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.
Calendar of Events
Lindcove REC Blog
Added September 8, 2015
Four interns from Monrovia Nursery recently toured the research plots and greenhouses at Lindcove REC. The interns are university students or recent graduates from UC Riverside, Texas Tech, Cal State Fresno, and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo....
Added August 28, 2015
Rachel Rattner is beginning her 5th year in the Plant Biology Ph.D program at UC Riverside working under Dr. Mikeal Roose. She is working on a research project that investigates the significance of small RNA molecules in grafted citrus and their impact...
Added August 7, 2015
Kris Tollerup, UC IPM Advisor stationed at the Kearney Ag Center, is initiating a study on insecticide treatments for leaffooted bug in pomegranate at Lindcove. According to Kris, leaffooted bug populations are normally lowered by cold winter...
Added July 23, 2015
Each year the Lindcove Research and Extension Center tests every field tree for citrus tristeza virus (CTV), with funding from the California Citrus Nursery Board. This plant virus can be found in citrus trees worldwide, and certain strains of...
Added July 2, 2015
California 4-H Food Smart Families is recruiting teens to serve as volunteer leaders for nutrition programs in Fresno County and Tulare County. Programs will launch at school sites and afterschool locations this fall. Teens will volunteer as mentors,...