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Citrus Tristeza Virus testing complete at Lindcove REC

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...

Posted on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 11:58 AM

Generous Donation from the Delfinos

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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...

Posted on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 9:02 AM

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

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...

Posted on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 9:58 AM
  • Author: Sarah Risorto
  • Contributor: Lisa Blecker

Teaching Ag Math to Middle Schoolers in Woodake

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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...

Posted on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 8:25 PM

FFA Students Train for Citrus Judging at Lindcove REC

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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...

Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 12:17 PM

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