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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  • Linked Learning with Woodlake Highschool Ag Academy at Lindcove REC

    Added August 29, 2016
    Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell helped students identify citricola scale.

    High schools are looking for business and community partners that can provide "linked learning" opportunities to students as they prepare for college and careers. Lindcove REC recently engaged freshmen students from Woodlake High...

  • Delegation from Pakistan Tours Lindcove REC

    Added August 23, 2016
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    A delegation from Punjab Pakistan visited California during August 7-17 to learn about research and extension activities in California agriculture and to develop relationships that will lead to training programs.  The delegation included...

  • Lindcove welcomes a new modular office building

    Added August 13, 2016
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    Lindcove Research and Extension Center received funds this year from UC Ag and Natural Resources to purchase a modular office building to support research at the Center.  Lindcove REC has laboratories and field plots available for...

  • Biological Control of Asian Longhorned Beetle

    Added August 8, 2016
    Asian longhorned beetle.  Photo courtesy of R. Anson Eaglin, USDA-APHIS.

    The Asian longhorned beetle is native to China, Japan, and Korea.  This bark beetle has a wide host range in Asia, and in recent years populations have established in small areas of New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Massachusetts, and Illinois. ...

  • Hector Facundo, COS SURGE Intern begins summer project at LREC

    Added July 13, 2016
    College of the Sequoias SURGE intern Hector Facundo begins project at LREC.

    Hector Facundo, a recent graduate of UC Davis with a major in Statistics, has commenced an internship with UCCE Tulare County as part of the SURGE (Science Undergraduate Research Group Experience) program offered by the College of the Sequoias (COS)....

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