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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


Extension Classes & Meetings

Principles of Fruit & Nut Tree Growth, Cropping & Management
Next offering: November 10 - 20, 2014, 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

Advances in Pistachio Production
Next offering: November 18 – 20, 2014, Visalia Convention Center
The topics for this 3-day course span the full range of pistachio production. Taught by UC Faculty, Extension Specialists and Farm Advisors. Class Details

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

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.

Crop Education pages completed for Quince 
Many thanks to content reviewers: Joseph Postman, USDA ARS National Clonal Germplasm Repository, Corvallis, Oregon; Maxwell Norton, UCCE Farm Advisor, Merced & Mariposa Counties. Includes propagation, cultivars, management and more.

Fruit & Nut Center Updates


Quito, Ecuador, Nov. 12-14, 2014
VIII Congreso Iberoamericano de Tecnología Postcosecha y Agroexportaciones
Sponsored by the Asociación Iberoamericana de Tecnología Postcosecha (AITEP), la Facultad de Ciencias de la Ingeniería y el Centro de Investigación de Alimentos de la Universidad Tecnológica Equinoccial.

Area Orchard Systems Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, Kern & Kings County. Review of applications begins November 30, 2014. Position focus: almond, deciduous fruit and walnut production. Details 

Research Assistant, Rosa & Prunus Breeding & Genetics Program, Dept. of Horticultural Sci., Texas A&M  Univ. Posted 9/25/14. Details

Extension Tree Fruit Specialist, Washington State University. Posted 9/5/14. Review of applications begins October 29, 2014. Details (pdf).

Quality Assurance Specialist, Primus Labs, Santa Maria, CA. Posted 7/11/14. Position focus: assist auditors and auditees. Degree in bioscience-related field preferred. Details (pdf).

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