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


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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Lindcove REC Blog

  • Strathmore Ag Academy Students Experience Lindcove REC

    Added October 7, 2016
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    Freshmen Ag Academy students from Strathmore High School participated in science and mechanics training at the Lindcove Research and Extension Center on Oct 6.  The ag science students studied the insect citricola scale, collected...

  • Be Prepared for Changes to the Worker Protection Standard

    Added September 15, 2016

    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) recently published the revised Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS).  The WPS is meant to increase protections for agricultural fieldworkers and pesticide handlers from pesticide...

  • Linked Learning with Woodlake Highschool Ag Academy at Lindcove REC

    Added August 29, 2016
    Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell helped students identify citricola scale.

    High schools are looking for business and community partners that can provide "linked learning" opportunities to students as they prepare for college and careers. Lindcove REC recently engaged freshmen students from Woodlake High...

  • Delegation from Pakistan Tours Lindcove REC

    Added August 23, 2016
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    A delegation from Punjab Pakistan visited California during August 7-17 to learn about research and extension activities in California agriculture and to develop relationships that will lead to training programs.  The delegation included...

  • Lindcove welcomes a new modular office building

    Added August 13, 2016
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    Lindcove Research and Extension Center received funds this year from UC Ag and Natural Resources to purchase a modular office building to support research at the Center.  Lindcove REC has laboratories and field plots available for...

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