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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Lindcove REC Blog
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,...
UCCE Tulare County and Lindcove Research and Extension Center co-host College of the Sequoias internsAdded June 24, 2015
University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) in Tulare County and the Lindcove Research and Extension Center (LREC) co-hosted three College of the Sequoias (COS) interns enrolled in the SURGE (Student Undergraduate Research Group Experience)...
Added May 4, 2015
California nut growers have benefited from the use of phosphite products, marketed and sold both as fertilizers and EPA-labeled fungicides. These products offer plant protection from root and crown diseases caused by a group of pathogens known as...
Added April 7, 2015
The Lindcove Research and Extension Center partnered with the Tulare Public Library on March 28 to present a special Kids' Citrus Farmers Market at the Library. The event incorporated the Library's ag-themed motto, "Come Grow with TPL,"...