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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?

Irene Lavagi

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)

UC Davis Scientists Evaluate Pest Interest in Mandarin Varieties

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Hannah Kahl and Tobias Mueller, research staff for Dr. Bodil Cass and Dr. Jay Rosenheim in the Entomology Department of UC Davis are conducting experiments in the laboratory and orchards at Lindcove Research and Extension Center.  The goal of...

Posted on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 8:10 AM

Dress right for work – check out the new UC IPM online course on personal protective equipment


Spring is in full swing and summer is right around the corner. If you work in agricultural, turf, landscape, or structural settings, you are probably at your busiest. If you handle pesticides as part of your work, you most likely wear some sort of...

Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 11:02 AM

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