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Hanford Ag Academy Does Science at Lindcove

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Thirty Hanford Ag Academy 9th grade students, led by teacher Jason Ferreira came to Lindcove REC to experience Agricultural Science on August 30.  Students studied the biology of the citricola scale, collected scale-infested leaves...

Posted on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 7:34 AM

The Chile Citrus Committee Visits Lindcove

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Monserrat Monsevalenzuela organized a visit to California by a group of Chilean researchers, nurserymen and regulators tto speak with various groups about how the California citrus industry is responding to Asian citrus psyllid and...

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Posted on Friday, July 20, 2018 at 8:08 AM

Can dwarfed citrus trees help us save water and money?

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UC Riverside scientists are investigating whether dwarfed citrus trees can help citrus growers to save time, money, fertilizers, pesticides, water and labor. In 1998, as part of a series of preliminary Citrus Research Board (CRB)-supported trials,...

Posted on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 12:00 PM
  • Author: Irene Lavagi

Citrus Tristeza Virus Testing Keeps Lindcove Lab Bustling With Activity

Therese Kapaun performs RT-qPCR on CTV samples in the Lindcove Plant Pathology Lab.

Annual CTV testing of all trees at the Lindcove Research and Extension Center was completed in April.  Four hard-working field staff sampled 11,000 trees by blotting the cut ends of four stems per tree onto nitrocellulose membranes. ...

Therese Kapaun performs RT-qPCR on CTV samples in the Lindcove Plant Pathology Lab.
Therese Kapaun performs RT-qPCR on CTV samples in the Lindcove Plant Pathology Lab.

Therese Kapaun performs RT-qPCR on CTV samples in the Lindcove Plant Pathology Lab.

T30 strain results using a Taqman probe and Bio-Rad software.
T30 strain results using a Taqman probe and Bio-Rad software.

T30 strain results using a Taqman probe and Bio-Rad software.

Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 11:26 AM
Tags: CTV (3), DAS-ELISA (3), Lindcove (3), RT-qPCR (1)

UC Davis Scientists Evaluate Pest Interest in Mandarin Varieties

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Hannah Kahl and Tobias Mueller, research staff for Dr. Bodil Cass and Dr. Jay Rosenheim in the Entomology Department of UC Davis are conducting experiments in the laboratory and orchards at Lindcove Research and Extension Center.  The goal of...

Posted on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 8:10 AM

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