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The UC Weed Research and Information Center is an interdisciplinary collaboration that fosters research in weed management and facilitates distribution of associated knowledge for the benefit of agriculture and for the preservation of natural resources.

UC Weed Science Blog

Increase your return on investment with post-harvest orchard weed scouting

Figure 1. Post-harvest in an almond orchard one month after harvest. Micro sprinklers have started the germination of some winter weeds such as filaree and annual bluegrass. While tough to control (semi-) perennials such as threespike goosegrass and Italian ryegrass remain after this year’s management program.

  Why scout for weeds? While weeds are present in every orchard, there is variation in the weed species composition and density from orchard to orchard. Scouting for weeds is the basis for a...

Posted on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 7:00 AM
Tags: herbicide resistance (88), orchard (8), weed (20), weed management (22)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture,Pest Management

ANNOUNCEMENT :: PhD Opportunities

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From Deakin University in Australia... ************* Hi, I currently have three industry funded PhD scholarships that I'm seeking to find students for in the following areas below: Identifying...

Posted on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 1:46 PM
Tags: announcement (234)

Can trunk paint mitigate herbicide damage in young almond trees?

Figure 1. The images above illustrate different levels of trunk gummosis observed in the field when comparing old paint (left) vs. no paint (right).

Introduction In order to prevent herbicide damage in young trees, especially from postemergence herbicide, standard pomological practice is to apply white latex paint to the bottom 2 to 3 feet of...

Posted on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 6:00 AM
Tags: Almonds (2), glufosinate (1), glyphosate (32), herbicide injury (11)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

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4-H STEM Academic Coordinator II
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on October 25, 2019
Closing on December 13, 2019

Area Cooperative Extension Advisor Viticulture
County Location: Kern County
Posted on October 21, 2019
Closing on December 6, 2019

Human-Wildlife Conflict CE Advisor
County Locations: San Francisco County, San Mateo County
Posted on September 13, 2019
Closing on November 1, 2019

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