Lindcove Research and Extension Center
University of California
Lindcove Research and Extension Center

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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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  • Citrus Tristeza Virus testing complete at Lindcove REC

    Added May 12, 2017
    Joseph Spahn samples mandarin trees for Citrus Tristeza Virus at a research plot within Lindcove Research and Extension Center.  Photo by Therese Kapaun.

    Annual testing of more than 11,000 citrus trees for citrus tristeza virus (CTV) was completed last week at Lindcove REC.  This year we found eleven trees infected with the virus, thus the average infection rate was one per thousand trees.  This...

  • Generous Donation from the Delfinos

    Added April 7, 2017
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    A big shout out to Tom Delfino, Director of the California Citrus Nursery Society, and his wife Cynthia for their generous donation of their vehicle to the Lindcove Research and Extension Center.  Donations like these are very special when they come...

  • Is your pesticide safety training in compliance with the new Worker Protection Standard?

    Added March 3, 2017

    We are in the midst of a new and changing era of Worker Protection Standards (WPS). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) recently published the revised WPS, which is meant to increase...

  • Teaching Ag Math to Middle Schoolers in Woodake

    Added February 25, 2017
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    Staff Research Associate Sara Scott from the Entomology group at Lindcove Research and Extension Center taught 8th grade math lab students in Woodlake this week about citrus pests, citrus varieties and how to design their own research...

  • FFA Students Train for Citrus Judging at Lindcove REC

    Added January 4, 2017
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    We were very excited this year to provide 100+ varieties of citrus for the general public to taste on Dec 10 in Lindcove REC's annual event.  As a special bonus this year, we also prepared an exhibit of fruit and potted plants with various...

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