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2022 Agenda

Wednesday, January 19
(recording)

8:00 AM

State of the Industry (PDF)
Bob Klein, Pistachio Research Board 

8:30

Water Management Strategies During Drought (PDF)
Mae Culumber, Nut Crops Farm Advisor, UCCE Fresno County

9:00

Remote Sensing Tools for Irrigation Management
Mallika Nocco, Dept. Land, Air & Water Resources, UC Davis

9:30

Carbohydrates-Based Yield Prediction Model (PDF)
Maciej Zwieniecki, Dept. Plant Science, UC Davis

10:00

Break

10:15

Introducing the Pistachio Nut Growth Prediction Website (PDF)
Louise Ferguson, Dept. Plant Science, UC Davis

10:30

Micronutrient and Phosphorous Management in Pistachio (PDF)
Phoebe Gordon, Orchard Crops Farm Advisor, UCCE Madera County

11:00

Plant Biostimulants: Their Function and Use in Agriculture (PDF)
Douglas Amaral, Farm Advisor, UCCE Kings County

11:30

Field Fixes for Golden Hills’ Weak Spots plus a Breeding-Trial News Flash (PDF)
Craig Kallsen, Farm Advisor, UCCE Kern County

12:00 PM Adjourn

Thursday, January 20
(recording)

8:00 AM

Soil-borne Diseases of Pistachios (PDF)
Florent Trouillas, Dept. Plant Pathology, UC Davis

8:30

Alternaria Late Blight in Pistachios (PDF)
Boris Camiletti, Dept. Plant Pathology, UC Davis

9:00

Aflatoxin Research (PDF)
Themis Michailides, Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center

9:30

Chemical Control of Gill’s Mealybug
David Haviland, Farm Advisor, UCCE Kern County

9:50

Break

10:05

Navel Orangeworm Management: Sanitation, Mating Disruption and SIT
Kent Daane, Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center (PDF)
David Haviland, Farm Advisor, UCCE Kern County
Houston Wilson, Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center (PDF)

11:20 Adjourn