Gary S. Bender

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A few breeding programs (Olmo, 1965; Sharpe, 1961; Sharpe, 1969; Sherman and Rodriquez-Alcazar, 1987) have reported the development and release of low-chill peach cultivars that require only 250 or less Chill Units. One chill unit is equal to one hour at temperatures between 36.01°F and 48°F. We hypothesized that some of the cultivars touted anecdotally as(More)
The Univers ity of California prohibits discrimination or harassment of any person on the basis of race, color, national or igin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth, and medical condit ions related to pregnancy or childbirth), physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), ancestry,(More)
The Diaprepes root weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus L. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), was discovered as the cause of early decline and death of citrus trees and ornamental plants along coastal Orange and Los Angeles Counties in 2005 and San Diego County in 2006. We established trials to evaluate the effectiveness of two tactics to manage life stages of Diaprepes(More)
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