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January-March 2017


Drone-mounted cameras and sensors promise more and better data to guide the management of working landscapes and natural areas. Here, a DJI Inspire 1 drone flies over the UC Berkeley Blue Oak Ranch Reserve in Santa Clara County during a training for managers from across the UC natural reserve system. Photo by Evett Kilmartin.

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California Agriculture, January-March 2017

Volume 71, Number 1

Peer-reviewed Research and Review Articles

The palm weevil Rhynchophorus vulneratus is eradicated from Laguna Beach
by Mark S. Hoddle, Christina D. Hoddle, Mohammed Alzubaidy, John Kabashima, J. Nicholas Nisson, Jocelyn Millar, Monica Dimson
pp23-29 , doi#10.3733/ca.2016a0012
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How many workers are employed in California agriculture?
by Philip Martin, Brandon Hooker, Muhammad Akhtar, Marc Stockton
pp30-34 , doi#10.3733/ca.2016a0011
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Irrigation method does not affect wild bee pollinators of hybrid sunflower
by Hillary SardiƱas, Collette Yee, Claire Kremen
pp35-40 , doi#10.3733/ca.2016a0017
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Wood chip denitrification bioreactors can reduce nitrate in tile drainage
by Tim Hartz, Richard Smith, Mike Cahn, Thomas Bottoms, Sebastian Castro Bustamante, Laura Tourte, Kenneth Johnson, Luke Coletti
pp41-47 , doi#10.3733/ca.2017a0007
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Editorial, News, Letters and Science Briefs

EDITORIAL: Drones in California research and extension
by Maggi Kelly
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Unmanned aerial systems for agriculture and natural resources
by Sean D. Hogan, Maggi Kelly, Brandon Stark, YangQuan Chen
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Trump and U.S. immigration policy
by Philip Martin
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Lindcove REC: Developing citrus varieties resistant to huanglongbing disease
by Hazel White
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Mark Hoddle: Smiting weevils
by Jim Downing
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Research to policy: Enabling oak woodland restoration
by Debbie Thompson
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