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

Pistachio Day 2015 Presentations (video links)

Pistachio Day 2015 was held on January 21, 2015 at the Visalia Convention Center, Visalia, California

To view videos of the presentations below, please follow the individual links to the MediaSite™  website. If you are having difficulties playing the videos, please use a non-Explorer browser to view this page.

Date: 1/21/2015
Time: 8:00 AM
Duration: 0:2
Link: Welcome
Description: Welcoming remarks by Craig Kallsen, Cooperative Extension Advisor, Kern County

Date: 1/21/2015
Time: 8:15 AM
Duration: 0:10
Link: Bob Klein, Manager, California Pistachio Research Board
Description: Industry Update

Date: 1/21/2015
Time: 8:30 AM
Duration: 0:33
Link: Jennifer Randall, New Mexico State University
Description: Pistachio Bushy - Top Syndrome

Date: 1/21/2015
Time: 9:00 AM
Duration: 0:34
Link: Themis Michailides, CE Plant Pathologist, UC Davis
Description: Update on Foliar and Fruit Diseases of Pistachio

Date: 1/21/2015
Time: 9:30 AM
Duration: 0:28
Link: Gurreet Brar, Cooperative Extension Advisor, Fresno County
Description: Pollination Requirements, Fruit Set and Blanks

Date: 1/21/2015
Time: 10:30 AM
Duration: 0:32
Link: Patrick Brown, Professor, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis
Description: Nutrient Management in Pistachio

Date: 1/21/2015
Time: 11:00 AM
Duration: 0:26
Link: Ken Schmidt, Principal, K.D. Schmidt and Associates
Description: Groundwater Quality, Availability and Upcoming Regulation

Date: 1/21/2015
Time: 11:30 AM
Duration: 0:29
Link: Blake Sanden, Cooperative Extension Advisor, Kern County
Description: Saline Irrigation Effects on Soil Quality and Yield and its Mitigation

Date: 1/21/2015
Time: 1:40 PM
Duration: 0:19
Link: David Haviland, Cooperative Extension Advisor, Kern County
Description: Phenology and Monitoring Techniques

Date: 1/21/2015
Time: 2:00 PM
Duration: 0:42
Link: Brad Higbee, Director, Entomology Research, Paramount Farming Company
Description: Winter Sanitation and Chemical Control

Date: 1/21/2015
Time: 2:40 PM
Duration: 0:21
Link: Joel Siegel, Research Entomologist, USDA-ARS
Description: Using the Past to Predict the Future: Trends from Harvest Data Analysis

Date: 1/21/2015
Time: 3:30 PM
Duration: 0:22
Link: Bob Beede, Emeritus Farm Advisor, Cooperative Extension, Kings County
Description: Phytocoris: Friend or Foe?

Date: 1/21/2015
Time: 3:50 PM
Duration: 0:19
Link: Kris Tollerup, Cooperative Extension Advisor, IPM Program
Description: Management of Leaf-footed Bug and Stink Bugs


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