Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Luke Kinney Milliron

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Area Sustainable Orchard Systems Advisor
Cooperative Extension Butte County
2279-B Del Oro Avenue
Oroville, CA 95965
lkmilliron@ucanr.edu Create VCard

Also in:
Glenn County
Tehama County

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Education

M.S. Horticulture and Agronomy, University of California, Davis. 2015
B.S. Agricultural Science: Crops and Horticulture, California State Univeristy, Chico. 2013

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Bibliography

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Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Milliron, L.; Buchner, R., et al. (2018). 2018 Tehama County Clonal Paradox Comparison. California Walnut Board Reports. December. 

  • Milliron, L.; Adaskaveg, J. (2018). A New Chapter in Walnut Blight Management? West Coast Nut. 8-12. March.
  • Milliron, L.; Adaskaveg, J. (2018). A New Tool in the Fight Against Blight. Sacramento Valley Walnut News. March.
  • Milliron, L. (2018). April Walnut Tasks. Pacific Nut Producer. 23:4.
  • Milliron, L.; Hanson, B. (2018). Autumn Weed Control in Walnuts. Sacramento Valley Orchard Source. November.
  • Fulton, A.; Milliron, L.; Buchner, R. (2018). Basic Stem Water Potential Measurement - In Concept and in the Field. Sacramento Valley Orchard Source. August.
  • Niederholzer, F.; Milliron, L. (2018). Bloom and Postbloom Prune Management Practices for More Consistent Production of High Quality Prunes. December. 

  • Milliron, L.; Niederholzer, F., et al. (2018). Cytospora Post-Harvest: Protect Fresh Cuts! Sacramento Valley Prune News. October. 

  • Milliron, L. (2018). December Walnut Tasks. Pacific Nut Producer. 23:12.
  • Lampinen, B.; Upadhyaya, S., et al. (2018). Development and Testing of a Mobile Platform for Measuring Canopy Light Interception. Almond Board of California Research Reports. July. 

  • Fulton, A.; Milliron, L. (2018). Early Season Irrigation: Do We Known When to Start? Sacramento Valley Almond News. December.
  • Milliron, L.; Niederholzer, F., et al. (2018). Evaluating New Rootstocks: What's the Latest? Sacramento Valley Prune News. February. 

  • Milliron, L.; Hasey, J., et al. (2018). Fall Orchard Management Considerations. Sacramento Valley Walnut News. August. 

  • Lampinen, B.; Gradziel, T., et al. (2018). Field Evaluation of Almond Varieties. Almond Board of California Research Reports. July. 

  • Milliron, L.; Niederholzer, F., et al. (2018). Field Evaluation of Prune Rootstocks at Grower Trials, 2018. California Dried Plum Research Reports. December. 

  • Hasey, J.; Lampinen, B., et al. (2018). Growth of Unpruned June Budded Chandler on VX211, RX1, Vlach. California Walnut Board Reports. December. 

  • Gordon, P.; Niederholzer, F., et al. (2018). Harvest and Post-Harvest Prune Tasks. California Dried Plums Orchard Notes. August. 

  • Fulton, A.; Milliron, L.; Niederholzer, F. (2018). Irrigation Season Considerations. California Dried Plums Orchard Notes. May.
  • Milliron, L.; Niederholzer, F., et al. (2018). July Leaf Sampling: A Critical Task in Prune Production. Sacramento Valley Prune News. June. 

  • Niederholzer, F.; Buchner, R., et al. (2018). Managing Heat at Bloom in 'French' Prune, 2018. California Dried Plum Research Reports. December. 

  • Milliron, L. (2018). November Walnut Tasks. Pacific Nut Producer. 23:11.
  • Milliron, L. (2018). Photos from the Field: 2,4-D Damage in Walnut. Sacramento Valley Orchard Source. August.
  • Westphal, A.; Fichtner, E., et al. (2018). Pre- and Post-Plant Remedies for Nematode Infestations of Walnut Orchards. California Walnut Board Reports. December. 

  • Milliron, L.; Hasey, J. (2018). Preparing for an Early Freeze. Sacramento Valley Orchard Source. October.
  • Milliron, L.; Niederholzer, F. (2018). Pros and Cons of Mechanical Pruning. Sacramento Valley Prune News. October.
  • Milliron, L.; Hasey, J., et al. (2018). Pruning with BOT Infections in Mind. Sacramento Valley Walnut News. August. 

  • Fulton, A.; Milliron, L.; Buchner, R. (2018). Purchasing a Pressure Chamber and Preparing to Monitor. Sacramento Valley Orchard Source. August.
  • Milliron, L.; Connell, J. (2018). School is Out, and the Grades are Coming in: July Leaf Analysis. Sacramento Valley Almond News. June.
  • Milliron, L.; Lightle, D., et al. (2018). SoilWeb Workaround! Sacramento Valley Almond News. August. 

  • Niederholzer, F.; Milliron, L. (2018). Summer Pest Management in Prune Orchards. California Dried Plums Orchard Notes. May.
  • Milliron, L.; Johnson, B. (2018). The Rot from Within: Wood Decay in Almond. Sacramento Valley Almond News. December.
  • Fulton, A.; Milliron, L. (2018). Tracking Winter Irrigation Needs. Sacramento Valley Walnut News. December.
  • Fulton, A.; Milliron, L.; Buchner, R. (2018). Using a Pressure Chamber is Worthwhile. Sacramento Valley Orchard Source. July.
  • Milliron, L.; Holtz, B., et al. (2018). Whole Orchard Recycling Demonstration. California Walnut Board Reports. December. 

  • Niederholzer, F.; Milliron, L. (2017). 2017 Bloom and Postbloom Prune Management Practices for More Consistent Production of High Quality Prunes. California Dried Plum Research Reports. December.
  • Milliron, L.; Buchner, R., et al. (2017). 2017 Field Evaluation of Prune Rootstocks. California Dried Plum Research Reports. December. 

  • Symmes, E.; Milliron, L. (2017). Almond orchard management checklist: Post-harvest and dormancy. Sacramento Valley Almond News. October.
  • Niederholzer, F.; Milliron, L. (2017). Aphid management review. Sacramento Valley Prune News. September.
  • Milliron, L. (2017). Bacterial spot: A Dangerous disease. Sacramento Valley Almond News. October.
  • Lampinen, B.; Upadhyaya, S., et al. (2017). Development and Testing of a Mobile Platform for Measuring Canopy Light Interception. Almond Board of California Research Reports. July. 

  • Milliron, L.; Hasey, J., et al. (2017). Fall walnut orchard considerations. Sacramento Valley Walnut News. September. 

  • Milliron, L. (2017). Farm advisor introduction. Sacramento Valley Walnut News. June.
  • Lampinen, B.; Gordon, P.; Doll, D.; Lightle, D.; Milliron, L.; Duncan, R.; Connell, J.; Gradziel, T.; Metcalf, S.; Ledbetter, C. (2017). Field Evaluation of Almond Varieties. Almond Board of California Research Reports. July.
  • Hasey, J.; Lampinen, B.; Milliron, L.; Beumel, C. (2017). Growth of Unpruned June Budded Chandler on VX211, RX1, Vlach. California Walnut Board Reports. December.
  • Milliron, L.; Niederholzer, F. (2017). July and August prune management considerations. Sacramento Valley Prune News. July.
  • Milliron, L. (2017). November Walnut Tasks. Pacific Nut Producer. 22:11.
  • Milliron, L. (2017). September walnut tasks. Pacific Nut Producer. 22:9.
  • Buchner, R.; Fulton, A.; Milliron, L.; Gilles, C.; Spanfelner, F. (2017). Tehama County Clonal Paradox Comparison. California Walnut Board Reports.
  • Fulton, A.; Milliron, L.; Buchner, R. (2017). The pressure chamber: Does it have a place in your toolbox? Progressive Crop Consultant. September/October, 4-10,38-42.
  • Niederholzer, F.; Milliron, L. (2016). 2016 Bloom and Postbloom Prune Management Practices for More Consistent Production of High Quality Prunes. California Dried Plum Research Reports. December.
  • Buchner, R.; Connell, J.; Niederholzer, F.; Jarvis-Shean, K.; DeBuse, C.; Gilles, C.; DeJong, T.; Castro, S.; Milliron, L.; Fleck, C.; Fulton, A. (2016). 2016 Field Evaluation of Prune Rootstocks. California Dried Plum Research Reports. December.
  • Niederholzer, F.; Buchner, R.; Lightle, D.; Jarvis-Shean, K.; Milliron, L. (2016). 2016 Managing Heat at Bloom in ‘French’ Prune. California Dried Plum Research Reports. December.
  • Hasey, J.; Lampinen, B.; Milliron, L.; Stewart, W. (2015). 2015 Field Performance of RX1, VX211, and Vlach Clonal Paradox Rootstock Interplants in a Yellow Howard on Seedling Paradox Orchard. California Walnut Board Reports. December.
  • Niederholzer, F.; Milliron, L. (2015). A good year for a fall spray in prunes? Sacramento Valley Prune News. November. 

  • Milliron, L.; Niederholzer, F. (2015). El Niño rains and pruning don’t mix! Sacramento Valley Prune News. November. 

  • Buchner, R.; Connell, J.; Niederholzer, F.; Jarvis-Shean, K.; DeBuse, C.; Gilles, C.; DeJong, T.; Castro, S.; Milliron, L.; Fleck, C.; Fulton, A. (2015). Field Evaluation of Prune Rootstocks 2015. California Dried Plum Research Reports. December.
  • Milliron, L. (2015). In-season almond orchard management considerations. Sacramento Valley Almond News. April.
  • Johnson, B.; Niederholzer, F., et al. (2015). Investigating Incidence and Type of Wood Decay Fungi in California Prune Orchards. California Dried Plum Board Research Reports. 90-92. 

  • Milliron, L.; Lightle, D.; Hasey, J. (2015). Late summer and fall orchard management considerations. Sacramento Valley Walnut News. August.
  • Milliron, L. (2015). Pre-harvest almond orchard management considerations. Sacramento Valley Almond News. July.

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