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 November 5, 2018
Lindcove Research and Extension Center has a weather monitoring station connected to the Western Weather web site. You can view hourly or daily weather information as well as inversions between the 5 and 30 ft locations on the tower. ...
University of California and the Citrus Research Board Establish a $1 Million Endowment for Research at Lindcove RECAdded October 25, 2018
The Citrus Research Board and UC Agriculture and Natural Resources have established a $1 million endowment to fund the Presidential Researcher for Sustainable Citrus Clonal Protection at the UC Lindcove Research and Extension Center....
Added October 23, 2018
On October 4, Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell presented a multi-media lecture on the biology and management of California red scale in combination with microscope identification of the scale stages and parasites at Lindcove REC. This five hour course...
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...
Added September 4, 2018
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...