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.
Lindcove REC Blog
Added June 3, 2016
The 2016 Walnut and Almond Farm Advisor Training Tour recently visited Lindcove Research and Extension Center (LREC), marking the first visit of the group to this traditionally citrus-based REC. The tour's visit to LREC is partially a reflection of the...
Added June 2, 2016
This past week the Citrus Research Board staff were given a tour of the programs and facilities and introduced to the staff at the Lindcove Research and Extension Center. The citrus industry, via the CRB, has been very involved in...
Added April 29, 2016
Dr. Carol Lovatt, Professor of Plant Physiology, Botany, and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside, worked with Dr. Elizabeth Fichtner, UCCE Tulare County Farm Advisor, to prepare a ‘Manzanillo' olive block at the Lindcove Research and Extension...
Added April 21, 2016
Kurt Schmidt, Lindcove Research and Extension Center (LREC) Superintendent and Elizabeth Fichtner, Farm Advisor, UCCE Tulare County, video-conferenced with the second grade classes of Mrs. Stella Guiry and Mrs. Jennifer Solano at Stewart School in Garden...
Added April 20, 2016
Dr. Mikeal Roose (UC Riverside, Dept. of Botany and Plant Science) is establishing a new lemon rootstock trial at Lindcove REC. About 200 Limoneira 8A trees on 12 different rootstocks will be planted next week. Dr....