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Mass releases of Trichogramma wasps can reduce damage from codling moth
Mass releases of commercially produced Trichogramma wasps can be used to reduce damage from codling moth by 60% in walnut and pome fruit orchards in California. Results from field trials indicateExpand
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Soil suitability index identifies potential areas for groundwater banking on agriculturallands
Groundwater pumping chronically exceeds natural recharge in many agricultural regions in California. A common method of recharging groundwater — when surface water is available — is toExpand
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SAMPLE COSTS TO ESTABLISH A VINEYARD AND PRODUCE "-WINE GRAPES-"
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Integration of acibenzolar-S-methyl with antibiotics for protection of pear and apple from fire blight caused by Erwinia amylovora
Abstract Orchard experiments on integration of acibenzolar-S-methyl (ASM) with antibiotics for protection of pear and apple from fire blight were conducted in the west coast region of the UnitedExpand
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Walnut husk fly control with reduced risk insecticides.
Walnut husk fly (WHF), Rhagoletis completa Cresson, is a serious insect pest of walnuts in California. Control of WHF relies on repeated applications of broad-spectrum insecticides combined with aExpand
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Comparison of Platform versus Ladders for Harvest in Northern California Pear Orchard
A self-propelled platform (Argiles AF-8) was tested in four mature ‘Bartlett’ pear orchards in Lake County, California in 2006 and 2007 to address productivity, post-harvest quality, ergonomics andExpand
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Evaluation of Dormant-Stage Inoculum Sanitation as a Component of a Fire Blight Management Program for Fresh-Market Bartlett Pear.
From 2010 to 2013, the efficacy of copper-based inoculum sanitation as a component of fire blight management programs was evaluated in commercial pear orchards located in northern California.Expand
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First Report of Diplodia seriata Causing Pear Branch Canker Dieback in California.
California produces 26% of the United States pear crop on approximately 5,600 ha. A survey of seven northern California pear orchards (Pyrus communis cv. Bartlett) in summer 2010 revealed theExpand
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