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.
Lindcove REC Blog
Added August 14, 2017
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....
Added July 21, 2017
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...
Added June 23, 2017
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...
Added May 12, 2017
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...
Added April 7, 2017
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...