Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Maxwell V. Norton

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Farm Advisor - Merced & Mariposa Counties
Cooperative Extension Merced County
2145 Wardrobe Avenue
Merced, CA 95341-6445
(209) 385-7403
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Biography

Raised on a diversified farm near Salida, CA, Maxwell farmed almonds and walnuts in Stanislaus and San Joaquin Counties.

Served 4 years as a statewide ANR Program Leader for agricultural productivity

Past-president - CA Assoc. of Farm Advisors & Specialists

Past-president - Central Valley Farmland Trust

Past-president - the Merced County Chamber of Commerce

Past-chair - Merced County Economic Development Task Force

Past-president of Merced County Young Farmers & Ranchers

His has been a Farm Advisor specializing in tree fruit, grapes and farmland preservation since 1979.

Education

M.S. Plant Science specializing in Pomology, C.S.U. Fresno. 1979
B.S. Plant Science specializing in Pomology, C.S.U. Fresno. 1977

Specialty

Specialties: Tree fruit, winegrapes, farmland preservation, figs, pomegranates, peaches

Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • DeCeault, M., V.S. Polito, et al. (2012). Setting the crop: flowering, pollination and fruit development. Prune Production Manual. ANR. publication 3507
  • Stoddard, S., M. VK Norton, et al. (2011). Contribution of selected agricultural activities in Merced County.: 1.
  • Hasey, J., R. Duncan, et al. (2011). Sample Costs to Establish & Produce Processing Peaches – Extra-early Harvested Varieties. UCCE Cost Study.
  • Hasey, J., M. VK Norton, et al. (2011). Sample Costs to Establish & Produce Processing Peaches – Late Harvested Varieties. UCCE Cost Study.
  • Duncan, R., J. Hasey, et al. (2011). Sample Costs to Establish & Produce Processing Peaches â?? Extra-early Harvested Varieties. UCCE Cost Study.
  • Norton, M. VK, J. Hasey, et al. (2011). Sample Costs to Establish & Produce Processing Peaches â?? Late Harvested Varieties. UCCE Cost Study.
  • Hammond, S.V., A.D. Sokalow, et al. (2010). "California communities deal with conflict and adjustment at the urban-agricultural edge." California Agriculture 62(3): 121-128.
  • Bremer, V., C.H. Crisosto, et al. (2010). "Preharvest ethephon eliminates first crop figs." HortTechnology 20(1): 173-178.
  • Schupp, J., T. Baugher, et al. (2010). "String Blossom Thinner Designed for Variable Tree Forms Increases Crop Load Management Efficiency in Trials in Four United States Peach-growing Regions." HortTechnology 20(2): 409-414.
  • Al, et. and Katherine Webb-Martinez (2010). UC ANR 2010 Combined Research and Extension Federal Annual Report - Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension. USDA-CSREES by UC ANR.: 85.
  • Battany, Mark and M. VK Norton (2010). Vineyard Mechanization. Varietal Winegrape Short Course, UC Davis.: 5.
  • Norton, M. VK, R. Morris, et al. (2009). An international and multi institutional cooperative desert horticulture program for Southern Nevada. Proc. of the Vth International Symposium on Horticultural Education, Research, Training and Consultancy, Brugge, Belgium, Acta Horticulturae.
  • Molinar, R., M. VK Norton, et al. (2009). Cultivar performance over three San Joaquin Valley counties. 07-08 Annual Production Research Report. CA Strawberry Commission.: 19-24.
  • Duncan, Roger and M. VK Norton (2009). Growing Processing Freestone Peaches in California: An Overview. UC ANR. Publication 8358
  • Bremer, V., Carlos Crisosto, et al. (2009). Use of preharvest ethephon applications to reduce breba crop load. Proceedings of the California Fig Institute,
  • Norton, M. VK (2007). Climate and Soils. The Home Orchard: Growing Deciduous Fruit and Nut Trees. UC ANR. Publication 3485
  • Norton, M. VK and C. Ingles (2007). Failure to Bear and Abiotic Disorders. The Home Orchard: Growing Deciduous Fruit and Nut Trees. UC ANR. Publication 3485
  • Norton, M. VK (2007). Fertilization. The Home Orchard: Growing Deciduous Fruit and Nut Trees. UC ANR. Publication 3485
  • Duncan, R., M. VK Norton, et al. (2007). Growing Processing Cling Peaches in California: An Overview. UC ANR. Publication 8276
  • Krueger, Bill and M. VK Norton (2007). Growing Prunes (Dried Plums) in California: An Overview. UC ANR. Publication 8264
  • Geisel, P., C. Ingles, et al. (2007). The Home Orchard: Growing Deciduous Fruit and Nut Trees. UC ANR. Publication 3485
  • Geisel, P., C.A. Ingles, et al. (2007). Training and Pruning. The Home Orchard: Growing Deciduous Fruit and Nut Trees. UC ANR. Publication 3485
  • Olson, W.H., C. Pickel, et al. (2006). Seasonal Guide to Environmentally Responsible Pest Management Practices in Prune. ANR. Publication 21624
  • Norton, M. VK (2005). Climate and Soils. The Home Orchard: Growing Deciduous Fruit and Nut Trees. ANR Publications.
  • Norton, M. VK (2005). Fertilization. The Home Orchard: Growing Deciduous Fruit and Nut Trees. ANR Publications.
  • Norton, M. VK (2002). Developing an extension program for limited resource S-E Asian strawberry growers in the SJV. Proceedings of the Western States Extension Agents Conference, Nevada: Las Vegas,
  • Norton, M. VK (2002). Fruit wood rejuvenation by reducing tree height and shoot removal. Acta Horticulture Number 592 - Proceedings of the 5th International Peach Symposium UC Davis, Nevada: Las Vegas, International Society for Horticultural Science.
  • Bentley, W. and M. VK Norton (2002). OLR mating disruption using a paraffin emulsion delivery system – 1999, 2000 & 2002 trials. Proceedings of the California Conference on Biological Control, UC Davis,
  • Norton, M. VK and W. Bentley (2002). OLR mating disruption using a paraffin emulsion delivery system â?? 1999, 2000 & 2002 trials. Proceedings of the California Conference on Biological Control, UC Davis,
  • Norton, M. VK (2000). Pre-plant Considerations, Climate, Soil and Water. Raisin Production Manual.L. Christensen. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 3393: 51-56.
  • Southwick, S., J.T. Yaeger, et al. (1999). "Performance of new Marianna rootstocks in California for â??Frenchâ?? prune." HortTechnology 9(3): 498-505.
  • Yaeger, J.T., S. Southwick, et al. (1999). "Performance of new Marianna rootstocks in California for ‘French’ prune." HortTechnology 9(3): 498-505.
  • Yaeger, J.T., S.M. Southwick, et al. (1994). "Alternate-year pruning may provide temporary savings." California Agriculture 48(6): 13-17.
  • Jaffee, B.A., T. Underwood, et al. (1994). "Effect of lime on Criconemella xenoplax and Bacterial canker in two California orchards." Journal Nematology 26(4S): 606-611.
  • Ferris, H., B.A. Jaffee, et al. (1994). "Parasitism of nematodes by the fungus Hirsutella rhossiliensis." Journal of Nematology 26(2): 152-161.
  • Norton, M. VK (1994). Site Selection & Development. Kiwifruit Growing & Handling. ANR. Publication 3344
  • Norton, M. VK (1994). Site Selection and Vineyard Development. Kiwifruit Growing and Handling. ANR. Publication 3344
  • Norton, M. VK (1994). Site Selection and Vineyard Development (chapter in) Kiwifruit Growing and Handling. University of California ANR. Publications 3344
  • Norton, M. VK and G.E. Billikopf (1992). "Pay method affects vineyard pruner performance." California Agriculture 46(5): 12-13.
  • Grant, J.A., W.C. Micke, et al. (1991). "Thinning Granny Smith apples chemically." California Agriculture 45(1): 30-32.
  • Norton, M. VK and J. La Rue (1989). Japanese Plum Pollination. Peaches Plums & Nectarines. ANR. Publication 3331
  • Norton, M. VK and J.J. La Rue (1989). Japanese plum pollination. Peaches, Plums and Nectarines: Growing and Handling for Fresh Market. University of California ANR. Publications 3331: 49-55.
  • Barnett, W.E., J.J. Stapleton, et al. (1989). "Leaf removal for management of diseases and pests of wine grapes in the San Joaquin Valley." Phytopathology 79: 1137.
  • Barnett, W.W., J.J. Stapleton, et al. (1989). "Leaf removal for management of diseases and pests of wine grapes in the San Joaquin Valley." Phytopathology 79: 1137.
  • Norton, M. VK (1988). Rootstock relationships to bacterial canker, crown rot, and replant problems. Stone Fruit Decline, Workshop Proceedings,
  • Norton, M. VK (1988). The effect of fenamiphos on bacterial canker. Stone Fruit Decline, 4th Workshop Proceedings,
  • Andris, H.L., D.W. Williams, et al. (1985). "Validation of a model for the growth and development of the Thompson Seedless grapevine." American Journal of Enology and Viticulture 36(4): 283-289.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Coates, Bill and M. VK Norton (2012) Growing Apricots in California – An Overview. 12
  • Norton, M. VK and Bill Coates (2012) Growing Apricots in California â?? An Overview. 12
  • Norton, M. VK (2011). "Interpreting a soil analysis for orchards or vineyards." Western Fruit Grower 131(1): 12, 14.
  • Norton, M. VK (2011). Interpreting a water analysis for orchards and Vineyards. Tree & Vine Notes Newsletter.: 3-4.
  • Norton, M. VK (2011). Mechanical blossom thinning in peaches. Tree & Vine Notes Newsletter.: 2.
  • Norton, M. VK (2011). "Pest management information at your fingertips." Merced County Farm News 92(6): 6.
  • Norton, M. VK (2011). "Summary of 2010 winegrape season for Mariposa and Merced Counties." Wines & Vines 92(1): 4.
  • Norton, M. VK (2011). "Vineyard Security." Merced County Farm News 90(4): 5-11.
  • Norton, M. VK (2010). "Agriculture and Mariposa Countyâ??s Economy." Merced/Mariposa Farm News
  • Norton, M. VK (2010). Agriculture and Mariposa Countyâ??s Economy. Mariposa Gazette.
  • Norton, M. VK (2010). Agriculture and Mariposa Countyâ??s Economy. Sierra Sun Times.
  • Norton, M. VK (2010). Agriculture and Mariposa Countyâ??s Economy. Yosemite Herald.
  • Norton, M. VK (2010). "Agriculture and Mariposa County’s Economy." Merced/Mariposa Farm News
  • Norton, M. VK (2010). Agriculture and Mariposa County’s Economy. Mariposa Gazette.
  • Norton, M. VK (2010). Agriculture and Mariposa County’s Economy. Sierra Sun Times.
  • Norton, M. VK (2010). Agriculture and Mariposa County’s Economy. Yosemite Herald.
  • Molinar, Richard and M. VK Norton (2010). "Central Valley Farmland Trust." UC Delivers
  • Norton, M. VK (2010). "Checking Thermometers." Merced County Farm News 91(3): 8.
  • Norton, M. VK (2010). Grasshoppers and Leafhoppers in the Foothills. Mariposa Gazette.
  • Norton, M. VK (2010). Grasshoppers and Leafhoppers in the Foothills. Yosemite Herald.
  • Molinar, Richard and M. VK Norton (2010). "Hmong strawberry growers grow food safety knowledge." UC Delivers
  • Norton, M. VK (2010). "Interpreting a soil analysis for orchards or vineyards." Merced County Farm News 91(12): 8.
  • Norton, M. VK (2010). Interpreting a soil analysis for orchards or vineyards. Tree & Vine Notes Newsletter.: 6-7.
  • Norton, M. VK (2010). Merced County Farm News. Yosemite Herald.
  • Norton, M. VK (2010). "Peach Growers Help Demonstrate IPM Practices." Merced County Farm News 91(3): 12.
  • Norton, M. VK (2009). Drosophila suzukii or spotted wing drosophila (SWD). Tree & Vine Notes newsletter.: 6.
  • Norton, M. VK (2009). Frost preparation and winter injury. Tree & Vine Notes newsletter.: 7-8.
  • Norton, M. VK (2009). Now is not the time to prune grapes, apricots and cherries. Tree & Vine Notes newsletter.: 2.
  • Norton, M. VK (2008). A Pictorial Guide to Fruit & Nut Crops Grown in Merced County.
  • Krueger, Bill and M. VK Norton (2008). Agricultural conservation easements and farmland trusts. ANR Land Use Planning Training Conference. UC Davis,: 4.
  • Rivers, Dan and M. VK Norton (2008). Shoot thinning and leaf removal – effects on bunch rot and yield components of Zinfandel. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual National Viticulture Research Conference, UC Davis,
  • Norton, M. VK and Dan Rivers (2008). Shoot thinning and leaf removal â?? effects on bunch rot and yield components of Zinfandel. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual National Viticulture Research Conference, UC Davis,
  • Norton, M. VK, V. Bremer, et al. (2008). Use of preharvest ethephon applications to reduce breba crop load. Proceedings of 35th Plant Growth Regulation Society of America, San Francisco, CA,
  • Norton, M. VK (2006). Chill hours. Tree & Vine Notes newsletter.
  • Norton, M. VK (2006). Defense against freezing nights important. Merced Sun-Star.: C-6.
  • Norton, M. VK (2006). Defense against freezing nights important. the Los Banos Enterprise.
  • Norton, M. VK (2006). Defense against freezing nights important. Merced Sun-Star.: C-6.
  • Norton, M. VK (2006). Defense against freezing nights important. Los Banos Enterprise.
  • Norton, M. VK (2006). Defense against Multiple pathogens implicated in lower branch deathnights important. Merced Sun-Star.: C-6.
  • Norton, M. VK (2006). Defense against Multiple pathogens implicated in lower branch deathnights important. Los Banos Enterprise.
  • Vasquez, S. and M. VK Norton (2006). Fall & winter disease control in grapes. Tree & Vine Notes newsletter.
  • Norton, M. VK (2006). Multiple pathogens implicated in lower branch death. Merced Sun-Star.: C-6.
  • Norton, M. VK (2006). Multiple pathogens implicated in lower branch death. Los Banos Enterprise.
  • Norton, M. VK (2006). Multiple pathogens implicated in lower limb death. Tree & Vine Notes newsletter.
  • Norton, M. VK (2006). Peach leaf curl disease. Tree & Vine Notes newsletter.
  • Norton, M. VK (2006). "Review of the 2005 season." Wines & Vines 87(1): 97.
  • Norton, M. VK and Dan Rivers (2006). Tools Available To Improve Irrigation. Los Banos Enterprise.
  • Norton, M. VK (2005). "Biological control of worms in wine grapes." UC Delivers
  • Norton, M. VK (2005). "Central Valley Farmland Trust." UC Delivers
  • Norton, M. VK (2005). Challenging year for wine grapes. Merced Sun-Star.: C-6.
  • Norton, M. VK (2005). Challenging year for wine grapes. the Los Banos Enterprise.
  • Norton, M. VK (2005). Cover Crops in vineyards offer variety. Merced Sun-Star.: C-6.
  • Norton, M. VK (2005). Cover Crops in vineyards offer variety. The Los Banos Enterprise.
  • Norton, M. VK (2005). It is a good winter for trees and vines. Merced Sun-Star.: C-6.
  • Norton, M. VK (2005). It is a good winter for trees and vines. The Los Banos Enterprise.
  • Norton, M. VK (2005). "Limited resource farmers learn how to save water and energy." UC Delivers
  • (2005). University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. FY 2004 Annual Report of Accomplishments and Results.W. Frost, P. Day, J. Morse and K. Varcoe. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension, USDA-CSREES University of California, Oakland, CA.: 362.
  • Norton, M. VK (2004). Ag easements – a tool for farmers. Merced Sun-Star.: C-1.
  • Norton, M. VK (2004). Ag easements â?? a tool for farmers. Merced Sun-Star.: C-1.
  • Norton, M. VK (2004). Art meets agriculture – history of fruit packing in California. Merced Sun-Star.: B1, B5.
  • Norton, M. VK (2004). Art meets agriculture â?? history of fruit packing in California. Merced Sun-Star.: B1, B5.
  • Norton, M. VK (2004). "Conversion of mature zinfandel in the north San Joaquin Valley to mechanical pruning." American Journal of Enology Viticulture 55(3): 320A.
  • Norton, M. VK (2004). Developing or redeveloping an orchard. County Publication.: 3.
  • Norton, M. VK (2004). Fall pruning of trees and vines. Merced Sun-Star.: C-1.
  • Norton, M. VK (2004). "Now is a good time to broadcast bait to control rodents and prevent damage to your orchards." American Fruit Grower 124(6): 41.
  • Norton, M. VK (2004). Responsible almond practices. Merced Sun-Star.: C-6.
  • Norton, M. VK (2004). Responsible almond practices. The Los Banos Enterprise.
  • Norton, M. VK (2004). Salt in soil an increasing problem. Merced Sun-Star.: C-6.
  • Norton, M. VK (2003). "2002 crop year in review." Wines & Vines 84(2): 37.
  • Norton, M. VK (2003). "Agriculture contributes to air quality improvement." Ag Alert 30(8): 4.
  • Norton, M. VK (2003). "Agriculture contributes to air quality improvement." Ag Alert 30(8): 4.
  • Norton, M. VK (2003). "Almond report; Bat houses; installing perches for hawks; Fungicide report; Chill Hours." Merced County Farm News 84(3): 17.
  • Norton, M. VK and S. Stoddard (2003). "Irrigation salinity control." American Vegetable Grower 51(3): 26A-26B.
  • Norton, M. VK (2003). "Salinity problem." Fruit Grower 123(2): 30-31.
  • Norton, M. VK (2003). Salinity problems increasing in area orchards. Local Publications.: 2.
  • Norton, M. VK (2002). "2001 Harvest report." Wines & Vines 83(2)
  • Norton, M. VK (2002). "2002 Mechanical pruning for wine grapes." California Grower 26(3): 15.
  • Norton, M. VK (2002). "Ag plays smaller air pollution role." Western Farm Press: 5.
  • Norton, M. VK (2002). "Agriculture is creating less pollution than ever." Modesto Bee: B-7.
  • Norton, M. VK (2002). "Agricultureâ??s contribution to air pollution has declined." The Farm News 82(12): 3.
  • Norton, M. VK (2002). "Agriculture’s contribution to air pollution has declined." The Farm News 82(12): 3.
  • Norton, M. VK (2002). "Conversion of mature Chardonnay in the Northern San Joaquin Valley to mechanical pruning." American Journal of Enology Viticulture 53(3): 259A.
  • Norton, M. VK (2002). "Dried plum growers advised on ways to reduce expenses." Ag Alert 29(12): 12-13.
  • Norton, M. VK (2002). "Mechanically pruning wine grapes saves big on labor and can result in higher quality fruit." Fruit Grower 122(4): 20J.
  • Norton, M. VK (2001). "2000 Harvest report." Wines & Vines 82(2): 27.
  • Norton, M. VK (2001). "Bio-security is important." Fruit Grower 212(1): 18D.
  • Norton, M. VK (2001, Spring 2001). "Bio-security is important." UCANR Glassy-winged sharpshooter website
  • Norton, M. VK (2001). Bio-security is important. Grape Grower Magazine. 33: 22.
  • Norton, M. VK (2001, 2001). "Bio-security is important." UCANR Glassy-winged sharpshooter website
  • Norton, M. VK (2001). Codling moth control in the home apple & pear orchard. County publication.: 1.
  • Norton, M. VK (2001). Evergreen trees that can be used as windbreaks in Merced County. County publication.: 1.
  • Norton, M. VK (2001). Fire blight in pears and apples. County publication.: 1.
  • Norton, M. VK (2001). Fruit wood rejuvenation by reducing tree height and shoot removal. 5th International Peach Symposium Proceedings, UC Davis,
  • Norton, M. VK (2001). Fumigation alternatives for San Joaquin Valley Strawberries. Spring 2001 UC Research Field Day. California: Watsonville, The Pink Sheet. 1: 1-2.
  • Norton, M. VK (2001). Literature review on mechanical pruning of wine grapes.: 4.
  • Norton, M. VK (2001). Pest Control Update. California: Merced,: 1.
  • Horster, H., J.E. Adaskaveg, et al. (2001). "Powdery mildew of peach in California – what happened in 2000?" California Grower 25(2): 14-16.
  • Adaskaveg, J.E., H. Horster, et al. (2001). "Powdery mildew of peach in California â?? what happened in 2000?" California Grower 25(2): 14-16.
  • Norton, M. VK (2001). Using tensiometers with strawberries on coarse textured soils. County publication.: 1.
  • Norton, M. VK (2001). Vapam alone as a pre-plant treatment for San Joaquin Valley strawberries. 2001 South Coast Strawberry Research Conference. California: Irvine, The Pink Sheet.
  • Norton, M. VK (2001). "Vineyard bio-security is important even in winter." American Vineyard 10(1): 34.
  • Norton, M. VK (2001). Vineyard mechanization. Northern SJV Winegrape Seminar. California: Turlock,: 4.
  • Norton, M. VK (2001). Vineyard mechanization. Winegrape Production Short Course Proceedings, UC Davis,
  • Norton, M. VK (2001). Web-based resources for the home gardener. County publication.: 1.
  • Norton, M. VK (2000). Fruit wood rejuvenation by reducing tree height and shoot removal – 1999 & 2000 data. local publication.: 2.
  • Norton, M. VK (2000). Fruit wood rejuvenation by reducing tree height and shoot removal â?? 1999 & 2000 data. local publication.: 2.
  • Bentley, W. and M. VK Norton (2000). OLR mating disruption using a paraffin emulsion delivery system – 1999 & 2000 trials.
  • Norton, M. VK and W. Bentley (2000). OLR mating disruption using a paraffin emulsion delivery system â?? 1999 & 2000 trials.
  • Bentley, W. and M. VK Norton (2000). "Omnivorous leaf roller control using Saccharopolyspora spinoza." American Journal of Enology Viticulture 51(3): 312.
  • Norton, M. VK (2000). Para que los productos citricos se conserven bien. DANR Spanish Broadcast & Media Services.
  • Norton, M. VK (2000). "Plum pox – a serious threat to the tree fruit industry of California." Kearney Tree Fruit Review 4: 10-11.
  • Norton, M. VK (2000). "Plum pox â?? a serious threat to the tree fruit industry of California." Kearney Tree Fruit Review 4: 10-11.
  • Norton, M. VK (2000). "Prevention is best defense against plum poxvirus." Ag Alert 27(2): 14.
  • Norton, M. VK (2000). Sharka Virus Update. Proceedings San Joaquin Valley Tree Fruit Day, California: Dinuba,
  • Norton, M. VK (2000). "The 1999 year in review." Wines & Vines 81(2): 27.
  • Norton, M. VK (2000). Using Vapam through the drip system for cleaning up strawberry fields in the Central Valley.
  • Norton, M. VK (1999). "Environmentally sound prune project." Fresh Fruit & Raisin News 15(11): 6.
  • Norton, M. VK (1999). "Frost damage still possible." California Grower 23(4): 11.
  • Norton, M. VK (1999). "Handout for regional meetings." Plum Pox Update
  • Norton, M. VK (1999). "SJV grape growers cautioned to prepare for frost." Ag Alert 26(10): 12.
  • Norton, M. VK (1999). "The 1998 year in review." Wines & Vines 80(2): 22-23.
  • Norton, M. VK (1998). "Care now benefits next yearâ??s crop." California Grower 22(9): 11-13.
  • Norton, M. VK (1998). "Care now benefits next year’s crop." California Grower 22(9): 11-13.
  • Norton, M. VK (1998). "Evaluating chlorotic orchards." Merced County Farm News 78(9): 3, 8.
  • Norton, M. VK (1998). Fumigation alternatives for San Joaquin Valley Strawberries. CA Strawberry Commission. Pink Sheet, #98-24
  • Norton, M. VK, D.A. Jolly, et al. (1998). Granny Smith acreage survey. UC Davis Department of Ag Economics.: 26.
  • Norton, M. VK (1998). Performance of cultivars in the North San Joaquin Valley – 1997 Trial. CA Strawberry Commission. Pink Sheet, #98-27
  • Norton, M. VK (1998). Performance of Cultivars in the North San Joaquin Valley – 1998 Trial. CA Strawberry Commission. Pink Sheet, #98-30
  • Norton, M. VK (1998). Performance of cultivars in the North San Joaquin Valley â?? 1997 Trial. CA Strawberry Commission. Pink Sheet, #98-27
  • Norton, M. VK (1998). Performance of Cultivars in the North San Joaquin Valley â?? 1998 Trial. CA Strawberry Commission. Pink Sheet, #98-30
  • Grant, R.S. and M. VK Norton (1998). "Retraining mature Sauvignon Blanc vines to restore productivity." American Journal of Enology Viticulture 49(4): 421.
  • Duncan, R., J. Hasey, et al. (1998). "Sample costs to establish a cling peach orchard and produce cling peache." Cling Peach Review 34(2): 6-11, 22.
  • Stockwin, W. (1998). "Summer pruning allows more light to enhance peach color." Ag Alert 78(9): 3.
  • Norton, M. VK (1998). "The 1997 year in review." Wines & Vines 79(2): 26.
  • Norton, M. VK (1997). "Drip irrigation contributes to better health." California Grower 21(4): 14.
  • Norton, M. VK (1997). "Evaluation of Spinosad for controlling codling moth in a conventionally sprayed and mating disruption apple orchard." Sustainable Agriculture Technical Review 9(2): 6-7.
  • Norton, M. VK (1997). "Fall irrigation in grapes." Agribusiness Fresh Fruit & Raisin News 13(10): 19-20.
  • Norton, M. VK (1997). "Fall is good time to treat nematodes." Fresh Fruit & Raisin News 13(10): 19-20.
  • Norton, M. VK (1997). "How flowers develop." Fruit Grower 117(2): 42.
  • Norton, M. VK (1997). "Managing light for higher quality fruit." California Grower 21(10): 15-16.
  • Norton, M. VK (1997). "Merced County crops may need post-harvest irrigations." Merced County Farm News 77(16): 6.
  • Norton, M. VK (1997). "Potassium in trees and vines." Fresh Fruit & Raisin News 13(10): 19-20.
  • Christensen, L.P., K. Klonsky, et al. (1997). Sample costs to establish a vineyard and produce Thompson Seedless raisins in the San Joaquin Valley.K. Klonsky. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA, UC ANR.
  • Norton, M. VK (1997). "The 1996 year in review." Wines & Vines 78(2): 48.
  • Larson, K.D. and M. VK Norton (1996). Performance of Chandler, Seascape, Camarosa and Cuesta in the San Joaquin Valley, 1995-96. CA Strawberry Commission. Pink Sheet, #96-19
  • Grant, R.S. and M. VK Norton (1993). "Effect of pruning level on canopy configuration in five wine grape varieties." American Journal of Enology and Viticulture 44(3): 348.
  • Perry, E. and M. VK Norton (1992). Effect of 4-CPA and gibberellic acid on blackberry fruit size. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Plum Growth Regulator Society of America,
  • Crisosto, C.H. and M. VK Norton (1992). Reliability of fruit color as a maturity index for â??Twentieth Centuryâ?? Asian pear grown under Central Valley Conditions. UCCE Central Valley Postharvest Newsletter. 1: 2-6.
  • Norton, M. VK and C.H. Crisosto (1992). Reliability of fruit color as a maturity index for ‘Twentieth Century’ Asian pear grown under Central Valley Conditions. UCCE Central Valley Postharvest Newsletter. 1: 2-6.
  • Carlson, R.D. (1992). Thinning California â??Granny Smithâ?? apples for optimum production. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Plant Growth Regulator Society of America,
  • Grant, J.A., W.C. Micke, et al. (1992). Thinning California “Granny Smith” apples for optimum production. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Plant Growth Regulator Society of America,
  • Micke, W.C., M. VK Norton, et al. (1991). Chemical thinning trials with Granny Smith. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Conference, Western Plant Growth Regulator Society,
  • Norton, M. VK (1991). Fruit cracking and heat injury in cherries. Proceedings of the SJV Cherry Symposium, California: Parlier,
  • Norton, M. VK (1991). "Relative efficacy of Bacillus thiringiensis insecticides for omnivorous leaf roller control in grapes." Components 2(1): 4-5.
  • Norton, M. VK (1991). Relative efficacy of Bt insecticides for controlling omnivorous leaf roller in grapes. Components - UCSAREP Technical Notes. 2: 4-5.
  • Christensen, L.P., K. Klonsky, et al. (1991). Sample costs for establishing and producing Thompson Seedless for raisin and wine in the San Joaquin Valley.K. Klonsky. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA, UC ANR.
  • Grant, R.S. and M. VK Norton (1991). The influence of rootstock on Malvasia Bianca grapevine yield, canopy characteristics and fruit characteristics. 42nd Annual Meeting, American Society for Ecology and Viticulture. Washington: Seattle,
  • Norton, M. VK (1991). "Timing Bacillus thuringiensis insecticides for omnivorous leaf roller control in grapes." Components 2(1): 5-6.
  • Norton, M. VK (1991). Timing of Bt insecticide for OLR control in grapes. Components - UCSAREP Technical Notes. 2: 5-6.
  • Micke, W.C., J.A. Grant, et al. (1990). Chemical thinning of â??Granny Smithâ?? apple. 87th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Horticulture Science.
  • Micke, W.C., J.A. Grant, et al. (1990). "Chemical thinning of â??Granny Smithâ?? apple." HortScience 25(9): 1121.
  • Grant, J.A., W.C. Micke, et al. (1990). Chemical thinning of “Granny Smith” apple. 87th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Horticulture Science.
  • Grant, J.A., W.C. Micke, et al. (1990). "Chemical thinning of “Granny Smith” apple." HortScience 25(9): 1121.
  • Southwick, S.M., J.W. Osgood, et al. (1990). "Evaluation of new Marianna rootstocks for French prune." Acta Horticulture 283: 241-244.
  • Norton, M. VK (1990). The effect of cryolite application on Fluoride residue in the must of Chenin Blanc grapes. Proceedings of the San Joaquin Valley Grape Symposium, California: Easton,
  • Barnett, W.W. and M. VK Norton (1989). Evaluation of alternative insecticides for apples. County publication.
  • Krueger, B., M. VK Norton, et al. (1989). Growing Prunes in California. University of California ANR. Publications 21465
  • Norton, M. VK, S.M. Southwick, et al. (1988). Alternate year pruning trials. Prune research reports. California Prune Board. 82: 43-47.
  • Norton, M. VK (1988). Chemical thinning trials with Granny Smith. Proceedings of the 1988 San Joaquin Valley Grape Symposium,
  • Norton, M. VK (1988). Developing a local Ag Exporting Program. Proceedings of the 1988 California Association of Farm Advisors Annual Meeting,
  • Norton, M. VK (1988). Developing a local Ag Exporting Program. Proceedings of the 1988 San Joaquin Valley Symposium,
  • Southwick, S.M., J. Osgood, et al. (1988). Evaluation of new Marianna Plum rootstocks from French prunes. Prune research reports. California Prune Board. 84: 19-20.
  • Norton, M. VK, D.A. Jolly, et al. (1988). Granny Smith acreage survey. UC Davis Department of Ag Economics.: 26.
  • Barnett, W.W., J.J. Stapleton, et al. (1988). Leaf removal for management of diseases and pest of wine grapes. 1989 Annual Meeting of the American Phytopathological Society.
  • Krueger, B., M. VK Norton, et al. (1988). Prune growing in California. University of California ANR. Publications Leaflet 21465
  • Norton, M. VK (1988). Rootstock relationships to bacterial canker, crown rot, and replant problems. Proceedings of Fourth Stone Fruit Decline Workshop,
  • Christensen, L.P., K. Klonsky, et al. (1988). Sample costs for establishing and producing cordon trained; spur pruned table grape varieties in the San Joaquin Valley.K. Klonsky. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA, UC ANR.
  • Christensen, L.P., K. Klonsky, et al. (1988). Sample costs for establishing and producing Thompson Seedless for raisin and wine in the San Joaquin Valley.K. Klonsky. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA, UC ANR.
  • Christensen, L.P., K. Klonsky, et al. (1988). Sample costs for establishing and producing Thompson Seedless table grapes in the San Joaquin Valley.K. Klonsky. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA, UC ANR.
  • Christensen, L.P., K. Klonsky, et al. (1988). Sample costs for establishing and producing wine grape varieties in the San Joaquin Valley.K. Klonsky. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA, UC ANR.
  • Christensen, L.P., K. Klonsky, et al. (1988). Sample costs for producing Emperor table grapes in the San Joaquin Valley.K. Klonsky. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Norton, M. VK (1988). The effect of fenamiphos on bacterial canker. Proceedings of Fourth Stone Fruit Decline Workshop,
  • Yaeger, J., M. VK Norton, et al. (1987). Alternate Year Pruning Trials. Prune research reports. California Prune Board. 82: 20-22.
  • Norton, M. VK (1987). "Get the jump on mildew." California Fruit Grower
  • Yaeger, J., S.M. Southwick, et al. (1987). Identification of Factors Responsible for Fruit Set in French Prunes. Prune research reports. California Prune Board. 87: 50-58.
  • Southwick, S.M., J. Osgood, et al. (1987). New Marianna rootstocks. Prune research reports. California Prune Board. 84: 29.
  • Christensen, L.P., K. Klonsky, et al. (1986). Cordon trained, spur pruned table grapes establishment costs in the San Joaquin Valley.K. Klonsky. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA, UC ANR.
  • Norton, M. VK (1986). "Cost cutting in grapes." California Fruit Grower
  • Christensen, L.P., K. Klonsky, et al. (1986). Emperor grapes production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.K. Klonsky. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA, UC ANR.
  • Christensen, L.P., K. Klonsky, et al. (1986). Flame Seedless production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.K. Klonsky. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA, UC ANR.
  • Norton, M. VK, D.A. Jolly, et al. (1986). Granny Smith acreage survey. UC Cooperative Extension.: 33.
  • Norton, M. VK (1986). OLR flights in kiwifruit and grapes. Report to the California Kiwifruit Growers.
  • Barnett, B. and M. VK Norton (1986). OLR flights in kiwifruit and grapes. Report to the California Kiwifruit Commission and Kiwifruit Growers of California.
  • Southwick, S.M., J. Yaeger, et al. (1986). Prune flower investigations. Prune research reports. California Prune Board.: 8-9.
  • Norton, M. VK (1986). Redeveloping orchards and vineyards. Cling Peach Quarterly.
  • Christensen, L.P., K. Klonsky, et al. (1986). Ribier and Cardinal Grapes establishment costs in the San Joaquin Valley.K. Klonsky. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA, UC ANR.
  • Christensen, L.P., K. Klonsky, et al. (1986). Ribier and Cardinal Grapes production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.K. Klonsky. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA, UC ANR.
  • Christensen, L.P., K. Klonsky, et al. (1986). Thompson Seedless for raisin and wine establishment costs in the San Joaquin Valley.K. Klonsky. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA, UC ANR.
  • Christensen, L.P., K. Klonsky, et al. (1986). Thompson Seedless for raisin and wine production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.K. Klonsky. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA, UC ANR.
  • Christensen, L.P., K. Klonsky, et al. (1986). Thompson Seedless table grape K. Klonsky, Ed. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA. production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.K. Klonsky. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA, UC ANR.
  • Christensen, L.P., K. Klonsky, et al. (1986). Thompson Seedless table grapes establishment costs in the San Joaquin Valley.K. Klonsky. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA, UC ANR.
  • Christensen, L.P., K. Klonsky, et al. (1986). Wine grapes production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.K. Klonsky. UC Coop. Ext., Davis, CA, UC ANR.
  • Norton, M. VK (1984). Developing an Orchard – Getting Off to a Good Start. County Publication.: 6.
  • Norton, M. VK (1984). Developing an Orchard â?? Getting Off to a Good Start. County Publication.: 6.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1984). Emperor grapes establishment costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1984). Emperor grapes production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Kasimatis, A., P. McNally, et al. (1984). Grape Damage Symptoms and Causes.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1984). Ribier and Cardinal establishment cost in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1984). Ribier and Cardinal Grapes production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1984). Thompson Seedless for raisin and wine establishment costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1984). Thompson Seedless for raisin and wine production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1984). Thompson Seedless table grape production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1984). Thompson Seedless table grapes establishment costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1984). Wine grapes establishment costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1984). Wine grapes production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1982). Emperor grapes establishment costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1982). Emperor grapes production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1982). Ribier and Cardinal grapes production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1982). Ribier and Cardinal grapes production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1982). Thompson Seedless establishment costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1982). Thompson Seedless for raisin and wine establishment costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1982). Thompson Seedless for raisin and wine production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1982). Thompson Seedless table grape production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1982). Wine grapes establishment costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1982). Wine grapes production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1980). Emperor table grapes establishment costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1980). Emperor table grapes production costs in the San Joaquin Valley. In: UC Division of Ag.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1980). Ribier and Cardinal Table grapes establishment costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1980). Ribier and Cardinal Table grapes production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1980). Thompson Seedless for raisin or wine establishment costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1980). Thompson Seedless for raisin or wine production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1980). Thompson Seedless table grapes establishment costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1980). Thompson Seedless table grapes production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1980). Wine grapes establishment costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.
  • Christensen, L.P., E.A. Yeary, et al. (1980). Wine grapes production costs in the San Joaquin Valley.E. Yeary. UC Coop. Ext., Berkeley, CA, UC Division of Ag. Science Publication.

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