Fruit and Nut Information
All of the Categories by Fruits & Nuts: Apricot
Educational Content, including Basic Crop Information
- 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.
- Growing Apricots in California: An Overview
- Introduction to Brown Rot of Stone Fruits
- Physiological Disorder Fact Sheets: Apple, Grape, Olive, Pear, Persimmon, Pomegranate, Stonefruit
- Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Apricot
- Reduced-Risk Fungicides Help Manage Brown Rot and Other Fungal Diseases of Stone Fruit (pdf)
- UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Apricot
Maxwell Norton, UCCE Farm Advisor, Merced County and William Coates, UCCE Farm Advisor Emeritus, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties
UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Carlos Crisosto, (ed.) Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
Carlos H. Crisosto, Elizabeth J. Mitcham and Adel A. Kader Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
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)
UC IPM Online
Farm Advisors' Newsletters & Blogs: Current Topics & Meetings
- Orchard Notes - Sutter-Yuba Counties
- Orchard Notes - Tulare County
- The Pomology Post - Madera County
- Tree and Vine Newsletter - Merced County
- Tree Pest Updates: Peach Twig Borer - Alameda and Contra Costa Counties
- Tree Topics (newsletters (2002-2012) - San Benito County
Newsletter from Janine Hasey, Farm Adviosr, Sutter-Yuba Counties.
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.
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.
Newsletter from David Doll and Maxwell Norton, Farm Advisors, Merced County. Topics in tree crop production, including farm safety, irrigation, pest management.
Newsletter by Janet Caprile, Farm Advisor, Alameda & Contra Costa counties. Focus on peach, nectarine, apricot and plum.
Newsletter by Bill Coates, Farm Advisor Emeritus, San Benito County. Central coast fruitnand nut orchard production, principally walnut, cherry, apricot, apple
non-University of California Resources
- Fruit & Nut Trees: Bloom and Harvest Charts
- Plum Pox
- Stone Fruit Varieties for Milder Climates
- Texas A & M University: Stone Fruit Breeding Program
- Texas Plant Disease Handbook: Peach, Apricot and Nectarine
- Washington State University: Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center
Bloom and Harvest Charts accessed through homepage link to Fruit & Nut Trees: Varieties. Fowler Nurseries, Newcastle, CA
USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
California Rare Fruit Growers
Texas A & M University
Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University, 1996
Washington State University
- Apricot Producers of California
- California Apricot Council
- Pacific Coast Producers
- Sunsweet Growers Inc.
San Francisco, CA
Yuba City, CA
Some links are to sites outside of the UC domain. No endorsement is intended of products, services, or information, nor is criticism implied of similar sites that are not mentioned.