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Topics for Subtropics Newsletters

This webpage houses the Topics for Subtropics newsletters for 2016-2009.  To retrieve newsletters for later years click on archive link to retrieve 2009-2003 newsletters: Archive


2017, Vol.15, No.1  TOPICS IN THIS ISSUE:  PDF

A Blast from the Past, An Old Spacing Trial Revisited

Shoot and Twig Dieback

New Crops aka SpecialtyCrops aka Alternative Crops

Referendum Comments

2016, Vol.14, No.4   TOPICS IN THIS ISSUE:  PDF


Real-Time Sensor for Early Detection of Citrus Huanglongbing (HLB)

The 2016 International Citrus Conference

UC Riverside Scientists Evaluate Trunk Injections of Pesticides for The Management of Ambrosia Beetles in California Avocados

An Overview of Mango

Water Based Latex Paint as a Means to Track Ambrosia Beetle Activity on Infested Trees

2016, Vol.14, No.2  


  “We Shall Defend our Citrus, We Shall Fight in Backyards and Community Gardens, We Shall Fight in Organic and Conventional Citrus Orchards; We Shall Never Surrender.”

Organic Control of Asian Citrus Psyllid is Challenging

Citrus Clonal Protection Program (CCPP) and National Clean Plant Network (NCPN): A Model System for Management of Citrus Diseases

Discouraging citrus varieties smuggling by offering easy access to pathogen-tested budwood

2016, Vol.14, No.1  


  Avocado Cultivars

Botanical Races and Genetic Footprints

Drought Induced Problems in Our Orchards

2015, Vol.13, No.4  TOPICS IN THIS ISSUE:  PDF
  Blossom End Rot of Citrus

Using Organic Herbicides in Production Fields and Non-Crop Areas

Pocket Gopher and Ground Squirrel Control: Management Options for Citrus and Avocado Grove

   Predicting Water Demand Along the Coast Versus in the Valley ?  
   Avocado Farm Families Still Healing, More Than a Decade Later: What Lessons Have We Learned About Fire Readiness and Prevention?  
   Olive oil chemistry – Let’s talk about quality  
   Breakfast IPM Meeting: Citrus IPM and Chlorpyrifos Regulatory Update  
   Macadamia Association Annual Field Day  
  Did a Newly Introduced Fukumoto Navel Budline from Spain Perform Better than the California Budline in the San Joaquin Valley?  
  What values should olive growers use for estimating crop nitrogen removal at harvest?   
   UC Davis Olive Center: UC Master Milling Certificate Course   
   Polyphagous shot hole borer (PSHB) update for avocado growers  
   Weed Management in Citrus  
2015, Vol.13, No. 1  TOPICS IN THIS ISSUE:  PDF
   Polyphagous shot hole borer (PSHB) update for avocado growers  
   Weed Management in Citrus  
   UC Davis Olive Center: Sensory Evaluation of Olive Oil Certificate Courses  
   Water Terminology  
   Olive Quick Decline in Italy is associated with unique strain of Xylella fastidiosa  
2014, Vol. 12, No. 3  TOPICS IN THIS ISSUE:  


The Clegg Collection: A Valuable Resource

Impacts of the recent drought conditions on Central Coast avocado production, and potential impacts of continued drought conditions

Zinc and Phosphorus

Recent findings on polyphagous shot hole borer/Fusarium dieback on avocado


2014, Vol. 12, No.2

   Vole Damage to Citrus   
  Time to Go Fishing!   
  "Meyer" Lemon and C-35 Citrange Rootstock  
  Are Hops a Serious Option for a Crop in San Diego County?   
2014, Vol. 12, No.1  The Spanish Avocado Industry   PDF
  Strategizing for Water Cutbacks - Avocado and Citrus   
  California Agricultural Production Statistics   
  Maintaining the Citrus Orchard with a Reduced Irrigation Allotment   
  The 2014 Drought in California   
2013, Vol. 11, No. 4 Rehabilitating Frost Damaged Citrus and Avocado  PDF
  Advances in Mitigation of Alternate bearing of Olive: Vegetative Growth Response to Plant Growth Regulators  
  Fertigation – Measuring Uniformity  
  Olive Fly Update  
2013, Vol. 11, No. 3 A Caution on Free “Compost/Mulch”  PDF
  Oriental Fruit Fly Affects Green Waste Movement in Southern California  
  Olive Tree Phenology  
  Training and Pruning of Cherimoya  
  High Density Avocado Installation: Use a quick cost study to make a decision  
  Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Emissions from Pesticides  
2013, Vol. 11, No. 2 Cultural Practices to Reduce Pest and Disease in Avocado and Citrus  PDF
  Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer in California  
  Electronic “sniffer” for Detecting HLB  
  Important Information Sources Related to Fire Management and Protection  
  Bee kill in Oregon – A reminder of pesticide use  
2013, Vol. 11, No. 1 Costs of Orchard Establishment and Production Summary for Avocados in California  PDF
  Huanglongbing Conference, Florida  
  Going Out of Business in the Citrus Business – Doing it the Right Way  
  The Avocado: Botany, Production and Uses, 2nd Edition  
  Winter Irrigation Update from Israel on the Polyphagous  
  Shot Hole Borer and Fusarium symbiont  


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