Pistachio Salinity Studies
University of California
Pistachio Salinity Studies

Annual Research Reports

Reports to the Administrative Committee for Pistachios

2010 Evaluation of Rootstocks for Pistachio Production
Robert Beede, Pomology Advisor, UCCE Kings County, Louise Ferguson, UCCE Pomology Specialist, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, Tony Garcia, Research Assistant, UCCE Kings County

2010 Effect of Pre-Plant Tillage on Pistachio Develpment Under Drip Irrigation
Blake Sanden, Irrigation and Agronomy Advisor, UCCE Kern County, Louise Ferguson, UCCE Pomology Specialist, Dept. of Plant Sciences, Craig Kallsen, Subtropical Crops and Pistachio Advisor, UCCE Kern County

2009 2010 Evaluation of Rootstocks for Pistachio Production
Robert Beede, Pomology Advisor, UCCE Kings County, Louise Ferguson, UCCE Pomology Specialist, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, Tony Garcia, Research Assistant, UCCE Kings County

2009 Effect of Pre-Plant Tillage on Pistachio Develpment Under Drip Irrigation
Blake Sanden, Irrigation and Agronomy Advisor, UCCE Kern County, Louise Ferguson, UCCE Pomology Specialist, Dept. of Plant Sciences, Craig Kallsen, Subtropical Crops and Pistachio Advisor, UCCE Kern County

2009 Large-Scale Utilization of Saline Groundwater for Irrigation of Pistachios Interplanted with Cotton (pdf)
Blake Sanden, UCCE Kern County, Louise Ferguson, UCCE Pomology Specialist, Dept. of Plant Sciences, Craig Kallsen, UCCE Kern County, Brian Marsh, UCCE Kern County, Bob Hutmacher, UCCE Shafter Res. & Ext. Center

2008 Large-Scale Utilization of Saline Groundwater for Irrigation of Pistachios Interplanted with Cotton (pdf)
Blake Sanden, UCCE Kern County, Louise Ferguson, UCCE Pomology Specialist, Dept. of Plant Sciences, Craig Kallsen, UCCE Kern County, Brian Marsh, UCCE Kern County, Bob Hutmacher, UCCE Shafter Res. & Ext. Center

2008 Effect of Pre-Plant Tillage on Pistachio Develpment Under Drip Irrigation
Blake Sanden, Irrigation and Agronomy Advisor, UCCE Kern County, Louise Ferguson, UCCE Pomology Specialist, Dept. of Plant Sciences, Craig Kallsen, Subtropical Crops and Pistachio Advisor, UCCE Kern County

2007 Large-Scale Utilization of Saline Groundwater for Irrigation of Pistachios Interplanted with Cotton (pdf)
Blake Sanden, UCCE Kern County, Louise Ferguson, UCCE Pomology Specialist, Dept. of Plant Sciences, Craig Kallsen, UCCE Kern County, Brian Marsh, UCCE Kern County, Bob Hutmacher, UCCE Shafter Res. & Ext. Center, Dennis Corwin, USDA Salinity Laboratory, Riverside

2006 Utilization of Saline Groundwater for Irrigation of Large-Scale Pistachios Interplanted with Cotton (pdf)
Blake Sanden, UCCE Kern County, Louise Ferguson, UCCE Pomology Specialist, Dept. of Plant Sciences, Craig Kallsen, UCCE Kern County; Brian Marsh, UCCE Kern County; Bob Hutmacher, UCCE Shafter Res. & Ext. Center, Dennis Corwin, USDA Salinity Laboratory Riverside

1994-2002 Salinity Tolerance Evaluation of Pistachio Rootstock (pdf)
Louise Ferguson, UCCE, and Heraclio Reyes, Lab Assistant, Kearney Ag. Center, Blake Sanden, UCCE Kern County, Grattan, UCCE Dept. of Land, Air, Water and Natural Resources, UC Davis, and Zachary Heath, Graduate Student Dept. of Pomology, UC Davis

2001 Potential for Utilizing Blended Drainage Water for Irrigating West Side, San Joaquin Valley Pistachios (pdf)
Louise Ferguson, UCCE and Heraclio Reyes, Lab Assistant Kearney Ag. Center, Blake Sanden, UCCE Kern County, Steve Grattan, UCCE Dept. of Land, Air, Water and Natural Resources, UC Davis, Clyde Wison and Eric Cross, USDA Soil Salinity Lab, Riverside, Mahmoud Seydi, Graduate Student Univ. of Tehran, Iran

1999 Pistachio Rootstock Salinity Tolerance Tank Trial (pdf)
Louise Ferguson, UCCE Kearney Ag. Center, Catherine Grieve, James Poss, Clyde Wilson, Eric Cross and Terry Donovan, USDA Soil Salinity Lab, Riverside,
Steve Grattan, UCCE Dept. of Land, Air, Water and Natural Resources UC Davis, Blake Sanden, UCCE Kern County, Heraclio Reyes, Lab Assistant Kearney Ag. Center

1999 Pistachio Rootstock Salinity Trial: Executive Summary (pdf)
Louise Ferguson, UCCE Kearney Ag. Center, Blake Sanden, UCCE Kern County, Steve Grattan, UCCE Dept. of Land, Air, Water and Natural Resources UC Davis, Heraclio Reyes, Lab Assistant Kearney Ag. Center

1998 Pistachio Rootstock Salinity Trial: Executive Summary (pdf)
Louise Ferguson, UCCE and Heraclio Reyes, Lab Assistant, Sean Stapleton, Student Assistant, Kearney Ag. Center, Blake Sanden, UCCE Kern County, Steve Grattan, UCCE Dept. of Land, Air, Water and Natural Resources UC Davis

1997 Potential for Utilizing Blended Drainage Water for Irrigating West Side, San Joaquin Valley Pistachios (pdf)
Paul Metheney, Post-Graduate Reseracher, Heraclio Reyes, Lab Assistant and Louise Ferguson, UCCE, Kearney Ag. Center, Blake Sanden, UCCE Kern County, Steve Grattan, UCCE Dept. of Land, Air, Water and Natural Resources, UC Davis

1996 Potential for Utilizing Blended Drainage Water for Irrigating West Side, San Joaquin Valley Pistachios (pdf)
Paul Metheney, Post-Graduate Reseracher, Heraclio Reyes, Lab Assistant and Louise Ferguson, UCCE Specialist, Kearney Ag. Center, Blake Sanden, UCCE Kern County, Steve Grattan, UCCE Dept. of Land, Air, Water and Natural Resources, UC Davis

1993 Stress Strategies on Deep vs. Shallow Soils
Ken Shackel, Pomologist, Max Stevenson, Graduate Student, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, Rocky Teranishi, Emeritus Farm Advisor, Madera Co., Louise Ferguson, UCCE Pomology Specialist, Kearney Ag. Center

1992 Stress Strategies on Deep vs. Shallow Soils
Ken Shackel, Pomologist, Max Stevenson, Graduate Student, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, Rocky Teranishi, Emeritus Farm Advisor, Madera Co., Louise Ferguson, UCCE Pomology Specialist, Kearney Ag. Center

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