Phoebe Gordon

Orchard Crops Farm Advisor
UC Cooperative Extension
145 Tozer St. Suite 103
Madera, CA 93638
559-675-7879 ext. 7209
pegordon@ucanr.edu Create VCard

Also in:
Merced County

Education

Ph.D Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University. 2014
B.S. Plant Biology, University of California, Davis. 2009

Specialty

Madera County: Almonds, pistachios, stone fruit, figs Merced County: Stone fruit, figs. Temporarily covering almonds and pistachios

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Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Holland, Leslie; Trouillas, Florent; Nouri, Mohamed; Lawrence, Daniel; Crespo, Maria; Doll, David; Duncan, Roger; Holtz, Brent; Culumber, Catherine; Yaghmour, Mohammad; Niederholzer, Franz; Lightle, Danielle; Jarvis-Shean, Katherine; Gordon, Phoebe; and Fichtner, Elizabeth (2020). Fungal Pathogens Associated with Canker Diseases of Almond in California. Plant Disease. The American Phytopathological Societ. August 5.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Milliron, Luke; Gordon, Phoebe (2021). Emergency Use (Section 18) Approved for Almond Bacterial Blast Material. Sacramento Valley Orchard Source. February 18. https://www.sacvalleyorchards.com/blog/almonds-blog/emergency-section-18-2021/
  • Gordon, Phoebe (2021). Other Resources: Fungicide treatment timing and efficacy tables. San Joaquin Valley Trees and Vines. January 27. https://www.sjvtandv.com/blog/other-resources-fungicide-treatment-timing-and-efficacy-tables
  • Schaeffer, James; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Alkaliweed Update. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 106. September 1. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Tollerup, Kris; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Ant Control in Almonds. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 91. May 19. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Gordon, Phoebe; Milliron, Luke (2020). April 2020 1MC. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 84. March 31. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Gordon, Phoebe; Yaghmour, Mohammad (2020). Bacterial Canker and Blast in California Fruit and Nut Trees. January 30. https://www.sjvtandv.com
  • Nino, Elina; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Bees Pt 1: Bee Basics. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 74. January 21. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Johnson, Reed; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Bees Pt 2: Effect of Bloomtime Sprays on Bees. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 75. January 28. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Milliron, Luke; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). BOT in Walnuts. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 99. July 14. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Zhang, Lu; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Dust During Pistachio Bloom. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. March 17. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Dust from mowing and tilling could reduce pistachio fruit set. www.sjvtandv.com. March 19.
  • Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Dust from mowing and tilling could reduce pistachio fruit set. www.sjvtandv.com. March 19.
  • Milliron, Luke; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Expanding Engagement Through Podcasting. Technology in Extension Education Blog. April 22. https://connect.extension.org
  • Sosnoskie, Lynn; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Field Bindweed. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 105. August 25. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Gordon, Phoebe; Duncan, Roger; Milliron, Luke; Lampinen, Bruce; Gradziel, Thomas (2020). Field Evaluation of Almond Varieties. West Coast Nut. JCS Marketing. September, 4-15. http://www.wcngg.com/magazine-archive/september-2020/
  • Johnson, Bob; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Ganoderma adspersum. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 96. June 23. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Milliron, Luke; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). July 2020 1MC. Growing the Valley.L. Milliron. 97. July 1. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Milliron, Luke; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). June 2020 1MC. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 93. June 2. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Gordon, Phoebe; Milliron, Luke (2020). March 2020 1 Minute Challenge. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 80. March 3. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Milliron, Luke; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). May 2020 1MC. Growing the Valley.L. Milliron. 89. May 5. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Haviland, David; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Monitoring Sixspotted Thrips to Make Spider Mite Management Decisions. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 95. June 16. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Faber, Ben; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Mulch in Citrus and Avocado Orchards. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 110. September 29. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Gordon, Phoebe; Milliron, Luke (2020). Nitrogen Pt 1: Introduction. Growing the Valley.L. Milliron. 86. April 15. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Brown, Patrick; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Nitrogen Pt 5: Predicting Yield and the Future of Nitrogen Management. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 94. September 1. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Wang, Zheng; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Nitrogen Pt 7: Fertigation. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 101. July 29. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Kallsen, Craig; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Nitrogen Pt 8: Pistachios. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 102. August 8. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Gordon, Phoebe; Milliron, Luke (2020). Podcasting Checklist for Extension Professionals. Technology in Extension Education Blog. eXstension. April 29. https://connect.extension.org/g/technology-in-extension-education/blog/podcasting-checklist-for-extension-professionals
  • Faber, Ben; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Recovery of Avocado Trees After Fire. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 81. March 10. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Hanson, Brad; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Sequential Herbicide Applications. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 73. January 14. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Rijal, Jhalendra; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Spotted Wing Drosophila. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 90. May 12. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Gordon, Phoebe; Culumber, Mae (2020). The Effect of Soil Compaction on Tree Health. www.sjvtandv.com. May 27.
  • Gottwald, Tim; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Using dogs to sense tree diseases. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 76. February 4. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Milliron, Luke; Gordon, Phoebe (2020). Walnut Blight. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 83. March 24. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Milliron, Luke; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). 1 Minute Challenge for April. Growing the Valley.L. Milliron and P. Gordon. April 1.
  • Gordon, Phoebe; Milliron, Luke (2019). 1 Minute Challenge for August. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon and L. Milliron. August 5. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Milliron, Luke; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). 1 Minute Challenge for June and July. Growing the Valley.L. Milliron and P. Gordon. July 8. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Gordon, Phoebe; Milliron, Luke (2019). 1 Minute Challenge for March. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon and L. Milliron. January 25. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Milliron, Luke; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). 1 Minute Challenge for May. Growing the Valley.L. Milliron and P. Gordon. May 6. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Hanson, Brad; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). 2019 Weed Control Reflections. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 69. December 17. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Wilson, Houston; Ozeran, Rebecca Ozeran; Gordon, Phoebe; Straser, Rob (2019). A river runs through it: UC scientists teach rural youth about river health. UCANR Knowledge Stream. November 5. https://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=38713
  • Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Alternaria Late Blight of Pistachios. West Coast Nut. JCS Marketing. 54-55. January.
  • Yaghmour, Mohammad; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Aspergillus Hull Rot in Almonds. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. June 3. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Lightle, Danielle; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Band Canker in Almonds. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 61. October 15. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Daane, Kent; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Pistachio. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 60. October 8. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Trouillas, Florent; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Canker Diseases. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. January 21. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Brar, Gurreet; Khezri, Masood; Gordon, Phoebe; Kadavi, Faranak; Ferguson, Louise (2019). Cracking the Black-Box of Pistachio Dormancy Break: Tracking biochemical changes in relation to oil spray timing for adequate chill accumulation. Executive Summaries. California Pistachio Research Board.
  • Milliron, Luke; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Dormant 1 Minute Challenge. Growing the Valley.L. Milliron. 64. November 5. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Lampinen, Bruce; Culumber, Mae; Fichtner, Elizabeth; Gordon, Phoebe; Jarvis-Shean, Katherine; Ferguson, Louise; Metcalf, Sam; Contador, Loreto; and Nguyen, Tran (2019). Evaluating new training systems for pistachio. Executive Summaries. California Pistachio Research Board.
  • Gordon, Phoebe; Preece, John; Ferguson, Louise; Crisosto, Carlos; Aradhya, Malli; Norton, Maxwell (2019). Field Evaluation of New and Underutilized Fig Cultivars for Fresh and Dried Markets. Final Report. Executive Research Reports. California Fig Institute.
  • Symmes, Emily; Rijal, Jhalendra; Tollerup, Kris; Haviland, David; Gordon, Phoebe; Milliron, Luke (2019). IPM Advisor Reflections for 2019. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 71. December 31. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Yaghmour, Mohammad; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Iron Deficiency in Fruit and Nut Crops in California. Progressive Crop Consultant. JCS Marketing. July/August, 26-30.
  • Cooper, Spencer; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Irrigation Part 2: Basic Irrigation Technologies. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. March 18. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Gordon, Phoebe; Milliron, Luke (2019). Irrigation Part 3: Water Potential and the Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Continuum. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. April 16. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Volder, Astrid; Gordon, Phoebe; Milliron, Luke (2019). Irrigation Part 7: Roots. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon and L. Milliron. June 17. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Munk, Dan; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Irrigation Part 8: Irrigation System Design. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. June 24. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Chilcote, Jon; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Irrigation Part 9: Irrigation Pumps. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. July 1. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Wilson, Houston; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Mating disruption of navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella) in figs. Executive Research Reports. California Fig Institute.
  • Ferguson, Louise; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Mechanical Harvesting of Olives. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. August 19. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Ferguson, Louise; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Mechanical Harvesting of Olives. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. August 19. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Ferguson, Louise; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Mechanical Pruning of Pistachios. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. August 12. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Rijal, Jhalendra; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Pacific Flatheaded Borer. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 67. December 3. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Yaghmour, Mohammad; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Peach Root Knot Nematode. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. January 7. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Heerema, Richard; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Pecan Basics. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. July 22. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Heerema, Richard; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Pecan Insect Pests. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. July 29. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Gordon, Phoebe; Niederholzer, Franz (2019). Potassium in Nut Crops: Plant Uses and Field Application. West Coast Nut. JCS Marketing. 14-18.
  • Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Regulated Deficit Irrigation in Almonds to Manage Hull Rot. UCANR Knowledge Stream. July 12. https://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=30788
  • Milliron, Luke; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). September 1 Minute Challenge. Growing the Valley.L. Milliron and P. Gordon. September 3. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Haviland, David; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Spider Mite Control in Almonds. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. May 20. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Wilson, Houston; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Sterile Insect Program in Pistachios. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 24. January 28. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Wilson, Houston; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Sterile Insect Program Update. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. 70. December 24. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Fichtner, Elizabeth; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Table Olive Bloom. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. March 4. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Fichtner, Elizabeth; Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Thousand Cankers Disease. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. January 14. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Gordon, Phoebe (2019). Why you should be using stem water potential as an irrigation management tool. October 9. www.sjvtandv.com
  • Milliron, Luke; Gordon, Phoebe (2018). 1 Minute Challenge for August. Growing the Valley.L. Milliron and P. Gordon. August 3. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Gordon, Phoebe; Milliron, Luke (2018). 1 Minute Challenge for June and July. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon and L. Milliron. June 22. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Milliron, Luke; Gordon, Phoebe (2018). 1 Minute Challenge for October. Growing the Valley.L. Milliron and P. Gordon. October 12. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Rijal, Jhalendra; Gordon, Phoebe (2018). Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. October 22. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Jarvis-Shean, Katherine; Gordon, Phoebe; Milliron, Luke (2018). Chill. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon and L. Milliron. September 24. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Lampinen, Bruce; Culumber, Mae; Fichtner, Elizabeth; Gordon, Phoebe; Jarvis-Shean, Katherine; Ferguson, Louise; Metcalf, Sam; Contador, Loreto; and Nguyen, Tran (2018). Evaluating New Training Systems for Pistachio. Executive Summaries. California Pistachio Research Board.
  • Lampinen, Bruce; Gradziel, Tom; Metcalf, Sam; Contador, Maria; Marchand, Sabrina; Lightle, Dani; Milliron, Luke; Connell, Joe; Duncan, Roger; Gordon, Phoebe; Doll, David (2018). Field Evaluation of Almond Varieties. Almond Research Reports. Almond Board of California.
  • Gordon, Phoebe; Preece, John; Ferguson, Louise; Crisosto, Carlos; Aradhya, Malli; Norton, Maxwell (2018). Field Evaluation of New and Underutilized Fig Cultivars for Fresh and Dried Markets. Executive Research Reports. California Fig Institute.
  • Gordon, Phoebe; Milliron, Luke (2018). Frost Protection. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon and L. Milliron. November 19. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Gordon, Phoebe; Niederholzer, Franz; Milliron, Luke (2018). Harvest and post-harvest prune tasks. Orchard Notes; Grower News from the California Prune Board. August. https://www.californiadriedplums.org/august-2018-growers-newsletter-harvest-and-post-harvest-prune-tasks
  • Hembree, Kurt; Gordon, Phoebe (2018). Herbicide Resistant Weeds. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. June 1. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Niederholzer, Franz; Buchner, Rick; Milliron, Luke; Lightle, Dani; Jarvis-Shean, Katherine; Gordon, Phoebe (2018). MANAGING HEAT AT BLOOM IN ‘FRENCH’ PRUNE, 2018. Prune Research Reports. California Prune Board. December. https://ucanr.edu/repository/fileaccess.cfm?article=177448&p=IYWYYR
  • Wilson, Houston; Gordon, Phoebe (2018). Navel Orangeworm Part 4: Management in Pistachios. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. August 13. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Hanson, Brad; Gordon, Phoebe (2018). Old and New Perennial Weeds. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. December 17. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Kallsen, Craig; Gordon, Phoebe (2018). Pistachio Dormancy. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. October 8. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • McCollough-Sanden, Blake; Gordon, Phoebe (2018). Pulse Irrigation. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. June 18. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Duncan, Roger; Milliron, Luke; Gordon, Phoebe (2018). Regional Almond Variety Trial. Growing the Valley.L. Milliron and P. Gordon. December 3. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Doll, David; Gordon, Phoebe (2018). Replant Problems. Growing the Valley.P. Gordon. September 10. www.growingthevalleypodcast.com
  • Gordon, Phoebe (2018). Stink bugs and lygus bugs - bane to fruits (and nuts, too!). Dispatches From the Orchard Newsletter. March.
  • Lara, Jesus; Pickett, Charlie; Grafton-Cardwell, Beth; Gordon, Phoebe; Reger, Joshua; Figueroa, Samuel; Romo, Mariana' Oliva; Hoddle, Mark (2018). Stinky in high numbers: what's new with brown marmorated stink bug in California? CAPCA Adviser. California Association of Pest Control Advisers. February 2018, 44-48. February.
  • Gordon, Phoebe (2017). Assessing Infiltration in Orchards. West Coast Nut. JCS Marketing. November, 2017, 14-18. November.
  • Gordon, Phoebe (2017). Navel Orangeworm - what can we do to prepare for next year? Dispatches From the Orchard Newsletter. Winter 2017. December. http://cemadera.ucanr.edu/newsletters/Dispatches_from_the_Orchard72615.pdf
  • Gordon, Phoebe (2017). Remember fumigation and rootstocks when prepping for new orchards. Dispatches From the Orchard Newsletter. December. http://cemadera.ucanr.edu/newsletters/Dispatches_from_the_Orchard72615.pdf

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