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Volatile Organic Compound Research

Cheung on location

Dr. William Cheung is conducting tests at Lindcove REC to profile the response of a Washington navel orange tree infected with citrus tristeza virus (CTV) compared to an uninfected tree.  A mobile sensor employing differential mobility spectrometry (DMS)...

Cheung on location
Cheung on location

BVOCs emitted by the tree
BVOCs emitted by the tree

Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 7:45 AM

New refrigeration units for the cold storage rooms

New packline coolers

With University of California funding, we replaced the refrigeration units in the walk-in cold storage rooms in the packline facility at Lindcove.  This will help us regulate the temperature better in these rooms and allow new and interesting experiments...

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New packline coolers

New packline coolers
New packline coolers

Posted on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 11:27 AM

VOC educational moment

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Volatile organic compounds react with NOx to produce ozone which is an air pollutant affecting human health and plant growth.  Silvano Fares, John Karlik and Allen Goldstein (shown left to right below), provided an imformative 'Featured research seminar'...

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Posted on Friday, May 27, 2011 at 3:43 PM

Greenhouse Renovation at LREC

Gerry, Jose T. and Jose H. make improvements in the benches

The benches in the entomology greenhouse at LREC are being renovated in order to better support potted citrus.  Seedlings are grown in this house and used for experiments to test the effects of insecticides on citrus leafminer.  These plants are also...

Gerry, Jose T. and Jose H. make improvements in the benches
Gerry, Jose T. and Jose H. make improvements in the benches

Posted on Monday, May 23, 2011 at 1:32 PM

New Packline Planned for Lindcove!

Entomology research team hand-grading fruit for sooty mold on the current Sunkist Packline at Lindcove

The Citrus Research Board is funding the purchase of a new packline grading system for the Lindcove research program.  Compaq Sorting Equipment will be building the line this summer and we hope to have it installed for the fall research season.  The new...

Entomology research team hand-grading fruit for sooty mold on the current Sunkist Packline at Lindcove
Entomology research team hand-grading fruit for sooty mold on the current Sunkist Packline at Lindcove

Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10:11 AM

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