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Topics in Subtropics

News from the Subtropical Tree Crop Farm Advisors in California

Issue Articles Type Date Added
Volume 12 No. 2 PDF 8/5/14
Volume 12 No. 1 Updated

Please delete the previous newsletter-it contained a website reference error.  Here is the updated version.  Our apologies!

PDF 4/10/14
Volume 12 No. 1 PDF 4/10/14
Volume 11 No. 4 PDF 12/20/13
Topics in Subtropics Vol. 11 No. 3

Olive tree phenology, training and pruning cherimoya , VOC emmissions from pesticides and much more!

PDF 11/12/13
Tropics in Subtropics Volume 10 No. 2

Avocado Trunk cankers, Asphyxiation, Tree Wraps and more!

PDF 9/5/12
Tropics in Subtropics

Volume 9 No. 1 March thru June 2011

PDF 8/15/11
Topics in Subtropics Volume 8, No 2 News from Subtropical Tree Crop Farm Advisors-In this issue: Agricultural Energy Saving, Ammunition in the War on Citrus Plague,Squirrel Calendar, and more... PDF 6/7/10
Topics in Subtropics Volume 8, No. 1 December 2009-March 2010 PDF 3/31/10
Volume 7 No. 2 April - June 2009 -Ag Waivers for San Diego County -Spray Adjuvants; What's in a name? -Strategizing for Water Cutbacks; Is there a logical method? PDF 7/23/09
Volume 6. No.4 Fall 2008 - Dothiorella Leaf and Stem Blight - Irrigation Stress and Early Navel Fruit Maturity PDF 1/27/09
Vol. 6, No 1. January - March 2008 PDF 5/1/08
Vol. 5, No 41. Fall 07/Winter 08 Fall 2007/Winter 2008 - a little late PDF 4/16/08
Volume 5, No. 3 July-September 2007 -Leaf Analysis -Citrus Leafminer update -Are all Phosphorous Products the Same? -Analyzing the Farm Business: Most Common Financial Statements and Ratios PDF 8/4/08
Volume 5, No. 2 April -June 2007 -Update of Lychee and Longon Field Trials and Plantings in Southern California -Loopers in Avocados - A Note from San Diego County -The 2007 Citrus Tristeza Virus Situation at the University of CA Lindcove Research and Extension Center -Errata: Honey Bees in California -Year Round IPM Program for Avocado Growers PDF 7/16/08
Volume 5, No. 1 Jan-March 2007 -An Introduction to the Problem of Honey Bees and Mandarins -Birds do it; Bees do it, Even Citrus with Seeds do(did)it. Part 1 - The Biology Behind Seedlessness in Mandarins -Honey Bees in California PDF 4/2/08
Summer 2006, Vol 4 No 1 PDF 11/8/10
Volumn 3, No. 4 September-December 2005 - Management of Banks Grass Mite in Dates - UC Riverside Citrus Variety Collection - Diaprepes Root Weevil Infestations Found in Southern California - A Recent Exotic Pest Invasion - Diaprepes Quarantine Details PDF 11/8/10
Volumn 3, No.2, April May June 2005 - Citrus Leafminer, New Pest for SoutherN California. - Ag Waivers. SUPER - EARLY - Season Satsuma Mandarins for San Joaquin Valley and California. - Protecting Workers from heat Stress. PDF 11/8/10
Volume 3, No. 1, January February March 2005 - Phosphorous Acid in Avocado Production Should it be a Cultural Recommendation? - Emergency Farm Loans - New 24C Registration of Isopropyl Ester, 2,4-D (Alco Citrus Fix) for Fruit Size Increase of Mandarians and Mandarin Hybrids in California - Asphyxiation - Dweet Mottle Virus and Citrus Leaf Blotch Virus PDF 11/8/10
Volume 2, No. 4 October - December 2004 - Upcoming Meetings - Avocado Lace Bug - The First Rule of Growing Citrus in the San Joaquin Valley: - The Inland Empire Small Farm Initiative - Cellulase Production by Various Sources of Mulch PDF 11/8/10
Volumn 2, No. 3 July - September 2004 - Upcoming Meetings - Deficit Irrigation - Topworking or Replanting - A Grower's Perspective? PDF 11/8/10
Volumn 2, No. 2 April - June 2004 - Upcoming Meetings - Mechanical Pruning and Harvesting Olives - One, One Hundred, One Thousand - Making Sense of Soil Moisture Checking and Sensors - Think Twice Before Planting Clementine and W. Murcott Afourer Mandarians PDF 8/20/08
Volume 2, No. 1; January - March 2004 - UC Publications & Meetings - Vertegrate Pests Causing Damage in Citrus - After the Fire in the Avocado Grove -- Replant Or Sucker Graft? - Irrigation Scheduling - An Update of the Agricultural Waivers in CA - Water Quality Programs for Irrigated Agriculture - Integrating Admire Treatments for GWSS with Citrus IPM in the San Joaquin Valley. PDF 11/8/10
Issue 1, Volumn 4, October - December 2003 - Irrigation On Slopes - Pollination & Seeding of Clementines - Weed Control Practices and Costs - Farm Mapping - Calculating Value of the Tree Loss - Nick Sakovich Retires - USDA Emergency Loans for Fire Losses - Educational Opportunities PDF 11/8/10
Issue 1, Volumn 3, July - September 2003 - Citrus fall tissue sampling - Invasive species - Avocado planting holes - Production quiz - Puncture vine - Rootstocks - Charlie Coggins Scholarship Fund PDF 11/8/10
Volumn 1 No. 2; April-June 2003 - Who are we - Citrus Leafminer - Medjool dates - Pruning avocado - Dry root rot of citrus - Upcoming meeting - UC farm advisor listing PDF 11/8/10
Volume 1 No. 1; January - March 2003 - The Mexican Fruit Fly Quarantine . . .A Caution for All Growers in California - Lychee and Longan / New Crops for California? - Bees and Mandarins - The New Range War? - Resource and Market Information for Enterprise Selection PDF 11/8/10
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