Lindcove Research and Extension Center
University of California
Lindcove Research and Extension Center

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The Lindcove Research and Extension Center fosters research, education and outreach programs focused primarily on the citrus crop, but also has projects on avocado, olive and pomegranate. We support research projects by University of California academics as well as local and regional partners that address critical needs in horticulture, pests and diseases and breeding new varieties. On this site you will an overview of current research programs, information for researchers on how to submit proposals, a description of the facilities, a calendar and descriptions of educational outreach programs.

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  • Fuller Rose Beetle Survey for Diversity

    Added August 29, 2017
    Dr. Sequeira (left) and colleague

    Dr. Andrea Sequiera from Wellesley College in Massachusetts is conducting a molecular analysis of Fuller rose beetle in the Unites States.  The Fuller rose beetle originates from Argentina, and she is determining if the populations in the...

  • LREC pathology laboratory supports project of two COS interns

    Added August 14, 2017
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    Since 2014, the new Lindcove Research and Extension Center pathology laboratory has provided the infrastructure for six College of the Sequoias (COS) undergraduate interns enrolled in the SURGE (Science Undergraduate Research Group Experience) program....

  • Lindcove Hosts Cochran Fellows from Pakistan

    Added July 21, 2017
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    The US Congress provides funding to the Cochran Fellowship Program to provide training for emerging market countries. The goal of the program is to reduce non-tariff barrier disruptions between countries.  Visiting from Pakistan were 6...

  • Lindcove Hosted a Sprayer Calibration Training for California Red Scale

    Added June 23, 2017
    Advisor Ali Pourreza and audience of spray training

    On June 13, 2017, University of California Cooperative Extension Farm Advisors Ali Pourreza (Moderator), Lynn Wunderlich and Franz Niederholzer and IPM Specialist Beth Grafton-Cardwell collaborated with Matt Strmiska of Adaptiv...

  • Citrus Tristeza Virus testing complete at Lindcove REC

    Added May 12, 2017
    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...

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