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


Annual Extension Class

Principles of Fruit & Nut Tree Growth, Cropping & Management
Next offering: Feb. 2016, UC Davis Campus plus Field Tour
This annual course is focused on fruit and nut tree biology, and how it relates to orchard management. Taught by UC Faculty, Extension Specialists and Farm Advisors.  Class Details

Fruit & Nut Information

Go to information about your crop

Sections on management and biology for individual crops, articles & websites by UC experts in crop production.
Fruit & Nut Information

Weather-Related Models

Go to Weather-related Models

Chill accumulation models; irrigation scheduling; prediction models for stonefruit harvest, almond & pistachio N, almond hullsplit.
Weather-Related Models

Tree Biology & Orchard Management

Tree Biology & Orchard Management

New content: Flower Anatomy & Pollination, Tree Growth. Links to: Current UC Research, Spray Technology.
Tree Biology & Orchard Management

Find An Expert

A listing of UCCE Pomology Farm Advisors by County, including their areas of expertise and contact information.
Backyard growers, contact your UCCE Master Gardener.

What's New on this website...

Go to walnut grafting & budding videos
New Video SeriesWalnut Grafting, Budding & Field Planting. Orchard demonstrations by nurseryman Alex Suchan, Produced by Rachel Elkins and UC ANR.

Video Recordings of recent UC-sponsored Meetings
Advances in Pistachio Production
Nov. 18 – 20, 2014, Visalia Convention Center. Videos

Understanding & Preparing for the Threat of Plum Pox Virus Spreading to California & the Western States: Sep. 29 - 30, 2014, UC Davis. Videos & abstracts

Events Calendar

Event Name

Fruit & Nut Center Updates

  • 'Principles' Course: It's a Wrap for 2014!

    Added December 4, 2014
    Hands-on pruning exercise during first week of the course.

    The annual extension class offered by the Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center, ‘Principles of Fruit and Nut Tree Growth, Cropping and Management' was completed in November. This ‘Principles' course incorporates lectures, lab...

  • Position Available at the UC Fruit & Nut Center

    Added November 3, 2014
    FNRIC LOGO 200

    It was a pleasure to work with Dr. Brooke Jacobs on many innovative projects, including the highly successful class, Principles of Tree Growth, Cropping and Management, and new content for the Fruit & Nut Center website. Brooke has moved into a...

  • New Resources Help Identify Light Brown Apple Moth

    Added October 28, 2014
    LBAM larva. photo by JK Clark, courtesy of UCIPMĀ©UC Regents

    Nursery workers are our first line of defense in detecting light brown apple moth when growing ornamental plants in commercial nurseries. A new brochure and video can help those in the field distinguish light brown apple moth from several look-alike...

  • Plum Pox Virus Conference Update

    Added October 23, 2014
    Healthy plum. drawing by Helena Roberts

    The international conference, Understanding and Preparing for the Threat of Plum Pox Virus Spreading to California and the Western States, was held on the UC Davis campus on September 29-30 2014, organized by the Fruit & Nut Research and...

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