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Compaq Fruit Grader has arrived

The Compaq citrus fruit grading system just arrived at Lindcove REC

The Citrus Research Board provided funding for a new citrus fruit grading system for Lindcove.  The Compaq system has three sets of cameras (InVision 9000, ultraviolet, near infra-red) that will allow us to do more than just size, count and grade the...

The Compaq citrus fruit grading system just arrived at Lindcove REC
The Compaq citrus fruit grading system just arrived at Lindcove REC

Posted on Monday, October 3, 2011 at 8:42 AM

Citrus Clonal Protection Fall 2011 Budwood Cut

John and Raul

Staff Research Assistant John Bash from the Citrus Clonal Protection Program (CCPP) at UC Riverside directs the fall budwood cut at the Lindcove Research and Extension Center.  The citrus trees that provide the budwood are grown inside Lindcove’s...

John and Raul
John and Raul

John Bash and Raul Gonzalez conduct the fall 2011 citrus budwood cut for the CCPP

Posted on Friday, September 23, 2011 at 8:17 AM

Checking for Low-seeded Valencias

Tracy and Mike 2

UC Riverside researchers Mikeal Roose and Tracy Kahn are evaluating seed content in Valencia oranges as part of a mutation breeding project to find new cultivars with lower seed content.  Budwood of the existing Olinda Valencia cultivar was irradiated to...

Tracy and Mike 2
Tracy and Mike 2

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 2:42 PM

Spray trials for citricola scale

Insecticides applied in a citricola scale trial at Lindcove

The Citrus IPM research team at Lindcove REC tests the efficacy of pesticides and provides recommendations to pest control advisers on strategies for managing citrus pests in the San Joaquin Valley.  A long, wet spring has resulted in exceptionally high...

Insecticides applied in a citricola scale trial at Lindcove
Insecticides applied in a citricola scale trial at Lindcove

Posted on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 8:29 AM

Earwig Field Day at Lindcove Provided New Insights

Carla teaches about the impact of earwigs on young trees

On July 27, Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell held an earwig field day at Lindcove featuring the work of visiting Spanish student Carla Romeu Dalmau.  Earwigs can be a pest of new citrus plantings when they feed on the flush growth and occasionally damage citrus...

Carla teaches about the impact of earwigs on young trees
Carla teaches about the impact of earwigs on young trees

Posted on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 10:53 AM

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