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 December 4, 2017
This weekend is the annual Lindcove REC Fruit Display and Tasting Event! (22963 Carson Ave., Exeter) On Friday, Dec 8, we open from 9-noon for the citrus industry, with tours of various projects at the Center starting at 10 am. ...
Added September 29, 2017
On Sept 28, Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell led an all-day training on the nitty gritty details of the life cycle of California red scale and its parasites. She also spent time discussing the current problems with managing scale in orchards and how...
Added September 25, 2017
The Freshmen class of Ag Academy students from Woodlake High School came to Lindcove REC on September 6 and participated in a research project on citricola scale taught by Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell. Students learned about experimental...
Added August 29, 2017
Dr. Andrea Sequiera from Wellesley College in Massachusetts is conducting a molecular analysis of Fuller rose beetle in the Unites States. The Fuller rose beetle originates from Argentina, and she is determining if the populations in the...
Added August 14, 2017
Since 2014, the new Lindcove Research and Extension Center pathology laboratory has provided the infrastructure for six College of the Sequoias (COS) undergraduate interns enrolled in the SURGE (Science Undergraduate Research Group Experience) program....