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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  • California Red Scale Workshop on Biology and Management

    Added September 29, 2017
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    On Sept 28, Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell led an all-day training on the nitty gritty details of the life cycle of California red scale and its parasites.  She also spent time discussing the current problems with managing scale in orchards and how...

  • Woodlake High School Ag Academy Rocks Research at Lindcove

    Added September 25, 2017
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    The Freshmen class of Ag Academy students from Woodlake High School came to Lindcove REC on September 6 and participated in a research project on citricola scale taught by Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell.  Students learned about experimental...

  • Fuller Rose Beetle Survey for Diversity

    Added August 29, 2017
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    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...

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