Fruit & nut crops

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Almonds Contribute Little To Carbon Emissions

Almonds Contribute Little To Carbon Emissions

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jul 28, 2015 11:38 AM

The vilified nut has a surprisingly small carbon footprint.

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Targeting Citrus Greening Disease

Targeting Citrus Greening Disease

by Pat Bailey — last modified Feb 19, 2015 03:07 PM

UC Davis projects aim to diagnose, prevent damage caused by Huanglongbing.

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 Fighting Powdery Grape Mildew

Fighting Powdery Grape Mildew

by Diane Nelson — last modified Feb 03, 2015 11:48 AM

A new discovery by UC Davis researchers is helping combat costly grape powdery mildew damage.

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New 3-Day Pistachio Production Course

New 3-Day Pistachio Production Course

by Diane Nelson — last modified Sep 12, 2014 04:12 PM

UC Davis is now offers a three-day pistachio production course.

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Beetle Flight Findings May Help Walnut Trees

Beetle Flight Findings May Help Walnut Trees

by Pat Bailey — last modified Aug 29, 2014 03:41 PM

Research shows environmental conditions influence behavior of walnut twig beetle.

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'One California' Highlights Agricultural Partnerships

'One California' Highlights Agricultural Partnerships

by UC Davis Dateline Staff — last modified Sep 25, 2014 04:25 PM

New advertising campaign shows partnerships and agricultural achievements.

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Why Peaches Started Tasting Better

Why Peaches Started Tasting Better

by cnicolin — last modified Sep 25, 2014 05:26 PM

UC Davis Cooperative Extension Specialist Carlos Crisosto works with growers like Mike Thurlow and packagers to pick peaches and other stone fruits later in the season. By letting it ripen before being shipped to grocery stores, the fruit is consistently sweeter, better tasting and not mealy.

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Ladderless peach and nectarine orchards explored

Ladderless peach and nectarine orchards explored

by Diane Nelson — last modified Aug 08, 2014 03:09 PM

Can shorter peach and nectarine trees reduce labor costs?

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UC Davis strawberry facts and information

UC Davis strawberry facts and information

by Ann Filmer — last modified Jul 11, 2014 10:29 AM

Learn more about the acclaimed breeding program at UC Davis.

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Champion of the alternative bee

Champion of the alternative bee

by Kathy Keatley Garvey — last modified Jul 11, 2014 09:01 AM

Wild bees and honey bees pollinate crops; pollinator conservation is important.

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Sustainable wine industry in California

Sustainable wine industry in California

by Susanne Rockwell — last modified Jun 06, 2014 11:01 AM

Grad student Mike Levy works on economics, environment, and communities.

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Great olive oil no longer only from Mediterranean

Great olive oil no longer only from Mediterranean

by John Stumbos — last modified May 08, 2014 04:44 PM

Olive Center director Dan Flynn helps dispel misconceptions at international competition.

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Fruit and Nut Center helps growers optimize irrigation

Fruit and Nut Center helps growers optimize irrigation

by Diane Nelson — last modified Apr 25, 2014 01:50 PM

Pressure chambers that measure plant water stress are part of the interactive website.

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How the winery of the future is taking shape

How the winery of the future is taking shape

by John Stumbos — last modified Apr 25, 2014 02:55 PM

Executives learn about technological advances to address key winemaking issues.

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Drought’s gloomy outlook in California

Drought’s gloomy outlook in California

by John Stumbos — last modified Feb 28, 2014 03:02 PM

Prof. Dan Sumner and alumnus Bill Chandler discuss impact in San Joaquin Valley

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Drought could be the worst in 500 years

Drought could be the worst in 500 years

by Ann Filmer — last modified Feb 26, 2014 09:16 AM

Drought will have a multi-year impact on Calif. fruit trees; Ken Schackel, Dept. of Plant Sciences.

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Disease is threatening U.S. citrus crop

Disease is threatening U.S. citrus crop

by Ann Filmer — last modified Feb 21, 2014 04:51 PM

Asian citrus psyllid being studied at UC Davis Research Containment Facility.

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Ag. commodity promotions increase sales

Ag. commodity promotions increase sales

by Tim Linden — last modified Jan 31, 2014 11:52 AM

Avocado promotions create a significant return on investments; Sexton and Carman.

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African Orphan Crops Consortium: 100 crops

African Orphan Crops Consortium: 100 crops

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 23, 2014 11:06 AM

Consortium will sequence 100 crops to improve nutrition of African farm families.

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Science provides facts for Hawaii GMO debate

Science provides facts for Hawaii GMO debate

by Jeanette Warnert — last modified Jan 10, 2014 03:11 PM

Proposed law could ban production of genetically modified organisms on the big island of Hawaii

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Smithsonian opens American wine exhibit

Smithsonian opens American wine exhibit

by afilmer — last modified Jan 09, 2014 10:49 AM

Wine display is one part of wider look at the evolution of American food.

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Drosophila pest targeted by genomic research

Drosophila pest targeted by genomic research

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 11, 2013 08:24 AM

Work may lead to better control of drosophila, an international fruit pest.

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Sequencing study lifts veil on wine’s microbial terroir

Sequencing study lifts veil on wine’s microbial terroir

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 05, 2013 12:12 PM

Terroir — and microbial terroir — impact grapes and the wines they produce.

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New study offers hope for halting incurable citrus disease

New study offers hope for halting incurable citrus disease

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 23, 2013 12:38 PM

Treatment for citrus greening disease may result from DNA sequencing technology.

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Engaging tomorrow’s agricultural researchers in international development

Engaging tomorrow’s agricultural researchers in international development

by Brenda Dawson — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:50 AM

Grad students answer the question, “What did you do this summer?” with stories of working abroad on agricultural development projects.

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Finding alternatives to methyl bromide

Finding alternatives to methyl bromide

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:55 AM

Methyl bromide, a soil fumigant, is about to be phased out. UC researchers are helping growers find methyl bromide alternatives for western crops.

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Waiting list is filling fast for Pomology Short Course at UC Davis

Waiting list is filling fast for Pomology Short Course at UC Davis

by Diane Nelson — last modified Oct 16, 2013 07:47 AM

Plan now to learn the fundamentals of fruit-and-nut biology from the experts. The waiting list is starting for the 2015 Pomology Short Course.

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