Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
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The California drought: Information from around UC - California Institute for Water Resources

Help an oak tree tolerate severe drought

Mulch conserves water around the base of a tree.

National Arbor Day is April 24. With California's continuing drought, many trees are showing signs of water stress. UC Agriculture and Natural Resources tree experts have been hearing from homeowners who are concerned about the effects of the drought on...

Posted on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 11:11 AM

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Creating a management system for spotted wing drosophila in caneberries and strawberries
In September of 2008, UCCE in Santa Cruz County discovered a new vinegar fly pest infesting caneberries and strawberries, which was later described by the California Department of Food and Agriculture as Drosophila suzukii, and given the common name spotted wing drosophila. In 2009, spotted wing drosophila spread to cherries, blueberries, caneberries and strawberries in California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia and Florida.

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