Fruit & Nut Research & Information Center
Fruit & Nut Research & Information Center
Fruit & Nut Research & Information Center
University of California
Fruit & Nut Research & Information Center

Fruit and Nut Information

A Nitrogen Budget Worksheet for Walnut

Kathy Kelley, Farm Advisor, Stanislaus Co., and Joe Grant, Farm Advisor, San Joaquin County. Nitrogen budget worksheet and instructions in its use. 3 pp. Adapted from UC Pub. 21623, 2006.
  • Walnut
Production Management

A Walnut Grafting, Budding & Planting Video Series

Nurseryman Alex Suchan demonstrates the grafting, budding and planting of walnut trees in this series of 14 short videos, produced by Rachel Elkins, UCCE Pomology Farm Advisor & UC ANR.
  • Walnut
Production Management

Administrative Committee for Pistachios

Fresno, CA
  • Pistachio
Organizations

Advanced Sensing & Management Technologies to Optimize Resource Use in Deciduous Tree Crops

UC Research website: a multi-disciplinary project to develop guidelines for nutrient and water management, adaptive to local conditions
  • Almond
  • Pecan
  • Pistachio
  • Walnut
Production Management

Almond Board of California

Modesto, CA
  • Almond
Organizations

Almond Digest

Newsletter by Paul Verdegaal and Brent Holz, Farm Advisors, San Joaquin County.
  • Almond
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Almond Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors

Content includes: propagation, pollination, fruit set and Flower and fruit development, variety selection, pests, and orchard management.
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Almond Fertilization Guidelines

User friendly almond fertilization guidelines based on current nutrient management research.
  • Almond
General Sources

Almond Hullers and Processors Association

Merced, CA
  • Almond
Organizations

Almond Leaf Scorch (pdf)

Beth Teviotdale, UCCE Kearney Ag. Center, and Joe Connell, UCCE Butte Co. 2003 (4 pp.) ANR Pub. 8106
  • Almond
Production Management

Almond Notes - Butte County

Newsletter from Joe Connell, Farm Advisor, Butte County. Focus on almonds & walnuts.
  • Almond
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Almond Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Almond Profile

Ag. Marketing Resource Center, 2012
  • Almond
non-University of California Resources

Almond publications

Roger Duncan, UCCE Farm Advisor, Stanislaus Co. Nutrition, planting, pruning, and pest management information
  • Almond
Production Management

Almond Varieties

Almond Board of California
  • Almond
non-University of California Resources

Along the Grapevine - San Joaquin County

Newsletter from Paul Verdegaal, Farm Advisor, San Joaquin County.
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Also see: European Pear

  • Pear - Asian
General Sources

American Chestnut Foundation

Asheville, North Carolina
  • Chestnut
Organizations

American Pistachio Growers

Fresno, CA
  • Pistachio
Organizations

Apple Hill Growers

Camino, CA
  • Apple
Organizations

Apple Hill Growers Association

Camino and Placerville, CA
  • Apple
Organizations

Apple Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Apple Production Management in Northern California

publications by Paul Vossen, UCCE Farm Advisor, Sonoma Co.
  • Apple
Production Management

Apple Replant: Treating the Cause, Not the Symptoms

USDA Agricultural Research Service
  • Apple
non-University of California Resources

Apple Thinning Sprays

UC IPM Online
  • Apple
Production Management

Apricot Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors

Content includes: propagation, pollination, fruit set and flower and fruit development, variety selection, pests, and orchard management.
  • Apricot
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Apricot Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Apricot Producers of California

Turlock, CA
  • Apricot
Organizations

Asian Citrus Psyllid (pdf)

E. Grafton-Cardwell, UC KAC, K Godfrey, CDFA, M. Rogers, C. Childers and Pl. Stansly, Univ. Florida. 2006 (8 pp.) ANR Pub. 8205
  • Citrus
Production Management

Asian Pear Varieties in California.UC Publication 4068 (pdf)

Griggs, W. and B. Iwakiri. 1977. 60 pp.
  • Pear - Asian
General Sources

Asian Pears

James Beutel, UC Farm Advisor, Solano Co. 1990. Asian Pears. p304-309 in: Advances in New Crops. Proceedings of the First National Symposium on New Crops, 1988. J. Janick and J.E. Simon (eds.).
  • Pear - Asian
General Sources

Asian Pears in California

William Griggs, California Agriculture
  • Pear - Asian
Production Management

Assessment &Improvement of Water Penetration: Pistachio Production Short Course 05 (PPoint to pdf)

Blake Sanden, UCCE Kern Co. 63-slide presentation
  • Pistachio

Australian Macadamia Society

Lismore New South Wales, Australia
  • Macadamia
Organizations

Avocado Fact Sheet

material source:Growing Avocados in the San Joaquin Valley. UC DANR Pub. 904, 1995
  • Avocado
Production Management

Avocado Fertilization Guidelines

User friendly avocado fertilization guidelines based on current nutrient management research.
  • Avocado
General Sources

Avocado Fruit Facts

Avocado Rare Fruit Growers, 1996
Production Management

Avocado Handbook

UCCE Ventura Co.
  • Avocado
General Sources

Avocado Information

Dept. of Botany and Plant Science, UC Riverside
  • Avocado
Production Management

Avocado Information

UCCE webpage on avocado production
  • Avocado

Avocado Market: A Growth Market in a Mature Food Industry (PowerPoint to pdf)

Roberta Cook, Dept. Ag. and Resource Economics, UC Davis. 2003
  • Avocado
Production Economics

Avocado Notes - San Luis Obispo County

Newsletter from Mary Bianchi, Farm Advisor, San Luis Obispo County
  • Avocado
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Avocado Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Avocado profile

Ag. Marketing and Resource Center, 2012
  • Avocado
non-University of California Resources

Avocado: Growing for Quality Manual

California Avocado Commission
Production Management

Avocadosource.com

Worldwide avocado data source. Hofshi Foundation
  • Avocado
non-University of California Resources

Banana Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Banana
non-University of California Resources

Banana Growing in the Florida Home Landscape (pdf)

Jonathan Crane, Carlos F. Balerdi, and Ian Maguire, Univ. of Florida IFAS Extension, Doc HS-10. 2005 (13 pp.)
  • Banana
non-University of California Resources

Berry Production Management in Northern California

Caneberry & strawberry program by Mark Bolda, UCCE Farm Advisor
  • Caneberries: Raspberry
  • Blackberry
  • Strawberry
Production Management

Biological Control of Codling Moth: Parasitoid Releases in Walnuts, Apples and Pears (pdf)

Janet Caprile, UCCE Contra Costa Co., Nick Mills, Dept. of Insect Biology, UC Berkeley. 2004 (1 pp.)
  • Apple
  • Pear - European
  • Walnut
Production Management

BIOS Approach Tested for Controlling Walnut Pests in San Joaquin Valley

J.A. Grant, W. Bentley, C. Pickel, J. Groh-Lowrimore, UCCE, in California Agriculture Vol. 57:3
  • Disease Management
  • Insect/Mite/Nematode Management (not bees)
Production Management

Blue Diamond Growers

Sacramento, CA
  • Almond
Organizations

Blueberries in California

UC Small Farm Center
  • Blueberry
General Sources

Blueberries: Organic Production

National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
  • Blueberry
non-University of California Resources

Blueberry Freeze Damage and Protection Measures

Bill Cline and Gina Fernandez, North Carolina Cooperative Extension
  • Blueberry
non-University of California Resources

Blueberry Leaf Rust (pdf)

Franklin Laemmlen and Mark Gaskell, UCCE Santa Barbara Co., in Central Coast Agriculture Highlights, Feb. 2006 (10 pp.)
  • Blueberry
Production Management

Blueberry News - Tulare County

Newsletter from Manuel Jimenez, Farm Advisor, Tulare County.
  • Blueberry
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Blueberry Production in California

Mark Gaskell, UCCE Santa Barbara Co. link to UCCE Santa Barbara Co. website provides information relating to blueberry production, including Blueberry Production Guide
  • Blueberry
Production Management

Blueberry Production in Florida

Univ. of Florida IFAS Extension
  • Blueberry
non-University of California Resources

Blueberry profile

Ag. Marketing and Resource Center
  • Blueberry
non-University of California Resources

Blueberry Research Launches Exciting New California Specialty Crop

Manuel Jimenez, Francis Carpenter, Richard Molinar, Kathryn Wright and Kevin Day, UCCE. in California Agriculture, 2005
  • Blueberry
Production Management

Breadfruit

Julia Morton, Fruits of Warm Climates
  • Breadfruit
non-University of California Resources

Breadfruit, Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson) Fosberg and A. heterophyllus Lam.

Center for New Crops and Plants Products, Purdue University
  • Breadfruit
non-University of California Resources

California Apple Commission

Fresno, CA
  • Apple
Organizations

California Apricot Council

San Francisco, CA
  • Apricot
Organizations

California Avocado Commission

Irvine, CA
  • Avocado
Organizations

California Blueberry Commission

  • Blueberry
Organizations

California Canning Peach Association

Sacramento, CA
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
Organizations

California Cherry Advisory Board

Lodi, CA
  • Cherry - Sweet
Organizations

California Cling Peach Board

Emeryville, CA
  • Peach - All
  • Peach - Cling
Organizations

California Date Administrative Committee

Indio, CA
  • Date
Organizations

California Dried Plum Board Research

Abstracts of research conducted on the health benefits of dried plums
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
General Sources

California Dried Plums/California Dried Plum Board

Sacramento, CA
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Organizations

California Fig Advisory Board

Fresno, CA
  • Fig
Organizations

California Fresh Fig Growers Association

Fresno, CA
  • Fig
Organizations

California Fuyu Growers

Valley Center, CA
  • Persimmon
Organizations

California Grape and Tree Fruit League

Fresno, CA
Organizations

California Handlers Describe Marketing Issues for Organic Kiwifruit (pdf)

Hoy F. Carman and Karen Klonsky, UCCE Dept. Ag. and Resource Economics, UC Davis. 2004 (7 pp.)
  • Kiwifruit
Production Economics

California Kiwifruit Commission

Fresno, CA
  • Kiwifruit
Organizations

California League of Food Processors

Sacramento, CA. Member companies include canners, freezers, dryers and dehydrators of fruits and vegetables
Organizations

California Macadamia Society

Fallbrook, CA
Organizations

California Olive Industry

Fresno, CA
  • Olive
Organizations

California Olive Oil Council

Berkeley, CA
  • Olive
Organizations

California Pear Advisory Board

Sacramento, CA
  • Pear - European
Organizations

California Pistachio Research Board

Fresno, CA
  • Pistachio
Organizations

California Raisin Marketing Board

Fresno, CA
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Organizations

California Rare Fruit Growers

Fullerton, CA
  • Avocado
  • Banana
  • Cherimoya
  • Feijoa
  • Fig
  • Guava
  • Kiwifruit
  • Loquat
  • Lychee
  • Macadamia
  • Mango
  • Papaya
  • Passionfruit
  • Persimmon
  • Pomegranate
Organizations

California Specialty Crop Council

Fresno, CA
Organizations

California Strawberry Commission

Watsonville, CA
  • Strawberry
Organizations

California Table Grape Commssion

Fresno, CA
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Organizations

California Tree Fruit Agreement Research Reports Database

A database, currently under development, to archive research projects supporting the California stone fruit industry from 1939 to 2010.
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Prune/Dried Plum
General Sources

California Walnut Commission, Walnut Marketing Board

Folsom, CA
  • Walnut
Organizations

Calimoya cherimoyas

California cherimoyas
  • Cherimoya
Organizations

Cane Berries Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Cashew (Anacardium occidentale L.)

Center for New Crops and Plants Products, Purdue University
  • Cashew
non-University of California Resources

Cashew apple

Julia Morton, Fruits of Warm Climates
  • Cashew
non-University of California Resources

Cashew, a short description

Eden Project
  • Cashew
non-University of California Resources

Central Coast Agricultural Highlights

Newsletter by Surendra Dara, Farm Advisor, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. Topics in production, principally strawberries.
  • Blueberry
  • Strawberry
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Central Coast Vineyard News - Monterey, San Benito & Santa Cruz Counties.

Newsletter from Larry Bettiga, Farm Advisor, Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties.
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Cherimoya

Minor Subtropical Fruits - Ventura Co. UCCE website
  • Cherimoya
Production Management

Cherimoya Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Cherimoya
non-University of California Resources

Cherry Crinkle-Leaf and Deep Suture Disorders (pdf)

Stephen Southwick, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, and Jerry Uyemoto, USDA Plant Pathologist, UC Davis. ANR Pub. 8007. 1999 (7 pp.)
  • Cherry - Sweet
Production Management

Cherry Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors

Content includes: propagation, fruit set and flower and fruit development, variety selection, pests, crop overview and orchard management.
  • Cherry - Sweet
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Cherry Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Cherry profile

Ag. Marketing and Resource Center
  • Cherry - Sweet
non-University of California Resources

Chestnut Culture in California (pdf)

Paul Vossen, UCCE Sonoma Co., ANR Pub. 8010. 2000 (18 pp.)
  • Chestnut
Production Management

Chestnut Fact Sheet

  • Chestnut
Production Management

Chestnut Growers of America

  • Chestnut
Organizations

Chestnut profile

Ag. Marketing and Resource Center
  • Chestnut
non-University of California Resources

Chilling in Sweet Cherry: January 2011 Update

Kitren Glozer, Project Scientist, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis
  • Cherry - Sweet
Production Management

Chilling Requirements of Selected Peach Varieties

M.L. Parker and D.J. Werner, No. Carolina Cooperative Extension, 1993
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
non-University of California Resources

Citrus (Citrus medica Linn.)

Center for New Crops and Plants Products, Purdue University
  • Citrus
non-University of California Resources

Citrus Bugs - Blog

Blog posts by Elizabeth Grafton-Cardwell, Dept of Entomology, UC Riverside, and Director, Lindcove Research and Extension Center. Citrus bugs and their management.
  • Citrus
UC Blogs: Current Topics

Citrus Clonal Protection Program

Dept. of Plant Pathology, UC Riverside. This is the California source for budwood of commercial citrus varieties. It provides a safe mechanism for introduction of new varieties from around the world.
  • Citrus
Centers and Programs

Citrus Entomology

UC Kerney Ag. Center.San Joaquin Valley Citrus Pest Management Information
  • Citrus
Production Management

Citrus Fertilization Guidelines

User friendly citrus fertilization guidelines based on current nutrient management research.
  • Citrus
General Sources

Citrus Notes - Butte County

Newsletter from Joe Connell, Farm Advisor, Butte County.
  • Citrus
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Citrus Notes -Tulare County

Newsletter from Neil O'Connell, Farm Advisor, Tulare County.
  • Citrus
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Citrus Nurseries in California (pdf)

Cindy Fake, UCCE Nevada & Placer Co. 2008 (1p.) UC Pub.31-010C
  • Citrus
Production Management

Citrus Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Citrus Program - Ventura County

Nick Sakovich & Ben Faber, UCCE Ventura Co. Guidelines for various aspects of production management
  • Citrus
General Sources

Citrus Research Board

Visalia, CA
  • Citrus
Organizations

Citrus Variety Collection, UC Riverside

This program maintains a diverse living collection of citrus varieties, descriptions for many varieties and evaluation data for potential new commercial citrus varieties.
  • Citrus
Centers and Programs

Commercial Apple Growing in California

Ronald H. Tyler, UCCE Santa Cruz (ret.) 1992 (28 pp.) UC ANR Pub. 2456. Link to ANR Catalog for purchase
  • Apple
General Sources

Comparative Study of Composition and Postharvest Performance of Organically and Conventionally Grown Kiwifruits (pdf)

M.L. Amodio, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, G.Colelli, Italy, J.K Hasey, UCCE Sutter-Yuba Cos., and Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. 2007 (9 pp.)
  • Kiwifruit
Production Management

Control of Codling Moth in Organic Pear Orchards (pdf)

R. Elkins, UCCE Lake Co., C. Ingris, UCCE Sacramento Co., R. VanSteenwyck, UCCE Environmental Sciences, UC Berkeley, and L. Varela, UCCE Sonoma Co. a poster. 2004
  • Pear - European
Production Management

Conventionally bred papaya still possible, even in California

California Agriculture
  • Papaya
Production Management

Cost and Return Studies by the Dept. of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Davis

Includes: individual studies for most California fruit & nut crops by region. Studies authored by UCCE Specialists & Farm Advisors.
  • Almond
  • Apple
  • Apricot
  • Avocado
  • Blueberry
  • Caneberries: Raspberry
  • Blackberry
  • Cherry - Sweet
  • Citrus
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Pear - Asian
  • Pear - European
  • Plum
  • Pomegranate
  • Prune/Dried Plum
  • Strawberry
  • Walnut
Production Economics

Cover Cropping in Walnut Orchards

Terry Prichard, UCCE UC Davis, Janine Hasey, UCCE Sutter-Yuba Co.
  • Walnut
Production Management

Crop Currents - Alameda and Contra Costa Counties

Newsletter from Janet Caprile, Farm Advisor, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Primarily cherry, stone fruit, olive, walnut and grape
  • Almond
  • Cherry - Sweet
  • Nectarine
  • Olive
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Table Grape/Raisin
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Crop Knowledge: Avocado

Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Avocado
non-University of California Resources

Crop Knowledge: Banana

Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Banana
non-University of California Resources

Crop Knowledge: Guava

Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Guava
non-University of California Resources

Crop Knowledge: Macadamia

Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Macadamia
non-University of California Resources

Crop Knowledge: Mango

Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Mango
non-University of California Resources

Crop Knowledge: Papaya

Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Papaya
non-University of California Resources

Crop Knowledge: Persimmon

Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Persimmon
non-University of California Resources

Crop Knowledge: Pineapple

Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Almonds in California (pdf)

USDA National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 1999 (35 pp.)
  • Almond
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Apples in California (pdf)

USDA National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 1999 (41 pp.)
  • Apple
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Avocados in California (pdf)

USDA National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 1999 (48 pp.)
  • Avocado
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Citrus in California (pdf)

USDA National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 2004 (107 pp.)
  • Citrus
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Dates in California (pdf)

National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 2000 (6 pp.)
  • Date
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Figs in California (pdf)

National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 2003 (10 pp.)
  • Fig
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Grapes (Raisin) in California (pdf)

National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 1999 (78 pp.)
  • Table Grape/Raisin
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Grapes (Table) in California (pdf)

National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 1999 (89 pp.)
  • Table Grape/Raisin
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Kiwi in California (pdf)

National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 2000 (9 pp.)
  • Kiwifruit
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Nectarines in California (pdf)

National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 2001 (23 pp.)
  • Nectarine
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Olives in California (pdf)

National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 1999 (14 pp.)
  • Olive
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Peaches in California (pdf)

National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 1999 (22 pp.)
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Pears in California (pdf)

National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 1999 (24 pp.)
  • Pear - European
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Persimmons in California (pdf)

National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 1999 (7 pp.)
  • Persimmon
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Pistachios in California (pdf)

National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 1999 (21 pp.)
  • Pistachio
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Plums in California (pdf)

National Science Foundation Center for IPM.1999 (22 pp.)
  • Plum
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Prunes in California (pdf)

National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 1999 (29 pp.)
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Strawberries in California (pdf)

National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 1999 (72 pp.)
  • Strawberry
non-University of California Resources

Crop Profile for Walnuts in California (pdf)

National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 1998 (21 pp.)
  • Walnut
non-University of California Resources

Cultivar Diversity as a Risk Management Strategy for Tree Crop Growers (pdf)

Steven C. Blank, UCCE, Ag. and Resource Economics Dept., UC Davis. 2005 (4 pp.)
Production Economics

Cultivating cashew nuts

Dept. of Ag. Republic of South Africa
  • Cashew
non-University of California Resources

Databases and Statistics on Bananas and Plantains

Biodiversity International
  • Banana
non-University of California Resources

Date (Phoenix dactylifera L.)

Center for New Crops and Plants Products, Purdue University
  • Date
non-University of California Resources

Decision Support System for IPM of Prune Brown Rot

UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

Diaprepes Root Weevil - citrus pest (pdf)

E. Grafton-Cardwell, UC KAC, K. Godfrey, CDFA, J. Pena and C. McCoy, Univ. of Florida, R. Luck, UC Riverside. 2004 (8 pp.) ANR Pub. 8131
  • Citrus
Production Management

Dormant Spray Alternatives Calculator

UC IPM Online
  • Almond
  • Disease Management
  • Insect/Mite/Nematode Management (not bees)
  • Nectarine
  • Peach - All
  • Peach - Cling
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

Dried Plum News - Tulare County

Newsletter from Elizabeth Fichtner, Farm Advisor Tulare County.
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Dried Plum Research Reports

A searchable database of annual reports of research in various aspects of dried plum/prune production. This database provides reports in pdf format from 1961 to the present.
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
General Sources

Dried-On-Vine (DOV) Raisin Cultivars (pdf)

Stephen Vazquez, UCCE Fresno Co. and Matthew Fidelibus, UC Kearney Agricultural Center (7 pp.)
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Production Management

Drip Irrigation Can Effectively Apply Boron to San Joaquin Valley Vineyards (pdf)

William Peacock, UCCE Tulare Co., and L. Peter Christensen, UCCE UC Davis, in California Agriculture, 2005 (4 pp.)
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Production Management

Dwarfing rootstocks developed at Kearney cut peach farming expenses

Researchers at UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center have identified several excellent dwarfing options for peach growers.
  • Peach
Production Management

Eastern Black Walnut: Potential for Commercial Nut Producing Cultivars

William Reid, in Janick and Simon (eds), Advances in New Crops. Timber Press, Portland, OR,1990
  • Walnut
non-University of California Resources

English Walnut Rootstocks Help Avoid Blackline Disease, But Produce Less Than "Paradox" Hybrid (pdf)

Joseph Grant, UCCE San Joaquin Co., and Gale McGranahan, Dept. of Plant Sciences UC Davis, in California Agriculture, 2005 (3 pp.)
  • Walnut
Production Management

Enhancing the Marketability of California Persimmons

USDA-ARS
  • Persimmon
non-University of California Resources

Epidemiology & Management of Olive Knot Disease

UC Research: this project addresses this disease in California. Elizabeth Fichtner and Bruce Kirkpatrick
  • Olive
Production Management

Evaluating Pecan Problems

George Ray McEachern, Texas A&M University, 1995
  • Pecan
non-University of California Resources

Family Farm Series: Asian Pears

James Beutel, UCCE UC Davis. UC Small Farm Center
General Sources

Family Farm Series: Kiwifruit Production in California (pdf)

J.A. Beutel, UCCE Pomologist UC Davis. UC Small Farms Center publication. 1990 (6 pp.)
  • Kiwifruit
General Sources

Farmer's Bookshelf: Avocado

University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Avocado
non-University of California Resources

Farmer's Bookshelf: Banana

University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Banana
non-University of California Resources

Farmer's Bookshelf: Lychee

University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Lychee
non-University of California Resources

Farmer's Bookshelf: Macadamia

University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Macadamia
non-University of California Resources

Farmer's Bookshelf: Mango

University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Mango
non-University of California Resources

Farmer's Bookshelf: Papaya

University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Papaya
non-University of California Resources

Farmer's Bookshelf: Persimmon

University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Persimmon
non-University of California Resources

Farmer's Bookshelf: Pineapple

see link to Fruits, then Pineapple. Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa
non-University of California Resources

Farmers Bookshelf: Guava

University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Guava
non-University of California Resources

Feijoa Fact Sheet

  • Feijoa
Production Management

Feijoa Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Feijoa
non-University of California Resources

Feijoa sellowiana Berg syn. Acca sellowiana

Center for New Crops and Plants Products, Purdue University
  • Feijoa
non-University of California Resources

Fertilizing Citrus in the Foothills (pdf)

Cindy Fake, UCCE Nevada & Placer Co. 2004 (4pp.) UC Pub.31-011C
  • Citrus
Production Management

Field Notes Newsletter - San Joaquin County

A Newsletter from San Joaquin County Farm Advisors. Research and new developments related to agriculture in the county. Includes almond, walnut, grapes, veg crops, range land.
  • Almond
  • Table Grape/Raisin
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Fig

T. E. Crocker, University of Florida IFAS Extension
  • Fig
non-University of California Resources

Fig (Ficus carica L.)

Center for New Crops and Plants Products, Purdue University
  • Fig
non-University of California Resources

Fig Day 2006: Etiology and Management of Limb Dieback of Figs in California (PowerPoint to pdf)

Themis J. Michailides, D. P. Morgan, D. Felts, H. Reyes, UC Kearney Agricultural Center. 43-slide presentation
  • Fig
Production Management

Fig Day 2006: Fig Mosaic (PowerPoint to pdf)

Bryce Falk and Nida Salem, Dept. of Plant Pathology, UC Davis.13-slide presentation)
  • Fig
Production Management

Fig Day 2006: Monitoring, Sanitation, and Insect Pest Management in Figs (PowerPoint to pdf)

Chuck Burks, David Brandl, UC Kerney Agricultural Center, Themis Michailides and Mark Doster, USDA-ARS, Parlier, CA. 21-slide presentation
  • Fig
Production Management

Fig Day 2006: Phenology of the Fig Tree (PowerPoint to pdf)

Maxwell Norton and Dan Rivers, UCCE Merced Co. 7-slide presentation
  • Fig
Production Management

Fig Day 2006: Screening Diverse Fig Cultivars for Commercial Potential (PowerPoint to pdf)

Ed Stover, Carlos Crisosto, Malli Aradhya, Louise Ferguson, UC Davis. 21-slide presentation
  • Fig
Production Management

Fig Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors

Content includes: propagation, pollination, fruit set and flower and fruit development, variety selection, pests, and orchard management.
  • Fig
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Fig Fact Sheet

  • Fig
Production Management

Fig Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Fig
non-University of California Resources

Fig Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Fig Varieties: A Monograph (pdf)

Definitive work on fig varieties by Ira Condit, UC ANR publication: Hilgardia, 1955 (247 pp.)
  • Fig
Production Management

Figs

G. McEachern, Texas A & M Univ.
  • Fig
non-University of California Resources

Figs profile

Ag. Marketing and Resource Center
  • Fig
non-University of California Resources

Figs: An Old California Industry in Transition

A video of this presentation by Louise Ferguson, UCCE Specialist, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, at the ASHS Annual Conference 2013
  • Fig
General Sources

Filbert (Hazelnut) (Corylus spp.)

California Backyard Orchard
  • Hazelnut
Production Management

Fireblight (Erwinia amylovora): Disease Model for Pear and Apple

UC IPM Online
  • Apple
  • Pear - Asian
  • Pear - European
Models

Florida Growers Like Lychees and Longans

in Agricultural Research, USDA, Agricultural Reseaarch Service
  • Lychee
non-University of California Resources

Food Quality and Safety Programs: Almonds

Almond Board of California: food safety laws, regulations and guidelines for almonds, with focus on pasteurization and field practice.
  • Almond
non-University of California Resources

Foothill Farms & Orchard News - Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, and Tuolumne Counties

Newsletter by Lynn Wunderlich, Farm Advisor, El Dorado and Amador Counties. Orchard crops in Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, and Tuolumne counties. Apple, pear, stone fruit, cherry, grape, walnut
  • Apple
  • Cherry - Sweet
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Pear - European
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Foothill Vineyard Newsletter - Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado and Tuolumne Counties

Newsletter from Lynn Wunderlich, Farm Advisor Amador & El Dorado Counties. Covers vineyards in Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado & Tuolumne counties.
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

for Wine Grape management, please see UC Integrated Viticulture Online

  • Table Grape/Raisin

Fresh Produce Marketing Trends and Issues for California Blueberry Growers (PowerPoint to pdf)

Roberta Cook, Dept. Ag. and Resource Economics, UC Davis, 2003. 30-slide presentation
Production Economics

From the Vine Newsletter - Kern County

Newsletter from Kern County Farm Advisors. Topics related to grapes grown for the table, raisins, wine and juice
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Fruit & Nut Newsletters - Tehama County

Newsletters from Richard Buchner, Farm Advisor, Tehama County. Orchard management for walnuts, almonds and prunes
  • Almond
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Fruit & Nut Notes - Solano and Yolo Counties

Newsletter from Farm Advisors, Solano and Yolo Counties. Topics in production, principally almond, prune and walnut.
  • Almond
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Fruit & Nut Trees: Bloom and Harvest Charts

Bloom and Harvest Charts accessed through homepage link to Fruit & Nut Trees: Varieties. Fowler Nurseries, Newcastle, CA
  • Almond
  • Apricot
  • Cherry - Sweet
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Pear - Asian
  • Pear - European
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
non-University of California Resources

Fruit and Nut Review: Blueberries (pdf)

Jonh Braswell, Fred Rasberry and John Davis, Mississippi State Extension Service 2001 (2 pp.)
  • Blueberry
non-University of California Resources

Fruit, Nut and Grape Varieties for Home Orchards (pdf)

Ken R. Churches, UCCE Calaveras Co., and Lynn Wunderlich, UCCE El Dorado Co.2002 (5 pp.) UC Pub.EDA-1-02
Production Management

FruitScapes: Subtropical Fruit Crops

University of Florida
  • Avocado
  • Banana
  • Cacao
  • Guava
  • Loquat
  • Lychee
  • Macadamia
  • Mango
  • Papaya
  • Passionfruit
non-University of California Resources

FruitScapes: Temperate Fruit Crops

University of Florida
  • Apple
  • Blueberry
  • Caneberries: Raspberry
  • Blackberry
  • Fig
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Pecan
  • Persimmon
  • Plum
  • Pomegranate

Future of California Raisins is Drying on the Vine (pdf)

William Peacock, UCCE Tulare Co., and Frederick Swanson, UC Kearney Agricultural Center, in California Agriculture, 2005 (5 pp.)
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Production Management

Gold Crown Macadamia Association

Escondido, CA
  • Macadamia
Organizations

Gooseberry Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Gooseberry
non-University of California Resources

Grape Botrytis Bunch Rot (Botrytis cinerea) Disease Model

UC IPM Online
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Models

Grape Fertilization Guidelines

User friendly grapevine fertilization guidelines based on current nutrient management research.
  • Table Grape/Raisin
General Sources

Grape Notes - Kings County

Newsletter from Bob Beede, Farm Advisor, Kings County. Topics related to grapes grown for the table, raisins, wine and juice.
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Grapevine Remote sensing Analysis of Phylloxera Early Stress (GRAPES Project)

NASA project. Cooperators: UCCE, CSU Chico and Mondavi Winery, 1998
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Production Management

Growing Almonds in California

Go to: Almonds: Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center
  • Almond
General Sources

Growing Apricots in California: An Overview

Maxwell Norton, UCCE Farm Advisor, Merced County and William Coates, UCCE Farm Advisor Emeritus, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties
  • Apricot
Production Management

Growing Oriental Persimmons in North Carolina

M.L. Parker, North Carolina Cooperative Extension Leaflet 337, 1993
  • Persimmon
non-University of California Resources

Growing Persimmons

Division of Agricultural Sciences, University of California
  • Persimmon
Production Management

Growing Pomegranates in California

James H. LaRue, Farm Advisor, Tulare Co. 1977
General Sources

Growing Processing Cling Peaches in California: An Overview (pdf)

Maxwell Norton, UCCE Merced Co., Roger Duncan, UCCE Stanislaus Co. and Janine Hasey, UCCE, Sutter Co. 2007 (6 pp.) ANR Pub. 8276
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
Production Management

Growing Prunes (Dried Plums) in California: An Overview

Maxwell Norton, UCCE Merced Co., and William Krueger, UCCE Glenn Co. & Tehama Co., 2005 (7 pp.) UC ANR Pub. 8264
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

Grown in California

Fresno, California
  • Persimmon
Organizations

Grown In California

Fresno, California
  • Pear - Asian
Organizations

Growth Regulators in Orchard Mgt: Technical Reports for Almond: 2006

Kitren Glozer, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. Topics include treatments to minimize noninfectious bud failure and to increase nut and hull size
  • Almond
Production Management

Growth Regulators in Orchard Mgt: Technical Reports for Cherry: 2003 to 2011

Kitren Glozer, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. Topics include the use of chill accumulation models to time applications of rest breaking chemicals, rain-induced cracking, stem retention, fruit set
  • Cherry - Sweet
Production Management

Growth Regulators in Orchard Mgt: Technical Reports for Olive: 2006 to 2011

Kitren Glozer, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. Several antioxidants were evaluated as treatments to minimize bruising damage caused by mechanical harvesting
  • Olive
Production Management

Growth Regulators in Orchard Mgt: Technical Reports for Peach: 2003 to 2011

Kitren Glozer, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. Topics include chemical treatments and mechanical means for fruit thinning and the impact of specific growth regulators on fruit quality
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
Production Management

Growth Regulators in Orchard Mgt: Technical Reports for Pear: 2003 to 2011

Kitren Glozer, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. Topics include the impact of dormant treatments and specific growth regulators on fruit quality
  • Pear - European
Production Management

Growth Regulators in Orchard Mgt: Technical Reports for Prune: 2003 to 2011

Kitren Glozer, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. Topics include use of the Dynamic Model to time applications of defoliants, dormant oil and RBAs and impact of growth regulators on fruit quality
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

Guava (Psidium guajava L.)

Center for New Crops and Plants Products, Purdue University
  • Guava
non-University of California Resources

Guava Growing in the Florida Home Landscape

Jonathan Crane and Carlos Balerdi, Univ. of Florida IFAS Extension
  • Guava
non-University of California Resources

Guide to Efficient Nitrogen Fertilizer Use in Walnut Orchards

Kathy Anderson. ANR publication 21623. Link to ANR Catalog for purchase
  • Walnut
Production Management

Hardy Kiwifruit Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Kiwifruit
non-University of California Resources

High Spring Temperatures Decrease Peach Fruit Size (pdf)

Gerardo Lopez, R. Scott Johnson and Theodore M. DeJong, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, in California Agriculture, 2007 (4 pp.)
  • Peach
Production Management

Highbush Blueberry Production (pdf)

Kathleen Demchak, Jayson Harper and George Greaser, Penn State University Cooperative Extension 2001 (4 pp.)
  • Blueberry
non-University of California Resources

Highly Rated Gooseberries and Currants at the USDA-ARS National Clonal Germplasm Repository,

Stan Pluta, Institute of Pomology and Floriculture, Poland and Kim Hummer, USDA, Corvallis, Or
  • Gooseberry
non-University of California Resources

Imported and American Varieties of Dates in the United States

Donald R. Hodel, UCCE Los Angeles Co. 2007 (112 pp.) UC ANR Pub. 3498 Link to ANR Catalog for purchase
  • Date
Production Management

In a Nutshell - Tulare County

Newsletter from Elizabeth Fichtner, Farm Advisor, Tulare County. Orchard management for walnut, almond and pistachio.
  • Almond
  • Pistachio
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Industry Initiated Regulation and Food Safety: the New Federal Marketing Order for Pistachios (pdf)

D.A. Sumner, H. Brunke, J.M. Alston, R.S. Gray and A.K.A. Acquaye, Dept. Ag. and Resource Economics, UC Davis. 2005 (3 pp.)
  • Pistachio
Production Economics

Influence of Immigration on Epiphytic Bacterial Populations of Navel Orange Leaves (pdf)

Steven E. Lindow and Gary L. Andersen, Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, UC Berkeley. 1996 (10 pp.)
  • Citrus

Integrated Prune Farming Practices Orchard Monitoring Calendar (pdf)

excerpt (1 p.) from: Integrated Prune Farming Practices (IPFP) Decision Guide, 2004
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

Integrated Viticulture Online

University of California
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Centers and Programs

Integration of Oxyfluorfen into Strawberry Weed Management Programs

Oleg Daugovish, UCCE Ventura Co., Steven Fennimore, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, Maren J. Mochizuki, UCCE Ventura Co. Abstract of article in Weed Technology. 2008
  • Strawberry
Production Management

Interactions of Antibiotics with P. fluorescens Strain A506 in the Control of Fire Blight and Frost Injury to Pear

Steve Lindow, Glenn McGourty, UCCE Mendocino Co., and Rachel Elkins, UCCE Lake Co. 1994 (8 pp.)
  • Pear - European

Interactive Models: Citrus Thrips Scarring Prediction Model—Testing Phase. San Joaquin Valley, CA

UC IPM Online
  • Citrus
Models

International Cocoa Organization

London, U.K.
  • Cacao
Organizations

Introduction to Brown Rot of Stone Fruits

UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center
  • Apricot
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

IPM-Based Guidelines for Replanting Grapes in 2000 without Methyl Bromide (pdf)

Michael McKenry, Nematology Dept., UC Riverside. 2000 (3 pp.)
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Production Management

IPM-Based Guidelines for Replanting Prunus Orchards in 2002 without Methyl Bromide (pdf)

Michael McKenry, Nematology Dept., UC Riverside. 2002 (5 pp.)
  • Almond
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

IPM-Based Guidelines for Replanting Walnuts in 2002 without Methyl Bromide (pdf)

Michael McKenry, Nematology Dept., UC Riverside, 2002 (3 pp.)
  • Walnut
Production Management

Kearney Agricultural Center Perpendicular "V" (KAC-V) Orchard System for Peaches and Nectarines (pdf)

Theodore M. DeJong, UCCE Dept. Plant Sciences, UC Davis, Kevin R. Day, UCCE Tulare Co., James F. Doyle and R. Scott Johnson, UCCE Dept. Plant Sciences, UC Davis. HortTechnology 1994 (7 pp.)
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
Production Management

Kearney News updates - Blog

Updates about the University of California's largest off-campus agricultural research facility.
UC Blogs: Current Topics

Kern Almond News - Kern County

Newsletter from Kern County. Focus on almond.
  • Almond
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Kern Citrus & Subtropical Fruit - Kern County

Newsletter from Craig Kallsen, Kern County Farm Advisor
  • Avocado
  • Citrus
  • Olive
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Kiwifruit

No. Carolina Cooperative Extension Service
  • Kiwifruit
non-University of California Resources

Kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa)

California Backyard Orchard
  • Kiwifruit
Production Management

Kiwifruit Availability

CAL Harvest Marketing, Inc. Online
  • Kiwifruit
non-University of California Resources

Kiwifruit Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors

Content includes: propagation, pollination, fruit set and flower and fruit development, variety selection, pests, and orchard management.
  • Kiwifruit
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Kiwifruit Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Kiwifruit
non-University of California Resources

Kiwifruit Growing and Handling

J.K. Hasey, UCCE advisor in Sutter/Yuba counties, 1994 (144 pp.) UC ANR publication number 3344
  • Kiwifruit
Production Management

Kiwifruit Leaf Analysis Values (pdf)

J.A. Beutel, UCCE Pomologist, UC Davis. 1980 (1 p.)
  • Kiwifruit
Production Management

Kiwifruit Nutritional Standards (pdf)

J.A. Beutel, UCCE Pomologist, UC Davis (1 p.)
  • Kiwifruit
Production Management

Kiwifruit Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Kiwifruit Propagation (pdf)

J.A. Beutel, UCCE Pomologist, UC Davis. 1981 (2 pp.)
  • Kiwifruit
Production Management

Large Bugs Damage Pistachio Nuts Most Severely during Midseason (pdf)

K. Daane, G. Yokota, R. Krugner, S. Steffan, P. da Silva, R. Beede, W. Bentley and G. Weinberger, UC. in California Agriculture, 2005 (8 pp.)
  • Pistachio
Production Management

Late Season Navel Orangeworm Considerations (pdf)

Farm Press, July 2008 (1 p.)
  • Almond
Production Management

Leaffooted bugs in Almonds (pdf)

David Haviland and Mario Viveros, UCCE Kern Co. 2006 (3 pp.)
  • Almond
Production Management

Limb Dieback of Figs

Summary of research program at Kearney Agricultural Center
  • Fig
Production Management

Lindcove Research and Extension Center

University of California Citrus Research Center in San Joaquin Valley
  • Citrus
Centers and Programs

Lindcove Research and Extension Center News - Blog

What is happening at the Lindcove Research and Extension Center.
UC Blogs: Current Topics

Loquat Fact Sheet

Ralph G. LaRue, UCCE Los Angeles Co.
  • Loquat
Production Management

Loquat Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Loquat
non-University of California Resources

Loquat Growing in the Florida Home Landscape

J. H. Crane and M.L. Caldiera, Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), Univ. of Florida,
  • Loquat
non-University of California Resources

Lychee

Agriculture and Natural Resources Ventura County
  • Lychee
Production Management

Lychee Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Lychee
non-University of California Resources

Lychee Growing in the Florida Home Landscape

J. H. Crane,C.F. Balerdi and I. Maguire, IFAS Extension, Univ.of Florida
  • Lychee
non-University of California Resources

Macadamia Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Macadamia
non-University of California Resources

Macadamia Production in Southern California

L. T. McHargue,In: J. Janick (ed.), Progress in New Crops. ASHS Press, Arlington, VA. 1996
  • Macadamia
non-University of California Resources

Malabar Chestnut Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Chestnut
non-University of California Resources

Mandarin Fact Sheet

  • Citrus
Production Management

Mango (Mangifera indica L.)

Center for New Crops and Plants Products, Purdue University
  • Mango
non-University of California Resources

Mango Best Handling Practices

UC Davis Postharvest Technology Center
  • Mango
Production Management

Mango Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Mango
non-University of California Resources

Mechanical Harvesting of California Pistachios

UC Research: as pistachio orchards age, the efficiency of harvesting operations is evaluated. Louise Ferguson
  • Pistachio
Production Management

Mechanical Harvesting of California Table Olives

University of California website presenting the 5-year research program. Project leader: Louise Ferguson, UCCE Dept. of Plant Sciences UC Davis
  • Olive
Production Management

Mediterranean Fruits: Olive, Mandarin, Fig, Persimmon, Pomegranate, Pistachio, Loquat

Joan Tous and Louise Ferguson. In: J. Janick (ed.), Progress in new crops. ASHS Press, Arlington, VA. 1996
  • Citrus
  • Fig
  • Loquat
  • Persimmon
  • Pistachio
  • Pomegranate
non-University of California Resources

Mite-y Big Problem

UC Davis News Service: Spotlight, 2006
  • General Information
Production Management

Mites Influencing Pollination (pdf)

Eric Mussen, UCCE Davis. 2004
  • General Information
Production Management

Monterey County Crop Notes

Newsletter from Monterey County. Focus on California coastal crops, including strawberries
  • Strawberry
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Muir Beauty Dried Plum/Prune Description (pdf)

Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. 2005 (2 pp.)
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

Mysteries of Mandarins (pdf)

Tracy Kahn and C. Chao, Dept. of Botany & Plant Science, UC Riverside, 2004 (7 pp.) ANR UCCE Pub. 662
  • Citrus
Production Management

Nectarine & Peach Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors

Content includes: propagation, variety selection, orchard management, deficiencies & pests, photo galleries, crop overview
  • Nectarine
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Nectarine Fertilization Guidelines

User friendly almond fertilization guidelines based on current nutrient management research.
  • Nectarine
General Sources

New Options for Lychee and Longan Fans and Farmers (pdf)

in Agricultural Research, USDA Agricultural Research Service. 2004 (3 pp.)
  • Lychee
Production Management

New Pistachio Varieties Show Promise for California Cultivation (pdf)

Craig Kallsen, UCCE Kern Co., Dan Parfitt, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis,Joseph Maranto, UCCE Kern Co. (ret.), and Brent Holtz, UCCE Madera Co. in California Agriculture 2009 (6 pp)
  • Pistachio
Production Management

New Quality Index Based on Dry Matter and Acidity Proposed for Hayward Kiwifruit

G. Crisosto, specialist, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis; J.K. Hasey, UCCE advisor in Sutter/Yuba counties; J.A. Zegbe, visiting scientist, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales.
  • Kiwifruit
Production Management

New Release: 'Jahns Prairie' Gooseberry

K. Hummer, USDA, Corvallis, OR
Production Management

Nitrogen (N) and Potassium (K) Fertilization Models for Pistachio

R.C. Rosecrance, College of Agriculture, CSU Chico, S.A. Weinbaum and P.H. Brown, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. Interactive model to calculate nitrogen and potassium requirements.
Models

Nitrogen Fertilization Model for Walnut

P.H. Brown and Q. Zhang, Plant Sciences, UC Davis, M. Stevenson, UC-SAREP, R.C. Rosecrance, College of Agriculture CSU Chico. Interactive model to calculate nitrogen requirements
Models

Non-infectious Bud Failure (pdf)

Dale Kester, et al., Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. Final Project Report. Jun 2000. (25 pp.)
  • Almond
Production Management

North American Blueberry Council

Folsom, CA
  • Blueberry
Organizations

North American Raspberry & BlackBerry Association

  • Caneberries: Raspberry
  • Blackberry
Organizations

Northern Nut Growers Association

US and Canada, no California affiliates
  • Chestnut
  • Hazelnut
  • Pecan
  • Walnut
Organizations

Northwest Berry and Grape Information Network

USDA, Oregon State University, University of Idaho and Washington State University
  • Blueberry
  • Caneberries: Raspberry
  • Blackberry
  • Gooseberry
  • Table Grape/Raisin
  • Kiwifruit
non-University of California Resources

Northwest Cherries

Washington State Fruit Commission, Yakima, WA
  • Cherry - Sweet
Organizations

November pomegranate meeting a success

Standing-room-only at UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center’s meeting that covered pest management, diseases, irrigation and new varieties.
Production Management

Nut Crops - Gurreet Brar, Farm Advisor, Fresno & Madera Counties

UC Cooperative Extension Fresno County
  • Almond
  • Pistachio
Production Management

Nut Crops - Kings County

Newsletter from Bob Beede, Farm Advisor, Kings County. Focus on almond and pistachio.
  • Almond
  • Pistachio
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Nutrient Prediction Models for Almond (N) and Pistachio (NK)

Developed by the four-year, multi-location project: Advanced Sensing & Management Technologies to Optimize Resource Use in Deciduous Tree Crops
  • Almond
  • Pistachio
Models

Oak Glen Apple Growers Association

Yucaipa, CA
  • Apple
Organizations

Olive Day 2006: Nutrient Considerations for Olives (PowerPoint to pdf)

Joseph Connell, UCCE Butte Co. 32-slide presentation
  • Olive
Production Management

Olive Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors

Content includes: propagation, pollination, fruit set and Flower and fruit development, variety selection, pests, and orchard management.
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Olive Fact Sheet

  • Olive
Production Management

Olive Fertilization Guidelines

User friendly olive fertilization guidelines based on current nutrient management research.
  • Olive

Olive Fruit Fly: Information & References

PowerPoint presentations and leaflets by UC researchers
  • Olive
Production Management

Olive Knot: Pseudomonas syringae, pv. savastoni (PowerPoint to pdf)

William Krueger, UCCE Glenn Co. 2000. 23-slide presentation
  • Olive
Production Management

Olive Maturity Index Calculator

Paul Vossen, UCCE Sonoma Co. 2006. download the interactive calculator in Microsoft Excel format
  • Olive
Production Management

Olive Maturity Index explained (pdf)

Paul Vossen, UCCE Sonoma Co., 2006 (2 pp.)
  • Olive
Production Management

Olive Notes (2011-2012) - Solano county

Newsletter from Carolyn DeBuse, Farm Advisor Emeritus, Solano County
  • Olive
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Olive Notes - Butte County

Newsletter by Joe Connell, Farm Advisor, Butte County
  • Olive

Olive Notes - Tulare County

Newsletter by Elizabeth Fichtner, Farm Advisor, Tulare County
  • Olive
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Olive Oil (Olea europaea L.)

Center for New Crops and Plants Products, Purdue University
  • Olive
non-University of California Resources

Olive Oil: A Rediscovered California Crop (pdf)

Olga Senise Barrio and Hoy Carman, Dept. of Ag. and Resource Economics, UC Davis. 2005 (21 pp.) in Agricultural and Resource Economics Vol.8 No. 5.
  • Olive
Production Economics

Olive Oil: Organic Olive Production Manual

Paul M. Vossen, UCCE Sonoma Co., 2007 (112 pp.). UC ANR Pub. 3505. Link to ANR Catalog for purchase
  • Olive
General Sources

Olive Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Olive Production Management Resources

Paul Vossen, UCCE Farm Advisor, Sonoma Co. Guidelines, publications & seminar and seminars, including Olive For Oil UC short course presentations
  • Olive
Production Management

Olive Production Manual - 2nd Edition

G. Steven Sibbett, UCCE Tulare Co.and Louise Ferguson, UCCE Dept. Plant Sciences, UC Davis. 2005 (118 pp.) UC ANR Pub. 3483. Link to ANR Catalog for purchase
  • Olive
General Sources

Olive Spray Thinning Guidelines (pdf)

G. Steven Sibbett, UCCE Tulare Co. and William Krueger, UCCE, Glenn Co.1998 (3 pp.) ANR Pub. 7238
  • Olive
Production Management

Orchard Facts - Glenn County

News and updates:orchard crops in northern California counties. Focus primarily on walnut, prune and almond.
  • Almond
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Orchard Notes - Lake and Medocino Counties

Newsletter from Rachel Elkins, Farm Advisor, Lake and Medocino counties. Focus on walnut and pear
  • Apple
  • Olive
  • Pear - European
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Orchard Notes - Sutter-Yuba Counties

Newsletter from Janine Hasey, Farm Adviosr, Sutter-Yuba Counties.
  • Apricot
  • Kiwifruit
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Pecan
  • Persimmon
  • Pistachio
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Orchard Notes - Tulare County

Newsletter by Kevin Day, Farm Advisor, Tulare County. Primarily stone fruit production and culture, some coverage of apples, pears, cherries, apricots, kiwifruit, persimmons and pomegranates.
  • Almond
  • Apple
  • Apricot
  • Cherry - Sweet
  • Kiwifruit
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Pear - European
  • Persimmon
  • Plum
  • Pomegranate
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Orchard Topics - Colusa County

Newsletter from John Edstrom, Farm Advisor, Colusa County. Primarily almonds & walnuts.
  • Almond
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Orchard-System Configurations Increase Efficiency, Improve Profits in Peaches and Nectarines (pdf)

Kevin R. Day, UCCE Tulare Co, Theodore M. DeJong and R. Scott Johnson, UCCE Dept. Plant Sciences, UC Davis. 2005 (5 pp.)
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
Production Management

Oregon Hazelnut Industry

  • Hazelnut
Organizations

Oregon Strawberry Commission

Corvallis, OR
  • Strawberry
Organizations

Organic Apple Production Manual

Essential guide by UC scientists. 2000 (72 pp.) UC ANR Pub. 3403. Link to ANR Catalog for purchase
  • Apple
General Sources

Organic Culture of Bramble Fruits

George Kuepper, Holly Born, & Janet Bachmann. ATTRA - National Sustainable Agricultural Information Service, Pub. IP022
  • Caneberries: Raspberry
  • Blackberry
non-University of California Resources

Organic Versus a Conventional Farming System in Kiwifruit (pdf)

J.K. Hasey, UCCE Sutter and Yuba Cos., R. Johnson, UCCE Dept. of Plant Sciences, D. Meyer and K. Klonsky, UCCE Dept. Ag. and Resource Economics, UC Davis. 1992 (7 pp.)
  • Kiwifruit
Production Economics

Pacific Coast Producers

Lodi, CA
  • Apricot
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Pear - European
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Organizations

Papaya Carica papaya L.

Center for New Crops and Plants Products, Purdue University
Production Management

Papaya Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Papaya
non-University of California Resources

Papaya Growing in the Florida Home Landscape (pdf)

Jonathan Crane, Univ. of Florida IFAS Extension. 2005
  • Papaya
non-University of California Resources

Passion Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Passionfruit
non-University of California Resources

Passionfruit

Julia Morton, Fruits of Warm Climates
  • Passionfruit
non-University of California Resources

Patch Budding: A Convenient Method for for Top-Working Olives (pdf)

William Krueger, Zachary Heath and Dominic DeLeonardis, UCCE Glenn Co. 2004 (6 pp.) ANR Publicaton 8115
  • Olive
Production Management

Pawpaw Asimina triloba (L.) Dunal

Center for New Crops and Plants Products, Purdue University
  • Pawpaw
non-University of California Resources

Pawpaw Foundation

Kentucky State University
  • Pawpaw
Organizations

Pawpaw Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Pawpaw
non-University of California Resources

Pawpaw Information Web Site

Kentucky State University
Production Management

Peach & Nectarine Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors

Content includes: propagation, variety selection, orchard management, deficiencies & pests, photo galleries, crop overview
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Peach and Almond Molecular Genetics

UC Research: Genomic technologyies applied to the development of a canning and fewh market peach variety. Carlos Crisosto
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
Production Management

Peach and Nectarine publications

Roger Duncan, UCCE Farm Advisor, Stanislaus Co. Nutrition, planting, pruning, and pest management information.
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
Production Management

Peach Crop Yield and Tree Growth Simulation Model for Research and Education

Y.L. Grossman, T.M. DeJong and S.F. Vosburg, Plant Sciences Dept., UC Davis. order form (pdf) for simulation model: Peach V. 1 (Windows), Peach V.1 source code, and Peach V.1 & So. Hemisphere
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
Models

Peach Fertilization Guidelines

User friendly peach fertilization guidelines based on current nutrient management research.
  • Peach
General Sources

Peach Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Pear Bureau Northwest

Milwaukie, OR
  • Pear - Asian
  • Pear - European
Organizations

Pear Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors

Content includes: propagation, variety selection, orchard management, deficiencies & pests, photo galleries, crop overview
  • Pear - European
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Pear Genomics Research Network

Website for research, extension and industry collaborators involved in pear genomics research
  • Pear - Asian
  • Pear - European
General Sources

Pear Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Pear Production and Handling Manual

Essential guide to pear production by UC scientists, 2007 (215 pp.) UC ANR Pub. 3483. Link to ANR Catalog for purchase
  • Pear - Asian
  • Pear - European
General Sources

Pecan Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors

Content includes: propagation, variety selection, orchard management, deficiencies & pests, photo galleries, crop overview
  • Pecan
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Persimmon (Diospyros virginiana L.)

Center for New Crops and Plants Products, Purdue University
  • Persimmon
non-University of California Resources

Persimmon Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors

Content includes: propagation, variety selection, orchard management, deficiencies & pests, photo galleries, crop overview
  • Persimmon
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Persimmon Fact Sheet

Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis.
  • Persimmon
Production Management

Persimmon Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Persimmon
non-University of California Resources

Persimmon Pest Management in the San Joaquin Valley

Devin Carroll
  • Persimmon
non-University of California Resources

Persimmon Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Persimmons: An Overview of Cultivars, Production, Harvesting and Marketing (PowerPoint to pdf)

Charles A. Brun, Washington State Univ. 57-slide overview
  • Persimmon
non-University of California Resources

Pest News - Blog

Information about pests
UC Blogs: Current Topics

Phenology Model: Citrus Flower Model

UC IPM Online
  • Citrus
Models

Phenology Model: Codling Moth

UC IPM Online
  • Apple
  • Pear - Asian
  • Pear - European
  • Walnut
Models

Phenology model: Pistachio - Shell Hardening

UC IPM Online
  • Pistachio
Models

Phenology Model: Thompson Seedless Grapevine

UC IPM Online
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Models

Photographic Guide to Citrus Fruit Scarring (pdf)

E. Grafton-Cardwell, UCCE UC Riverside, N. O'Connell, UCCE Tulare Co., C. Kallsen, UCCE Kern Co. and J. Morse, UC Riverside. 2003 (8 pp.) ANR Pub. 8090
  • Citrus
Production Management

Physiological Disorder Fact Sheets: Apple, Grape, Olive, Pear, Persimmon, Pomegranate, Stonefruit

Carlos Crisosto, (ed.) Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
  • Apple
  • Apricot
  • Cherry - Sweet
  • Nectarine
  • Olive
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Pear - European
  • Persimmon
  • Plum
  • Pomegranate
  • Prune/Dried Plum
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Production Management

Pineapple (Ananas comosus L.)

Center for New Crops and Plants Products, Purdue University
non-University of California Resources

Pineapple Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
non-University of California Resources

Pineapple Growing in the Florida Home Landscape

Jonathan Crane, Univ. of Florida IFAS Extension. 2005
non-University of California Resources

Pistachio Day 2011 Presentations

2011 Annual Statewide Pistachio Day, Visalia Convention Center, January 12, 2011
General Sources

Pistachio Day 2014 Presentations

2014 Annual Statewide Pistachio Day, Visalia, California, January 29, 2014. links to videos on MediaSite
  • Pistachio
General Sources

Pistachio Day 2015 Presentations

2015 Annual Statewide Pistachio Day, Visalia, California, January 21, 2015. links to videos on MediaSite
  • Pistachio
General Sources

Pistachio Day 2016 Presentations

2016 Annual Statewide Pistachio Day, Visalia, California, January 20, 2016 with links to videos on MediaSite
  • Pistachio
General Sources

Pistachio Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors

Content includes: propagation, pollination, fruit set and Flower and fruit development, variety selection, pests, and orchard management.
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Pistachio Fertilization Guidelines

User friendly pistachio fertilization guidelines based on current nutrient management research.
  • Pistachio
General Sources

Pistachio Notes Newsletter - Kern County

Newsletter from Craig Kallsen, Farm Advisor, Kern County
  • Pistachio
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Pistachio Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Pistachio Production Manual, 2005 (archived material)

  • Pistachio
General Sources

Pistachio Production Short Course 2008: Presentations

November 3 - 6, 2008, Visalia Convention Center. Coordinated by the UC Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center. A collection of PowerPoint presentations and photos from the short course.
Meetings and Education

Pistachio Production Short Course 2014, including Program & Registration

offered November 18-20, 2014, Visalia Convention Center
  • Pistachio
General Sources

Pistachio Salinity Studies

UC Research: studies to pursue an understanding the pistachio's growth under saline conditions. Louise Ferguson
  • Pistachio
Production Management

Pistachio Tasks

Newsletter by Bob Beede, Farm Advisor Kings County.
  • Pistachio
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Plum Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors

Content includes: propagation, fruit set and flower and fruit development, variety selection, pests, crop overview and orchard management.
  • Plum
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Plum Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors

Content includes: propagation, pollination, fruit set and Flower and fruit development, variety selection, pests, and orchard management.
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Plum Fertilization Guidelines

User friendly plum fertilization guidelines based on current nutrient management research.
  • Plum
General Sources

Plum Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Plum Pox

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • Apricot
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
non-University of California Resources

Plum Pox Virus

UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

Plum Pox Virus: 2014 UC Davis Conference materials

'Understanding & Preparing for the Threat of Plum Pox Virus Spreading to California & the Western States'. Includes videos of presentations.
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
General Sources

Pomegranate

M.D. Sheets, M.L. Du Bois and J.G. Williamson, Univ. of Florida IFAS Extension
  • Pomegranate
non-University of California Resources

Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.)

Center for New Crops and Plants Products, Purdue University
  • Pomegranate
non-University of California Resources

Pomegranate Council

Sonoma, CA
  • Pomegranate
Organizations

Pomegranate Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors

Content includes: propagation, variety selection, orchard management, deficiencies & pests, photo galleries, crop overview
  • Pomegranate
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Pomegranate Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Pomegranate
non-University of California Resources

Pomegranate Pest Management in the San Joaquin Valley (pdf)

Devin Carroll, Bernard Puget, Brad Higbee, Matt Quist, Octavio Magallenes, Norman Smith, Andrea Gjerde, and Ken Schneider. 2006 (11 pp.)
  • Pomegranate
non-University of California Resources

Pomegranate Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Pomegranate Program

This is a site for individuals interested in general pomegranate information and resources, including production information, cost studies, pests and diseases and postharvest information.
  • Pomegranate
General Sources

Pomegranate: Planning the Orchard Site

Louise Ferguson, UCCE, Kitren Glozer, Dept. of Plant Sciences UC Davis, Mark Bell. 2008 (1 p.)
  • Pomegranate
Production Management

Pomegranates draw a crowd to Kearney

Jeannette E. Warnert, Kearney News Updates
  • Pomegranate
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Pomology Notes - Sutter and Yuba Counties

Newsletter by Franz Niederholzer, Farm Advisor, Sutter-Yuba Counties. Topics in tree crop production, principally almond and prune.
  • Almond
  • Cherry - Sweet
  • Olive
  • Plum
  • Pomegranate
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Blueberries

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service
non-University of California Resources

Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Apples

North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service
non-University of California Resources

Postharvest Evaluations of Off-Season California Blueberries (pdf)

Mark Gaskell, UCCE Santa Barbara. in Central Coast Agricultural Hightlights, 2006 (10 pp.)
  • Blueberry
Production Management

Postharvest Pistachio Information

Summary Checklist for Harvesting Pistachios and Pistachio Processing Procedures. Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis
  • Pistachio
Production Management

Postharvest Postings - Blog

Postharvest News & Updates
UC Blogs: Current Topics

Postharvest Publications and Presentations

A database containing over 1,400 articles and presentations authored by UC postharvest specialists, USDA postharvest researchers, and others. The database is organized by topic and searchable.
Production Management

Powdery Mildew (Uncinula necator) on Grape Disease Model

UC IPM Online
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Models

Preplant Fungicide Dips of Strawberry Transplants to Control Anthracnose

Oleg Daugovish, UCCE Ventura Co., Hai Su, Douglas Gubler, Dept. of Plant Pathology, UC Davis. Abstract of article in HortTechnology. 2009
  • Strawberry
Production Management

Processing Strawberry Advisory Board

741 E Lake Ave., Watsonville, CA 95076-3503, 831-724-5454
Organizations

Producing Quality Almonds: Food Safety Starts on the Farm (pdf)

Bruce Lampenin, Dept. Plant Sciences, UC Davis, and Joseph Connell, UCCE Butte Co. 2004 (3 pp.)Publ. 8126
  • Almond
Production Management

Prune Bargaining Association

Yuba City, CA
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Organizations

Prune Chilling Prediction Model

Franz Niederholzer, UCCE Farm Advisor Colusa/Sutter/Yuba
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Models

Prune Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors

Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Prune Fertilization Guidelines

User friendly prune fertilization guidelines based on current nutrient management research.
  • Prune/Dried Plum
General Sources

Prune Growing in California - Blog

Blog posts by Franz Niederholzer, Farm Advisor, Colusa and Sutter Counties. Conditions and practices in commerical prune production.
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Prune Notes - Butte County

Newsletter from Joe Connell, Farm Advisor, Butte County
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Questions and Answers to Citrus Management, 3rd Edition (pdf)

Peggy Mauk and Tom Shea, UCCE Riverside Co. 2002 (19 pp.)
  • Citrus
Production Management

Quince (Cydonia oblonga Mill.)

Center for New Crops and Plants Products, Purdue University
  • Quince
non-University of California Resources

Quince Education, reviewed by experts in the field.

Content includes: propagation, fruit set and flower and fruit development, variety selection, pests, crop overview and orchard management.
  • Quince
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Raisin Administrative Committee

Fresno, CA
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Organizations

Raspberry and Blackberry Production and Marketing

Mark Gaskell, UCCE Ventura Co., PowerPoint presentation on UCCE Santa Barbara Co. website
  • Caneberries: Raspberry
  • Blackberry
General Sources

Raspberry profile

Ag. Marketing and Resource Center
  • Caneberries: Raspberry
  • Blackberry
non-University of California Resources

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Apple 'Fugi'

Elizabeth J. Mitcham, Carlos H. Crisosto and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Apple
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Apple 'Gala'

Elizabeth J. Mitcham, Carlos H. Crisosto and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Apple
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Apple 'Golden Delicious'

Elizabeth J. Mitcham, Carlos H. Crisosto and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Apple
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Apple 'Granny Smith'

Elizabeth J. Mitcham, Carlos H. Crisosto, and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Apple
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Apple 'Red Delicious'

Elizabeth J. Mitcham, Carlos H. Crisosto, and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Apple
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Apricot

Carlos H. Crisosto, Elizabeth J. Mitcham and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Apricot
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Asian Pear

Carlos H. Crisosto, Elizabeth J. Mitcham, and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Pear - Asian
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Avocado

Adel Kader, Dept. Plant Sciences, UC Davis, and Mary Lu Arpaia, Dept. of Plant Sciences and Botany, UC Riverside, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
  • Avocado
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Banana

Adel Kader, Dept. Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
  • Banana
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Breadfruit

Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
  • Breadfruit
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Bushberry: Blackberry, Blueberry, Cranberry, Raspberry

Elizabeth J. Mitcham, Carlos H. Crisosto, and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616
  • Caneberries: Raspberry
  • Blackberry
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Cherimoya: Atemoya and Sweetsop

Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, Mary Lu Arpaia, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
  • Cherimoya
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Cherry

Elizabeth J. Mitcham, Carlos H. Crisosto and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616
  • Cherry - Sweet
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Chestnut

Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
  • Chestnut
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Date

Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616
  • Date
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Dried Fruits & Nuts

Adel Kader, Elizabeth Mitcham, Carlos Crisosto, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Feijoa

Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
  • Feijoa
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Fig

Carlos H. Crisosto, Elizabeth J. Mitcham and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Fig
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Grape

Carlos H. Crisosto, Elizabeth J. Mitcham and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Grapefruit

Mry Lu Arpaia, Dept of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside and Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Guava

Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
  • Guava
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Kiwifruit

Adel A. Kader, Elizabeth J. Mitcham, and Carlos H. Crisosto Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Kiwifruit
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Lemons

Mry Lu Arpaia, Dept of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside and Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
  • Citrus
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Lime

Mry Lu Arpaia, Dept of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside and Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
  • Citrus
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Loquat

Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
  • Loquat
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Lychee

Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
  • Lychee
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Mandarin/Tangerine

Mry Lu Arpaia, Dept of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside and Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Mango

Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
  • Mango
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Nectarine and Peach

Carlos H. Crisosto, Elizabeth J. Mitcham, and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Olive

Carlos H. Crisosto, Elizabeth J. Mitcham, and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Olive
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Orange

Mry Lu Arpaia, Dept of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside and Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
  • Citrus
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Papaya

Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
  • Papaya
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Passionfruit

Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
  • Passionfruit
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Pear 'Anjou' 'Bosc' 'Comice'

Elizabeth J. Mitcham, Carlos Crisosto, and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Pear - European
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Pear 'Bartlett'

Elizabeth J. Mitcham, Carlos H. Crisosto and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Pear - European
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Persimmon

Carlos H. Crisosto, Elizabeth J. Mitcham, and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Persimmon
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Pineapple

Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Plum

Carlos H. Crisosto, Elizabeth J. Mitcham, and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Plum
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Pomegranate

Carlos H. Crisosto, Elizabeth J. Mitcham, and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Pomegranate
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Quince

Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
  • Quince
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Strawberry

Elizabeth J. Mitcham, Carlos H. Crisosto and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
  • Strawberry
Production Management

Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Sweet Cherry

Elizabeth Mitcham, Carlos Crisosto, Adel Kader, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
Production Management

Recovery from Fire Damage in Avocado Groves

Gary Bender, UCCE San Diego Co.
  • Avocado
Production Management

Reduced-Risk Fungicides Help Manage Brown Rot and Other Fungal Diseases of Stone Fruit (pdf)

J. E. Adaskaveg, H. Förster, Plant Pathology Dept. UC Riverside, W. D. Gubler, B. L. Teviotdale, UCCE Plant Sciences, UC Davis, and D. F. Thompson, UC Riverside. in California Agriculture 2005 (6 pp)
  • Apricot
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

Reduction of Frost Injury to Almond by Control of Ice Nucleation Active Bacteria (pdf)

S.E. Lindow, Dept. Plant Pathology, UC Berkeley, and J.H. Connell, UCCE Butte Co. 1984 (6 pp.)
  • Almond

Regional Almond Variety Trials

Annual Reports (1996 to present) for ongoing trials to evaluate new almond varieties. files in pdf format: sizes: 8-12MB
  • Almond
Production Management

Relationship between Accumulated Growing Degree Hours 30 Days after Full Bloom and Harvest Date for “Improved French” Prune (pdf)

Ted DeJong, Gerardo Lopez, and Carolyn DeBuse, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis (2 pp.)
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

Research Yields Size-Controlling Rootstocks for Peach Production (pdf)

T. M. DeJong, R.S. Johnson, UCCE Dept. of Plant Sciences, J.F. Doyle, Kearney Ag. Center and D. Ramming, USDA Research Lab, Parlier, CA. in California Agriculture, 2005 (4 pp.)
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
Production Management

Resources for Apple Production (pdf)

Cindy Fake, UCCE Nevada & Placer Co. 2005 (2 pp.) UC Pub. 31-020C
  • Apple
Production Management

ReTain for Serr Pistillate Flower Abortion (PFA)

Robert Beede and Joseph Grant, UCCE Kings, Tulare and San Joaquin Co., Press Release: 2006 (pdf)
Production Management

Sacramento Valley Prune News - Glenn, Butte, Colusa, Sutter, Yuba, Yolo, Solano, Sacramento & Tehama Counties

Newsletter from regional prune farm advisors, submitted by Franz Niederholzer
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Sacramento Valley Walnut News - Glenn, Butte, Colusa, Sutter, Yuba, Yolo, Solano, Sacramento, Tehama

Newsletters from walnut farm advisors, submitted by Janine Hasey
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Sample Costs to Establish a Citrus Orchard and Produce Mandarins (pdf)

N.V. O’Connell, UCCE Tulare Co.; C. Kallsen, UCCE Kern Co.; K.M. Klonsky, R.L. DeMoura, and K.P. Tumber, Dept. Ag. and Resource Economics, UC Davis. 2011 (23 pp.)
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Establish a High Density Olive Orchard and Produce Table Olives, Sacramento Valley, 2011.

W.H Krueger, UCCE Glenn-Tehama counties and K.M. Klonsky and R.L. DeMoura, Dept. Ag. and Resource Economics, UC Davis.
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Establish a Mandarin Orchard and Produce Mandarins (pdf)

Etaferahu Takele, Ben Faber and Getachew Nigatu, UCCE Ventura Co. 2005 (25 pp.)
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Establish a Medium-Density Olive Orchard and Produce Bottled Olive Oil-North and Central Coasts, 2011.

P.M Vossen, UCCE Sonoma-Marin counties, et al.
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Establish a Minneola Orchard and Produce Minneola Tangelos (pdf)

N.V.O'Connell, UCCE Tulare Co., C.E.Kallsen, UCCE Kern Co., M.W.Freeman, UCCE Fresno Co., K.M.Klonsky, and R.L.DeMoura, Dept. Ag. and Resource Economics, UC Davis. 2002 (20 pp.)
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Establish a Pummelo Orchard and Produce Pummelos (pdf)

N.V.O'Connell, UCCE Tulare Co., C.E.Kallsen, UCCE Kern Co., M.W.Freeman, UCCE Fresno Co., K.M.Klonsky, and R.L.DeMoura, Dept. Ag. and Resource Economics, UC Davis. 2002 (19 pp.)
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Establish a Super-High Density Olive Orchard and Produce Olive Oil (pdf)

P.M.Vossen UCCE, Sonoma Co., J.H.Connell, UCCE, Butte Co., W.H. Krueger, UCCE, Glenn Co., K.M. Klonsky, UCCE, and P.Livingston, Dept. Ag. and Resource Economics, UC Davis, 2007 (21 pp.)
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Establish a Walnut Orchard and Produce Walnuts (pdf)

J.A.Grant, San Joaquin Co., K.M.Kelley, UCCE Stanislaus Co., J.L.Caprile, UCCE Contra Costa Co., K.M.Klonsky, UCCE and R.L.DeMoura, Dept. Ag. and Resource Economics, UC Davis, 2007 (19 pp.)
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Establish a Walnut Orchard and Produce Walnuts, Micro-Sprinkler Irrigated, Sacramento Valley, 2012.

W.H. Krueger, R.P. Buchner, J.K. Hasey, J.H. Connell, C. Debuse, UCCE Glenn County, Tehama-Shasta counties, Sutter-Yuba counties, Butte County, Yolo-Solano counties and K.A. Klonsky and R.L. DeMoura.
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Establish an Orange Orchard and Produce Oranges (pdf)

N.V.OConnell, UCCE Tulare Co., C.E.Kallsen, UCCE Kern Co., M.W. Freeman, UCCE Fresno Co., K.M. Klonsky, UCCE, and R.L.DeMoura, Dept. Ag. and Resource Economics, UC Davis. 2007 (25 pp.)
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Establish an Orchard and Produce Almonds-Sacramento Valley

J.H. Connell, W.H. Krueger, R.P. Buchner, F. Niederholzer, C.J. DeBuse, UCCE Butte, Glenn, Tehama-Shasta, Sutter- Yuba, Solano-Yolo counties, and K.M. Klonsky and R.L. DeMoura, Dept. Ag and Resource.
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Establish an Orchard and Produce Almonds-San Joaquin Valley North-Flood , 2011.

R.A. Duncan, UCCE Stanislaus County, P.S. Verdegaal and B.A. Holtz, UCCE San Joaquin County, D.A. Doll, UCCE Merced County, and K.A. Klonsky and R.L. DeMoura, Dept. Ag and Resource.
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Establish an Orchard and Produce Almonds-San Joaquin Valley North-Micro Sprinkler Irrigation, 2011.

R.A. Duncan, UCCE Stanislaus County, P.S. Verdegaal and B.A. Holtz, UCCE San Joaquin County, D.A. Doll, UCCE Merced County, and K.A. Klonsky and R.L. DeMoura, Dept. Ag and Resource.
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Establish an Orchard and Produce Sweet Cherries-San Joaquin Valley North-Micro Sprinkler Irrigation, 2011.

J.A. Grant, UCCE Co., J.L Caprile, UCCE Contra Costa Co., W.C. Coates, UCCE San Benito Co. K.K Anderson, UCCE Stanislaus Co., and K.A. Klonsky and R.L. DeMoura, Dept. Ag and Resource Economics.
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Establish and Produce Processing Peaches Cling and Freestone Late Harvested Varieties-Sacramento and San Joaquin Valley, 2011.

M. Norton, UCCE Merced Co., J. Hasey, UCCE Sutter/Yuba Co., R. Duncan, UCCE Stanislaus Co., and K.M. Klonsky & R.L. DeMoura, Dept. Ag. and Resource Economics, UC Davis.
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Produce Processing Peaches Cling and Freestone Extra-early Harvested Varieties-Sacramento and San Joaquin Valley, 2011

M. Norton, UCCE Merced Co., J. Hasey, UCCE Sutter/Yuba Co., R. Duncan, UCCE Stanislaus Co., and K.M. Klonsky and R.L. DeMoura, Dept. Ag. and Resource Economics, UC Davis.
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Produce Second Year Strawberries Central Coast Region (pdf)

M.P. Bolda and L. Tourte, UCCE Santa Cruz County, and K.M. Klonsky and R.L. DeMoura, Dept. Ag and Resource Economics, UC Davis. 2011 (22 pp.)
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Produce Strawberries Central Coast and South Coast Region, Santa Barbara-San Luis Obispo counties (pdf)

S. Dara, UCCE Santa Barbara-San Luis Obispo counties, and K.M. Klonsky and R.L. DeMoura, Dept. Ag and Resource Economics, UC Davis. 2011 (21 pp.)
Production Economics

Sample Costs to Produce Strawberries South Coast Region, Ventura County

O. Daugovish, UCCE Ventura County, and K.M. Klonsky and R.L. DeMoura, Dept. Ag and Resource Economics, UC Davis. 2011 (22 pp.)
Production Economics

San Joaquin Pomologist Newsletter - San Joaquin County

Newsletter from Joe Grant, Farm Advisor, San Joaquin County. Workshop and meeting announcements.
  • Cherry - Sweet
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Pomegranate
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Saticoy Lemon Association

Santa Paula, CA
  • Citrus
Organizations

Scab (Venturia pirina): Disease Model for Pear

UC IPM Online
  • Pear - European
Models

Seasonal Guide to Environmentally Responsible Pest Management Practices in Almonds (pdf)

Carolyn Pickel UCCE Sutter-Yuba Co., Walt Bentley, UCCE Kearney Ag Center, Joe Connell, UCCE Butte Co., Roger Duncan, UCCE Stanislaus Co, Mario Viveros, UCCE Kern Co. 2006 (8 pp.) UC ANR Leaflet 21619
  • Almond
Production Management

Seasonal Guide to Environmentally Responsible Pest Management Practices in Peaches and Nectarines

Guide to IPM by UC scientists. 2007 (8 pp.) UC ANR Pub. 21625. Link to ANR Catalog for purchase
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
Production Management

Seasonal Guide to Environmentally Responsible Pest Management Practices in Prunes

Carolyn Pickel, W. H. Olson, Richard P. Buchner, William Krueger, Franz J. Niederholzer, and Maxwell V. Norton. 2006 (12 pp.) UC ANR Pub. 21624. Link to ANR Catalog for purchase
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

Shaping Pomegranates (pdf)

Louise Ferguson, UCCE, Kitren Glozer, Dept. of Plant Sciences, Mark Bell. 2008 (1 p.)
  • Pomegranate
Production Management

Small Farm News

News from the UC Small Farm Program.
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Stone Fruit Varieties for Milder Climates

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Apricot
  • Cherry - Sweet
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Plum
non-University of California Resources

Strawberries and Caneberries - Blog

Blog posted by Mark Bolda, Farm Advisor, Santa Cruz Co. Current issues and topics of general interest in strawberries and caneberries.
  • Caneberries: Raspberry
  • Blackberry
  • Strawberry
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Strawberries in California

UCCE Ventura Co. Link to UCCE Ventura Co, website provides information on strawberry production in California
  • Strawberry
Production Management

Strawberry Breeding and Production Physiology

Douglas Shaw and Kirk Larson, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. Website providing information of cultivar breeding and physiology research program and coming events.
  • Strawberry
General Sources

Strawberry Fertilization Guidelines

User friendly strawberry fertilization guidelines based on current nutrient management research.
  • Strawberry
General Sources

Strawberry Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Suggestions for Establishing a Blueberry Planting in Western North Carolina

Bill Cline and Gina Fernandez, North Carolina State Univ. Horticultural Leaflet 201
non-University of California Resources

Sun-Maid Growers of California

Kingsburg, CA
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Organizations

Sunkist Growers

  • Citrus
Organizations

Sunsweet Growers Inc.

Yuba City, CA
  • Apricot
  • Blueberry
  • Date
  • Table Grape/Raisin
  • Nectarine
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Organizations

SunWest Premium Tree Fruit

Parlier, California
  • Citrus
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Organizations

Sutter Prune/Dried Plum Description (new cultivar) (pdf)

Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. 2006 (3 pp.)
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

SWP: Estimated almond baseline water potential using current temperature and relative humidity (pdf)

Ken Shackel, modified by Bruce Lampinen, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. 2014.
  • Almond
Production Management

SWP: Estimated walnut baseline water potential using current temperature and relative humidity (pdf)

Ken Shackel, modified by Bruce Lampinen, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. 2014. SWP to expect for fully irrigated trees under different conditions of air temp & RH.
  • Walnut
Production Management

SWP: Interactive tool to estimate baseline water potential using CIMIS weather stations

Ken Shackel, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis
  • Almond
  • Walnut
Models

SWP: Using Midday Stem Water Potential to Refine Irrigation Scheduling in Almond (pdf)

Bruce Lampinen, Ken Shackel and Sam Metcalf, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis (3 pp.)
  • Almond
Production Management

Table Grape/Raisin Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Texas A & M University: Stone Fruit Breeding Program

Texas A & M University
  • Apricot
  • Cherry - Sweet
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
non-University of California Resources

Texas Citrus Mite,

UC Pest Management Guidelines
  • Citrus
Production Management

Texas Citrus Mite, a New Pest of San Joaquin Valley Citrus (pdf)

David Haviland and Craig Kallsen, UCCE Kern Co. 2003 (2 pp.)
  • Citrus
Production Management

Texas Pecan Growers

College Station, TX
  • Pecan
Organizations

Texas Plant Disease Handbook: Apple

Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University
  • Apple
non-University of California Resources

Texas Plant Disease Handbook: Avocado

Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University
  • Avocado
non-University of California Resources

Texas Plant Disease Handbook: Berries

Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University
  • Caneberries: Raspberry
  • Blackberry
non-University of California Resources

Texas Plant Disease Handbook: Blueberry

Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University
  • Blueberry
non-University of California Resources

Texas Plant Disease Handbook: Citrus

Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University
  • Citrus
non-University of California Resources

Texas Plant Disease Handbook: Fig

Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University
  • Fig
non-University of California Resources

Texas Plant Disease Handbook: Loquat

Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University
  • Loquat
non-University of California Resources

Texas Plant Disease Handbook: Mango

Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University
  • Mango
non-University of California Resources

Texas Plant Disease Handbook: Papaya

Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University
  • Papaya
non-University of California Resources

Texas Plant Disease Handbook: Peach, Apricot and Nectarine

Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University, 1996
  • Apricot
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
non-University of California Resources

Texas Plant Disease Handbook: Pear

Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University
  • Pear - European
non-University of California Resources

Texas Plant Disease Handbook: Plum

Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University
  • Plum
non-University of California Resources

Texas Plant Disease Handbook: Strawberry

Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University
  • Strawberry
non-University of California Resources

The Almond Doctor - Blog

Blog posted by David Doll, Farm Advisor, Merced County. focus on almond..
  • Almond
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

The crop of the day: The Mango, Mangifera indica

Paul Gepts, Dept. Plant Sciences, UC Davis. 2006
  • Mango
Production Management

The crop of the day: Avocado, Persea americana

Paul Gepts, Dept. Plant Sciences, UC Davis. 2002
  • Avocado
Production Management

The crop of the day: Cacao, Theobroma cacao

Paul Gepts, Dept. Plant Sciences, UC Davis. 2002
  • Cacao
Production Management

The crop of the day: Date, Phoenix dactylifera

Paul Gepts, Dept. Plant Sciences, UC Davis. 2002
  • Date
Production Management

The crop of the day: Papaya, Carica papaya

Paul Gepts, Dept. Plant Sciences, UC Davis. 2005
  • Papaya
Production Management

The Fastrack Approach to Specialty Crop Breeding

UC Research: A breeding system which integrates the Fastrack methodology into conventional programs, to produce improved tree varieties. Ralph Scorza, Ted DeJong, et al.
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

The Kings Crack Out - Kings County

Newsletter from Bob Beede, Farm Advisor Kings County. Focus on nut crops.
  • Almond
  • Pistachio
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

The Pomology Post - Madera County

Newsletter from Brent Holtz, Farm Advisor, Madera County. Topics in tree crop production, including farm safety, irrigation, pest management. Nut crops including almond, stone fruit.
  • Almond
  • Apricot
  • Nectarine
  • Olive
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Pistachio
  • Plum
  • Pomegranate
  • Prune/Dried Plum
  • Table Grape/Raisin
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

The Scoop on Fruits and Nuts - Stanislaus County

Newsletter by Roger Duncan, Farm Advisor, Stanislaus County. Topics in tree crop production, principally peach, nectarine and almond.
  • Almond
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

The Walnut Germplasm Collection of the University of California, Davis

A description of the collection and a history of the breeding program of Eugene F. Serr and Harold I. Forde
  • Walnut
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Theobroma cacao

James Duke, Purdue University
  • Cacao
non-University of California Resources

Three New Walnut Varieties Released from UC Walnut Breeding Program (pdf)

Gale McGranahan, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis (1 p.)
  • Walnut
Production Management

Topics in Subropics - Blog

A collaborative blog by UC Farm Advisors and Specialists in subtropical horticulture in California.
  • Avocado
  • Citrus
  • Fig
  • Loquat
  • Lychee
  • Mango
  • Olive
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Topics in Subtropics Newsletter - Nine counties in which subtropicals can be grown

Newsletter from the Subtropical Tree Crop Farm Advisors spanning nine counties in California.
  • Avocado
  • Citrus
  • Loquat
  • Mango
  • Olive
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Tree & Vine News - Sacramento County

Newsletter by Chuck Ingels, Farm Advisor, Sacramento County. Primarily grape, cherry and pear.
  • Cherry - Sweet
  • Pear - European
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Tree and Vine Newsletter - Merced County

Newsletter from David Doll and Maxwell Norton, Farm Advisors, Merced County. Topics in tree crop production, including farm safety, irrigation, pest management.
  • Almond
  • Apricot
  • Blueberry
  • Cherry - Sweet
  • Fig
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Pistachio
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
  • Table Grape/Raisin
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Tree and Vine Value Loss Calculator for Specific Crops

Dept. of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis. General instructions with links to specific crops
Production Economics

Tree Blow-Over Problems in Almond (pdf)

Bill Krueger, UCCE Glenn and Tehama Co. 2004 (2 pp.)
  • Almond
Production Management

Tree Pest Updates: Codling Moth - Alameda and Contra Costa Counties

Newsletter by Janet Caprile, Farm Advisor, Alameda & Contra Costa Counties. Primarily apple, pear and walnut.
  • Apple
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Pear - European
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Tree Pest Updates: Oriental Fruit Moth - Alameda and Contra Costa Counties

Newsletter by Janet Caprile, Farm Advisor, Alameda & Contra Costa counties. Focus on peach and nectarine.
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Tree Pest Updates: Peach Twig Borer - Alameda and Contra Costa Counties

Newsletter by Janet Caprile, Farm Advisor, Alameda & Contra Costa counties. Focus on peach, nectarine, apricot and plum.
  • Apricot
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Tree Topics (newsletters (2002-2012) - San Benito County

Newsletter by Bill Coates, Farm Advisor Emeritus, San Benito County. Central coast fruitnand nut orchard production, principally walnut, cherry, apricot, apple
  • Apple
  • Apricot
  • Cherry - Sweet
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Trellises for Dried-on-the Vine Raisin Production (pdf)

Stephen Vazquez, UCCE Fresno Co. and Matthew Fidelibus, UC Kearney Agricultural Center (5 pp.)
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Production Management

Tropical Guava Fruit Facts

California Rare Fruit Growers
  • Guava
non-University of California Resources

Tulare Giant Sweet Plum Description (new cultivar) (pdf)

Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. 2005 (2 pp.)
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

Two New Tools in the Management of Gray Mold of Kiwifruit in 2005 (pdf)

Scholar® for Postharvest Use and Elevate® for Pre- or Postharvest Use. J.E. Adaskaveg, H. Förster, D. Driever, D. Thompson, J. Hasey, C. Crisosto, University of California (3 pp.)
  • Kiwifruit
Production Management

UC ANR Fruit & Nut Publications

General Sources

UC Davis Olive Center

Includes 'Best Practices' for growers & oil processors, ongoing research program, UC resources and consumer information
  • Olive
Centers and Programs

UC Fruit Report

This site, developed by University of California scientists, contains useful information about establishing and managing fresh market peach, plum and nectarine orchards for California growers.
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Plum
General Sources

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Almonds

UC IPM Online
  • Almond
  • Disease Management
  • Insect/Mite/Nematode Management (not bees)
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Apple

UC IPM Online
  • Apple
  • Disease Management
  • Insect/Mite/Nematode Management (not bees)
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Apricot

UC IPM Online
  • Apricot
  • Disease Management
  • Insect/Mite/Nematode Management (not bees)
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Caneberries

UC IPM Online
  • Caneberries: Raspberry
  • Blackberry
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Cherry

UC IPM Online
  • Cherry - Sweet
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Citrus

UC IPM Online
  • Citrus
  • Disease Management
  • Insect/Mite/Nematode Management (not bees)
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Fig

UC IPM Online
  • Disease Management
  • Fig
  • Insect/Mite/Nematode Management (not bees)
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Grape

UC IPM Online
  • Disease Management
  • Table Grape/Raisin
  • Insect/Mite/Nematode Management (not bees)
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Kiwifruit

UC IPM Online
  • Disease Management
  • Insect/Mite/Nematode Management (not bees)
  • Kiwifruit
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Nectarine

UC IPM Online
  • Disease Management
  • Insect/Mite/Nematode Management (not bees)
  • Nectarine
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Olive

UC IPM Online
  • Disease Management
  • Insect/Mite/Nematode Management (not bees)
  • Olive
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Olive Fruit Fly

UC IPM Online
  • Olive
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Peach

UC IPM Online
  • Disease Management
  • Insect/Mite/Nematode Management (not bees)
  • Peach - All
  • Peach - Cling
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Pear

UC IPM Online
  • Disease Management
  • Insect/Mite/Nematode Management (not bees)
  • Pear - Asian
  • Pear - European
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Pecan

UC IPM Online
  • Disease Management
  • Insect/Mite/Nematode Management (not bees)
  • Pecan
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Pistachio

UC IPM Online
  • Pistachio
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Plum

UC IPM Online
  • Disease Management
  • Insect/Mite/Nematode Management (not bees)
  • Plum
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Prunes

UC IPM Online
  • Disease Management
  • Insect/Mite/Nematode Management (not bees)
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Strawberry

UC IPM Online
  • Strawberry
Production Management

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Walnut

UC IPM Online
  • Disease Management
  • Insect/Mite/Nematode Management (not bees)
  • Walnut
Production Management

UC Research: Peach and Almond Molecular Genetics

A project in which genomic technologies are applied to the development of an improved canning peach and fresh market peach
  • Peach
Production Management

UC Weed Science - Blog

Blog posts by Brad Hanson, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. Weed control, management, ecology and minutia.
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

University of Vermont Apple Program

University of Vermont
  • Apple
non-University of California Resources

US Highbush Blueberry Council

  • Blueberry
Organizations

Using Physiological Concepts to Understand Early Spring Temperature Effects on Fruit Growth and Anticipating Fruit Size Problems at Harvest (pdf)

Ted M. DeJong, UCCE Dept. of Plant Sciences UC Davis. 2005 (4 pp.)
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
Production Management

Using Spring Weather Data to Predict Harvest Date and Sizing Potential for Peaches Nectarines and Plums (pdf)

Ted DeJong, Kevin Day, Gerardo Lopez, and Scott Johnson, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. 2007 (6 pp.)
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Peach - Cling
  • Plum
Production Management

Using Spring Weather Data to Predict Harvest Date for “Improved French” Prune (pdf)

Ted DeJong, Carolyn DeBuse and Gerardo Lopez, Dept. Plant Sciences, UC Davis. 2007 (3 pp.)
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

Using the Pressure Chamber for Irrigation Management in Walnut, Almond & Prune - ANR Publ 8623 (pdf)

by UCCE Farm Advisors Allan Fulton, Tehama Co., Joe Grant, San Joaquin Co., Richard Buchner, Tehama Co., and Joe Connell, Butte Co.
  • Almond
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
  • Walnut
Production Management

Using the Pressure Chamber to Monitor and Manage Irrigation in Prunes

Ken Shakel, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis.
  • Plum
  • Prune/Dried Plum
Production Management

Videos on walnut and pistachio orchard management

by Bob Beede, Kings Co. Farm Advisor
  • Pistachio
  • Walnut
Production Management

Vine Lines - Fresno County

Newsletter from Stephen Vasquez, Farm Advisor, Fresno County. Primarily grape production for table grapes, raisins, wine and juice.
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Vineyard Views & Events - Napa County

Newsletter from Napa County.
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Viticulture and Enology Department

UC Davis
  • Table Grape/Raisin
Centers and Programs

Viticulture and Enology Research Center

California State University, Fresno
  • Table Grape/Raisin
non-University of California Resources

Walnut Education, reviewed by UC Specialists and Farm Advisors

Content includes: propagation, pollination, fruit set and flower and fruit development, variety selection, pests, and orchard management.
  • Walnut
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information

Walnut Fact Sheet

Gale McGranahan, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. 1995
  • Walnut
Production Management

Walnut Fertilization Guidelines

User friendly almond fertilization guidelines based on current nutrient management research.
  • Walnut
General Sources

Walnut Genomics Implementation Group

Website for research, extension and industry collaborators involved in walnut genomics research
  • Walnut
General Sources

Walnut News - Stanislaus County

Newsletter by Kathy Kelley Anderson, Farm Advisor, Stanislaus County.
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Walnut Notes - Butte County

Newsletter from Joe Connell, Farm Advisor, Butte County
  • Walnut
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics

Walnut Photo Album

Link to our Photo & Video Gallery
General Sources

Walnut Production Manual

David Ramos, Dept. of Plant Sciences. This revision of the classic Walnut Orchard Management covers all aspects of walnut production. 1997 (328 pp.) UC ANR Pub. 3373. Link to ANR Catalog for purchase
  • Walnut
General Sources

Walnut Research Reports

A searchable database of annual reports of research in various aspects of walnut production. This database provides reports in pdf format from 1971 to the present.
  • Walnut
General Sources

Walnut Rootstock Selection for Resistance to Phytophthora spp.

G.T. Brown, USDA, ARS, Dept. of Plant Pathology, UC Davis
  • Walnut
Production Management

Walnut Trees in the Nursery Trade: Understanding Terminology, How they are Propagated, Availability and Clonal Rootstock Pest Interactions (pdf) 2018 update

J. Hasey, C. Leslie, W. Hackett, G. McGranahan, P.J. Brown, A. Westphal, M. McHenry, G. Browne, D. Kluepfel
  • Walnut
General Sources

Washington State Apple Commission

Wenatchee, WA
  • Apple
Organizations

Washington State University: Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center

Washington State University
  • Apple
  • Apricot
  • Cherry - Sweet
  • Peach
  • Pear - European
  • Plum
non-University of California Resources

Weed Control Options For Strawberries On Plastic

Katherine Jennings, David Monks and Wayne Mitchem, North Carolina State Univ. Horticultural Leaflet 205B
  • Strawberry
non-University of California Resources

Westnut: Hazelnut Growers of Oregon

  • Hazelnut
Organizations

Wild Blueberry Association of North America

Old Town, Maine
  • Blueberry
Organizations

Wild Blueberry Network Information Center

Nova Scotia Agricultural College
  • Blueberry
non-University of California Resources

World Cocoa Foundation

Vienna, VA
  • Cacao
Organizations

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