Subtropical Fruit Crops Research & Education
University of California
Subtropical Fruit Crops Research & Education

Resources

Avocado Production in California Books

Book1

 

Book 1: Background Information

In Book 1, Gary S. Bender, Farm Advisor, takes you through the history of the avocado industry in California and teaches you about grove development.

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Book 2: Cultural Care

Book 2 focuses on cultural care and includes articles on irrigation, fertilization, disease and insect control, vertebrate pest management, pruning and frost management. The author for most of the articles is Gary S. Bender, Farm Advisor for Subtropical Horticulture in San Diego County.

Presentations

Sonia Rios, UCCE Area Suptropical Horticulture Advisor, Riverside & San Diego Counties
 
Sonia Rios, UCCE Area Suptropical Horticulture Advisor, Riverside & San Diego Counties
 
Sonia Rios& Gary Bender, UCCE Area Suptropical Horticulture Advisors, Riverside & San Diego Counties
 
Sonia Rios, UCCE Area Suptropical Horticulture Advisor, Riverside & San Diego Counties
 
Gary S. Bender, Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, San Diego County
 
Loretta M. Bates, Ph.D., Staff Ressearch Associate and Gary S. Bender, Ph.D. Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, San Diego County

Useful Links

The Topics in Subtropics Newsletter provides news from the Subtropical Tree Crop Farm Advisors in California and is aimed at keeping the general public (both homeowners and ag growers) informed of new pest species, best management practices for tree crop operations and a multitude of other useful tools for the industry.

Mysteries of Mandarins:
 

Vegetables and Strawberries
Vegetable Research and Information Center (VRIC)

Floriculture, Nursery Crops and Pest Management
Using Petunia Indicator Plants to Monitor Tospoviruses in Ornamentals

Small Farms Program

Dairy Information
If you are a commercial entity, you can contact Nyles G. Peterson, Area Farm Advisor, for questions about dairy management, waste management, milk quality, milking management, and dairy goats.
Phone (909) 387-3318
Fax (909) 387-3306
E-mail ngpeterson@ucdavis.edu

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