Lindcove Research and Extension Center
University of California
Lindcove Research and Extension Center


The Lindcove Research and Extension Center fosters research, education and outreach programs focused primarily on the citrus crop, but also has projects on avocado, olive and pomegranate. We support research projects by University of California academics as well as local and regional partners that address critical needs in horticulture, pests and diseases and breeding new varieties. On this site you will an overview of current research programs, information for researchers on how to submit proposals, a description of the facilities, a calendar and descriptions of educational outreach programs.

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  • Visiting Growers from Tunisia

    Added September 28, 2018

    We had the pleasure of hosting citrus growers from Tunisia at the Lindcove REC.  Director Beth Grafton-Cardwell, UCCE Citrus Advisor Greg Douhan, Rock Christiano with the Citrus Clonal Protection Program and Scientist Mojtaba Mohammadi...

  • Woodlake High School Ag Academy Does Ag Research at Lindcove

    Added September 4, 2018
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    On Friday, August 31st the Woodlake High School 9th grade Agriculture Academy students, led by teacher Don Thornburg, had the opportunity to visit the UC Lindcove Research Center.  This visit was the kick off to their 9th grade Project Based...

  • Hanford Ag Academy Does Science at Lindcove

    Added September 4, 2018
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    Thirty Hanford Ag Academy 9th grade students, led by teacher Jason Ferreira came to Lindcove REC to experience Agricultural Science on August 30.  Students studied the biology of the citricola scale, collected scale-infested leaves...

  • The Chile Citrus Committee Visits Lindcove

    Added July 20, 2018
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    Monserrat Monsevalenzuela organized a visit to California by a group of Chilean researchers, nurserymen and regulators tto speak with various groups about how the California citrus industry is responding to Asian citrus psyllid and...

  • Can dwarfed citrus trees help us save water and money?

    Added July 9, 2018
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    UC Riverside scientists are investigating whether dwarfed citrus trees can help citrus growers to save time, money, fertilizers, pesticides, water and labor. In 1998, as part of a series of preliminary Citrus Research Board (CRB)-supported trials,...

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