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 Staff Bud Citrus Trees at UCR

    Added May 16, 2019
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    Each year, Agricultural Technician staff (Donald Cleek, Gerry Perez and Jose Trujillo) from the Lindcove Research and Extension Center travel to UC Riverside to assist the citrus breeding program of DR. Mikeal Roose and Dr. Tracy Kahn by...

  • Fuller Rose Beetle Insecticide Trial at Lindcove

    Added January 24, 2019
    FRB eggs are found under the calyx

    Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell's entomology staff researchers Stephanie Doria, Joel Leonard, and Matt Morris as well as Lindcove staff researcher Sal Barcenas have been on the hunt for Fuller rose beetle eggs in an experiment at Lindcove. ...

  • Lemon Rootstock Trial is Progressing

    Added December 11, 2018
    Glenn Wright examines lemons

    Glenn Wright (U. Arizona) is collaborating with Mikeal Roose and Tracy Kahn (UC Riverside) to evaluate a rootstock trial for Limoneira 8A Lisbon lemon at the Lindcove Research and Extension Center.  This trial is one of three lemon...

  • Lindcove REC Western Weather Monitoring

    Added November 5, 2018
    western weather

    Lindcove Research and Extension Center has a weather monitoring station connected to the Western Weather web site.  You can view hourly or daily weather information as well as inversions between the 5 and 30 ft locations on the tower. ...

  • University of California and the Citrus Research Board Establish a $1 Million Endowment for Research at Lindcove REC

    Added October 25, 2018
    The CRB portion of the endowment was presented by CRB Chair Dan Dreyer to Lindcove Director Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell, UC ANR Associate VP Tu Tran, Major Gifts Director Greg Gibbs and CCPP Program Director Dr. Georgios Vidalakis

    The Citrus Research Board and UC Agriculture and Natural Resources have established a $1 million endowment to fund the Presidential Researcher for Sustainable Citrus Clonal Protection at the UC Lindcove Research and Extension Center....

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