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Woodlake High School Ag Academy Does Ag Research at Lindcove

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On Friday, August 31st the Woodlake High School 9th grade Agriculture Academy students, led by teacher Don Thornburg, had the opportunity to visit the UC Lindcove Research Center.  This visit was the kick off to their 9th grade Project Based...

Posted on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 8:46 AM

Hanford Ag Academy Does Science at Lindcove

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Thirty Hanford Ag Academy 9th grade students, led by teacher Jason Ferreira came to Lindcove REC to experience Agricultural Science on August 30.  Students studied the biology of the citricola scale, collected scale-infested leaves...

Posted on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 7:34 AM

The Chile Citrus Committee Visits Lindcove

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Monserrat Monsevalenzuela organized a visit to California by a group of Chilean researchers, nurserymen and regulators tto speak with various groups about how the California citrus industry is responding to Asian citrus psyllid and...

Posted on Friday, July 20, 2018 at 8:08 AM

Can dwarfed citrus trees help us save water and money?

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UC Riverside scientists are investigating whether dwarfed citrus trees can help citrus growers to save time, money, fertilizers, pesticides, water and labor. In 1998, as part of a series of preliminary Citrus Research Board (CRB)-supported trials,...

Posted on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 12:00 PM
  • Author: Irene Lavagi

Citrus Tristeza Virus Testing Keeps Lindcove Lab Bustling With Activity

Therese Kapaun performs RT-qPCR on CTV samples in the Lindcove Plant Pathology Lab.

Annual CTV testing of all trees at the Lindcove Research and Extension Center was completed in April.  Four hard-working field staff sampled 11,000 trees by blotting the cut ends of four stems per tree onto nitrocellulose membranes. ...

Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 11:26 AM
Tags: CTV (3), DAS-ELISA (3), Lindcove (3), RT-qPCR (1)

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