of a new online photo repository by the Statewide IPM...

Posted on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 5:01 PM
  • Author: Tunyalee Martin & Chris Laning,
    UC Statewide IPM Program

Happy Holidays!

2014 'Principles' Dinner Graduation

It has been an honor serving our California clientele as the Director of the Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center (FNRIC) for one more active year.  I am blessed to have great support from Ms. Janet Zalom, Ms. Penny Stockdale, Ms....

Posted on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 11:38 AM

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