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

Gene Miyao

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Emeritus Farm Advisor, Vegetable Crops
Woodland Administrative Office
70 Cottonwood St
Woodland, CA 95695
(530) 666-8732
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Also in:
Sacramento County
Solano County
Yolo County

Biography

Program goals are to increase vegetable crop quality and profitability for clientele in Yolo, Solano and Sacramento counties. Program emphasis is on processing tomato production. Conservation tillage systems and low input farming practices are being explored.

Education

MS Ag Econ, UC Davis. 1973
BS Ag Science & Management, UC Davis. 1971

Specialty

Processing tomato production.

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

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Miyao, G. (2017). Egyptian broomrape eradication effort in California: a progress report on the joint effort of regulators, university, tomato growers and processors. Acta Horticulturae. 1159, 139-142.
  • Geisseler, D.; Miyao, and G. (2016). Soil testing for P and K has value in nutrient management for annual crops. California Agriculture. 70::(03), 152-159.
  • Thapa, S.P.; Miyao, E.M.; Davis, R.M.; Coaker, G. (2015). Identification of QTLs controlling resistance to Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato race 1 strains from the wild tomato, Solanum habrochaites LA1777. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. ISSN 0040-5752 Volume 128:(4):, 681-692.
  • Miyao, G.; Davis, R.M. (2013). "Movement of Fusarium oxysporum via equipment." Acta Horticulturae 971: 111-112.
  • Batuman, O.; Miyao, Eugene M.; Kuo, Y.W.; Davis, R.M. (2009). "An outbreak of a necrosis disease of tomato in California in 2008 is caused by a new ilarvirus species." Plant Disease 93(5): 546.
  • Klonsky, K.M.; Mitchell, J.P.; Miyao, Eugene M. (2009). Conservation tillage tomato production in California’s San Joaquin Valley. UC DANR. Publication 8330, 11. 2009.
  • Davis, R.M.; Miyao, Eugene M. (2009). Evaluation of soil and foliar treatments to identify factors leading to vine decline during the fruit ripening period of canning tomatoes in the Sacramento Valley. 11th ISHS Symposium on the processing tomato. Acta Horticulturae. 823:141-146. 2009. http://www.actahort.org/books/823/823_17.htm
  • Batuman, O.; Turini, T. A.; LeStrange, M.; Stoddard, S.; Miyao, G.; Ullman, D. E.; and Gilbertson, R. L. (2009). Investigation of thrips population and Tomato spotted wilt virus incidence in processing tomatoes in the Central Valley of California. Phytopathology. 99: , S9-S9. 2009.
  • Horwath, W.R.; Doane, Timothy A.; Mitchell, J.P.; Miyao, Eugene M. (2009). Nitrogen supply from fertilizer and legume cover crops in the transition to no-tillage for irrigated row crops. Nutrient Cycling AgroEcosystems. Springer, Netherlands. Feb 19, 2009.
  • Klonsky, K.M.; Mitchell, J.P.; Miyao, Eugene M. (2008). Conservation tillage tomato production in California’s San Joaquin Valley. UC DANR. Publication 8330, 11. Sept 2008.
  • May, D.; Hanson, Blaine; Hartz, T. (2008). Drip irrigation of processing tomatoes. ANR. publication 3506. January 2008.
  • LeStrange, M.; Miyao, Eugene M.; Murray, M. (2008). Multiple plants per transplant plug: Is there a benefit? Proceedings IVth International Symposium on Seed, Transplant and Stand Establishment of Horticultural Crops, Acta Horticulturae.
  • Miyao, Eugene M.; Hartz, T.K.; LeStrange, M.; Nunez, J. (2008). Processing tomato production in California. UC DANR. Publication 7228. 2008.
  • Garcia, E.; Barrett, D.M.; Miyao, Eugene M. (2006). "Defects and peelability of processing tomatoes." Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 30: 37-45.
  • Hartz, T.K.; Miyao, Eugene M.; Davis, R.M.; Kochi, M. (2006). Influence of Mustard Cover Crops on Processing Tomato Production in the Lower Sacramento Valley of California. Proceedings of the 9th ISHS Symposium on the Processing Tomato, Acta Horticulturae.
  • Miyao, Eugene M.; Hartz, T.K. (2006). "Processing Tomato Production in California." UC VRIC DANR #7228
  • Hartz, T.K.; Mitchell, J.P.; Klonsky, K.K.; Wallender, W.W.; Hanson, B.R. (2006). Recent advances in tomato production systems management in California. Proceedings of the 9th ISHS Symposium on the Processing Tomato, Acta Horticulturae.
  • Lanini, W.T.; Sutton, K.F.; Mitchell, J.P.; Shrestham, A. (2006). "Weed control, yield and quality of processing tomato production under different irrigation, tillage and herbicide systems." Weed Technology 20: 831-838.
  • Hartz, T.K.; Johnstone, P.R.; LeStrange, M.; Miyao, Eugene M. (2005). "Managing Fruit Soluble Solids with Late-season Deficit Irrigation in Drip-irrigated Processing Tomato Production." Hort Science 40(6): 1857-1861.
  • Johnstone, P.R.; Hartz, T.K.; Miyao, Eugene M. (2005). "Mustard cover crops are ineffective in suppressing soilborne disease or improving processing tomato yield." Hort Science 40(7): 2016-2019.
  • Johnstone, P.R.; Hartz, T.K.; Francis, D.M. (2005). "Processing Tomato Yield and Fruit Quality Improved with Potassium Fertigation." Hort Science 40(6): 1862-1867.
  • Jackson, JL.F.; Mitchell, J.P.; Miyao, Eugene M. (2004). Minimum tillage vegetable crop production in California. University of California ANR. Publication 8132. 2004. http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/pdf/8132.pdf
  • Zalom, F.G.; Hummenl, Natalie A.; Miyao, Eugene M.; Villalobos, A. (2004). "Potato aphid, Macrosiphum euphorbia (Thomas), in tomatoes: Plant canopy distribution and binomial sampling on processing tomatoes in California." Journal of Economic Entomology 97(2): 490-495.
  • Miyao, Eugene M.; Hartz, T.K. (2004). Processing Tomato Production. DANR 800 series. 2004.
  • Gale, L.R.; Cai, G.; Schneider, R.W.; Davis, R.M.; Miyao, Eugene M. (2003). "Origin of race 3 of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. lycopersici at a single site in California." Phytopathology 93: 1014-1022.
  • Lanini, W.T.; Mitchell, J.P.; Temple, S.R.; Herrero, E.V.; Prather, T.S. (2003). Reduced-disturbance agroecosystems in California. Managing for Healthy Ecosystems.W. Lasley, D. Rapport, D. Rolston and C. Qualset. Boca Raton, Florida USA, Lewis Publishers.: 993-998.
  • Giannini, C.; Hartz, T.K.; Miyao, Eugene M. (2002). "Divergent transplant production practices produce comparable growth, yield and quality of processing tomatoes." Hort Science 37(2): 296-299.
  • Cudney, D.W.; Lanini, W.T.; Miyao, Eugene M. (2002). Dodder. Pest Notes. UC ANR Publications. #7496, 4. Jan 2002.
  • Giannini, C.; Hartz, T.K.; Miller, R.O. (2002). "Estimating soil potassium availability for processing tomato production." Comm. Soil Sci. Plant Anal 33: 1389-1400.
  • Mitchell, J.P.; Krusekopf, H.; Hartz, T.K.; Miyao, Eugene M. (2002). "Pre-sidedress soil nitrate testing identifies processing tomato fields not requiring sidedress N fertilizer." Hort Science 37(3): 520-524.
  • Lanini, W.T.; Zalom, F.G.; Miyao, Eugene M. (2001). A continuum of integrated pest management practices in processing tomatoes. Proceedings of the 7th international symposium on the processing tomato, Acta Horticulturae.
  • Herrero, E.V.; Cahn, M.D.; Hanson, B.R.; Hartz, T.K. (2001). Effects of irrigation cut-off on processing tomato fruit quality. Proceedings of the 8th international symposium on the processing tomato, Acta Hort.
  • Lanini, W.T.; Mitchell, J.P.; Miyao, Eugene M.; Herrero, E.V.; Roncoroni, E. (2001). Growing processing tomatoes with less tillage in California. Proceedings of the 7th international symposium on the processing tomato, Acta Hort.
  • Robins, P.; Miyao, Eugene M. (2001). Influence of fall-planted cover crop on rainfall run-off in processing tomato production system. Proceedings of the 7th international symposium on the processing tomato, Acta Hort.
  • Miyao, Eugene M. (2001). Influence of plant population on transplanted processing tomatoes in the Lower Sacramento Valley. Proceedings of the 8th international symposium on the processing tomato, Acta Hort.
  • Miyao, Eugene M.; Hartz, T.K.; Mullen, R.J. (2001). Potassium fertilization effects on processing tomato yield and fruit quality. Proceedings of the 7th international symposium on the processing tomato, Acta Hort.
  • Mitchell, J.P.; Krusekopf, H.H.; Hartz, T.K.; Miyao, Eugene M. (2001). Pre-sidedress soil nitrate testing to determine yield response to fertilizer applications in processing tomatoes. Proceedings of the 7th international symposium on the processing tomato, Acta Hort.
  • Mitchell, J.P.; Herrero, E.V.; Lanini, W.T.; Miyao, Eugene M.; Campiglia, E. (2001). "Soil properties change in no-till tomato production." California Agriculture 55(1): 30-34.
  • Cahn, M.D.; Murray, M.; Miyao, Eugene M.; Mullen, R.J. (2001). The University of California processing tomato workgroup: an example of ongoing effective collaborations. Proceedings of the 7th international symposium on the processing tomato, Acta Hort.
  • Mitchell, J.P.; Herrero, E.V.; Lanini, W.T.; Miyao, Eugene M.; Campiglia, E. (2001). "Use of cover crop mulches in a no-till furrow irrigated processing tomato production system." HortTechnology 11: 43-48.
  • Davis, R.M.; Miyao, Eugene M.; Phaff, H.J. (2000) Outbreak of Ermothecium coryli. Plant Disease 84, 000
  • Temple, S.; Mitchell, J.P.; Brostom, P.; Miyao, Eugene M.; Hembree, K. (2000). Reduced-disturbance agroecosystems in California. International Congress on Ecosystem Health. Sacramento, CA. 2000.
  • Miyao, Eugene M. (1999). Influence of herbicide and starter fertilizer management on transplanted tomatoes. Proceedings of the 6th international symposium on the processing tomato, Acta Hort.
  • Miyao, Eugene M.; Hartz, T.K.; Mullen, R.J.; Brittan, K. (1999). "Potassium requirements for maximum yield and fruit quality of processing tomato." Journal of American Society of Horticultural Science 124(2): 199-204.
  • Walsh, D.; Zalom, F.; Cullen, E.; Miyao, Eugene M. (1999). Potato aphid control with narrow range oils, 1998. 24:E100. 1999.
  • Cahn, M.; Murray, M.; Caprile, J.; Miyao, Eugene M.; Valencia, J. (1999). "University of California Cooperative Extension processing tomato cultivar evaluation program." HortTechnology Jan-March 1999: 36-39.
  • Miyao, Eugene M.; Hartz, T.K.; Valencia, J. (1998). "1998 DRIS evaluation of the nutritional status of processing tomato." Hort Science 33: 830-832.
  • Cullen, E.; Flint, M.L.; Zilbert, E.; Miyao, Eugene M. (1998). "Pest management record keeping duties shift with computerization." California Agriculture: 27-31.
  • Miyao, Eugene M.; Davis, R.M.; Mullen, R.J.; May, D.M. (1997). "Benefits of Applications of Chlorothalonil for the Control of Black Mold of Tomato." Plant Disease June 1997: 601-603.
  • Miyao, Eugene M.; Hartz, T.K. (1997). Processing Tomato Production in California. UC VRIC. DANR #7228. June 1997.
  • Williamson, V.M.; Kaloshian, I.; Miyao, Eugene M.; Westerdahl, B.B. (1996). "Resistance-Breaking Nematodes Identified In California Tomatoes." California Agriculture: 18-19.
  • Grattan, S.; Schwankl, L.; Miyao, Eugene M. (1991). "Drip System Design, Management Promote Seed Emergence." California Agriculture: 21-23.
  • al, et.; Zalom, Frank; Miyao, Eugene M. (1990). "IPM Monitoring Tomato Fruitworm Eggs in Processing Tomatoes." California Agriculture 44(5): 12-15.
  • Zalom, Frank G.; Grieshop, James I.; Miyao, Eugene M. (1988). "Adoption and Diffusion of Integrated Pest Management Innovations in Agriculture." Entomological Society of America 34(2): 72-78.
  • Hall, Dennis H.; Miyao, Eugene M.; Somerville, Prudence (1986). "Fungicidal Control of Tomato Blackmold under Rainy Conditions." California Agriculture July-August 1986: 7-8.
  • Orr, Jack P.; Lange, Arthur H.; Mullen, Robert J.; Clement, Lawrence, D. (1986). "Selective Black Nightshade Control in Tomatoes." California Agriculture Jan-Feb 1986: 26-27.
  • Miyao, Eugene M.; Cahn, M. Chapter 4: Water management and impacts on water quality. Cover cropping for vegetable production: A grower’s handbook.R. Bugg, R. Smith, O. Daugovish and M. Van Horn. ANR Publication.
  • Miyao, Eugene M.; Davis, R.M. Cultural Practices; Weed Control. Plant Health Manual.

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